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Ice Skating

Winter Activity Updates

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01/27/22: All skating open! • SKATE RENTALS at Elver, Tenney & Vilas: Wednesday - Friday 4-8pm; Saturday 12-8pm & Sunday 12-6pm. • Snowshoe rentals at Elver & Vilas. • Join us for Groove & Glide this Friday, Jan. 28 at Vilas Park!
Ice Skating

Before you step out, check the status of your favorite rink!

  • FREE-TO-USE All designated rinks and lagoons are free to use. No reservation is required! 
  • CHECK THE STATUS Is the rink open? See the status below.
    • DO NOT skate, walk, or otherwise go on a rink or lagoon until it is declared open. Doing so is not safe and slows the opening process by damaging the ice.
    • While ice is never 100% safe, staff monitors the ice depth to be at least 5" to safely support humans and grooming equipment.
  • SKATE RENTALS Elver, Tenney and Vilas, Wednesday - Sunday (when the rink is listed as open)
    • No rentals on Mondays and Tuesdays. No warming shelters or concessions. 
  • GIFT CERTIFICATES for ice skate rentals are available. Call (608) 266-4711 to purchase. 
  • FREE LOANER SKATES Borrow a pair of ice skates to use while at the rink! Limited quantities are available at Olbrich, Rennebohm, Warner and Westmorland.
  • ATTEND a FREE ice skating event. 
  • LEARN MORE about winter recreation in Madison Parks.

A big thank you to our many volunteers and the ADOPT ICE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM