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

 Parks and Recreation Facility Schedules
and Hours Information

Monthly Calendars   

Ames Parks & Recreation Facebook

Furman Aquatic Center

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

Information regarding new classes and programs.  Program photos. Programming changes or cancellations.

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

 Cancellation Hotline - 515-239-5434



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parks and Recreation Quick Links

Adult Recreation/Sports

Make-up/Drop-In Fitness Schedule 

Facility Contact Information

Red Cross Swim Lessons

Park Policies (General)

Report Vandalism/Maintenance Issue

Ada Hayden Heritage Park

Request a Household ID

Dog Park Information and Policies 

Send Suggestion or Comment to Staff

Wedding Information and Policies

Staff Contact Information

Search Parks and Facilities

Youth Game Schedules

 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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