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Take the Family Ice Skating at Brenton Skating Plaza this Winter in Des Moines – dsm4kids.com

Going ice skating at Brenton Skating Plaza is one of my family’s favorite things to do at holiday time. It’s not winter to me, until we’ve taken a couple of spins on the ice.   After the holidays, the crowds thin and skaters can enjoy a less crowded skating rink. The outdoor rink is a Des Moines winter landmark and a perfect place to make family memories. Continue Reading…

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…

2019: Ice Skating Rinks to Visit with Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Now that winter is here, it’s time to bundle up and sharpen those ice skates and head to a local ice skating rink.  Whether you prefer a more urban setting like the ice rink at  Brenton Skating Plaza or something off the beaten path like a park pond, the Des Moines area offers plenty of options for beginner and experienced skaters alike — there’s even several FREE skate spots. And if it ever gets too cold to glide outside, you can always hit the indoor skating rink. Continue Reading…

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

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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…

Where To Go Ice Skating in Central Iowa - dsm4kids.com

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January is National Ice Skating Month. From indoor skating arenas to outdoor rinks there are several places where you can hit the ice in Central Iowa this winter! So, strap on some skates, channel your inner Dorothy Hamill (with or without the haircut:) and check out these awesome ice rinks, perfect for a family skate date. Continue Reading…