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Ice Skating

2020 Season

The Plaza's season will be Nov. 20, 2020 to Jan. 3, 2021. Due to COVID-19, skating sessions have been implemented and pre-registering is strongly encouraged.

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To help everyone stay safe while enjoying Brenton Skating Plaza, visitors should wash their hands or use hand sanitizer frequently, social distance when possible, wear a face covering and stay home if they are sick. Anyone visiting the facility does so at their own risk.

All skaters, spectators and staff must follow all CDC and public health guidance for social distancing. For more information about how the space will operate this year, please see our FAQ page. General skating sessions are below: 

Sessions Schedule

Monday – Thursday

  • 3:30 – 5 p.m.
  • 5:30 – 7 p.m.
  • 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Friday

  • 3:30 – 5 p.m.
  • 5:30 – 7 p.m.
  • 7:30 – 9 p.m.
  • 9:30 – 11 p.m.

Saturday

  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • 1:30 – 3 p.m.
  • 3:30 – 5 p.m.
  • 5:30 – 7 p.m.
  • 7:30 – 9 p.m.
  • 9:30 – 11 p.m.

Sunday

  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • 1:30 – 3 p.m.
  • 3:30 – 5 p.m.
  • 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Holiday Hours

We are open Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Please check for up-to-date hours on our Ice Skating page. During school holiday breaks, additional skating sessions will be available.

What are the hours during school holiday breaks?

Nov. 25: 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Nov. 26: 3:30 – 9 p.m.
Nov. 27: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Dec. 23: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Dec. 24: 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dec. 25: 3:30 – 9 p.m.
Dec. 26: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Dec. 27: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Dec. 28: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Dec. 29: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Dec. 30: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Dec. 31: 11:30 a.m. – Midnight
Jan. 1: 3:30 – 9 p.m.
Jan. 2: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Jan. 3: 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

1.5 hour skating sessions

Additional weekday skating sessions will be available during school holiday breaks.Holiday break hours are listed in the FAQ.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this ever-changing environment. The guidelines for the Brenton Skating Plaza are subject to change. For additional information, visit the City of Des Moines COVID-19 Information page.

Thank You to Our Skating Season Sponsors

 

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