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Our Mission: To enrich lives by providing excellent parks, facilities and programs for current and future generations.

Monthly Facility Calendars
General facility hours for Community Center Gym & Weight Room, Municipal Pool and Ames/ISU Ice Arena. Fitness Class Schedules

Ames Parks  & Recreation Facebook
Information regarding new classes and programs. Program photos. Programming changes or cancellations.

Furman Aquatic Center Facebook 
Furman Aquatic Center daily hours, updates, cancellations or closures


The Mayor, City Council, Parks and Recreation Commission, and City staff invite you to enjoy our City’s beautiful park system and take advantage of the endless recreation opportunities described on our web pages!

Parks & Recreation



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