North Shore Public Ice Skating! | Chicago North Shore Moms

Indoor or out in the elements, there’s no lack of ice skating on the North Shore! Ice times are always changing so check the skate rink website often. This post was updated on November 25, 2023.


Photo courtesy of Watts Ice Arena



Clarkson Park Ice Rink, Northfield

Glenview Community Ice Center, Glenview

Flick, Johns & Roosevelt Parks! Outdoor lighted rinks. They are free and will open when there are consistently cold temperatures. Check the Glenview Park District site for all information.

Meadowhill Park and Tower Rink in Northbrook. The outdoor ice rinks are not supervised. Hockey is allowed at Meadowhill Park Ice Rink but not at Tower Rink.

Watts, Glencoe for open skate, figure skating classes and learn to play hockey classes.

Evanston – Sign-up for Text/email alerts for any/all of the outdoor ice rinks

  • Arrington Lagoon in Dawes Park, Sheridan Rd. at Church St.
  • Baker Park, Forest Ave. at Keeney St.
  • Ackerman Park, Central St. at McDaniel Ave.
  • Foster Park, Simpson St. at Dewey Ave.
  • Kamen Park East

West Park Ice Rink, Lake Bluff



Robert Crown Center, Evanston

Skatium Ice Arena, Skokie
Classes, and Hockey 

Glenview Community Ice Center

Jets Hockey Training Center, Glenview

Northbrook Sports Center 
Classes, Hockey

North Shore Ice Arena, Northbrook (hockey teams and hockey camps only)

Centennial, Wilmette

Winnetka Ice Area 

Centennial Ice Area, Highland Park 

West Park Ice Rink, Lake Forest

The Winter Club of Lake Forest (Hockey teams and hockey camps only)

Artesian Ice Rink, Lake Bluff

Twin Rinks Ice Pavilion, Buffalo Grove (Hockey only)

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