Open Hockey

Adult open hockey skaters at Aldrich Arena
Adult open hockey skaters at Aldrich Arena

Enjoy some good old-fashioned pickup hockey this season! Youth open hockey is available at Charles M. Schulz Highland Arena and Vadnais Sports Center, with special winter break hours available at a number of select arenas. Adult open hockey sessions will be available at Aldrich Arena.

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Youth open hockey

Open to ages 18 and under. Full protective gear is required. Slap shots, checking and physical play of any kind are not allowed. Youth open hockey sessions are free, and open to the public and all hockey abilities.

Date

Highland Arena

South Rink

Vadnais Sports Center

Rink 2

Nov. 29

1 - 2:30 p.m.

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Dec. 23

1 - 2:30 p.m.

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Dec. 26

1 - 2:30 p.m.

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Dec. 27

1 - 2:30 p.m.

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Dec. 28

 

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Dec. 30

1 - 2:30 p.m.

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Jan. 2 1 - 2:30 p.m. 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Jan. 3 1 - 2:30 p.m. 1 - 2:30 p.m.
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Youth open hockey: winter break

In addition to the regular schedule of youth open hockey sessions, special hours will be available at select arenas during winter break. Open to ages 18 and under. Full protective gear is required. Slap shots, checking and physical play of any kind are not allowed. Youth open hockey sessions are free, and open to the public and all hockey abilities.

Date Gustafson-Phalen Arena Harding Arena Ken Yackel-West Side Arena Oscar Johnson Arena Shoreview Arena
Dec. 23 3:50 - 5:20 p.m.       3:50 - 5:20 p.m.
Dec. 26 3:50 - 5:20 p.m.   3:50 - 5:20 p.m. 3:50 - 5:20 p.m.  
Dec. 27 3:50 - 5:20 p.m.   3:50 - 5:20 p.m. 3:50 - 5:20 p.m. 3:50 - 5:20 p.m.
Dec. 30 3:50 - 5:20 p.m. 3:50 - 5:20 p.m.      
Jan. 2 3:50 - 5:20 p.m.        
Jan. 3 3:50 - 5:20 p.m.   3:50 - 5:20 p.m.   3:50 - 5:20 p.m.
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Adult open hockey

Open to ages 18 and older. Full protective gear is recommended, with a minimum of helmet, skates and gloves required. Slap shots, checking and physical play of any kind are not allowed. Adult open hockey sessions are free, and open to the public and all hockey abilities.

Date Aldrich Arena
Nov. 8 Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Nov. 22 Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Dec. 6 Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Dec. 13 Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Dec. 20 Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Dec. 27 Noon - 1:15 p.m.