Available September 2016. 

Ice Rink Fees & Skate Rentals. 

Rink Fees

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

Student  $3 
with Rec Sports Membership 
without Rec Sports Membership 
Other students & children  $4 

Skate Rentals

A valid ID card or Rec Sports Membership is required.

All participants  $2

NEW! Student Skate Membership

Student skate memberships are available for enrolled UW-Madison students. 

Student Skate Membership

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. 

boy skating 

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


  • None

Class Components:

  • Forward and backward skating
  • Turns
  • Stops

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