Wahpeton/Breckenridge Winter Activities

Don't let the wintry weather be an excuse to stop exercising. There are a wealth of opportunities, both indoor and out, to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Indoor lap walking

Where Hours
Breckenridge Elementary and Middle School
810 Beede Avenue, Breckenridge
Before and after school, M–F
Breckenridge High School
710 13th Street North, Breckenridge
After school, M–F
Stern Sports Arena
1026 11th Street North, Wahpeton
When the building is open
Wahpeton Community Center
304 5th Street South, Wahpeton
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., M–F
Wahpeton Middle School
1209 Loy Avenue, Wahpeton
Open every Sunday October through March

Skating, sledding, skiing

Family Community Center, Breckenridge

Adjacent to sledding hill and outdoor skating rink. Indoor activities include air hockey, foosball, table tennis and pool tables. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult or older sibling and cannot use the pool tables.

Open 5:00–7:00 p.m. M, T, Th, F and 12:00–4:00 p.m. weekends

Rosemeade Chalet, Chakinkapa Park

Equipment rentals available: Ice skating, sledding tobogganing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, broomball. Concession stand and fireplace inside chalet.

Open 4:00–8:00 p.m. weekdays, 1:00–8:00 p.m. weekends

Stern Sports Arena

Indoor skating; rentals available.

7:00–9:00 p.m. Sundays


NDSCS Clair T. Blikre Activities Center

The indoor pool hosts instructor-led and free swim activities. Memberships and day-use passes are available to members of the community.

Area Hotels

Many hotels in the Wahepton/Breckenridge area offer use of their pools to non-guests for a nominal fee.

Hotel Cost per swimmer
AmericInn Lodge and Suites
2029 Two Ten Drive, Wahpeton
Baymont Inn and Suites
1800 Two Ten Drive, Wahpeton
Rodeway Inn
209 13th Street South, Wahpeton
Select Inn
821 Highway 75 North, Breckenridge
Unknown; call (218) 643-9201 for details
Super 8
995 21st Avenue North, Wahpeton

Open gyms

Breckenridge Elementary and Middle School

Saturday and Sunday through March, 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Wahpeton Community Center

Basketball court and table tennis available for use.

Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Wahpeton Middle School

Open every Sunday when school is in session.

Grades 1–5: 12–2 p.m.
Grades 6–8: 2–4 p.m.
Grades 9–12: 4–6 p.m.
Adults: 6–8 p.m.

League sports

Adult volleyball and basketball leagues

Women's volleyball Monday; Co-ed volleyball Wednesday.

Men's basketball Wednesday.

Contact the Wahpeton Parks and Recreation Department at 642-2811 for more information.