Winter Activities update January 23

January 23, 2009

Outdoor Ice Rinks: Vilas Park, Tenney Park, Elver Park, Olbrich, Garner Park, Warner Park and Westmorland Park ice rinks are open tonight. Elver, Tenney and Vilas rinks have skate rentals, concessions and are open weekends from 11:00a.m. - 9:30p.m. and weekdays from 2:00p.m.-9:30p.m. Olbrich, Garner, Warner and Westmorland ice rinks have a warming house and lights and are open weekends from 1:00p.m.-8:45p.m. and weekdays from 4:00p.m.-8:45p.m.

The following ski trails have been groomed this week: Elver Park, Odana Golf Course, Monona Golf Course, Owen Conservation Park, Turville Point Park and So. Cherokee Marsh. Elver and Odana were last groomed on Friday. Elver Park and Odana Golf Course require a ski pass. Elver Park has ski rentals available weekends from 11:00a.m.-9:30p.m. and weekdays from 4:30p.m. - 9:30p.m. and Odana Golf Course has ski rentals available weekends from 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.

Sledding hills are located in Warner Park, Berkley Park, Olbrich Park, Heistand Park and Elver Park. Parks Staff reminds everyone to have fun, be safe and respect your fellow sledders. Bring your own sleds. Keep a safe distance from others when sledding. Exit the bottom of the hill as quickly as possible. Walk up the hill using the side of the hill. And remember, the use of the sledding hill is at your own risk.

Contact:
  • Parks Administration, 608-266-4711