Westwood Park is the playground adjacent to Westwood Elementary School in Bloomington. It is 4.1 acres and has family-friendly amenities that include the playground and sports fields/courts. In the winter, the city maintains outdoor rinks at this location. There is off-street parking available.
Ice Skating at Westwood Park
Westwood has two outdoor hockey rinks and a general rink. Weather permitting, Bloomington maintains outdoor rinks from mid-December to mid-February. Westwood rinks are open and staffed daily between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m.on weekdays; between noon and 9 p.m. on Saturdays and school release days; and between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Sundays. Note that there are three days in 2017/2018 with special hours of noon to 4 p.m. These are Christmas Eve (12/24), New Years Eve (12/31) and Monday, February 5th. Floodlights are utilized after dark.
Kids under 15 can participate in Bloomington's Polar Passport Program by picking up a passport at this location and then collecting stamps at other participating rinks. A prize is given to participants who collect all the passport stamps. Learn more here.
Improvements to Westwood Park
Upon finding funding, Bloomington plans to replace the basketball and some pickleball courts plus add new fencing. They also plan to add and enclosure for portable toilets. See the parks improvement page for updates.