12/11/2013 04:55 EST | Updated 02/10/2014 05:59 EST

Michigan Stadium turning into ice rink

It takes some effort to transform The Big House into a big ice rink. 

The outdoor football stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., will play host to the 2014 NHL Winter Classic featuring the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs, but plenty of man power is required to convert it into a functional, NHL-sized rink.

Watch the time-lapsed process unfold by clicking the video above.