Northcrest Community

Activities and Events

Choices, A Distinct Lifestyle

Northcrest, nestled in the heart of the Ames, Iowa has a broad array of cultural and recreational activities and events. Our community of residents is full of diverse, interesting people who have spent their lives achieving, exploring and traveling. At Northcrest, you'll continue to nurture connections to family and friends while also continuing to learn and grow through new pursuits and interesting challenges. You can pick and choose any number of activities to suit your own unique interests. Our safe and courteous drivers provide door-to-door service for shopping, sporting events, social outings, and sponsored trips. 

Here are just a few examples of things you can participate in:

  • Game NightsGroup of senior women playing cards

  • Seasonal celebrations such as Mardi Gras and Oktoberfest

  • Resident Clubs like Writing Club and Bridge Club

  • Day trips to historic and fun-loving locales throughout Central Iowa

  • ISU sporting events

  • Coffee groups

  • Wine and cheese socials

  • Movie nights

  • Attending theater productions, concerts in the park, and visiting local museums throughout Central Iowa

  • Resident volunteer committeesSenior citizens boarding a community bus

  • Shopping excursions

  • Socials with entertainers


Click on the links below to view the current activities that our residents are enjoying!

Independent Living Activity Calendars

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