Chicago Wolves Skating Rink

Location: East Mall

Date: November 3 - January 27, 2019

Hours: Daily 12 noon to 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Magic Hours: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

All Skaters: $7

Skate Rentals: $5

Glide through the holidays at the new Chicago Wolves Skating Rink! Admission is $7 for all skaters. There are a limited number of skates are available for a $5 rental fee. Skaters are welcome to bring their own skates.

The Chicago Wolves skating rink is not made of ice, but of a synthetic material  known as Glice® – so no water or electricity is required for operation. Brookfield Zoo is one of only three zoos in the country to install a Glice® rink!

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