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    Adult Basketball In Ames

    Fellow Fanatics, I am back living in the Ames Area (was constantly traveling for work previously) and I am looking for a place adults can go and play basketball. I know there are plenty of facilities on campus but all seem to be for college students. I am wondering are there many places for a guy to find a pick-up game or a summer basketball league? I would appreciate your help because I love the game just don't want to play with kids that are in wayyyyy better shape then I.



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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    Good question. I'm interested to see also.



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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    Yeah, I didn't get drafted in the CCL so I need to find some other place to play



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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    I'm not sure if this helps you but if it does I think City Hall has adult leagues.

    City of Ames : Basketball Leagues


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    Actually it looks like college kids can play in it so I'm not sure this is what you are looking for. Sorry, I tried. Lol


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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    I saw that on the city of Ames Website, unfortunately I don't know enough people in Ames to get a team together.



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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    There is pickup basketball at the Community Center on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6:30am-7:30am. I believe it costs $1.50 to get into the facility each time.



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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    I can picture CF basketball appearing just like this.




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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by AllN4ISU View Post
    There is pickup basketball at the Community Center on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6:30am-7:30am. I believe it costs $1.50 to get into the facility each time.
    I heard that, but I have to be at work by 8 in Des Moines.



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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    All the student cf'ers I play with have left for summer. I used to do those early pickup games but I usually work those days. If we could could get some numbers together i'd be done for some bball.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    I can picture CF basketball appearing just like this.

    We already have video,


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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    There is pick up at The Plex in north Ames weekday mornings 6am-7am, but that might be pushing it to get to Des Moines by 8.

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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    How about you guys organize a time and place, seems like there is probably enough interest out there to get 10 of you.



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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    Im down for this



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    Re: Adult Basketball In Ames

    I am sure we could get enough guys for a pickup game here or there. Problem is where would we play?



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