Merriam Community Center

The City of Merriam is excited to open our new 66,000-square-foot community center! 

Merriam Community Center is a one-of-a-kind, year-round destination for fitness, aquatics, classes and events. It’s where you’ll find beautiful, state-of-the-art spaces to gather, stay and play designed for you and your family. Whether you’re heading to work or heading back home, we’re right on your way. 

With easy access from I-35, free parking, no contracts or cancellation penalties, the Merriam Community Center is just right for your fitness and family fun. 


  • Walking/jogging track
  • Full-size gymnasium
  • Fitness center
  • Group exercise classroom
  • Multi-purpose classroom
  • Meeting and event space (room for a 250-person banquet)
  • Child watch
  • Art gallery
  • Lounge area
  • Catering kitchen
  • Two birthday party rooms
  • Outdoor courtyard and plaza event and gathering space
  • Free social gathering spaces with WiFi
  • Indoor aquatics, featuring: four 25-yard lap lanes, tall slide and family slide, lazy river, zero-depth entry, splash and play features, and therapy pool
  • Outdoor aquatics, featuring: eight 25-meter lap lanes, two one-meter diving boards, zero-depth entry, splash and play features, shade structures, and on-deck concession cart
  • Parks and Recreation Department staff offices and facility support space

Charter Memberships Get Two Months Free*

Charter members will receive exclusive first access into the building, $10 MCC bucks to use for child watch or concession cart items, invites to special events, free guest passes, free fitness evaluation, and a free beach bag and towel! 

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Staff will work with members via email to complete their application. Charter memberships with all the perks are a limited-time offer - sign up now!

*Pay just 10 months for a 12-month membership. Charter memberships must be paid in full.

Learn more about membership options.


6040 Slater St.
Merriam, Kansas 66202




Monday – Thursday
5 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

5 a.m. – 8 p.m.

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   

*Saturday hours extend until 8 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day so patrons can enjoy the outdoor pool longer!   

Child Watch

Child watch services available for children 6 months to 8 years old.

$3 / hour / child

Member Punch Cards
$30 / 12 visits
$54 / 24 visits
$72 / 36 visits

$4 / hour / child

Rental Information

Rental space is available throughout the Merriam Community Center, including meeting rooms with space for up to 250 people, classrooms, gymnasium, and indoor and outdoor pools. Learn more. 

Child Watch Hours

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – Noon 

Monday – Thursday
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

8 a.m. – Noon