Indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks

Show off those figure eights at area rinks; check with individual locations for holiday hours, schedule changes and weather-related closings.

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Outdoor
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N Clark St (312-742-2000, lpzoo.org). Through Mar 2. Admission free; rentals $5. Noon–9pm daily.
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink at Millennium Park
55 N Michigan Ave (312-742-5472). Through Mar 13. Admission free; rentals $10. Mon–Thu noon–8pm; Fri noon–10pm; Sat 10am–10pm; Sun 10am–9pm.
McKinley Park

2210 W Pershing Rd (312-747-5992). Through Feb 26. Admission free; rentals $6. Wed, Thu 3–7pm open skate; Fri 1:30-5pm open skate, 5:15–6:15pm rat hockey, 6:30–9pm family skate; Sat 10–10:45am stick & puck, 10:45–11:30am pond hockey, 11:45 am–12:30pm learn to skate, 1-4 pm, 6-9 pm open skate; Sun noon–6pm open skate, 6-7:30pm rat hockey.
Midway Plaisance Park

1130 Midway Plaisance North (312-745-2470). Through Feb 29. Admission free; rentals $6. Mon–Thu noon–7pm open skate; Fri noon–5pm open skate, 5:15–6:15pm rat hockey, 6:30–9pm family skate (Nov and Dec only); Sat 1–4pm, 6–9 pm open skate; Sun noon–6pm open skate, 6:30–8pm rat hockey.
Mt. Greenwood Park 

3721 W 111 St (312-747-3690). Through Feb 26. Admission free; rentals $6.
Wed, Thu 3–7pm open skate, Fri 1:30–5pm open skate; 5:15–6:15pm rat hockey, 6:30–9pm family skate; Sat 11:45am–12:30pm learn to skate, 1–4pm, 6–9pm open skate; Sun noon–6pm open skate, 6–7:30pm rat hockey.
Riis Park
6100 W Fullerton Ave (312-746-5735). Through Feb 28. Admission free; rentals $6.Wed, Thu 3–7pm open skate; Fri 1:30–5pm open skate; 5:15–6:15pm rat hockey, 6:30–9pm family skate; Sat 10–10:45am stick & puck, 10:45–11:30am pond hockey; 11:45am–12:30pm learn to skate, 1–4pm, 6–9pm open skate; Sun noon–6pm open skate, 6–7:30pm rat hockey.
Rowan Park

11546 S Avenue L (773-646-1967). Through Feb 28. Admission free; rentals $6.  Wed, Thu 3–7pm open skate; Fri 1:30–5pm open skate, 5:15–6:15pm rat hockey, 6:30–9pm family skate; Sat 10–10:45am stick & puck, 10:45–11:30am pond hockey, 11:45am–12:30pm learn to skate, 1–4 pm, 6–9pm open skate; Sun noon–6pm open skate, 6–7:30pm rat hockey.
 The Park at Rosemont                                                                                                  
West of River Rd, between Bryn Mawr and Balmoral Ave, Rosemont (847-825-4404). Through March 18. Admission free; rentals $8. Mon-Fri 4-9pm; Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 12-8pm; Dec 16-Jan 8, daily 11am-11pm.
Warren
 
Park

6601 N Western Ave (773-761-8663). Through Feb 28. Admission free; rentals $6. Wed-Sun 12:30-7:30pm.
Wentworth Park
5625 S Mobile Ave (312-747-6993). Through Feb 28. Admission free; rentals $6. Wed, Thu 3–7pm; Fri 1:30–5pm open skate, 5:15–6:15pm rat hockey, 6:30–9pm family skate; Sat 10–10:45am stick & puck, 10:45–11:30am pond hockey, 11:45am–12:30pm learn to skate, 1–4pm, 6–9pm open skate; Sun noon–6pm open skate, 6–7:30pm rat hockey.

Indoor
Centennial Ice Rink 2300 Old Glenview Rd, Wilmette (847-256-9666, wilmettepark.org/ice). Open year-round. Admission $7.50, students $6.50 (Fridays $7.50), 5 and under $3.50; rentals $3.75. Admission prices increase by $.25 after January 1. Mon 10–11:30am, 4–5:15pm; Tue 10–11:30am, 7:30–9pm; Wed 10–11:30am, 4–5:15pm; Thu 10–11:30am; Fri 10–11:30am, 7:30–9:30pm; Sat 1–2:30pm, 7–9pm; Sun 1–2:30pm.
Glenview Ice Center 1851 Landwehr Rd, Glenview (847-724-2800, glenviewparkdistrict.org). Open year-round. Admission $6.50, Friday nights and holidays $7.50, kids 5 and under free with an adult; rentals $4.50. Mon, Wed noon–2pm; Tue, Thu 10am–noon; Fri noon–2pm, 8:15–10pm; Sat, Sun 1:30–3pm.
McFetridge Sports Center California Park, 3843 N California Ave (773-478-2609, chicagoparkdistrict.com). Open year-round. Admission $5, 12 and under $4, seniors $2; rentals $3. Mon noon–1:30pm adults; Tue noon–1:30pm adults, 3:30-4:45pm all ages; Wed, Thu noon–1:30pm adults; Fri noon–1:30pm adults, 3:30–5pm all ages, 9:15–10:45pm teens and adults; Sat 4:40–6:10pm all ages; Sun 4:30–6pm all ages.
Paul Hruby Ice Arena at Ridgeland Common 415 W Lake St, Oak Park (708-848-9661, oakparkparks.com). Open through March 31. Admission $6 (weekday afternoons $3); rentals $2. Mon–Thu 11:30am–12:45pm; Fri 11:30am–12:45pm, 5:45–7:45pm; Sat 5:15–7:30pm, 10:15–11:15pm (adult skate); Sun, 1:15–2pm (family skate), 2–4pm.
Robert Crown Ice Center 1701 Main St, Evanston (847-448-8258, cityofevanston.org). Public skate through Dec. 31. Admission $6; rentals $3. Mon 4:30-5:45pm; Tue, Thu 6:15-7:30pm; Fri 7-9pm; Sat 4-5:30pm, 7-9pm; Sun 2-4pm.
Skatium Ice Arena 9300 Weber Park Pl, Skokie (847-674-1500, ext 2900; skokieparkdistrict.org). Open year-round. Admission $5, kids $4.50; rentals $3. Tue 10:15am–1pm; Wed 11am–1pm; Thu 10:15am–1pm; Fri 7:15–8:30 pm; Sat 1:20–2:35pm, 6–7:15pm; Sun 2:30–3:45pm.

 


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