Quality Inn & Suites Event Center
929 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: (515) 282-5251
Fax: (515) 282-6871
929 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA, US, 50309
- Phone: (515) 282-5251
- Fax: (515) 282-6871
Although the Brenton Skating Plaza is seasonal, during the times it is open, nothing can stop the undulating surge of families, students and tourists who arrive here for a fun day out. Enjoying a superb location by the riverfront, November to March is the best time to visit when one can skate under the stars and snowflakes. Summers also witness a flurry of activity in the form of community events, live gigs and festivals, while Pay As You Go Skating lessons are a big hit with visitors and locals who'd like to learn the finer nuances of skating.
The Water Works Park is 1,500 acres of pure outdoor fun! Park visitors can enjoy fun activities such as hiking, fishing, picnicking, jogging, and biking. There are also large open areas for team sports, and picnic areas with grills and tables.
The 18-hole A.H. Blank Golf Course offers a pro shop and golf carts.
The public 18-hole Grand View Golf Course is one of the oldest golf courses in the United States.
Sleepy Hollow Sports Park is a 60-acre sports and family recreation complex. Some of the many activities offered at the park include bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, climbing wall, batting cages, and sand volleyball. In the winter they also have skiing, snow tubing, and snowboarding. The complex is also available for group events such as birthday parties, corporate picnics, school field trips, and many others. Please check their website for hours and activity rates.
The Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center was built in the honor of the U.S. Army's first officer candidate class for African American men in 1917, and the establishment of the first Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in 1942. The Education center serves to be a national attraction with artifacts, exhibits, archival photographs and period art, also a resource center for students and a historical site for conferences, meetings and celebrations.
This lovely, green course offers 36 holes, a pro shop, driving range, and a snack counter.
A private 18-hole golf club established in 1920, Indianola Country Club has four sets of tees.
The seasonal Indianola Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center includes a 12,900 square foot, zero-depth barrier free heated pool with a 1-meter diving board, water cascade umbrella, geyser, two water slides, a bubbling beach, leaping lily pads, jumping pods, a Swedish swing, critter hideout lagoon, sand play area, water therapy seat, an aquatic wheelchair, shade structures, the Edgewater Snack Bar, lockers, and a private family changing room.
Deer Run Golf Club features an 18-hole golf course and a driving range.