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 Mini-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
    • 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.