Hibernation Yoga: Stories with a Twist


Get out of the cold, and snuggle up with yourself ...

Movement for Self-Expression


Using time, weight and space as physical tools for...

Snow & Ice Photography


Explore the photographic challenges and potential ...

The UM Connection – President’s Day


The UM Connection is an after-hours opportunity to...

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Smart Choice

welcome to ames — you've made a smart choice to visit!

Whether you're in town for business, to catch a game or just a quick visit, you'll enjoy an array of options to meet your needs and expenses. During the day you can find local shopping in our downtown boutiques. Hang out in one of our 35 woodland parks. Hop on our 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails. Take a swing at one of our five different golf courses.