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

Public input for the proposed design of Hira Park in West Ames 

Parks and Recreation 2019-2024 Capital Improvements Plan

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

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

Furman Aquatic Center Facebook 
Furman Aquatic Center daily hours, updates, weather related closures or other cancellations or hours changes. 


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!

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