Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks

Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks – Outdoor Ice Skating rinks in Oakland County, Metro Detroit, and SE Michigan. Skate rental info, hours, locations… Here is a list of some outdoor skating places to go for ice skating in Oakland County and Metro Detroit, Michigan. Here is a list of some Metro Detroit outdoor skating rinks. I’ll also try to list info on which local rinks offer ice skate rentals.

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NOTE – ALL Metro Detroit ice skating rinks listed below are weather dependent (obviously). Make sure you check local rink conditions before venturing out. OCM is not responsible to updates or changes made since this info has been listed. Skate at your own risk, often these rinks are not necessarily supervised.

Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks – Oakland County

Beverly Hills Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Beverly Park (18801 Beverly Rd, Beverly Hills, MI 48025, www.villagebeverlyhills.com)
Rink is located at Beverly Park near the tennis courts. Open ice, not structured. Open beginning at 8a, park admission is FREE. Bring your own skates and skate at your own risk. For ice conditions info, you can contact the Village of Beverly Hills at 248-646-6404. Beverly Park also has a very nice sledding hill (toward the back of the park). Beverly Park is is maintained by the Village of Beverly Hills.

Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks / Birmingham Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Barnum Park Ice Skating Rink (corner of Purdy and Frank streets in Birmingham, MI)
The ice rink at Barnum is non-refrigerated and only open when weather permits. Barnum Park ice-skating is open during daylight hours only. Contact 248-530-1700 or 248-530-1700 for ice-skating conditions. The ice rink may be covered with snow at times, but city crews will “clear it as soon as feasible”. The use of the ice skating rink at Barnum Park is free and “at your own risk”. For more info, visit bhamgov.org

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Independence Oaks County Park Ice Skating (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI)
As Crooked Lake freezes over, park staff occasionally keeps it smooth for blades but the ice itself is largely unstructured and not maintained. Hit the warming house for some hot chocolate. Then, swing by the cross-country ski rental for an added adventure – or, for the more timid, walk out on the lake’s docks and take in the view. Bring your own skates, as there are no rentals. Hours – weather-dependent; 8a-one-half-hour before sunset daily. Independence Oaks County Park is operated by Oakland County Parks.Call 248-625-0877.

Farmington / Farmington Hills Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Riley Park Ice Skating Rink (35550 West 8 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Riley Park ice rink is open daily, weather permitting. Hours are Sun-Th from 8:30a-10p and Fr-Sa from 8:30a-11p. Skating is free to the public during non-peak hours only. Nominal fees for skating during peak hours. Skate rental may be offered during peak hours. Questions and inquiries on ice conditions should be directed to 248-474-5500. The Riley Park Rink is maintained by the City of Farmington.

Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks / Madison Hts Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Rosie’s Park
– (1111 E Farnum Ave, Madison Heights, MI 48071, 248-589-2294)
Rosie’s Park features an ice rink maintained by Madison Hts DPS employees. The rink lights go on at dusk so the rink remains open (weather permitting) until 10p 7 days per week. Rosie’s Park ice rink features 2 hockey goals and an open area for open skating. Rosie’s Park is maintained by the City of Madison Heights.

Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks / Milford Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Ice skating – offered at the ice rink located on Kent Lake at the boat rental area, which is lighted evenings. Weather and ice conditions permitting, the ice rink is open weekdays, 11a to 9p. Park hours – 6a to 10p. For ice and snow conditions, contact Kensington Metropark at 1-800-477-3178. Kensington Metropark does not offer ice skate rentals.

Oakland Twp Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Bear Creek Nature Park Ice Rink (740 West Snell, Rochester, Michigan 48306)
Bear Creek Park ice skating rink is located near the park’s parking lot. Ice skating is unsupervised and ice skate rental is not available. Hockey is prohibited at Marsh View Park. Hours are 10a-5p 7 days a week when ice conditions are perfect for skating. For an update on ice skating conditions, call 248-651-4440 ext 289. Bear Creek is maintained by Oakland Twp Parks & Rec.

