Madison’s Great Skate: The Ice Rink and The Icehouse
Skating on a frozen pond in the middle of nowhere is awesome. If you’re a penguin. If you prefer a beautiful new rink at The Edgewater in the heart of Madison—with some very slick amenities—check out the weekly specials at The Ice Rink on The Plaza.
Wednesdays (4-10 pm): Family Skate Night
One child of 12 or under gets in free when accompanied by a paying adult. So, say two parents show up with two pre-teen kids, the kids both get in free! Bring your own skates or rent them from The Ice Rink.
Thursdays (4-10 pm): Date Night
Skating arm-in-arm in the crisp evening air on a rink overlooking Lake Mendota, while the Capitol dome lights the sky in the other direction. And when it’s time to warm up, step through the brick arches into The Icehouse for warm snacks and beverages.
That’s a great date any night. But on Thursday nights at The Ice Rink, for $20 (if you mention Date Night at the time of purchase) you get skating for two, including admission and skate rental, plus two “Build Your Own” cups of hot cocoa at The Icehouse.
Take the date up a notch or three with dinner at The Boathouse (pub dining) or The Statehouse (our signature restaurant), or with a spa treatment before or after skating. It’ll be a night of warm memories.
Monday, January 18 (12-2 pm): Mascot Skate
School’s out for Madison Metropolitan School District, but you just might find your favorite high school and sports team mascot skating at The Ice Rink. Bring your kids to skate with the mascots, take some pictures, and just generally goof around.
Saturday, January 23 (6-9 pm): Disco Skate
Saturday Night Fever is coming back, people, and the only prescription…is MORE DISCO. So grow out those sideburns, put on your bell bottom snow pants and hustle on down to The Ice Rink to skate among the dancing mirror ball lights. Our funkadelic DJ will be spinning ‘70s classics: Donna Summer, the Bee Gees, Abba, and plenty more.
THE ICE RINK HOURS
Monday and Tuesday (closed for private functions)
Wednesday – Friday: 4pm – 10pm
Saturday: 10am – 10pm
Sunday: 10am – 8pm
$6 for students with valid student ID
$4 for children 5-12
$4 for seniors 65+
Free: children 4 and under
Skate rentals: $3/pair of skates
We may need to close the rink in temperatures higher than 35 degrees, so PLEASE CALL US at 608-535-8257 make sure the rink is open.
A Special Winter Family Fun Package
Give your family the gift of winter fun at The Edgewater! Our Winter Family Fun Package includes:
*The Edgewater Queens Guestroom
*Ice Skating, including skate rental, for up to four people per day
*Four tickets to the Madison Children’s Museum
*$10 Spa Credit for any service
Offer ends 1/31/16. Stay at The Edgewater anytime between now and 2/29/16.
Published on Jan 12 2016
Tags: Madison Bars, Madison Dining, Madison hotel family fun package, Madison Restaurants, Skating in Madison, The Edgewater, The Ice Rink, The Icehouse, Winter family fun package