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Brenton Skating Plaza to Open for Holiday Season

October 30, 2020

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Friday, Oct. 30, 2020) — Brenton Skating Plaza in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) will open just in time to celebrate the holiday season. Brenton Skating Plaza will kick off the season on Friday, Nov. 20 and wrap up on Sunday, Jan. 3.

Due to COVID-19, reservations will be required to ice skate. Capacity at the venue will be limited to 50% to allow skaters to safely skate and social distance. Masks will be required when not skating. Staff at the venue will wear masks and gloves, and the process to check in and rent skates will be adjusted to be outdoors rather than inside the building. Limited concessions will be available.

Skating Hours are:

Monday – Thursday: 3:30 – 9 p.m.
Friday: 3:30 – 11 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday: 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Hour and a half session increments will be available when registering online.

Admission to Brenton Skating Plaza:

Adult: $9 plus a $1 service fee per admission
Child (6 – 12 years old)/Military/Senior 62+: $5.50 plus a $1 service fee per admission
Skate Rental: $5

Street parking is available on Robert D. Ray Drive and throughout the Historic East Village Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and free on Sundays. Additional parking in the lot behind the Argonne Armory Building north of Brenton Skating Plaza after 5 p.m. on weekdays. City of Des Moines parking ramps are also available, including the nearby ramp at E. 2nd and E. Grand. Visit the Directions & Parking page on Brenton Skating Plaza’s website for more information.

For more information about Brenton Skating Plaza, visit brentonplaza.com.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.