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The health and safety of the county's residents and staff members are our highest priority. As such, the Wilson Recreation Center and Ice Arena is currently closed to the public to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. All scheduled events nd programs have been cancelled. For more details on the Milwaukee Conunty Parks response, visit

Wilson Ice Arena

Bring your friends for public ice skating any time of the year on our NHL-sized rink. Rental skates, group rates and rink rentals are also available!

  • Visit
  • Events
  • Open Skate
  • Parties
  • Rentals

Admission Fees

  Single Visit 10 Visit Pass Group Fee
Adult $6 $53 $5.50
Junior $4 $35 $3.50
Youth $3.50 $35 $3.50
Seniors $4 $35  
Skate Rental $3    
Skate Sharpening $6    


Check the "Open Skate" tab above for hours.


Ice Hockey

Wilson Ice Arena hosts adult hockey leagues and is the home of WIAA Greendale Ice Force High School team. The Southeastern Hockey Association of Wisconsin (SHAW) provides youth hockey leagues for ages 3-18. Visit for details.

Skating Lessons

The Greater Milwaukee Figure Skating Club offers skating lessons at Wilson. Visit for details.

Ice Sleds Available

Ice sleds, for skaters with mobility disabilities, are available for free. Sledges are made available through the partnership of Ramp Up MKE and Milwaukee County Parks.

Events at Wilson Ice Arena

Glow skates are held at Wilson Ice Arena in the fall. Glow-in-the-dark necklaces, holiday lights, music, prize drawings and a gourmet hot-chocolate bar are featured. 

Open Skate at Wilson Ice Arena

Birthday Parties at Wilson Ice Arena

Parties for up to 30 skaters are available during public skate times. Parties include group rate admission, skate rental and use of the party area. Call (414) 281-6289 for details. Minimum of one-week notice is required to book a party.

Rink Rentals

The NHL-size ice rink at Wilson Ice Arena is available to rent for tournaments or events. Locker rooms and a concessions area are also available. To book a rental call (414) 281-6289

What You Get

  • Use of the NHL-size ice rink and bleachers
  • Use of the lobby area
  • Access to bleachers and locker rooms
  • Access to restrooms
  • A public concessions area in the lobby is open from November to March

Max Capacity: 2000

Rental Fees Weekdays

Rates are per hour and include tax.

Day Before 8 a.m. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1 - 10 p.m. After 10 p.m.
Mon. - Fri. $137.28 $195.36 $227.04 $195.36


Rental Fees Weekends

Day Before 9 a.m. 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. After 10 p.m.
Sat., Sun., Holidays $227.04 $227.04 $227.04

How to Find Us

4001 S. 20th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 281-6289




9480 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)

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