ICE.

Schedule.

Skate at the Shell. 

 

Ice Rink Fees & Skate Rentals. 

Rink Fees

A valid Rec Sports membership or photo ID card is required. 

Student  $3 
Affiliate/Community
with Rec Sports Membership 
$4 
Affiliate/Community
without Rec Sports Membership 
$5 
Other students & children  $4 

Skate Rentals

A valid ID card or Rec Sports Membership is required.

All participants  $2

NEW! Student Skate Membership

Beginning January 1, 2016, student skate memberships will be available to enrolled UW-Madison students. 

Student Skate Membership
January 1 - May 5 
$30 
Membership Details:
  • Membership permits unlimited access to Rec Skate, Open Hockey, and Stick & Puck (up to 14 offerings per week)
  • Only currently enrolled UW-Madison students are eligible to purchase
  • Membership is non-transferable
  • Membership does not include equipment rental, and the above rates apply

Ice Classes. 

 

Learn to Skate

This class offers an introduction to any form of skating and focuses on teaching the basic elements that would allow you to progress into hockey, figure skating, or skating for fun. Must be 18 years or older to participate.

Students: $60  Affiliates: $70  Community/Non-Members: $90 

Designed for:

  • Skaters with little or no experience

Prerequisites:

  • None

Class Components:

  • Forward and backward skating
  • Turns
  • Stops

View schedule and register.

Ice Policies.

General Policies

  • Instruction by skating professionals during open rec skating sessions is prohibited
  • Rec Sports staff has the authority to stop any activity that may create maintenance or safety concerns
  • Skating direction is at the discretion of staff on duty

Open Hockey

  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age
  • The first two goalies to arrive for each session will be admitted at no charge (still must pay equipment rental, if needed)
  • Helmets are required and may be rented from the front desk for $2 

Stick & Puck

  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age
  • Helmet and gloves are required 
  • No pick-up games are permitted 

Ice Reservations.

Interested in reserving ice space for an event for your student organization, university department, or community group? All reservations can be made by submitting a Special Event Request Form

For more information, please visit our Reservations & Rentals page or email rs-speciale@recsports.wisc.edu.