Winter Outdoor Activities

Cross country skiing

This winter, don’t hibernate ... RECREATE!
Roseville has a variety of outdoor, winter recreation opportunities to choose from:

  • Neighborhood Skating Rinks
  • Cross Country Ski Trails 
  • Snow Shoe Rentals 
  • Cross Country Ski Lessons 
  • Youth Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Outdoor Neighborhood Rinks
Whether you’re up for a game of hockey, or looking for a quiet skate in the crisp night air, Roseville’s outdoor skating rinks are the place for you. After your skate, come & sit by the fire in one of our park buildings.Rinks are scheduled to open Friday, December 22 (weather permitting) & will remain open through mid-February.

Rinks close when warm weather causes unskateable ice, or when temperatures drop below -15 air temp or -25 windchill. Rinks are available for private rental with a minimum of two weeks’ notice.

Cross Country Ski Rentals
No need to buy skis - rent ours!
Rental skis typically fit people ages 12 & older. Call 651-792-7006 to reserve a ski package.
24 hr rental: $13 includes skis, boots & poles ($5 each if rented separately)
Weekend rate: $24 Friday-Sunday Ski class rental: $8

Cross Country Ski Classes 
$37 Regular $29 RV Resident
Learn to cross country ski & enjoy the outdoors this winter. Beginners & advanced beginners taught in the same class. Skiers age 8 & younger must be accompanied by adult. Classes meet at Acorn park, 286 West Co. Rd. C on Saturday & Sunday. Classes limited to 12. Register at least one week prior to each class.
#5400.173 Jan 13, 14 1-3pm                      #5400.174 Jan 27, 28 1-3pm

Blizzard Ski & Snowboard Instruction
Grades K-12
Experience the ultimate in skiing, snowboarding & racing instruction from beginners to experts. At seven local snow sports areas, our top quality adult instructors will teach you to improve your skiing or boarding on groomed runs & terrain parks. You provide your own food & gear (season-long discounts & rentals available). 8am–5:30pm (approx.)
Choose from variety of grade level programs, offered Saturdays or Sundays, starting in Nov or Jan.
• Mites (K-1st grade – 6 years old)
• SuperMites (grades 2 & 3)
• SuperKyds (grades 4 & 5)
• Classic (grades 5 - 12)
• Teen Sampler Program (grades 7 - 12)
• Team Blizzard – Skiers (grades 5-12)
• Team Blizzard – Boarders (grades 5-12)
To register for Blizzard Ski and Snowboard Instruction: www.blizzardmn.com or 763-559-EDGE (3343)

Youth Snowshoe Rental at HANC
Follow animal tracks & see the hidden corners of the nature center! Call 651-765-4262 to reserve snowshoes. Be prepared to leave a copy of your driver’s license.
Single Days: $5 per pair for 24 hours     Weekends: $12 per pair (Fri-Mon)
Note: no adult size snowshoes are available.