Ice Rink

students skating t the Norris Ice Rink at Northwestern.

students skating t the Norris Ice Rink at Northwestern.


The ice rink will be open daily (weather permitting) the following hours:

  • 12:00pm-11:00pm

Due to the unseasonably warm weather forecasted for this weekend (Friday, February 17 - Sunday, February 19) the ice rink will only be open from 5:00pm-11:00pm each day. Be sure to check Norris Twitter for the most recent updates.

The ice rink will close for the season at 11:00pm on Sunday, February 19th.


  • Waivers required for all participants
  • No hockey or broomball
  • Rink hours may change unexpectedly due to weather or other safety concerns

Special Events

Skate Rentals

Rental will be available daily during the following hours:

  • Sunday-Thursday: 12:30pm-10:00pm
  • Friday-Saturday: 12:30pm-11:00pm

Located at 1999 (across from Dunkin Donuts), on the Ground Floor of Norris.

Available only for students, staff, faculty, and guests of a Northwestern ID holder through Norris Outdoors.

Anyone may bring their own skates and use the ice rink when open.


Located just inside Norris from the ice rink, will be open daily from 5:00-10:00 PM.

Ice Rink Status

For updates regarding the status of the ice rink, follow Norris on Twitter and Snapchat