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2019: Outdoor Sports to Try this Winter in Des Moines – dsm4kids.com

Getting outside this time of year doesn’t come naturally for many — it can seem far more fun to curl up with cocoa on the sofa and binge-watch movies. But children (and you;) NEED to get outside, breathe fresh air, and take in some Vitamin D. The trick is finding a fun way to work up a sweat in freezing temperatures. In the Des Moines area you can get the adrenaline going by strapping on some snowshoes or skis; or racing down a hill in a snow tube. Continue Reading…

2018 Ice Skating & Winter Sports in Des Moines – dsm4kids.com

Find an updated list of 2019 ice skating venues here.

Find the 2019 winter sports guide here.

There are officially 90 days of winter (which can seem like a long time) so why not embrace the cold and snow and make the most of what this season has to offer? There’s no better way to enjoy a winter day than taking a spin on the ice, racing down a hill on skis or a snow tube with your children squealing in delight. Check out these spots where you can go ice skating and enjoy winter sports in Des Moines. Continue Reading…

Sport Spotlight: Winter Ski Sports in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Did you know that the ski was invented before the wheel? Skies were used in prehistoric times as a mode of transportation and survival. Today skiing has become a highly competitive sport and winter pastime. This time of year presents a terrific opportunity to introduce the sport to your child.  There are a few places where youth can learn more about downhill skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing in Des Moines. Continue Reading…