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. 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 and restrooms. The park typically opens in late December and closes in early 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: Check Availability Here
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.
Birthday parties are also allowed during regular hours. Interested parties should contact Department of Parks and Recreation at 231-347-2500.
EVENTS/LESSONS: Ice Skating lessons are offered in January, you may register online at http://petoskey.recdesk.com/recdeskportal/ or call for more information. Skiing and snowboarding lessons are also offered with cooperation from Nub's Nob. The Winter Carnival is held annually the Saturday prior to President’s Day in February, weather permitting. Speed Skating meets are also hosted by the Petoskey Speed Skating Club.
Carnival Bump Jump Photo courtesy Petoskey News-Review
Directions: Turn off of US-31 onto Winter Park Lane near Sunset Park. View Larger Map