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2 Ice Rinks | Ski Area | Sledding Area | Warming House/Concession
Free Admission | $5.00 Skate Rental Fee | Free Wireless Internet

WSPThe 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 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

WSP Hours

Winter Sports Park
1100 Winter Park Lane
Petoskey, MI 49770

231-347-1252 Winter 
231-347-2500 Summer
 E-mail WSP Staff

Hours: Opening in mid December...
(Weather Permitting)

Monday-Friday: 4PM - 9PM 
Weekends: 12PM - 9PM 
School District Off: 12PM -9PM
(Half-day, Snow Day, Breaks)

WSP Conditions

Updated 11.28.14

Main Rink: Closed, grass covered with hard packed snow. Staff will begin building the rink once the cold weather settles in. Temps are expected to be near 40 Thanksgiving weekend. 

Hockey Rink: Closed. 

Sledding Area: Covered with hard packed snow and some grass showing. 

Ski Area: Well covered with hard packed snow and some grass showing. Rope-tow will not operate until the park is officially open in December. 

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