Ames Fitness Center


  • All lap swimming requires a reservation. Click the button above to sign up. Reservations open up in weekly segments (Monday - Sunday) a week in advance on Sunday at 8 pm.
  • Lane reservations will run in 30-minute increments. Each person is allowed to reserve up to 1 hour per day.
  • Once you sign up for a time slot, you will receive a confirmation email after several minutes.  There will be a link in this email to follow if you need to cancel or switch your time slot. Please call 515-292-4741 for any last minute schedule changes.
  •  All no-shows will be tracked. After three strikes you will no longer be able to reserve a time.
  • When checking in at the front desk, let the staff know you are there to swim.
  • You must be checked in with the front desk 5 minutes prior to your start time or your lane could be forfeited.


  • All equipment is removed from the pool area. Feel free to bring your own.
  • All swimmers must be 16 or older.
  • 1 person allowed per lane.
  • Time management is up to the swimmers.