Water Fitness Classes

Merriam Community Center Indoor Pool to Close as a Result of the Order


Due to the increase of coronavirus cases in the Kansas City region, Johnson County health officials on Friday issued a public health order to help control the spread of COVID-19. The order starts Monday, Nov. 16, and goes through Jan. 31, 2021. 

Aqua Interval Fitness


Tuesday/Thursday - 5:30-6:30 p.m.
February 2 - 25
March 9 - 25
April 6 - 29
This class combines cardio and strength training intervals using noodles and dumbbells at varying intensities. Increase stamina, strength, flexibility, and joint range of motion. Appropriate for all fitness levels; ability to swim not necessary. Water shoes or sneakers are encouraged. 
Instructor: Potts

Aqua Zumba  


Tuesdays 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
February 2 - 23
March 9 - 30
April 6 - 27
Make a splash with low impact, high energy aquatics class with upbeat music. Less impact on joints and water creates natural resistance.
Instructor: Tobin

Deep + Shallow Aerobics


Monday/Wednesday 11:00-12:00 p.m.
February 1 - 24
March 8 - 31
April 5 - 28
Improve balance, strengthen and tone muscles as well as burn calories with high intensity to tone the body. This class will utilize both shallow and deep water as well as the lazy river.
Instructor: Bolton

Warm Water Therapy

Wednesday 12:15-1 p.m.
February 3 - 24
March 10 - 31
April 7 - 28
 Improve balance, reduce joint stiffness, increase flexibility, and have better overall mobility. This class is held in the therapy pool. 
Instructor: Bolton

Water Aerobics

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 7:30 – 8:15 a.m.
February 1 - 26
March 8 - April 2
April 5 - 30
Moderate to high intensity class consisting of cardio and toning to improve cardiovascular endurance and muscle strength.
Instructor: Peterson

Water Walking/Therapy Fitness

Monday  12:00 - 12:45 p.m.
February 1 - 22
March 8 - 29
April 5 - 26
This class is designed to improve your mobility, stability and flexibility.
Instructor: Peterson
For more information, please call Parks and Recreation staff at 913-322-5550.