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This event was cancelled on Fri 2/2/2024, by Dan Dunne for the following reason: It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of the upcoming ice skating event due to unforeseen circumstances related to weak ice conditions.

Learn to Skate on Lake Mendota with Rec Well

Friday, Feb 23, 2024 (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Payment Options:
Student Skate Rental
Non Student Skate Rental
Leaders: Dan Dunne
Outdoor UW Manager

Event Information


Discover the thrill of gliding on ice at Outdoor UW's Learn to Ice Skate event, where expert instruction from UW RecWell turns Lake Mendota into your frosty classroom! Whether you're a first-timer or looking to polish your skills, this picturesque setting provides the perfect backdrop for mastering the art of ice skating. Join us for laughter, learning, and graceful slides as you embrace the magic of skating on the frozen beauty of Lake Mendota.


Skate rentals are available at $5 for students per hour and $7 for non-students per hour. Skate rentals are available first to those registered (below) for the event. 15 minutes BEFORE the event begins we will call down the list of those registered to select their skates. Once those who are registered for the event (and present before the event begins) have their skates, rentals will be available to those not registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Youth under 18 need to be accompanied by a legal guardian at this event.



***Limited sizes of ice skates are available. Skates are rented out on a first-come, first-served basis.

***If you are a person with a disability needing reasonable accommodation, please contact our Co-Managers,

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In the event that the course is cancelled by Outdoor UW, full refunds will be issued. Refunds will not be issued if participants cancel within 24 hours of event.
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Registration Count

Registration Type Registrations Remaining
All Participants 0 20