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Recreation Facilities & Venues

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Ames Parks and Recreation offers something for everyone with a wide variety of indoor and outdoor recreational facilities for individuals of all ages to enjoy. 

We offer a wide variety of adult sports leagues, cultural events, wellness and youth recreational programming for your whole family to enjoy. 

Please explore our facilities and the opportunities we offer. You are sure to find something for everyone in the family to enjoy!
  • Ames City Auditorium

    Auditorium Stage and Seating
    1. Address:520 6th St.
      Ames, IA 50010
    2. Phone:515-239-5365
    Amenities:
    1. Concert Venue
    2. Drinking Fountain
    3. Lighted and Handicapped Accessible
    4. Off Street Parking
    5. On Bus Route
    6. Restrooms
    7. Seats 800+
    8. WiFi Hotspot
    Categories:
    1. City Facilities
    2. Parks & Recs Facilities

Join the growing number of businesses, service organizations, and performing arts groups who have chosen the Ames City Auditorium as their program venue.  Reasonably priced, the auditorium is ideally suited for meetings, lectures, and all types of dance, music and theatrical performances.  Abundant parking coupled with a short walk to restaurants, shopping, and ground transportation make the Ames City Auditorium's location an exceptionally convenient and practical facility for your event.

Professionally staffed, the facility accommodates seating for 881 people. 

The Ames City Auditorium also hosts a wide variety of public concerts, recitals and lectures.

Upcoming Events

Auditorium Seating Chart    [PDF] 

For more information e-mail Craig Kaufman, Auditorium, Bandshell and Community Center Manager or call (515)239-5365.

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