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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

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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…

Go Snowshoeing or Cross-Country Skiing with Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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Fun, easy and inexpensive, snowshoeing and cross country skiing are great ways to slip some fitness into your winter days. And they’re both a great way to wear out the kids!  Here’s a few places where you can rent equipment and attend classes, so you can give snow shoeing or cross country skiing a try with your kids in Des Moines this winter.  Continue Reading…

Snow Shoeing & Cross Country Skiing 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Find the 2019 winter sports guide here.

If it ever snows again this winter, the kids will be ready to get out and play in it. Why not teach them to snow shoe or cross-country ski?  Both sports combine fun with fitness and are great winter activities that will get your family out of the house to embrace the cold weather.  Continue Reading…