Shakopee Ice Arena, athletic fields to reopen June 1
Recreation programs, rentals canceled through June
Based on the latest guidance from public health officials, the city is preparing to reopen the Shakopee Ice Arena and city outdoor athletic fields.
The ice arena will reopen on June 1 with availability for two groups of 10 or fewer users per sheet. For more information about use of the ice arena, please contact the Recreation Facilities Manager Troy Ciernia at tciernia@ShakopeeMN.gov
In addition, city outdoor athletic fields should be available for practices beginning June 1, weather permitting. No games or tournaments are allowed at this time. For more information about use of outdoor athletic fields, please contact Program and Services Manager Sherry Dvorak at sdovrak@ShakopeeMN.gov.
Additional guidance for social distancing in youth sports can be found at www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/schools/youthsports.pdf.
The Community Center remains closed per state health guidelines related to fitness centers. We continue planning to ensure the safe operation of our facility and will reopen as soon as possible.
Parks and Recreation programs, events canceled through June
Based on the latest recommendations, Shakopee Parks and Recreation is canceling all registration programs listed in our Spring-Summer 2020 brochure that take place or start in June. All events, reservations and rentals are also canceled through June 30. This includes the Pop-Up Splash Pad, Let’s Go Fishing and all Huber Park Performance & Event Series events in the month of June.
All current registrations and rentals will receive a full refund. We apologize for the inconvenience.
All trips, large senior gatherings, activities and weekly programs that take place at the Ṡakpe ti Lounge are suspended until further notice.
New, revised brochure to publish June 15
The department is in the process of modifying our summer recreation programs. We are releasing a smaller sampling of modified summer programs in a special, online-only brochure available June 15. Program registration will open June 16. Sign up for program updates at www.ShakopeeMN.gov/subscribe.
Splash Pad will not open Memorial Day
To promote social distancing, the city will suspend the opening of the splash pad at Lions Park. The city will monitor guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Minnesota Department of Health to determine whether it can safely open the splash pad at a future date.
Shakopee Rec At Home activities available
The Shakopee Parks and Recreation Department continues to provide activities you can do in your own home and neighborhood through #ShakopeeRecAtHome.
How to participate:
- Look for our daily activity on social media.
- Find your own way to participate in the activity, either by yourself or with your family.
- Interact with us online and share photos of your participation.
We have a variety of activities and online resources on the city website at www.ShakopeeMN.gov/recathome. You can also sign up for Shakopee Rec At Home activities delivered to your inbox at www.ShakopeeMN.gov/subscribe.
Find the latest on the city’s COVID-19 response at www.ShakopeeMN.gov/covid19.