Do you enjoy spending time on the ice? If so, then visit one of these rinks near Marquette at Willow Crossing where you’ll find both hockey and ice skating near Elk Grove Village:
The Edge Ice Arenas
As one of Chicagoland’s premier skating destinations, The Edge features three ice surfaces, luxury seating, and an outdoor in-line skating rink open for skills practices and roller hockey games. Public skate sessions are held throughout the week. They welcome all abilities and vary in both days and lengths.
The Learn to Skate program offers adult classes on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. The professional staff enjoys sharing their passion and welcome everyone from competitive skaters to those who want to skate for fun and exercise.
Oakton Ice Arena
Nestled in nearby Park Ridge, Oakton boasts that it’s the “place for frozen fun.” This award-winning arena welcomes thousands of visitors every year who come to enjoy skating or hockey. It features a regulation NHL-size ice surface, an Olympic room, and a state-of-the-art sound system. Numerous public skating sessions take place throughout the week at a daily fee of six dollars plus skate rental.
Oakton is also home to a professional coaching staff led by two-time Olympian David Santee. Beginning adult classes focus on forward and backward skating as well as proper stopping techniques. The instructors strive to instill a lifelong passion for the sport, and the sessions are a fun way to work out while learning new skills.
Franklin Park Ice Arena
A local favorite, the Franklin Park Ice Arena offers everything from speed skating to the exciting game of broomball. Skaters enjoy afternoon and evening public sessions six days a week. Select dates feature a DJ, and the lunchtime skates provide a fun break from work.
Franklin Park also offers rat hockey for those 18 and older. The sessions are a way to enhance skills while meeting new friends. Players must wear full gear, and goalies skate for free.
Along with these destinations for ice skating near our Elk Grove Village apartments are also near other Elk Grove Park District recreation options. To call our community home, please contact us. We’ll arrange a personalized tour where you can see everything we have to offer.Back to all posts