- Our list of the best things to do in Urbandale, Iowa, features the top 84 nearby activities — including 35 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Urbandale, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Urbandale, IA , followed by 73 popular activities in nearby cities, including Des Moines, West Des Moines, Ankeny, Indianola, Altoona, Madrid and Johnston
Learn about the cultural and historical development of Urbandale, Iowa at Living History Farms. Children and adults tour homes, experience a one-room schoolhouse, explore early farming techniques and enjoy interacting with costumed staff.
Offering hockey and figure skate rentals, Metro Ice Sports Arena hosts public skate sessions in its 87,000 square foot facility. The arena offers party packages that include pizza, skate rentals, and two hours of skating.
Courage League Sports is a recreational sports center dedicated for individuals who are facing a physical or mental hardship. Programs at the center include fitness classes, yoga instruction, and numerous sports classes.
A gymnastics and tumbling academy with philosophical and spiritual roots in Christian faith, the Sapphire Gymnastics Academy focuses on inspiring confidence and self-assuredness in students. The facility offers classes for all ages and ability levels.
Along with public skating, lessons are offered at the Metro Ice Sports Facility. This includes basic lessons as well as lessons in figure skating technique. Other activities include hockey leagues and training camps.
See the most recent film releases at the Carmike Cobblestone 9 Theater. Along with nine screens, the facility is equipped with 3D projection and concessions. They further offer discounted pricing on designated nights.
Standard facilities such as a baseball diamond, picnic shelter that can be rented, a children's playground, and open picnic areas are available at Walker-Johnston Park. The city's skateboard park is held within the site.
An indoor training facility for baseball and softball players, Grand Slam USA offers a variety of clinics to help improve technique. Additionally, during Christmas, summer and spring break, special camps are also scheduled.