ST. CLOUD - Thanks to the recent cold snap: All St. Cloud skating rinks, including a portion of Lake George, are now open to use.

A list of rinks can be found on the St. Cloud Parks and Recreation site by clicking here.

The Lake George warming shelter will also open starting today (Friday) from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The regular warming house hours will be 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. weekdays and 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Due to the holiday and school closing on Monday and Tuesday, January 18th and 19th, special hours of 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. will be available.

Skates are available for use at no cost. In the case of extreme cold or inclement weather, the Lake George Warming Shelter will be closed.