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.

Public Indoor Ice Skating

  • Rink 1
    • Ends March 25
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 12-1:15pm
    • *No skating on Nov. 26, Dec. 24 and March 17 & 18
  • Rink 2 
    • Ends March 21
    • Sundays: 3-5pm
    • $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.


  • Ice Rentals: $85/hour (limited availability)
  • Dry Floor: $40/hour; $600/day (hockey rink)
  • Curling Rink (VFW Sports Center): $500/day
  • Building: $1,200/day (commerical non-ice event)
  • Parking available
  • Reservations: call Mike at 221-6814. Must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Click here to view schedules for Ice Arenas