Ice Skating Parties

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, and following guidance of the Forward Dane Plan, all organized group events and activities are paused until further notice.

Reserve your own one-hour ice skating party at Elver, Tenney or Vilas parks! Dates and times vary and are available when the ice rink is closed for public skating.


  • $35 day one-hour party
  • $50 night one-hour party

Reservation Includes

  • Private use of the shelter and restrooms
  • Onsite staff
  • Picnic tables

Additional Costs

  • Concessions & beverages (credit cards accepted at Tenney and Elver only)
  • Skate Rentals - pay individually onsite (see rates below) or as a group with reservation
  • $60 / unlimited skate rentals - sizes based on availability; paid in advance with reservation

Suggested Dates and Times

  • Wednesday-Friday: between 11:00am to 3:00pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 9:15 to 10:15pm
  • Other days/times may be available when the ice rink is closed for public skating

How to Make a Reservation

Reservations are taken over the phone or in-person at the Madison Parks Administrative Office. All reservations must be made at least 7 days in advance. Payment is due upon reservation by cash, check or credit card.

Ice Skate Rentals & Prices

Men's, Women's and Youth figure and hockey skates are available at each location, with sizes listed below. Size inventory varies at each site and quantities may not be available for your entire group. You may bring your own skates.

  • Youth: Y7-4
  • Women's: 5-12
  • Men's: 5-14
Rental Prices
  • $6 per hour/ Adults (ages 16 & older)
  • $3 per hour/ children (ages 15 & younger)
  • $2 each additional hour


Groups may also bring in their own food and beverages. An alcohol permit is required for Tenney Park. Glass is not permitted.

Cancellations Policy

A full refund is available if the reservation is canceled at least 7 days in advance. If Madison Parks needs to cancel for any reason, you will receive a full refund and will make every effort to reschedule your event at no additional charge.