Sledding


 

SLEDDING

Gather your family and friends for a fun day of sledding (when weather conditions permit).
Some of the hills are lit for nighttime enjoyment. Be sure to use caution and follow basic sledding safety guidelines.

 

2014-15 Day-time Sledding Hills (weather permitting)
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  • Brown Deer, 7835 N. Green Bay Rd.
  • Columbus, 7301 W. Courtland Ave.
  • Currie, 3535 N. Mayfair Rd.
  • Greene, 4235 S. Lipton Ave.
  • Hales Corners, 5765 S. New Berlin Rd.
  • Humboldt, 3000 S. Howell Ave.
  • LaFollette, 9418 W. Washington St.
  • McCarty, 8214 W. Cleveland Ave.
  • McGovern, 5400 N. 51 St.
  • Pulaski (Milwaukee), 2677 S. 16 St.
  • Wilson Recreation, 4001 S 20 St.
  • Whitnall, 5879 S. 92 St.
    Enjoy Concessions in the Whitnall Clubhouse

 

2014-15 Lighted Sledding Hills for night-time fun (weather permitting)

Lighted Daily, 4:30-8:30 p.m.
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Sledding Safety
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recommends the following safety guidelines:

Essential Safety Guidelines

  • Sled only in designated areas free of fixed objects such as trees, posts, and fences.
  • Children in these areas must be supervised by parents or adults.
  • All participants must sit in a forward-facing position, steering with their feet or a rope tied to the steering handles of the sled. No one should sled head-first down a slope.
  • Do not sled on slopes that end in a street, drop off, parking lot, river or pond.

 

Preferred Safety Guidelines

  • Children under 12 years old should sled wearing a helmet
  • Wear layers of clothing for protection from injuries.
  • Do not sit/slide on plastic sheets or other materials that can be pierced by objects on the ground.
  • Use a sled with runners and a steering mechanism, which is safer than toboggans or snow disks.
  • Sled in well-lighted areas when choosing evening activities.

 

For details, go to the website of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. With this link you will leave the Milwaukee County Parks site. The AAOS site will appear in a new browser window. To returnto this page, simply close the AAOS window.



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