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Ice Skating

Opening Day: November 16, 2018

Ice skating at Brenton Skating Plaza will begin November 16, 2018! Weather permitting, the rink is open seven days a week, including holidays. 


  • Monday through Thursday  |  Noon – 9 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday  |  Noon – 11 p.m.
  • Sunday  |  Noon – 6 p.m.


  • Adults  |  $8.50
  • Child/Military/Senior 62+  |  $5.25
  • Skate Rental: $4.75

Admission is increased by $1 on holidays. Group rates are available.

The rink is also available to rent! For more information about how you can rent the rink for a party or event, contact Robbin McClelland, Manager of Brenton Skating Plaza.

Thank You to the 2018-2019 Winter Season Sponsors: 

City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation   Kaldenberg's logo

MidAmerican Energy Company  Meredith logo

Principal logoRiverfront Development Authority UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Brenton Skating Plaza is in partnership with the Greater Des Moines Partnership.