Ice Rink

students skating t the Norris Ice Rink at Northwestern.

students skating t the Norris Ice Rink at Northwestern.

students on ice rink

students on ice rink

Ice Rink Closed

The Northwestern Ice Rink is now closed for the 2017-18 season. We thank you for helping to make it a success, and hope you were able to enjoy some time on the rink!


  • Click here to sign our Electronic Waiver Form
  • In order to use the ice rink, or rent skates, all participants must sign up via the electronic waiver form
  • Waivers are good for the duration of the skating season
  • Parents or guardians of minors must be present even if a waiver is signed on the minor's behalf


  • There is no fee to use the rink unless you need to rent skates
  • Electronic waivers are required for all participants
  • Children under 18 require parental supervision
  • No hockey allowed
  • Rink hours may change unexpectedly due to weather or other safety concerns


Skate Rentals

Rental will be available daily during regular ice rink hours. Skate rentals are located on the Ground floor of Norris next to Dunkin' Donuts. Please note that equipment has to be returned 30 minutes before the Ice Rink closes.


Northwestern Ice Rink skate rental rates:

  • NU Student: $3.00
  • Faculty/Staff: $6.00
  • Guests: $9.00
  • Children 12 and under: $6.00

For additional questions, please see Norris Outdoors.

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

Ice Rink Status

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