Announcements for Tier 3, COVID-19

In compliance with state of Illinois Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations effective on Monday, November 23, Centennial Ice Rinks will be adjusting our offerings to fit new state guidelines.

Starting Monday, November 23, Centennial Ice Rinks will be open and rink hours will be Monday-Sunday, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Programming changes moving forward:

Effective Friday, November 20, 2020 all Fall II learn-to-skate and primetime freestyle ice programming is cancelled. With safety in mind, we are committed to offering ways for skaters and players to continue to lace up their skates, practice, and engage in an activity that they enjoy. To learn more about Late Fall refunds, and new Tier-3-compliant offerings, visit our Ice Skating and Hockey page.

To reserve private rental time:

All Ice Time needs to be booked in advance

  • Please email for availability, fee information, and to make reservations.
  • Space must be requested one week in advance.
  • Space is not guaranteed.

2020 Rules & Procedures

Participant PPE & equipment:

  • Participants should wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer before participating and regularly for the duration of practice.
  • Participants should wear face coverings over their nose and mouth when inside the facility. This includes while on the ice.
  • All face masks, sanitizing supplies, and hand sanitizer must be supplied by your organization or by your participants.
  • If practical, sanitize shared equipment during use (e.g., between drills) and encourage frequent hand sanitizing or hand washing if facilities are available.
  • Shared equipment is to be sanitized in between scheduled drills, practices, and lessons.
  • Participants should use their own equipment as much as practical.

New practices & procedure at the rink:

  • There is no loitering in the main rink lobby allowed and no spectators.
  • Participants should bring their own source of water.
  • Washrooms are available.
  • Participants should avoid touching facility accessories.
  • Before participating in the sport, instructors should ask whether participant is currently exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If a participant does have symptoms, they should wait to enter premises until they have had no fever for at least 72 hours, other symptoms have improved, and at least 10 days have passed since their symptoms first appeared, and after afebrile and feeling well (without fever-reducing medication) for at least 72 hours.
  • When arriving for their ice session, players and coaches are to enter the ice rink main entrance and follow arrows to enter to the right of the ramp.
  • When leaving, patrons are to exit to the right of the ramp out the main entrance.

Freestyle Guidelines:

  • Masks are required per the Illinois All Sports Policy.
  • Ice Dance and Pair Skating are not allowed at this time.
  • The house sound system will be available.
  • The jump harness will be available and must be sanitized before and after use by the skating instructor.
  • Skaters and coaches may arrive for their scheduled ice slot 10 minutes in advance.
  • All skaters must check in at the office upon arrival at the rink.
  • Skaters and coaches may put their skates on in the lobby.
  • Skaters who have a break between freestyle sessions will be allowed in the ice rink main lobby, however will need to wear a mask.
  • Spectators are not allowed at this time.

Hockey Guidelines:

  • Masks are required per the Illinois All Sports Policy.
  • Players and coaches may arrive for their scheduled ice slot 10 minutes in advance.
  • Hockey players are to dress at home. No locker rooms will be available at this time.
  • Coaches will be allowed use the coaches room to dress for their session.
  • Goalies will be provided a private area to dress for their time slot. Home dressing is strongly encouraged for all goalies.
  • Spectators are not allowed at this time.
  • There is no congregating in the rink or lobby area.

Ice Rink Staff

Jason Stanislaw, Centennial Recreation Complex General Manager
Tel: 847-256-9682 | Email:

Joey Sanchez, Assistant Manager
Tel: 847-256-9671 | Email:

Natalie Liang, Figure Skating Supervisor
Tel: 847-256-9684 | Email:

Skating School Staff: Jill Aybar; Ros Druce Evanson; Michelle Lu; Liz McShane Beberdick; Kelly Janetzko; Anna McBride; Tracie Miller; Katy O'Malley; Jennifer Paske; Lisa Paul; Angelina Pronos; Olivia Raymond; Jana Reynolds; Lauren Schmookler; Sharon Seiden; Melissa Smoler; Ellen Witwer; Ellie Witzel