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Outdoor Rinks

The DEC

 


LOCATION / MAP:  The District Education Center (DEC) rinks and warming house are located at:  

60 Briarwood Ave. in Mahtomedi, MN 55115. 

They are behind (Northwest) the Mahtomedi District Education Center building that is located at 1520 Mahtomedi Ave.
Click here for a Google Map location of the rinks & warming house.

Outdoor Rink(s) & Warming House

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Mahtomedi, MN


MYHA 2019-2020 DEC Information

Reminder to all MYHA Players/Coaches:  
Helmets are required at the DEC or you will be asked to leave the premises.

MYHA practices at the DEC will begin in January 2020, and will appear as part of your teams regular practice schedule.  Outdoor practices will be added once January and February indoor ice times have been posted.  
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Send Us Your Favorite Picture of Skating at &/or Enjoying the DEC!


Warming House:

Land Line phone

Phone: 651-426-8482

DEC Rinks & Warming House Hours:

Updated 12/22/2019

Outdoor Rink Schedule

Wednesday, December 17, 2019 through Monday, February 17, 2020

(The rinks may remain open longer, weather permitting)

Weekly Schedule – (School Days/Weekends)

  • Monday through Friday: 3:00PM-9:00PM
  • Saturday and Sunday: Noon-9:00PM

Christmas Break (Weekday Schedule) – Hours of Operation

  • December 23, 2019: Noon- 9:00PM
  • December 24, 2019: Noon-3:00PM
  • December 25, 2019: Closed
  • December 26, 2019: Noon-9:00PM
  • December 27, 2019: Noon-9:00PM
  • December 30, 2019: Noon-9:00PM
  • December 31, 2019: Noon-5:00PM
  • January 1, 2020: Noon-9:00PM

Holiday/Non-School Days Schedule – Hours of Operation

  • January 20, 2020: Noon to 9:00PM – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • January 24, 2020: Noon-9:00PM -  Staff Development
  • February 14, 2020: Noon- 9:00PM -  Staff Development
  • February 17, 2020: Noon-9:00PM – President’s Day

Note: The rinks and the warming house will be CLOSED for public skating due to the following events: 

  • January 12, 2020, closed, Noon-3:00PM - Community Ed's 25th Annual Winter Skating Party
  • January 11, 2019, closed 8:00AM-4:00PM - 8U Winter Blast Jamboree
  • January 31, 2020, closed 5:00PM-9:00PM - Mini Mite/Mite 1 In-house Jamboree
  • February 1, 2020, closed 2:00PM 9:00PM – Mite 2 & Mite 3/4 D2 Jamboree (back-up date, February 8, 2020)

 

Outdoor Rink Weather Policy:

The District Education Center Rinks policy for the upcoming season is:  

MYHA will make a decision if the weather is too severe to cancel all outdoor practices which are scheduled that day/evening.  The DEC Rinks will remain open to use at your players own risk.  If the weather is so severe, the warming house staff decides to close the rinks and warming house, it will be posted on this page.  Also, if the Briarwood gate is closed, the rinks are closed. Please check daily for updates.

Note: Rink and warming house opening depends on weather conditions. The rinks/warming house are closed if temperatures reach -10 degrees real or wind chill, if snow accumulation is greater than two inches, or if a thaw causes significant standing water. Rinks close Feb. 17, 2020 unless weather permits them to remain open longer.

Information from Community Education:

The entrance to the rinks is found by driving north on Mahtomedi Avenue, turn right on Quail Street, travel two blocks then turn right (east on Briarwood Avenue). The rink entrance is on the right.

Operation of the outdoor DEC rinks/warming house is a cooperative effort of the City of Mahtomedi, Mahtomedi Hockey Association and Mahtomedi Community Education. 


We now have a Zamboni for our Outdoor Rinks

Recent Rink Upgrades

The Mahtomedi Youth Hockey Association and City of Mahtomedi are very proud of our 3 outdoor rinks. 

Over the last few years, MYHA, with the help of our members, has made significant upgrades to the DEC Rinks:

  • The warming house size was doubled
  • All three rinks have had concrete poured to make it easier to build and maintain the ice. 
  • MYHA purchased a Zamboni in 2012 that makes great ice for our players and the citizens of Mahtomedi.

DEC Outdoor Rinks: