Ice Arena Facility Guidelines

Figure Skating & Group Lessons

  • If you, or anyone you know, is experiencing symptoms of any kind, please be responsible and stay home.
  • Each participant and parent/guardian must wear a facemask in the facility at all times except for the ice surface.
  • Group lesson participants, through Basic 6, must wear a mask on the ice.
  • Only two (2) parent’s/guardian’s per skater will be permitted in the Winnetka Ice Arena
  • Children, who are not active participants, may not be left unattended or unsupervised in the facility. 
  • Each participant is required to complete and sign a comprehensive waiver (online) before entering the facility.  This requirement, once completed and signed, will not be required for future sessions.
  • Freestyle ice sessions will be by online reservation only.  Walk-ins will not be permitted.
  • Participants may enter and exit through the main lobby doors (west Entrance).             
  • Please show up no more than 15 minutes before your session.
  • It is recommended participant’s have on her/his skates and skate guards prior to entering the facility. 
  • Rental skates, loaner helmets and loaner gloves will not be available.
  • The skating harness will not be available.
  • Vending machines and water fountains will not be available.
  • While on the ice, participants in group lessons, must stay with their group and maintain physical distancing.
  • Physical contact between participants, be it on or off the ice, is not permitted.
  • Each on-ice staff / coach will be required to wear a mask and gloves.
  • Restrooms will be limited and can only be used one person at a time.  The best advice is for each participant to properly address this issue at home, if possible.
  • At the end of the session, the participant will put on their personal facemask and skate guards, or take skates off and immediately exit the facility.  Participants cannot congregate in the Ice Arena.

Hockey Players & Coaches

  • If you, or anyone you know, is experiencing symptoms of any kind, please be responsible and stay home.
  • Each participant is required to complete and sign a comprehensive waiver before entering the facility.  This requirement, once completed and signed, will not be required for future sessions.
  • Goalies in each session will be provided a private space to dress for their time slot. Home dressing is required if your goalie cannot dress themselves.
  • Please maintain Physical Distancing in Locker rooms.
  • Overflow dress areas will be available.
  • Rental skates, loaner helmets and loaner hockey gear will not be available.
  • Vending machines and water fountains will not be available.
  • The south east “Shooting/Training Area” will not be available.
  • Staff/Coaches will be required to wear a facemask and gloves at all times.
  • Children, who are not active participants, may not be left unattended or unsupervised in the facility.
  • Restrooms will be limited and can only be used one person at a time.  The best advice is for each participant to properly address this issue at home, if possible.
  • At the end of the session, the participant will put on their personal facemask and skate guards, or change and immediately exit the facility. Participants cannot congregate in the ice arena.
  • Prior to arriving to the Winnetka Ice Arena, please know which entrance participant and/or parents/spectators are required to enter and exit. There are no exceptions to the entrance and exit requirements, which are as follows: 

Prior to arriving to the Winnetka Ice Arena, please know which entrance participant and/or parents/spectators are required to enter and exit. There are no exceptions to the entrance and exit requirements, which are as follows: 

Hockey Players Enter South Door (Locker Room Hallway Door)

Ages 5-10 must dress at home (Mite & Squirts)

  • Mites and squirts should be directed immediately to the player benches and wait for their session.
  • Please show up no more than 10 minutes before your session.
  • Parents/guardian my escort participant to the exterior south door (Parents/guardian may not enter facility at south door.)
  • All participants should bring own water bottle with name on it

Ages 11 and up, recommend dress at home, but may use locker rooms. (Facemasks Required in all areas including locker rooms, until on ice surface)

  • All participants should bring own water bottle with name on it
  • Please show up no more than 20 minutes before your session.
  • Must wear facemasks entering facility and while in locker rooms changing

Parents/Spectators Enter Main Entrance (West Entrance)

  • Facemasks are required entire time in facility
  • Max of 2 parent(s)/spectator(s) per participant
  • Parents/guardians are not allowed in locker rooms or near player bench areas
  • Parents/spectators may pick up their participant outside at South Side door.

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