Ice Skating

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At City Forest we are always working to make sure our attractions are up and running but weather isn't always cooperative. Please visit our Rainout Line at 989-399-0506 or online to check the conditions of your favorite attractions.

City Forest Ice Skating Rink

City Forest has one large lighted ice rink located directly in front of the chalet. The rink is lighted daily from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. There is no hockey allowed on this sheet of ice.

Emerson Park Ice Hockey Rink

Emerson Park has an outdoor regulation size hockey rink with a smooth concrete surface that is flooded during winter months and can be used by all skaters free of charge. Bring your own hockey gear; nets are provided. The rink is available on a first-come first serve basis and is non-reservable. The rink is open year-round during normal park hours. The rink is operated on a self-serve light timer, which is operated by the user, for extended night use. Detailed instructions on how to use the light-timing system can be found on-site.

Midland Civic Arena

With two sheets of ice and a turf field, the MCA is able to provide indoor activities for both youth and adults including Public Skating, Learn to Skate Classes, Hockey, Figure Skating, Speed Skating, soccer, lacrosse, baseball/softball, flag football, and much more.Visit their webpage for hours of operation.

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Contact Us

  1. City Forest

    2840 E Monroe Road
    (Located 1/4 mile west of Eastman Road)
    Midland, MI 48642
    Phone: 989-837-6930 (Parks and Recreation Office)

    Phone: 989-399-0506 (Weather Hotline)

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