Lace up those skates: Milwaukee’s “Slice of Ice” to open on Tuesday, December 13th

Milwaukee County's Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park

Milwaukee County's Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee’s Slice of Ice is opening for the season at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13th.

The refrigerated rink is the focal point of Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee during the winter months. According to the Slice of Ice website, the rink comfortably accommodates 100 skaters at a time. The 128-by-95 refrigerated oval is open through February — or March if the weather allows.

Skate rentals are available during open hours. Skate sizes range from toddler size 8, to women’s size 11 and men’s size 14.

  • Age 18 & Up: $8/pair (includes tax)
  • Age 17 & Under: $7/pair (includes tax) 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Season Open – Dec. 13-18
Mon-Thurs: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Fri & Sat: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Dec. 19 – Dec. 23
Mon-Thurs: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 Am – 11:00 Pm

Christmas Eve, Dec. 24
Sat: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Christmas Day, Dec. 25
Sun: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Dec. 26 – Jan. 1*
Mon-Sun: 10:00 am – Midnight
*New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31
Sat: 10:00 am – 1:00 am

Jan. 2 – Jan. 31
Mon-Thurs: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Fri & Sat: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Feb.1 – Season Close
Mon-Thurs*: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Fri & Sat: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
 (*Skate Rentals begin at 2:00pm Mon-Thurs).

The warming house at Red Arrow Park includes the following:

  • restroom facilities
  • ice skate rentals
  • lockers (limited availability)
  • Starbucks, selling coffee and bakery
  • Soda, beer, candy, and snacks at the Skate window
Milwaukee County's Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park

Milwaukee County’s Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park