Hidden gem: Westwood Park

The height of winter is the perfect time to discover frosty fun for the family at Westwood Park, 3490 West 109th Street. Try hockey or ice skating at this four-acre park, located on the east side of Westwood Elementary School.

If you’re ready to hit the ice in an inviting setting, Westwood Park offers hours of cool recreation. Its three rinks are popular for skaters and hockey players alike. Take a break to recharge at the warming house, which is open most days and some evenings through February (weather and ice conditions permitting). Check warming house hours at

Facilities are lighted during rink hours. There is no admission charge, but some rinks may be rented. Free off-street parking is available.

During the warm months, take advantage of the baseball field, basketball court, pickleball courts, playground, soccer fields, softball field and tennis court. Westwood has year-round appeal. Winter is only the beginning.

Visit blm.mn/Westwood or call 952-563-8877 for more information.