Cross Country Ski & Ice Skating Update

January 23, 2008

Two additional rinks open

Outdoor Ice Rinks:
The skating rinks at Tenney, Vilas and Elver Parks are open for skating. Skate rentals are also available. The ice is in good condition. The warming shelters will be open from 2:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. or will close sooner if the last patrons leave.

Additionally on the eastside, the lagoon is cleared and available at Warner Park for skating and the general rink is available at Olbrich Park.

Cross Country Skiing:
All trails at Elver Park have been groomed and tracked for skiing. The trails at Odana Golf Course were groomed and tracked late yesterday. The trails at Ollin-Turville Park were also groomed today.

On Thursday the crew will be grooming at South Cherokee, Monona Golf Course and Owen Conservation Park.

The Elver shelter will be open 2:00 to 9:30 p.m. or will close sooner if the last patrons leave. Ski rentals are also available. The Odana shelter is not open during the week.

The public may call 266-4711 for more information or log on to our website at www.cityofmadison.com/parks. Please listen to your local radio and/or TV station for the latest conditions.

Contact:
  • LaVonne LaFave, Clerical & Program Support Manage, 267-4916
  • Russ Hefty, Conservation Resources Supervisor, 267-4918