The 3 Best Places To Go Ice Skating in Milwaukee

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Local Communities, Milwaukee Living

Did you know Milwaukee becomes a winter wonderland from December through March? The lively, bustling city quiets down as the weather turns cold and fresh snowfall beckons our community to get out and explore. Ice skating is a popular pastime for skaters of all skill levels. The best places to go ice skating in Milwaukee are sure to enchant.


Bundle up and check out these top 3 ice skating spots near apartments in Milwaukee this winter.

1.) Slice of Ice at Red Arrow Park

Red Arrow Park becomes Milwaukee's own mini Rockefeller Center during the holidays. Water Street comes alive with lights over the stunning Milwaukee River. In the middle of it all, you'll find the community skating rink which is free for public use with affordable skate rentals for adults and children. There's also a warming hut and a cafe on-site to grab a mug of cocoa after a long day on the rink.

2.) Humboldt Park Lagoon

If you're looking to get out of the city and enjoy ice skating in the beautiful Milwaukee forest, head over to Humboldt Park Lagoon. The natural ice rink is well-maintained by volunteers. The space is lit until 10:00 PM during active season and is surrounded by lush foliage and walking trails. This is a popular spot for hockey, so if you're looking to join a game, simply skate over with your gear.

3.) The Dinky Rink at Milwaukee Public Market

The tiniest ice skating rink to make the community's favorite ice skating spots in Milwaukee list, The Dinky Rink is a fun and unique experience. This little rink can only hold eight skaters at a time. A much loved holiday tradition, no ice skating tour would be complete without snapping a selfie out on the rink. It's the perfect novelty spot to enjoy after a day of shopping and dining at the Milwaukee Public Market and is sure to delight skaters young and old.


Skate off into a winter wonderland at Milwaukee's top 3 best ice skating rinks to experience this season. If you're eager to get settled into the community (and have a place to store your skates), contact the Wimmer team today to learn more.

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