Accessibility Definition

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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, footrest and pusher handle. No usage charge.  Reservations required by calling (312) 442-2194.  Please call to reserve 24 hours prior to your visit to the rink.

 

Fees

Open skate fees are listed below.  Pre-registration is required.  Open to all ages.  Open Skate schedules and blocks are subject to change

All outdoor rinks except Maggie Daley:

  • Admission: Free 

  • Skate rental: $7 for all ages
     

Maggie Daley Park Skating Ribbon:

  • Skate Rental Monday-Thursday (excludes holiday season & holidays)
    • $16 online + tax
    • $18 walkup + tax
    • Skate with your own skates – Free

 

  • Friday – Sunday & Holidays Skate Rental
    • $20 online + tax
    • $22 walkup + tax
    • Skate with your own skates – Free for the 11 am session only
    • Skate with your own skates – $5 + tax (2 pm, 5 pm & 8 pm session)

 

Click on the rink buttons below to register for open skate or programs (program fees are listed in the programs section below).

 

Programs & Registration

CLICK ON A PARK TO REGISTER:

 

 


The following programs are offered at most rinks except for Maggie Daley. Pre-registration is required. Click on the park buttons above to register before coming to the rink.
 

Open Skate
Open to all ages. Pre-registration is required. Open Skate schedules and blocks are subject to change.
Admission listed above.
 

Drop-In Learn to Skate Lessons
This drop-in session provides instruction on the basics of balance, forward stride, starting, and stopping.  Recreational or hockey helmets, gloves and knee pads are recommended.
Admission (includes skate rental): $10
 

Senior Skate - NEW
Open skate for ages 50+. Pre-registration is required. Open Skate schedules and blocks are subject to change. Admission: Free. Skate rental: $7
 

Stick & Puck and Pond Hockey 
This combined program offers 45-minutes of Stick & Puck followed by 45-minutes of Pond Hockey for one price.  All players will be required to wear a helmet (those under 18-years of age must wear a HECC approved helmet with a full-face mask), shin pads, cup and hockey gloves.  Skaters must bring their own equipment, including hockey stick. Youth skaters may be on the ice with supervision.
Admission (includes skate rental): $8 per person, $10 for adult & child

  • Stick & Puck: Offers open access to the ice specifically for practicing stickhandling, skating and shooting skills. No scrimmage games or slap shots allowed.
  • Pond Hockey Practice: Practice non-contact battling up to 5-on-5 skaters. No slap shots or body checking allowed and hockey helmets are required. The program is open to children and adults and is offered in combination with the Stick & Puck program. 

 

Rat Hockey
Rat hockey is a pick-up game available for players 18-years-old and older.  All players will be required to wear a helmet, shin pads, cup and hockey gloves. Equipment is not provided. Slap shots are allowed. Body checking is not allowed.  A minimum of eight participants are required for rat hockey play. If eight participants are not registered the program will be canceled.
Admission (includes skate rental): $10



Registration & Release Dates

Pre-registration is required for all programs, including open skate sessions.

View registration information for Maggie Daley: Maggie Daley Ice Ribbon Ticket Release Dates

For all other outdoor rinks, registration will be released on a rolling basis at noon on Mondays, for the sessions that run two weeks later.  The first week will be released on November 6 at noon.  The release dates are as follows:

Program/Session Dates: Registration Opens:
11/24 – 11/26 11/6/23
Week of 11/27 – 12/3  11/13/23
Week of 12/4 – 12/10  11/20/23
Week of 12/11 – 12/17 11/27/23
Week of 12/18 – 12/24 12/4/23
Week of 12/25 – 12/31 12/11/23
Week of 1/1 – 1/7 12/18/23
Week of 1/8 – 1/14  12/25/23
Week of 1/15 – 1/21 1/1/24
Week of 1/22 – 1/28 1/8/24
Week of 1/29 – 2/4 1/15/24
Week of 2/5 – 2/11 1/22/24
Week of 2/12 – 2/19 1/29/24

 

Please read before registering: 

  • Review your registration time and dates 
  • Be sure you have selected the correct date, session time and type of reservation (with skate rental or with own skates). Reservations are for a specific date, time and reservation type.
  • No changes or transfers are allowed (date, session time, or name transfers). 
  • No refunds are given. All sales are final.
  • There is not a waitlist. 
  • Session cancellations:
    If the session reserved has been canceled by management (due to weather, emergency, safety issues, etc.), refunds will be processed. All refunds may take up to five business days to process. Session cancellations are typically made the day of a scheduled session. Cancellations may include the entire day or specific sessions. Visit this page for cancellation information. 
  • Session capacity is limited.
  • A select number of reservation types is available. If your reservation type is unavailable, please check back to see if spots open. Reservation spots will not be made available if one reservation type is sold out. 
  • Schedules are subject to change. 
     

Additional Information

View additional information for Maggie Daley Ice Ribbon:  Maggie Daley Ribbon Additional Information

 

Additional Information for all Outdoor Rinks

  • Ice Skates 
    • Skates are available in child’s size 8 through men’s size 12.  Half sizes are not available. 

    • Figure and hockey skates are available.

