VFW Sports Center

1200 North Washington Street • 222-6588 or 221-6815

The VFW Sports Center has two separate rinks and is home to a multitude of recreation activities: hockey, figure skating, public skating, curling, golf. Located near the facility are the Sam McQuade Sr. Softball Complex, Sheila Schafer Junior Links, Bismarck Capital Curling Club, and Tom O’Leary Tennis Courts. The facility and grounds are surrounded by 2.4 miles of recreational trails.

Fall/Winter Public Indoor Ice Skating

  • Rink 1
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 12 – 1:15pm
    • Free. No skate rentals.
  • Rink 2
    • Sundays: 3:00 – 5pm
    • March 17, 24 and 31
    • Skating Fee: $2/Individual; $5/family. No skate rentals.

There will be skate monitors on duty during Sunday public skating. We cannot be responsible for accidents, so please be careful. No pucks or sticks


  • Skate with the flow.
  • No racing or dodging other skaters.
  • No food on the ice.
  • No spins – both feet must be on the ice.
  • Be courteous to other skaters.
  • Always use caution – be aware of other skaters.