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Municipal Park Ice Skating (400 Sixth St, Rochester, Michigan 48307)
The downtown Rochester ice skating pond at Municipal Park is located at the end of Ludlow street in Downtown Rochester, Michigan. The pond is open for ice skating during the winter as long as the ice conditions are suitable. Park entry is free. Municipal Park does not offer ice skate rentals. The rink is maintained by the City of Rochester.

Rochester Hills Outdoor Ice Skating
Spencer Park / Carter Lake Ice Skating (3701 John R Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan)
Spencer Park in Rochester Hills offers ice skating on their lake. There are two separate areas designated for hockey or ice skating. Admission fee to Spencer Park is required to gain entry and the park won’t open in the winter until ice-conditions are suitable for ice skating. Spencer Park also offers a heated shelter with indoor restrooms. Skate rental is available. Spencer park entry fee for Winter is $5 for non-residents and $3 for residents of Rochester Hills. They host a pond hockey tournament every winter (weather permitting). Call 248-656-4657. Hours – 10a-dusk. Spencer Park is operated by the City of Rochester Hills.

Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks / Royal Oak Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
The Detroit Zoo (8450 W 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067, 248-541-5717)
Open daily during Wild Lights. Located inside the Zoo in front of the penguin center.  A 25-minute skating session is $7 per person ages 4 and older ($3 if you bring your own ice skates). “The Winter Rink is not made of ice, but of a synthetic plastic known as Glice – a material composed of heat-pressed layers of polymers – so no water or electricity is required for operation.”

Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks / Royal Oak Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Grant Park (Corner of Fifth Street and Kayser)
Royal Oak DPS creates and maintains the rinks at various parks in Royal Oak. Free to the public and open for family skating (no hockey). This rink is maintained by a DPS employee who volunteers their own time to take care of it. Call 248-246-3180 for ice conditions to make sure it is open for the upcoming season. Maintained by the City of Royal Oak.

Royal Oak Ice Skating Rink
Exchange Park (Campbell & Montrose, Royal Oak, MI 48067)
Royal Oak DPS creates and maintains the rinks at various parks in Royal Oak. Free to the public and open for family skating (no hockey). This rink is maintained by a DPS employee who volunteers their own time to take care of it. Call 248-246-3180 for ice conditions to make sure it is open for the upcoming season. Maintained by the City of Royal Oak.

Wixom Outdoor Skating Rink
Wixom Civic Center Ice Rink (49015 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, Michigan 48393)
Ice skaters are welcome to use the Wixom Civic Center fountain area for ice skating when it freezes for the winter. The rink is only open when ice conditions allow for skating. I’m told you may want to bring a shovel to clear the ice. Ice skating is free. Bring your own skates. For more info, call 248-624-4557. Hosted by the City of Wixom.

Detroit Ice Skating Rinks

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Campus Martius Park Ice Skating (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
The professionally kept ice-skating rink at Campus Martius is not only gorgeous, it’s one of the few outdoor rinks in the area that offers skate rentals. Click here for details, hours and rates.

Clark Park Ice Skating Rink (1130 Clark Street, Detroit, MI 48209)
Clark Park hosts open skating, youth hockey, adult drop-in hockey, hockey games, and other events. Visit www.clarkparkcoalition.com for more info.

Macomb County Skating Rinks

Shelby Township Outdoor Ice Skating
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Stony Creek Metropark offers a large ice skating area at the boat launch section of the park (near Eastwood Beach). Park hours are from 7a-8p daily. Ice skating rink opens when conditions permit. Stony Creek Metropark does not offer ice skate rentals. Park entry fees are required for ice skating.

Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks / Warren Outdoor Ice Skating
Warren City Square Ice Rink (Van Dyke just north of 12 Mile Road, Warren, Michigan, 586-574-4518)
Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks Hours for Warren City Square – Monday-Thursday  3-9p, Friday 3-10p, Saturday 11a-10p, Sunday 11a-8p. The city of Warren offers ice skating at the beautiful City Square Ice Rink. Heated area, concessions and restrooms are onsite. Ice Skate rental is available. Maintained by the City of Warren.

This Metro Detroit Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

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