Rinks Open to the Public
Multiple ice surfaces, ranging from 2 to 8, are
combined to form a mega
ice skating facility. These are privately financed and open for use and
rental by community groups and organizations. Generally the ice
surfaces are operational year round with intensive usage during the
peak seasonal league games and competitions.
Many serious athletes in ice skating sports now
train on the ice during the off-season when previously they were forced
to cross train in other sports (running, weight lifting, in-line
skating, etc.) because the local ice rinks closed during the summer and
the only ice was available a major training centers.
There now are many more facilities open year round
with the improved energy efficient refrigeration and dehumidification
systems. Investors in ice skating facilities now understand that
adding a second ice
surface is sound investment because there is a strong demand from
ice time in the summer.
The $21 million project totals
over 300,000 square feet. Included in the arena is:
There are a total of 32
locker rooms that provide comfortable quarters for all user groups.
pro shop is stocked to meet the needs of patrons.
also is an extensive dryland training
facilities for hockey and figure
The Hat Trick Café is located on the upper
level of the Schwan Super
Rink, overlooking rinks 1-4. It is an ideal destination for spectators
ice events in a comfortable 70 degree
atmosphere and has an extensive menu, including
everything from ice cream and candy to pizza and hamburgers.
The Hat Trick Café
also make's itself available to cater corporate events, skating
parties, and birthdays.
- A concession stand, The Hat Trick Express is located
in the lobby of rinks 5&6. It serves rinks
5-8 with a more basic menu.
Super Rink is named
after the Schwan
Food Company, one of the major sponsors.
- The Schwan's Super Rink, is located on the grounds of
the National Sports
Center, Blaine, Minnesota, a northern suburb of Minneapolis –
- This facility is the largest ice arena of its kind in
the United States. This
state-of-the-art facility is the only arena in the world with four
Olympic sheets of ice under one roof. The $11 million project totals
over 140,000 square feet.
- Included in the arena is the pleasant surroundings of
the warm Hat Trick Cafe that
overlooks all four sheets, 16 oversized locker rooms that provide
comfortable quarters for all user groups and a pro shop for your ice
- Park and
Recreation owned and operated community rinks
- Church Owned and Operated Community Centers
Membership Skating Clubs
Rinks Open to Public
- Naming Rights
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Programs & Activities
School of the Arts
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- Financial Plan
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