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All outdoor rinks are closed for the season.  
Thanks for another great season of outdoor ice skating in the parks!

You can skate year-round at the indoor rinks located at McFetridge Sports Center and the new Morgan Park Sports Center.

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Total of 10 facilities.

Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon

Maggie Daley Skating RibbonAccessible

Location (Park): 337 E. Randolph St.

Hours: , ,

Park: Maggie Daley Park

Park: (312) 552-3000 (Park )

Park: (312) 742-3918 (Fieldhouse)


Skate rental stops 30 minutes before close.

McKinley Ice Rink

McKinley Ice Rink

Location Notes: 2210 W. Pershing Rd.

Facility Phone: (312) 747-5992

Park: McKinley Park

Descriptors: Outdoor

Midway Ice Rink

Midway Ice Rink

Location Notes: 1130 Midway Plaisance North

Facility Phone: (312) 745-2470

Park: Midway Plaisance Park

Descriptors: Outdoor

Mt. Greenwood Ice Rink

Mt. Greenwood Ice Rink

Location Notes: 3721 W. 111th St

Facility Phone: (312) 747-3690

Park: Mt. Greenwood Park

Descriptors: Outdoor

Riis Ice Rink

Riis Ice Rink

Location Notes: 6100 W. Fullerton Ave.

Facility Phone: (312) 746-5735

Park: Riis Park

Descriptors: Outdoor

Rowan Ice Rink

Rowan Ice Rink

Location Notes: 11546 S. Avenue L

Facility Phone: (773) 646-1967

Park: Rowan Park

Descriptors: Outdoor

Warren Ice Rink

Warren Ice Rink

Location Notes: 6601 N. Western Ave.

Facility Phone: (773) 761-8663

Park: Warren Park

Descriptors: Outdoor

Wentworth Ice Rink

Wentworth Ice Rink

Location Notes: 5625 S. Mobile Ave.

Facility Phone: (312) 805-3936

Park: Wentworth Park

Descriptors: Outdoor


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Open skate for Maggie Daley Park Skating Ribbon:

  • Season: Saturday, November 14, 2015 - Sunday, March 6, 2016, weather permitting
  • Admission:  Free
  • Skate rental: $12


Open skate for all other outdoor rinks:

  • Season: Friday, November 27, 2015 - Sunday, February 28, 2016, weather permitting 
  • Admission: Children 17 & under are free, Adults $4, Seniors and Military $2 
  • Skate rental: $6 for all ages
  • Special - Adult admission with skate rental: $8
  • Special - Saturday Family Skate, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., every Saturday, price: $10 per family (includes skate rental)

View rink schedules, which include program hours and open skate hours.


Notice Valid From: 3/31/2014 - 4/1/2024


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Learn to Skate

  • Learn to skate lessons will be offered before select open skate sessions at most rinks.
  • Admission: $10; includes skate rental (based on availability) and entry to the following open skate session.
  • This drop-in session provides instruction on the basics of balance, forward stride, starting and stopping, and backward skating.  It is open to all ages and to both hockey players and ice skaters. Recreational or hockey helmets, gloves and knee pads are recommended.

Stick & Puck and Pond Hockey

  • This combined program offers 45 minutes of Stick & Puck followed by 45 minutes of Pond Hockey for one price.
  • Admission (includes skate rental): $7 per person, $10 for adult & child.
  • Recreational or hockey helmet required. Hockey equipment recommended.
  • Stick & Puck offers open access to the ice specifically for practicing stickhandling, skating and shooting skills. No scrimmage games or slap shots allowed. Youth skaters may be on the ice with supervision.
  • Pond Hockey is more like the neighborhood pick-up game and is less competitive than rat hockey. No slap shots or body checking allowed and hockey helmets are required. Program is open to children and adults.

Rat Hockey

  • Rat hockey is available for adult players ages 18 & older, to play pick-up games. Full hockey equipment is required, and slap shots are allowed. No checking permitted.
  • Admission (includes skate rental): $10. 

View rink schedules, which include program hours and open skate hours.


Notice Valid From: 4/1/2014 - 5/1/2024

Sled assisted skating allows people of all abilities to skate together.  These specialty sleds for both children and adults are designed with a foot guard, ABS bucket seat, foot rest and pusher handle. No usage charge applies however advance reservation is required. Call (312) 805-3936.

Notice Valid From: 7/26/2014 - 12/31/2024

Holiday Hours for Maggie Daley Park Ice Ribbon:

  • Mon, Feb. 15, Washington's Birthday
    10 a.m. - 8 p.m.


Holiday Hours for all other outdoor rinks:

  • Mon, Feb. 15, Washington's Birthday
    12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Notice Valid From: 11/4/2014 - 12/31/2024