Petoskey Winter Sports Park Review and Pics

Petoskey Winter Sports Park review, pics, and info. WSP is located near downtown Petoskey and is dedicated to hockey, recreational skating, sledding, snowboarding, curling and more. Admission to Winter Sports Park is FREE.

Petoskey Winter Sports Park Pics

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Petoskey Winter Sports Park is open to the public and offers ice skating, a designated ski area for skiers and snowboarders, a nice sized sledding hill, a hockey rink/curling arena, and a cozy warming house that sells concessions. The hockey rink is open for pick up hockey games unless curling is going on.


Admission to the Park is FREE. They also have some sleds available to loan out if you need one. There is a fee for skate rental. Inside the warming house, there is a fireplace, tables, TV, restrooms, concession stand with food available for purchase (hot chocolate, hot dogs, popcorn, pretzels, etc.), and free wireless internet.

Board games are available to checkout and a campfire area is available on the weekends, weather permitting. During the summer months the park houses kids camps and Tee Ball. There are also three basketball hoops for pickup games.

Birthday parties are also allowed during regular hours. If interested, contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 231-347-2500.

Petoskey Winter Carnival 2020

Each winter the park hosts a 1-day Petoskey Winter Carnival full of events that showcase the park. There are sledding competitions, figure skating demos, cardboard sled races, hockey games, and more. The annual event usually takes place the Saturday of President’s Day Weekend. The 2020 Petoskey Winter Carnival will take place Saturday, February 15, 2020 with events and activities taking place from 11a-7p. A complete schedule events can be found on the Winter Sports Park website.

Winter Sports Park is typically open from late December to mid-March, depending on the weather. Some features may need to close (e.g. ice rink if it’s too warm) while others may remain open. The Winter Sports Park website provides updates on what is up and running, and what features of the park are closed due to weather conditions.

Petoskey Winter Sports Park
1100 Winter Park Lane, Petoskey, MI 49770
Phone – 231-347-1252 Winter, 231-347-2500 Summer
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Park Hours (weather permitting)
Monday – Friday 3p-8p
Saturday and Sunday noon-8p

If the local schools have a break, the park opens earlier on the weekdays during the school off days.

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