Ice Skating Rinks Open

January 4, 2008

Outdoor Ice Rinks:
The Parks Division has opened the skating rinks at Tenney, Vilas and Elver Parks for both general skating and hockey. They are working the Olbrich Park rink. Skate rentals are also available at all three locations. Costs for the first hour for adults is $6.00 and each additional hour is $2.00. Rental for children 14 and under for the first hour is $3.00 and for each additional hour is $1.00.
The warming shelters are open from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. or when the last patrons leave.

Thank you for bearing with us as we have overcome the many obstacles that Nature has given us this winter season.

Cross County Ski Trails:
Crews groomed the ski trails at Odana Golf Course and Elver Park today.

The warming shelters at both Odana Golf Course and Elver Park are open. Skis will be available for rent at both locations. Rental prices are: Adults $10.00 for the first hour and $5.00 for each additional hour. Children age 14 and under are $5.00 per hour. These prices include the cost of a daily ski permit. The Elver shelter will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. or when the last patrons leave. The Odana shelter will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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 Manager, 267-4916