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Vilas Park - Ice Rink

Ice Rinks
Address: 1602 Vilas Park Dr
Park: Vilas (Henry) Park
Maintained By: City of Madison Parks Division

Winter Activity Updates

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01/24/22: Some remain closed today. Before you step out, check the status. • NO SKATE RENTALS Monday or Tuesday.


In addition to a groomed frozen lagoon and hockey rink, Vilas Park offers a general rink. All are lighted for evening skating. This rink is perfect for open, freestyle skating. Hockey may be played on the adjacent hockey rink. If the rink is listed as closed, DO NOT GO ON THE ICE. 


  • Skate rentals and equipment are available.
  • No concessions. 
  • No personal items may be left inside the shelter.
  • Outdoor seating available. 
RESTROOMS OPEN (hours are approx.)
Monday through Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 12pm-8pm
Sunday and Holidays: 12pm-6pm


January 5 through February 20, 2022*
Wednesday - Friday Saturday Sunday
4-8pm 12-8pm 12-6pm
No rentals are available on Mondays and Tuesdays or when rinks are 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 
Snowshoe Rentals at Vilas Park
When the ice rinks are open and we are staffed at Vilas Park, if there is adequate snow, snowshoe rentals are available. 

  Adult (16 & older) Youth (15 & under)
Hourly $5 $2
Additional Hour $2 $2
Daily (24 hours) $25  $10
Additional day $15 $5

Phone: (608) 266-4870

*Note: The official opening day and the end of season day will vary depending on the conditions.  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