Milwaukee County Parks

Slice of Ice @ Red Arrow Park

Open for the Season

Grab your skates and head to Red Arrow Park. Downtown Milwaukee's outdoor ice rink is free to use when you bring your own skates. Affordable skate rentals are also available!

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Skate Rentals

Sizes range from toddler size 8, to women’s size 11 and men’s size 14.

Age Single Visit
18+ $9
17 & under $7
Sharpening $6


School & Non-Profit Group Rate

Group skating outings are available during select dates and times for 501(c)3 nonprofit groups whose members are under the age of 18. The cost for these groups is $3.50 per pair of skates. There is no charge for participants who bring their own skates. Advance reservations are required for group outings. We recommend that you make your reservation at least one week in advance. A copy of your group’s Certificate of Exempt Status must be submitted at the time of reservation. To make a reservation or for more information, call (414) 257-8067.


Jan. 1 - season close*

Mon. - Thu.: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri. - Sat.: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Sun.: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

* From Feb. 1 on, skate rentals begin at 2 p.m. Monday - Thursday

Polar Pal Rental

Get a little skating help with a polar pal! Rent a penguin or polar bear pal for only $1. A $5 refundable deposit or photo I.D. also required. Sponsored by WaterStone Bank.

Ice Sled Rental 

Ice sleds for skaters with mobility impairments are available to use for free. Simply call with 24-hour notice to reserve a sled: (414) 289-8791.

Warming House

Step inside to warm up by the fireplace or grab a hot chocolate or coffee from the on-site Starbucks.

Events at Slice of Ice

Ugly Sweater Day, Dec. 21

Ugly Sweater Night, sponsored by WaterStone Bank, is Dec. 21 at Red Arrow Park. Come out and celebrate with us!

Anyone who wears an ugly sweater will get a FREE ice skating voucher for Red Arrow Park that can be redeemed in January or February 2019. 

New Year's Eve, Dec. 31

Celebrate on the ice. We're open until 1 a.m.

Slice of Nice

Milwaukee County Parks are at it again with an awesome promotion supporting your local parks!

Enter now for your chance to win a $50 parks gift card and 2 FREE ice skating coupons for Red Arrow Park!

(1) Runner up will receive one $25 parks gift card and 2 FREE ice skating coupons for Red Arrow Park.

(1) Last place will receive one $10 parks gift card with 2 FREE  ice skating coupons for Red Arrow Park.

Just fill out the information below and hit submit. It’s that easy! Participants may only enter once through this site.

*** To increase your chances head to Red Arrow Park on Dec. 21 for our Ugly Sweater Night. Snap a photo in our picture frame while wearing an ugly sweater and tag @MilwaukeeCountyParks in your photo.

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How to Find Us

920 N. Water St., Milwaukee

(414) 289-8791



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


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