—AMENDED NEWS RELEASE— 31st Annual Frosty Frolics Weekend Scheduled for January 4–6!

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host its 31st annual Frosty Frolics on January 4 through 6, 2019, at various sites around the city. Celebrate the winter season with a large number of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages planned for this weekend. 

All outdoor events are held weather-permitting. All Frosty Frolics events are free, unless otherwise noted.


Friday, January 4, 2019

3–10 p.m.  $5 Tubing!
Great Bear Recreation Park
5901 East Rice Street
 4–8 p.m. Free Skate Rental!
Weather permitting
All six Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor ice rinks

Saturday, January 5, 2019


9 a.m.  Frosty Frolics Fun Run/Walk
Fun run 5K and 10K walk/run.
Don’t forget to wear your Frosty costume; costumes will be judged at 8:45 a.m. Gift cards will be awarded to the costume winners. Runner check-in and day-of registration will be available starting at 8 a.m. Cost is $5 per person. Register online at register.siouxfallsparks.org using #370005.
Spencer Park
Southwest side of South Cliff Avenue and I-229
10 a.m.–12 noon
Ice Fishing Frenzy
CANCELED due to unfavorable ice conditions.

11 a.m.–12 noon Storytime and Activities
It’s cold outside; come in for fun! Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Hot chocolate, crafts, and activities to follow. Ages 3–12. 
Prairie West Library
7630 West 26th Street
11 a.m.–
2:30 p.m.
Frosty Frolics Snowshoe Stroll
SFPR is collaborating with The Outdoor Campus to offer a snowshoeing activity that will teach you the fundamentals of the sport of snowshoeing and allow you to spend time outdoors in the winter. The number of snowshoes available is limited; please sign up early. Group walks will leave every hour starting at 11 a.m., with the last group departing at 2 p.m. Ages 6+. Registration required. Register online by 5 p.m. January 4 at register.siouxfallsparks.org using 370006.
Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum
1900 South Perry Place
1 p.m. Fatbike Ride
In partnership with Falls Area Singletrack (FAST) and Falls Area Bicyclists (FAB). Bring your bike out and meet at the Tomar Park parking lot. We will ride to Falls Park weather permitting. FAST and FAB will provide a frosty frozen treat at the end of the ride. Free. No registration required.
Tomar Park
100 West Twin Oaks Road
1–8 p.m. Free Skate Rental!
Weather permitting.
All six Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor ice rinks
9:30 p.m.
Teen Cosmic Skate 
Come ice skate and socialize with your friends at our teen cosmic skate. Ages 14–19. This event will be held at the Scheels IcePlex and will be a fun-filled night of ice skating, grooving to a DJ, and playing games on the ice. Registration and payment will take place on the night of the event at the Scheels IcePlex. $5 entry/skate rental. Music provided.
Scheels IcePlex
4300 North Bobhalla Drive
11:30 p.m.
Lazer Light Tubing
Space is limited and tickets are available only online at greatbearpark.com/rates-passes. 
Great Bear Recreation Park
5901 East Rice Street

Sunday, January 6, 2019

1–3 p.m.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Ski and Snowboard Races benefiting Make-A-Wish.
Register 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Races start at 1 p.m. $10 per person.
Open to public spectators.

Great Bear Recreation Park

5901 East Rice Street 
1–3 p.m. Sleigh Rides around the park provided by McCrossan Boys Ranch. Free.
Memorial Ice Rink
West 26th Street and South Sertoma Avenue
1–8 p.m. Free Skate Rental!
Weather permitting.
All six Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor ice rinks

The outdoor ice rinks are located at:

Campus Park
26th Street and Summit Avenue

Frank Olson Park
16th Street and Grandview Avenue

McKennan Park
21st Street and Third Avenue

Memorial Park
26th Street and Sertoma Avenue

Sherman Park
15th Street and Kiwanis Avenue

Tuthill Park
South Cliff Avenue, southeast of I-229 

To receive updates on Parks and Recreation activities, visit www.facebook.com/siouxfallsparks or www.twitter.com/siouxfallsparks. More information, including a downloadable copy of the current Activities Guide, can be found at www.siouxfalls.org/parks or call 605-367-8222.

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