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Tenney Park - Frozen Lagoon

Ice Rinks
Address: 402 N. Thornton Ave.
Park: Tenney Park
Maintained By: City of Madison Parks Division

Winter Activity Updates

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01/14-17/22: GOOD NEWS - ALL ICE RINKS & LAGOONS ARE NOW OPEN! And more good news -- Vilas is open again for skate rentals starting at 4pm today! ** Elver, Tenney & Vilas open for rentals 4-8p Friday, 12-8p Sat. and 12-6p Sunday ** Groove & Glide Friday @ Westmorland 6-8pm! *Snowshoe Hike Saturday @ Aldo Leopold Nature Center 4:30-7:30pm! * Learn to Play Hockey Sunday @ Tenney, reg. closes 12pm Friday.


In addition to the hockey rink, Tenney Park lagoon is groomed for ice skating once safe for equipment. If the lagoon is listed as closed, DO NOT GO ON THE ICE. 


  • Skate rentals and equipment are available.
  • No concessions. 
  • The pavilion is closed to the public. 
  • No personal items may be left inside the pavilion.
  • Outdoor seating available. 
RESTROOMS OPEN (when the lagoon is listed as open)
Monday through Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 12pm-8pm
Sunday: 12pm-6pm


Opening Day – February 20, 2022*
Wednesday - Friday Saturday Sunday
4-8pm 12-8pm 12-6pm
No rentals are available on Mondays and Tuesdays or when the lagoon is closed.

  • Ice Skates - Figure and Hockey
    • Adults: $6/hr
    • Youth (15 and younger): $3/hr
    • $2/ each additional hour
  • Hockey
    • Sticks: $2/hr
    • Puck: $3/each purchase
    • Tape: $2/each purchase 
Phone: (608) 245-3683

* All winter recreation is weather-dependent. If an amenity is closed, restrooms and/or rentals are not available. Staff may close early due to weather or low participation. 

Ice Skating Conditions