Learn To Skate


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The Brenton Difference: Professional Licensed Directors

Whether you’re new to skating, brushing up or wanting to take your skating to the next level, you’ll love our Learn To Skate classes! Enthusiastic instruction along with the outdoor panoramic view of Downtown Des Moines will make your skating lessons an experience to remember! We teach all ages (four and up, including adults!) and basic skill levels. Brenton Skating Plaza proudly uses the Learn to Skate USA Nationally recognized program for its class curriculum.

Find the skating class that’s right for you! For more information about the skills taught at each level, please go to LearnToSkateUSA.com

Ice Skating Skill Levels – Must be ages 4 and up

Classes offered: Snowplow Sam (ages 4-5); Basic Skills (ages 6-12); Adult (ages 13 and up)

Learn to Skate sponsored by



December 3rd and 10th Learn to Skate Open House 10:30 to 11:30 am

Learn to Skate classes are offered January & February. Registrations beginning October 18.


ATTENTION! ONE MORE STEP! Your registration for our program will not be complete until you sign up for your Learn To Skate membership benefits ($12 one time fee) at LearnToSkateUSA.com. This step must be completed prior to your first group lesson! So sign up today! Thank you!

Program Director

Darlene Lewis


Darlene has over 20 years in the figure staking world. With four years of competitive skating experience and 16 years of coaching, she knows her way around the rink. Darlene has received ratings by the Professional Skaters Association for Certified Moves in the Field, she is a registered Freestyle Instructor and registered Group Instructor. She provides Learn to Skate instruction to groups ages four and up.

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    Des Moines, IA 50309-1824
    (515) 284-1000

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    UPCOMING EVENTS | View Full Calendar

    November 18, 2016

    Opening Day Let's Skate
    Friday, November 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Santa is coming tonight - tree lighting - Ice carving
    Friday, November 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    November 19, 2016

    Saturday Public Skate
    Saturday, November 19, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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