The City maintains warming houses and outdoor skating rinks at Oscar Kristofferson Park and Loren Thompson Park. The warming houses and rinks will close when it is in the best interest and safety of the community.
While the guidelines below are generally the criteria that will be followed to determine warming house and rink closures, the City reserves the right to close the warming houses and rinks when it is in the best interest and safety of the participants.
Based on weather/ice conditions, warming house and rinks may be closed under the following conditions:
- Snow cover on rinks
- Warm or thawing of ice
- Thickness of ice
- Overall ice conditions
- Air temperature is -10 degrees or below
- The wind chill factor is -25 degrees or more
For weather cancellation announcements, please view the City’s website at www.baxtermn.gov or listen to WJJY 106.7.