Brenton Skating Plaza is open 7 days a week, including Holidays! Visit for public skate hours.

Sign Up for Learn To Skate Classes and Broomball Leagues Now!

Des Moines, IA – Brenton Skating Plaza will open for its fourth season of skating on Friday, November 20, with a Free Public Skate and Free Breakfast from 6am – 9am.  Breakfast is provided by the Iowa Egg Council and Gateway Market; Coffee is courtesy of Java Joe’s Coffee.  And there’s something extra – Bring a non-perishable food item to help Des Moines families in need and receive a 2-for-1 Admission voucher and a Brenton Skating Plaza Ice Scraper.  ‘Tis the Season!

Learn To Skate Class Registration Has Begun!
Whether you’re new to skating, brushing up, or wanting to take your skating to the next level, you’ll love our Learn To Skate classes!  Enthusiastic instruction along with the outdoor panoramic view of Downtown Des Moines will make your skating lessons and experience to remember!

We teach all ages (4 and up, including Adults!) and skill levels.  Our program stresses a skating environment that is exciting, rewarding, safe, and fun.  Classes meet once a week for 4 weeks on Saturdays and Mondays.  Detailed information below:

Saturdays  9:25-9:55 p.m. 4 week session - $40*     
Session 1:  December 5, 12, 19
   Session 2:  January 9, 16, 23, 30

   Session 3:  No Saturday sessions in February

   Session 4:  March 6, 13, 20, 27

   Mondays  6:30-7:30 p.m. 4 week session - $60
   Session 1:  December 7, 14, 21, 28
   Session 2:  January 4, 11, 21, 28

Session 3:  February 1, 8, 15, 22
Session 4:  March 1, 8, 15, 22  

Exclusive!  Enroll online
only by Thursday, November 19 and receive $10 off your Session 1 (December) class fee!

Broomball Leagues forming now!
Broomball Leagues are now forming at Brenton Skating Plaza. League play is Sundays, 8:30-10 p.m., starting December 6. Register individually or by team (12 player limit). Register online
. Cost is $80 per player.

For regulation information and general questions, call (515) 284-1000 or email
. For information on teams, rules and regulations, call Mandy at (515) 554-5805.