The Guidant John Rose MN Oval is the largest outdoor refrigerated skating facility in the world, featuring an 110,000 square foot slab of concrete used for ice-skating in the winter and inline skating in the spring, summer and fall.
The Oval has a state of the art cooling system with 800+ tons of refrigeration and 84 miles of underground piping that helps maintain world-class ice, even when temperatures climb into the 50s!
The grandstand outside the Oval lobby can seat up to 300 spectators.
The Oval has hosted events such as World Cup Speedskating, World and National Bandy Championships, and Aggressive Skating and Biking competitions.
During the summer the Guidant John Rose MN Oval boasts one of the largest outdoor Skate Parks in the Midwest!
The Guidant John Rose MN Oval has an inline hockey rink in the summer, including regulation size dasher boards and nets.
The Guidant John Rose MN Oval scoreboard can be used for personal messages during events, birthdays, meetings, and advertisements.
The refrigeration system for the Arena is a freon base as opposed to the brine and ammonia mix in the Guidant John Rose MN Oval system.
The Roseville Skating Center parking lots can hold up to 250 vehicles.
The Guidant John Rose MN OVAL is positioned at a latitude of 45 degrees 02' North, longitude 93 degrees 12' West elevation 906 MSL. Roseville is located half-way between the North Pole and the Equator.