Got Your Skates Ready? Chicago Park District Outdoor Ice Rinks Open November 26th

Got Your Skates Ready?  Chicago Park District Outdoor Ice Rinks Open November 26th

I know that is doesn't quite seem like ice skating weather  yet. But just wait a couple of weeks. Then, I think that you'll bein the mood to get your skate on. Chicago Park District’s outdoor ice skating rinks open for the season Saturday, Nov. 26.  Skating season runs through Sunday, Feb. 26 at most outdoor rinks, weather permitting.

Hours and skate rental prices vary.  Note there is an admission fee at The Rink at Wrigley and at McFetridge Sports Center in California Park.  All other rinks offer free admission.  Concessions are available at select rinks.

See below for a full listing of your local skating options.

Daley Bicentennial Plaza, Grant Park, 337 E. Randolph St. (312-742-0064)

Open skate hours:

Monday-Friday, 1-9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 3:30-8:30 p.m.
Teen skate every Friday, 5-7 p.m.

$7 skate rental; admission free.  Group reservations are available during open skate hours.  Call the park for further details.  Learn to skate classes are offered for youth ages 3-12.  Online registration begins Monday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. and in-person Saturday, Dec. 3.

McFetridge Sports Center, California Park, 3843 N. California Ave. (773-478-2609)

Indoor rink; open skate hours:
All ages: Wednesday and Friday, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 4:30-6 p.m.
Adults: Wednesday, 9:15 - 10:30 p.m.
Teens and adults: Friday, 9:15 - 10:45 p.m.

$3 skate rental; admission is $4 for children 12 and younger, $5 for ages 13 and older, and $2 for seniors 60 and older.  Food concessions are available.  Learn to skate classes are offered for youth and adults.  In-person registration begins Wednesday, Nov. 9 for classes that begin Nov. 12 and Wednesday, Jan. 18 for classes that begin Monday, Jan. 23.

McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing Road, (312-747-5992)

Open skate hours:

Wednesday – Sunday, 12:30 – 7:30 p.m.

$6 skate rental; admission free

 

Midway Plaisance Park, 1130 Midway Plaisance North (east 59th Street at Woodlawn) (312-745-2470)

Open skate hours:

Monday – Friday, 12–7 p.m.

Saturday, 1-9 p.m.

Sunday, 12–7 p.m.

$6 skate rental; admission free.  Food concessions are available.

 

Mt. Greenwood Park, 3721 W. 111 St. (312-747-3690)

Open skate hours:

Wednesday – Sunday, 12:30 – 7:30 p.m.

$6 skate rental; admission free

 

Riis Park, 6100 W. Fullerton Ave. (312-746-5735)

Open skate hours:

Wednesday – Sunday, 12:30 – 7:30 p.m.

$6 skate rental; admission free

 

Rowan Park, 11546 S. Avenue L, (773-646-1967)

Open skate hours:

Wednesday – Sunday, 12:30 – 7:30 p.m.

$6 skate rental; admission free

 

Warren Park, 6601 N. Western Ave. (773-761-8663)

Open skate hours:

Wednesday - Sunday, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., 3 – 5 p.m., 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

$6 skate rental; admission free

 

West Lawn Park, 4233 W. 65th St. (773-284-6078)

Open skate hours:

Wednesday – Sunday, 12:30 – 7:30 p.m.

$6 skate rental; admission free

 

The Rink at Wrigley, Addison St. and Clark St. (312-617-7017) www.rinkatwrigley.com

Open skate hours:

Monday – Thursday, 2 – 9 p.m. Half-price admission and skate rentals.

Friday, 2 – 11 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Sunday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Admission Fridays-Sundays is $10 per adult, $6 for children ages 12 and under and may be purchased on site for the morning, afternoon or evening sessions.  Skate rentals Fridays-Sundays are $10.  Admission and skate rentals are half price Mondays – Thursdays.

 

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