Ice skating is a magical winter tradition. Whether your skating legs are wobbly or you’re proficient at carving ice, gliding across a rink is a freeing experience. So bundle up, sharpen your skates, and get ready to hit the rink. From indoor, Olympic-sized arenas to outdoor wonderlands, here are the 10 best ice skating rinks in Wisconsin.
1. Pettit National Ice Center, Milwaukee, WI
The Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee is an official U.S. Olympic Training Center for speed skating. The building holds almost 100,000 square-feet of ice surface. Pettit is a great place to take the group during their public skate hours. No skates? No problem. Rent skates for just $3.50.
2. Slice of Ice, Milwaukee, WI
Slice of Ice is another popular ice sating spot in Milwaukee County. Skate for free when you bring your own skates or stop by their skate rental counter to pick up a pair for a couple of hours. Enjoy the crisp winter air of Red Arrow Park with your friends and family this season!
3. Tenney Park, Madison, WI
Tenney Park is another great outdoor skating rink for the family. Bring your own skates and skate for free or pick up a pair from the rental booth. You’ll also find a convenient concession stand and warming shelter at Tenney Park.
4. Minocqua Winter Park, Minocqua, WI
While Minocqua, Wisconsin, might only be considered a touristy town in the summer, there are plenty of winter activities to enjoy too. Grab your ice skates and head over the Chip Wulff Memorial Pond at Winter Park. It’s a great place to slide around with the family. They do not offer skate rentals on site.