Brenton Skating Plaza

East Village

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In a Nutshell

Skaters glide across the ice amid panoramic downtown views or brush up on their skills with weekly 30-minute lessons for all levels

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Mar 10, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Subject to weather conditions. May use over multiple visits. Punch card can be used by multiple people. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Since its invention, ice skating has brought us countless thrilling hockey games, scores of inspiring figure-skating routines, and one unforgettable NBA season. Be like Darryl Dawkins in the '82–'83 season with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $9 for admission and skate rental for two (up to a $19 value)
  • $26 for four ice-skating classes, held on Mondays in February (a $52 value)
  • $26 for four ice-skating classes, held on Saturdays in February (a $52 value)

During open-skate sessions, pairs glide around the outdoor rink amid panoramic views of downtown Des Moines. Ice-skating classes, which use the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills program to guide their curriculum, take place on Mondays at 7:05 p.m. or Saturdays at 8:50 a.m. Each group session lasts 30 minutes and includes skate rental, one complimentary public-skate pass per week, and a one-year U.S. Figure Skating membership.

Brenton Skating Plaza

Brenton Skating Plaza's outdoor ice-skating rink is comprised of a 160'x60' sheet of ice that can hold up to 220 skaters. There, skaters—equipped with one of 450 pairs of skates available for rent—can cut lines through the ice in the open air. Throughout the season, which stretches from November to March, the rink hosts skating lessons, broomball games, and public skating, 7 days a week and on holidays. Those looking to warm their insides or have a treat, can enjoy a hot chocolate or snack from the concessions offered on site.

Customer Reviews

Great venue - fun activity!
Lisa C. · March 3, 2013
Great staff and accommodations, ice needed smoothed
Sarah H. · March 1, 2013
We had a great time! Thanks!!
Janel G. · February 22, 2013

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