Freeport Park District

Winter Activities

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READ PARK ICE RINK 
Weather permitting, ice skating and hockey are available at the Read Park Ice Rink located near the Family Aquatic Center. The ice rink is for shared use for general skating and ice hockey and it is lighted for night time use. When skaters are present, hockey is restricted to the west side of the ice rink.

KRAPE PARK SLED HILL
This popular slope is located next to the Koenig Amphitheater in Krape Park. Patrons are required to follow the posted rules and guidelines. To protect this green space, patrons should not use the sled hill when it is closed.

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING/SNOWSHOEING/FAT TIRE BICYCLING
Enjoy outdoor winter activities that are low impact and cardio pumping. Oakdale Nature Preserve and Krape Park are great locations for hiking as well as other winter sports. Please observe trail rules and etiquette. To download the trail map for Oakdale  CLICK HERE

EQUIPMENT RENTALS: SKIS, SNOWSHOES AND YOUTH ICE SKATES
Cross-country ski equipment and snowshoes are available in adult and youth sizes, first come-first served. Costs are $20 per weekend and $10 per day.  We also have a limited supply of adjustable youth ice skates. Costs are $10 per weekend and $5 per day. Pick up and drop off equipment at the Administration Center in Read Park open Monday-Friday from 8 am – 5 pm.

SNOWMOBILING

For current information on Jane Addams Trail weather conditions, go to janeaddamstrail.com