Does the OVAL close due to inclement weather?
Yes, the OVAL does close due to excessive snowfall or extreme cold.

If snow is falling at a rate greater than can be cleared by the Zamboni, the OVAL must be closed to maintain a quality, safe sheet of ice.

As a general guideline, OVAL activities are cancelled when windchills are consistently below -25 degrees according to However, user groups have the option to skate even if windchills fall below this threshold with management approval.

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1. Can I rent skates for public skating?
2. Do you offer skating lessons?
3. What is the distance around the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL?
4. Does the OVAL close due to inclement weather?
5. How many people can the banquet facility accommodate?
6. What types of events does the Roseville Skating Center host?
7. Can we host a birthday skating party at the Skating Center?
8. Do you have group rates?
9. Is the OVAL the same as the Skating Center?
10. How do you keep the ice from melting in the fall and spring when the temperatures can be so warm?