Ice & Turf Reservations

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Ramsey County is suspending all non-emergency walk-up services. Ice and turf reservations are not available during this time.

Ice and turf time may be reserved at any Ramsey County arena by schools, athletic teams, community organizations and residents.

Interested in hosting a dry floor event - such as a trade show, concert or graduation - at a Ramsey County arena in the off-season? Learn more about dry floor event rental.

Make a reservation

To reserve an arena for your next event, contact Parks & Recreation at 651-748-2500 or


Check our live online schedule for available ice times.

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All reservations must be paid in full and in advance of reservation time. Payment can be submitted in cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover.

Fees are based on estimated operating expenses and are subject to change upon further review of operating costs.

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Winter ice rates

Location Prime-time

(10-11 p.m.)

Non-prime (school daytime)
Aldrich $210/hour $170 $135/hour
Vadnais Sports Center $210/hour $170 $135/hour
All other arenas $205/hour $170 $135/hour

Prime-time rates during winter months (Labor Day - March 31) apply all day Saturday and Sunday, and 2:30 - 10 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Summer ice rates

 Location  Prime-time Non-prime
Highland $170/hour $135/hour
Vadnais Sports Center $170/hour $135/hour

Prime time rates apply during summer months from 12 a.m. - 9:40 p.m. (April 1 - Labor Day) at Vadnais Sports Center and Highland Arena.

Fire sale ice

Any hours left open during the current week, at anytime of year, can be reserved at the following discounted rates.

  • Winter: $100/hour 
  • Summer: $85/hour

Meeting rooms and special facilities

Meeting rooms and additional spaces are available for rent at Highland Arena, Aldrich Arena and Vadnais Sports Center.

Charles M. Schulz-Highland Arena

Youth associations may make advance reservations in one-hour or two-hour increments for the training rooms at Highland Arena in concurrence with their ice contract. Payments must be made one month in advance of rental use.

The Multi-Purpose Room may not be reserved in advance during open skate.

  • Synthetic ice training area: $25 per hour.
  • Weight room: $20 per hour.
  • Multi-purpose room: $25 per hour.
  • North meeting room: $50.

Vadnais Sports Center

The party/conference room at Vadnais Sports Center may be reserved for $30 per hour.

Aldrich Arena

The meeting room at Aldrich Arena may be reserved for $25 per hour.