McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
Skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park returns November 18 through March 5 (weather permitting). Admission is free, but online reservation tickets are required. Snacks and hot drinks will be available from Momentum Coffee and Millennium Hall. Additionally, DCASE will present free skating lessons (reservations required) from 9-10am on most Saturdays and Sundays, teaching beginner and intermediate ice skating and hockey skills. Free lessons are made possible by the McDonald’s Active Lifestyles Endowment managed by the Millennium Park Foundation.
Rates for Skate Rentals & Sharpening*:
(Skate sizes start at children’s size 9 thru adult 12)
$20 Friday-Sunday & Holidays
$10 Skate-aide (under 42 inches)
$9 Skate Sharpening
*+ $1 credit card processing fee per ticket/transaction
**all sessions have limited free/bring your own skate reservations available. If the time is not reservable it is sold out.
Regular Sessions 11/18/2022–3/5/2023:
Session 1: 11am-12:30pm
Session 2: 1-2:30pm
Session 3: 3-4:30pm
Session 4: 5-6:30pm
Session 5: 7-8:30pm
Session 6: 9-10:30pm
Online Ticketed Reservations Required Reserve Tickets Online
Reservation dates are released 2 weeks in advance of session date.
Limited walk-up reservations may be available based on capacity. You may have wait for next session with available capacity.
Learn To Skate
DCASE presents free skating lessons (reservations required), teaching beginner and intermediate ice skating and hockey skills. Skate rental is Free for the lessons.
9-10am most Saturdays and Sundays.
Free lessons are made possible by the McDonald’s Active Lifestyles Endowment managed by the Millennium Park Foundation.
A limited number of skate-aides (under 42 inches) are available for rent.
Storage for personal items is very limited, please plan accordingly.
A limited number of lockers are available for $2 to temporarily store personal items.
Please Read Prior to Registration
- Please Note: Session capacity is limited. A select number of reservation types are available. If your reservation type is unavailable, please check back to see if spots open. Reservation types may sell out. Sold out sessions will not appear on the reservable list.
- No Refunds. All Sales are Final.
- No Transfer or changes of dates or session times – double check the date and time that you have selected, before purchasing your rental reservation. Reservations are tickets to a specific date, time and reservation type.
- There is no waitlist.
- Session Cancellation - If the session you have reserved is cancelled by Management (weather, emergency, safety issues) you will be notified of cancelation via email. If you are considering making reservations, you can check social media (@millenniumpark) for cancelation updates. Updates will only be posted if the session is canceled. The website will also not allow bookings if it is canceled.