Milwaukee’s Slice of Ice reopens after temporarily being shut down

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Slice of Ice rink

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Parks officials say the Slice of Ice in downtown Milwaukee reopened at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 21st. 

Parks officials were forced to close the rink at Red Arrow Park on Thursday, December 20th because heavy rain and mild temperatures turned it into more of a swimming pool.

The 128-by-95 refrigerated oval is open from December through February (or March if the weather allows) – even in temperatures as high as 50 degrees! The rink is bordered by a 3-foot-6-inch railing, so even if you’re a skater with weak ankles, you can come out to enjoy the ice. There’s a warming house adjacent to the rink which offers restroom facilities, ice skate rentals, locked, and snacks (including coffee).

Throughout the skating season, ice skates may be rented for $7 per pair for ages 17 & under and $8 per pair for adults. Skaters with their own skates can skate for free.

The rental price for prepaid non-profit groups of 12 skaters or more is $3.50 per person for more information please call 414-257-8067.  

You can also check the Slice of Ice website for more information.