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Our Mission: To enrich lives by providing excellent parks, facilities and programs for current and future generations.
Attention: The Community Center will be closed August 6th-15th for refinishing of the floors, painting & cleaning. The front desk will be open from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday.
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!