Ice Skate Rentals

Bear Ice Ponds

Open Daily: 10 am - 10 pm 


Follow our Facebook page, or call 307-789-1770, for current ice conditions.


The Ice Ponds will be lighted for ice skating each night from dusk until 10:00 pm. 

Location: Bear River Greenway off Bear River Drive adjacent to the BEAR Community Center building.
Natural ice skating conditions: 10 inches fair to good ice skating conditions, the ice is rough in spots. 

Rent Ice Skates at the Rec Center during business hours:
Monday - Friday 5:00 am - 8:00 pm ; 
Weekends 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: $5 per pair, per day - return the next day by 4:00 pm

$20 maximum per immediate family, per day - return the next day by 4:00 pm 

Skate on Natural Ice, Weather Permitting 
Minimum 6 inches of ice is required for skating
The ice thickness is checked and maintained daily by the Evanston Parks Department. 


Cross Country Ski/ Snow Shoe Rentals

Part Day - $7 - return same day

Full Day $10 - return next day by 4:00 pm

Weekend $15

Full Week - $45

Local Cross Country Ski Locations:

Purple Sage Municipal Golf Course/Nordic Center, Aspen Elementary, Bear River State Park, Lily Lake Cross Country Ski Area located 30 miles south of Evanston. For Lily Lake Cross Country Ski area conditions call 789 - 2519.


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Contact Information

Parks & Recreation District   
275 Saddle Ridge Road   
Evanston, WY 82930  
Phone: 307-789-1770   
Fax: 307-789-1067​


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