The City of Rosemount maintains an extensive system of public parks and trails. More than 500 acres are set aside for developed parks. Three regional parks operated by Dakota County are in or near the City. One facility, the Dakota Woods Dog Park in Empire Township, is an off- leash dog park. The nearby city Community Center has a variety of meeting spaces, including a banquet hall and auditorium. An ice arena serves local teams, skating classes are offered every season of the year, and a gymnasium is available for rent.