Current News Releases
01/27/2006 Ice Rinks remain closed - Jan. 27
Due to the warm weather, all of the outdoor ice rinks remain closed. The ice is very thin. The public asked to keep off of the ice, and to keep their pets off.
01/23/2006 Outdoor ice rinks and ski trails remain closed - Jan 23
Due to the unseasonably warm weather, the outdoor ice rinks and ski trails remain closed.
01/20/2006 Ice Rinks closed
Due to the warm weather conditions, the outdoor ice rinks remain closed until further notice. The ice conditions are thin and dangerous and there are several locations with open water.
01/09/2006 Jan 9 - Ice Rink and Ski Trail update
All outdoor ice rinks and ski trails are closed until further notice.
01/06/2006 Jan. 6 Ice Rink and Ski Trail Conditions
Vilas and Tenney Park Ice Rinks will be open Friday at 2p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 11a.m. The ice rinks will remain open as long as the ice conditions hold out.
01/03/2006 Jan 3 ice Rink and Ski Trail conditions
Due to the warm, rainy weather, the ice rinks and the cross country ski trails are closed until further notice.
12/29/2005 Dec. 29 Ski Trail and Ice Rink Update
Due to the warmer than normal weather, the ice rinks and ski trails are in very poor condition.
12/27/2005 Dec. 27 - ski trail and ice rink update`
Due to the warm weather, the ice rink and ski trail conditions are poor. Vilas, Elver and Tenney Park ice rinks will remain open as long as conditions allow. However, the ice rinks may close early each evening.
12/22/2005 Decemer 22 - Ski trail and ice rink update
Ski Trail Update Due to warmer temperatures, the trails at Elver Park and Odana Golf Course are not being groomed today, however, they are open to skiers.
12/20/2005 Ski Trail and Ice Rink update - Dec. 20
Elver Park and Vilas Park ice rinks are open. Tenney Park is not yet safe to open to the public.
12/19/2005 Ski Trail Update, Monday Dec. 19
We regret to inform the public that the track truck suffered a mechanical breakdown this morning - broken radiator. The Parks Staff will be unable to groom the ski trails until this is fixed.
12/16/2005 Ice Rink and Ski Trail update - Dec. 16
Ski Trail Update The trails at Elver Park and Odana Golf Course are being groomed today.