Beyer Hall is located on the west side of campus, immediately across the street from State Gym. Beyer offers a variety of fitness equipment, training rooms, and group fitness classes.

See Beyer Hall on a campus map 


Beyer Hall
2625 Union Dr.
Ames, IA 50011-2034
Service Desk ph#515-294-2466


General parking spaces on the north and west sides of Beyer Hall may be used on weeknights after 5:30 PM until 7:00 AM and on weekends, Friday after 5:30 PM until Monday 7:00 AM


All users, omitting guests, must present a valid ISUCard encrypted with the current version number in order to gain access to State Gymnasium. See Membership for detailed information on who can use the facility and cost for passes and locker rental. Guests must show a current photo ID to gain entrance.

Equipment Checkout

Recreation equipment for daily use may be checked out at the Beyer Hall Service Desk by presenting a valid ISUCard encrypted with the current version number. Volleyballs, basketballs, racquetball racquets, eye-guards, and other equipment are available for checkout.

Family Hours

Those with current Rec Pass holders, that are 18 years or older, have the ability to bring guests under the age of 18 during family hours and another adult dependent/guest. Each Rec Pass holder would be allowed up to four children plus one other adult dependent/guest. Click here for rates, restrictions and policies.

Family Hours at State Gym, Beyer, and Lied Recreation Center are Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. These hours may vary during holiday periods. Please confirm facilities hours for availability.

Facility Reservations

Space is available to reserve for tournaments, student groups and special programs. A Facility Request Form must be submitted two weeks prior to the event.

Click here for a schedule of facility reservations.

Facility includes:

  • 3 Basketball / Volleyball Courts
  • 5 Racquetball Courts
  • 2 Squash Courts
  • Large gym equipped with black lights
  • Functional Training Room
  • Competition Swimming Pool (pool length 75ft.)
  • Locker rooms with lockers to rent
  • Day Use Lockers (located outside the racquetball courts)- No overnight storage/Locks reset & lockers cleared out every evening before close
  • Multipurpose Room
  • Weight Club Training Room
  • Outdoor Basketball Courts
  • 3 Classrooms