The Ice Ridge

Ice Skating
1111 E Army Post Rd., Des Moines, IA 50315 1111 E Army Post Rd., Des Moines Directions
Today 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Open All Hours
+15153718666
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56% of 25 customers recommended

There's an exhilarating freedom to skating that the folks at Des Moines' The Ice Ridge, IA, certainly know how to provide. The large skating rink at The Ice Ridge is great for all levels, so round up the troops and get skating.

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  • Hours
    Sun
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Mon-Sat
    1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Report | 3 years ago
I was expecting an Ice skating rink, but when we arrived it was just tiny little area and kids were "ice skating" on plastic material. Did not even go in or use the groupon just left disappointed at the false advertising!
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Report | 3 years ago
My kids took my 2 year old grandson and had a blast! They said there were lots of "limbs" going in odd directions but they had loads of fun and laughter! If you'd like a pic of my grandson on his ice skates with his dad - let me know! (I'll get their permission to share it with you first.)
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Report | 3 years ago
Very small area!
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Report | 3 years ago
The idea of synthetic ice appealed to me with a 3 and 6-year old that don't know how to ice skate. The Ice Ridge is very small, which wasn't a huge deal. But it was like skating on a plastic cutting board in bad shape. I will not be returning there.
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Report | 3 years ago
It was a good place to take first time skaters as its easier to help beginners learn on. Good family time :)
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Report | 3 years ago
Was terrible. It's like trying to skate on plexiglass. It's impossible to actually skate on if you're going there to skate. Reeks like smoke, not many skate sizes. Waste of $17.
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Report | 3 years ago
Parents do NOT need to purchase tickets if they are not going to skate. You can walk on the "ice" with shoes on and it's not slick at all. Parents can help little kiddos on skates without needing to skate themselves!
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Report | 3 years ago
The worst Groupon experience I've had. I would not feel comfortable letting friends (or anyone) take their kids there. Plus it's not even ice. It's like a plastic bumpy puzzle. And the owner used vulgar language toward my kids. It's gross.
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Report | 3 years ago
I was disappointed that it was not real ice and I found the "synthetic ice" (ie. plastic) to be difficult to skate on.
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Report | 3 years ago
Great place to introduce children to ice skating. The workers were friendly and very helpful in teaching our toddlers the basics to ice skating.
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From Our Editors

If it takes place on synthetic ice, it's probably going down at The Ice Ridge. The Ice Ridge rink, made of eco-friendly panels that mimic real ice, hosts skaters of practically every age and experience level, whether they're taking classes or celebrating birthdays. The indoor space, encircled by the expansive square's blue walls, is kept safe thanks to the watchful eyes of instructors and supervisors. Skaters may embark on a variety of activities, learning to play hockey, socializing at on-ice fundraising events, or having an adventure after being kicked out for ice-fishing attempts. An onsite pro shop equips rink-goers with boots, blades, and services, such as repairs and fittings.

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Sun
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Sat
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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