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Business Listing   Alexander Storage and Mini-Warehouses - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 232-4420


Business Listing   Ames City - Parks & Recreation- Administration - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 239-5350


Business Listing   Ames City - Parks & Recreation- Ames City Auditorium - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 239-5365


Business Listing   Ames City - Parks & Recreation- Community Center - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 239-5360


Business Listing   Ames City - Parks & Recreation- Maintenance Shop - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 239-5356


Business Listing   Brookside Park Baseball Diamond - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 232-3199


Business Listing   Central Iowa Transit Inc - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 233-0286


Business Listing   Cooper Keith & Sons Inc - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 232-3456


Business Listing   KD Billiard & Dart Supply - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 292-2997


Business Listing   Stevens Memorial Chapel - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 232-5473


Business Listing   Story County Conservation - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 232-2516


Business Listing   Story Memorial Gardens - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 233-5435


Business Listing   Twentieth Century Bowling - Ames, IA - Phone: (515) 232-5530


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Helpful Definition for: Parks

Parks, in Ames, are open grounds or garden areas for recreational use, and are usually maintained by a civic body. Typically, a park is a protected area, in its natural or semi-natural planted state, and is meant for human recreation and enjoyment. It has facilities like: jogging or walking strip; active playground for the youth to play soccer, football, etc; see-saw, slide, swing, merry-go-round, etc, for the very young.

Parks, in Ames, are both active and passive spots of recreation. Active recreation is that which involves some action on part of the individual and may be a solo or team activity on playgrounds, ball fields and skate parks. Running, throwing, kicking, jogging, walking, swinging, sliding, etc, are all active recreations. Passive recreation is a low level of involvment with activities and may include nature-watching, enjoying an outdoor picnic on the trails, etc.

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