    • Figure skates run true to size, hockey skates run about 1 size bigger than your shoe size.
       

  • Check-In Time
    • Skaters can check in 30 minutes before the start of their scheduled session
       

  • Skate Trainers/Walkers
    • Skate trainers/walkers are available for children who are new to skating.  These devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis at all rinks, at no charge.  Please inquire when visiting a rink.
       
  • Sled Assisted Skating
    • 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, footrest, and pusher handle. No usage charge.  Reservations are required by calling (312) 442-2194.  Please call to reserve 24 hours prior to your visit to the rink.
       
  • Rentals

Holiday Hours

View Maggie Daley ice ribbon holiday hours.
 

For all other rinks, holiday hours are listed below. To see the schedule in effect over the holidays, visit the rink's page:
McKinley  |  Midway Plaisance  |  Mt. Greenwood  |  Warren Wentworth  
 

Friday, November 24, 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Saturday, November 25, 2023   12 pm – 7 pm
Sunday, November 26, 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Friday, December 22, 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Saturday, December 23, 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Sunday, December 24, 2023 – Christmas Eve 12 pm – 4 pm
Monday, December 25, 2023 – Christmas Day CLOSED
Tuesday, December 26, 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Wednesday, December 27, 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Thursday, December 28, 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Friday, December 29, 2023 12 pm – 7 pm
Saturday, December 30, 2023  12 pm – 7 pm
Sunday, December 31, 2023 – New Year’s Eve 12 pm – 7 pm
Monday, January 1, 2024 – New Year’s Day 12 pm – 7 pm
Tuesday, January 2, 2024  12 pm – 7 pm
Wednesday, January 3, 2024  12 pm – 7 pm
Thursday, January 4, 2024  12 pm – 7 pm
Friday, January 5, 2024  12 pm – 7 pm
Monday, January 15, 2024 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day 12 pm – 7 pm
Monday, February 19, 2024 – Presidents' Day 12 pm – 7 pm

 

Ice Rink Rules

View the rules for Maggie Daley Ice Ribbon:  Maggie Daley Ice Ribbon Rules  

 

Rules for all Other Outdoor Rinks

  • Skate at your own risk.
  • Patrons are required to follow instructions of the Skate Assistants.
  • Skaters are not allowed on the ice when resurfacing is being completed.
  • Skating in a matter that endangers or interferes with the enjoyment experienced by other skaters is strictly prohibited.
  • No horseplay, game playing, excessive speed, roughness or skating in a dangerous or potentially dangerous fashion will be permitted.
  • No throwing snowballs or other objects at any time.
  • Hockey playing is not permitted during public skating sessions.
  • Only people wearing skates are allowed on ice skating rink surface.
  • No more than two people may skate together.
  • Skaters are prohibited from carrying children or secondary items (such as handbags, backpacks, cameras, cell phones, etc.) while on the ice.
  • Always skate with the flow directed by the Skate Assistants.
  • Skaters are to be continually moving and will not be allowed to stop for extended periods while on the ice.
  • No sitting on or leaning over the boards.
  • Eating, drinking and smoking are not permitted on skating surface.
  • No alcohol allowed on the premises.
  • Pets are not allowed on the premises.

 

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Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon

337 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
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(312) 552-3000
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McFetridge Ice Rink (Indoor)
McFetridge Ice Rink (Indoor)

3843 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
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McFetridge Sports Center Studio Rink
McFetridge Studio Rink (Indoor)

3843 North California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618
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McKinley Ice Rink

Closed for the Season.

McKinley Ice Rink

2210 W. Pershing Rd.
Chicago, IL 60609
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(312) 747-5992
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Closed for the Season.

Midway Plaisance Ice Rink

1130 Midway Plaisance North
Chicago, IL 60637
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(312)745-2470
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Morgan Park Sports Center Ice Rink (Indoor)
Morgan Park Sports Center Ice Rink (Indoor)

11505 S.Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60643
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(773) 840-4622
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Mt. Greenwood Ice Rink

Closed for the Season.

Mt. Greenwood Ice Rink

3721 W. 111th St
Chicago, IL 60655
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:
(312)747-3690
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Warren Ice Rink

Closed for the Season.

Warren Park Ice Rink

6601 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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(773) 761-8663
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Wentworth Ice Rink

Closed for the Season.

Wentworth Ice Rink

5625 S. Mobile Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638
United States

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(312) 442-2194
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Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon

337 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

:
(312) 552-3000

McFetridge Ice Rink (Indoor)

3843 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
United States

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McFetridge Studio Rink (Indoor)

3843 North California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618
United States

:

McKinley Ice Rink

2210 W. Pershing Rd.
Chicago, IL 60609
United States

:
(312) 747-5992

Midway Plaisance Ice Rink

1130 Midway Plaisance North
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

:
(312)745-2470

Morgan Park Sports Center Ice Rink (Indoor)

11505 S.Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60643
United States

:
(773) 840-4622

Mt. Greenwood Ice Rink

3721 W. 111th St
Chicago, IL 60655
United States

:
(312)747-3690

Warren Park Ice Rink

6601 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

:
(773) 761-8663

Wentworth Ice Rink

5625 S. Mobile Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638
United States

:
(312) 442-2194