MINNEAPOLIS - U.S. Bank Stadium will open for indoor rollerblading and running beginning Dec. 13, the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority confirmed Friday.
Rollerbladers and rollerskaters enjoyed the warmth of the old Metrodome for many Minnesota winters, but the dome closed its doors to skating in December 2013 ahead of the stadium’s demolition. More than 800,000 people skated in the Metrodome since the Rollerdome program started in 1990.
When the MSFA held public meetings before the construction of U.S. Bank Stadium, authority chair Michele Kelm-Helgen said keeping the rollerskating program “probably was the No. 1 thing that was mentioned as being important.”
Admission to U.S. Bank Stadium for runners will be $3. Pricing for rollerblading and rental have not been set.
US Bank Stadium indoor running and rollerblading dates (5 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
December 13, 20, 27
January 3, 17, 18, 31
February 3, 6, 21, 23, 27
March 1, 6, 9, 13