Winter Outdoor Activities

A variety of outdoor winter sport activities are available in the park system. Grounds will be maintained as weather and ice conditions permit. Parents are required to provide necessary supervision of younger children during all winter sport activities in New Berlin park areas.

Cross-County Skiing

Cross-country skiing will be available on tracked trails at Malone Park, the Stigler Nature Area, and Valley View Park. Trails will be tracked only when weather permits. Cross-country skiing can also be enjoyed off-trail in public park areas. The trails at New Berlin Hills Golf Course are not available due to tree work.

Ice Skating

A synthetic ice skating rink is currently open for public use at the City Center Plaza located on the East corner of Library Lane and Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive. Skate rental and skate sharpening are unavailable.


Calhoun Park

Sledding and tobogganing are permitted below the starting barrier on the northwest sled slope of Calhoun Park. Sledding and saucers are only permitted on the southwest small-fry slope.

Gatewood Park

A small-fry hill is available for sledding at Gatewood Park.

Valley View Park

Sledding and tobogganing are permitted on the open, lighted sledding hill located at Valley View Park.