There’s nothing cooler than a party on ice! Host a birthday party at Brenton Skating Plaza November through March. Reservations are required. No winter birthday? No problem! Gather friends to party on the ice. Need a little inspiration for birthday party ideas? Read on.
To make reservations for a party, fill out the online form.
The Party Package
The fee for birthday parties is $12 per skater. This includes admission and skate rental, hot chocolate or juice box and one free admission pass for a future visit. A $25 deposit fee is required with the reservation. This fee is credited to the total party fee. Total payment is due at the conclusion of the party. Sign up here!
The birthday boy/girl receives a T-shirt from Brenton Skating Plaza, a bag from the Iowa Hall of Pride, his/her name announced with the happy birthday song and 1 free ticket to an Iowa Wild game.
You will be assigned to one of our party tents, reserved for you and your guests. There is a two-hour time limit for the party tent. Party-goers may skate longer, but cannot stay in the tent if another party is scheduled.
Frequently Asked Questions
When do birthday party bookings begin at Brenton Skating Plaza?
Parties held during the 2018–2019 season may take place between December 1, 2018, and season’s end. Reservations open at the beginning of skate season.
Can adults or other non-skating guests watch the party without paying an admission fee?
Non-skaters are free to watch the action. If they decide to skate, they can pay the daily rate of admission and skate rental.
Can I bring in a cake, cupcakes or treat bags?
Yes, but only with a scheduled party. No other food, drink or alcohol is allowed.
Can I purchase pizzas for my party?
Yes, with a scheduled party, you can purchase pizzas at a discounted rate. Ask about this at the time of booking. We offer cheese and pepperoni pizza from our concession stand.
Why do I have to put down a deposit for my birthday party?
We require a $25 deposit so Brenton Skating Plaza can staff birthday parties appropriately. The deposit is deducted from the total amount, due the day of your party.
Is there a minimum of skaters for birthday parties? What about an age restriction?
Brenton Skating Plaza requires a minimum of five skaters but has no age restriction. Both child and adult birthday parties are great.
When can I host a party at Brenton Skating Plaza?
- Monday – Thursday during open skate
- Friday nights from 5 – 7 p.m.
- Saturdays from Noon – 2 p.m., 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. and 5 – 7 p.m.
- Sundays from Noon – 2 p.m. and 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Each time slot can accommodate two parties.