Ames Fitness Center

Welcome to Ames Fitness Center Tennis! Featuring a 4-court tennis bubble, we are happy to have a full offering of adult and youth programs, including private lesson. Open court time for tennis and pickleball is also available.


Monday-Friday: 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Court Reservations

You must be a member of Ames Fitness Center to make court reservations and play in tennis leagues.Reservations can be booked online at at Non-members must check in at AFC front desk and pay the guest fee and court fee in order to play ($12/day) plus court fee. Reservations may be made by calling 515-232-1911.

Court Rates

$25 / hour: M—F, 5 am—4 pm
$30 / hour M-F, 4 pm—11 pm / Sat & Sun all day

Racquet Stringing

Racquet stringing is available at anytime.  Racquets may be dropped off at the AFC South front desk or given directly to Jim or Armando.  Racquets should be paid for and picked up at the South AFC front desk. See the stringing pricing sheet at the front desk for options.  

Universal Tennis Rating (UTR)

Ames Fitness Center is a proud partner of UTR, the official, premier rating and community platform in tennis. Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) is a global tennis player rating system intended to produce an objective, consistent, and accurate index of players' skill in the game of tennis.