If You Build A $20K Ice Rink On A Farm, They Will Come

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

CARLOS, Minn. (WCCO) – Near the town of Carlos, you’ll find frozen farmland as far as the eye can see.

But on Pat Waldorf’s farm, things are starting to heat up.

“Needed a place to skate other than the rink in town. Needed a little more ice time, so we thought ‘Why not get some buddies together and build our own rink?'” Waldorf said.

Using a “Field of Dreams” mentality, Waldorf decided to build a hockey rink in the middle of a farm.

But this is no ordinary rink. Waldorf paid $20,000 for a set of professional boards. And his investment has already been a win.

“Got about five of us together and it took us about 20 hours because we didn’t know what we were doing,” he said. “It’s our rookie season, but next year we will have it done in about five or six hours.”

The rink also…

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