The Department of Parks and Recreation staff welcomes you to the Winter Sports Park. For your safety please observe all rules and regulations. The Winter Sports Park provides a community venue for many popular winter recreational activities.
Included within the park are designated areas for sledding, ice skating, hockey, and skiing or snowboarding. The ice rinks are resurfaced daily. The ice skate rental fee is $5.00 per pair. Admission to the park is free. Four free high quality ice "scooters" are available to assist those that need some help.
The WSP also has a wonderful warming house with fireplace, seating, concession stand (candy, pop, water, hot chocolate, hot dogs, popcorn, pretzels, etc) drinking fountain, tables, free wireless Internet access, a large HDTV, and restrooms. The park typically opens in late December and closes in mid March. During the summer months the Winter Sports Park is utilized for Kids Camp and Tee Ball. There are also three basketball hoops for informal play.
SCHOOL GROUPS/HOCKEY RINK RENTALS:
School Groups may schedule special use of the park. Private Groups may also reserve the Hockey Rink in one-hour increments at $25/hour. All group requests must be scheduled at the Department of Parks and Recreation at 231-347-2500 or Send an E-mail request for availability.
Birthday parties are also allowed during regular hours. Interested parties should contact Department of Parks and Recreation at 231-347-2500 or Send an E-mail request for availability.
Ice skating lessons are offered in January, you may register online at http://petoskey.recdesk.com/recdeskportal/ or call for more information. Skiing & snowboarding lessons are also offered with cooperation from Nub's Nob. The Winter Carnival is held annually the Saturday prior to President’s Day, weather permitting. The Petoskey Speed Skating Club & the Petoskey Curling Club host events as well.
Directions: Turn off of US-31 onto Winter Park Lane near Sunset Park. View Larger Map
Winter Sports Park
1100 Winter Park Lane
Petoskey, MI 49770
E-mail WSP Staff
Park Hours: Beginning in December...
Monday-Friday: 4PM - 9PM
Weekends: 12PM - 9PM
School District Off: 12PM -9PM
(Half-day, Snow Day, Breaks)
Main Rink: Closed, packed snow on grass. Need colder temps to arrive to continue to work on the rink.
Hockey Rink: Closed. Clear of snow, warm cement with puddles of water.
Sledding Area: Packed snow with some dirt spots near the top.
Ski Area: Covered with heavy snow and some dirt spots. Rope-tow will not operate until the park is officially open in December.