Outdoor Skating RinkOur Mission

The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to improve the quality of life for Moorhead citizens by providing a comprehensive system of parks, recreation, cultural, and human service programs that encourage health, fitness, relaxation, and cultural enrichment, as well as providing opportunities for conservation, education, and community involvement.

Moorhead Parks and Recreation manages a wide variety of programming, facilities, and park land. The City of Moorhead boasts 46 parks, miles of trails and sidewalks, and a variety of facilities.


Program Registration

There's always something to do with a wide selection of Moorhead Parks and Recreation programming! View our interactive online brochure and conveniently register online.

Scholarships are available to all Moorhead youth seeking financial assistance for parks and recreation programming. Download the scholarship application and find more information under our Scholarship section.



Spring and summer seasonal positions are now available! View our list of positions and apply online to submit your application! 


Skating Rinks in Moorhead

Outdoor skating rinks are now open in Moorhead, including a general skating rink, hockey rink, and a heated shelter. Staff will be on site during public skating hours of 4-8 pm, Monday - Friday, and 1-8 pm, Saturday and Sunday, through February 23 (weather permitting). For more information, visit our News Feed for Outdoor Skating Rinks.

Open Skate at the Moorhead Sports Center is every Sunday from 2:15-4:15 pm, through March. For more information, visit our News Feed for Open Skate at the Moorhead Sports Center.


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Moorhead Parks & Recreation
Moorhead Sports Center
324 24th Street South
Moorhead, MN 56560
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Weather-Related Information

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Bridge Status

Gooseberry/Lindenwood Parks: lowered and accessible

Memorial/Oak Grove Parks: inaccessible

Floating Bridge: removed and inaccessible