Families, friends, couples, individuals... whoever you are, whatever your fitness goals, the new Merriam Community Center is Just Right!

Membership provides full access to our new 66,000-square-foot community center , including an indoor pool with slides, lazy river, lap lanes, and therapy water; outdoor pool with lap lanes, diving boards, and zip line; industry-leading fitness equipment; walking/jogging track; full-size gym with options for basketball, volleyball, and pickleball; and space to gather and host events.

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.

Monthly memberships and day passes are available at the welcome desk.

Day Pass
$9 Resident /Member Guest
$11 Non-resident


Membership Monthly Annual Summer
Household¹ $60 $660 $200
Two-Person Household² $55 $595 $185
Senior Household³ $50 $530 $160
Adult $40 $400 $130
Senior $30 $330 $110
Youth $30 $330 $110
Additional Dependent⁴ $10 $110 $30


Membership Monthly Annual Summer
Household¹ $75 $825 $250
Two-Person Household² $70 $745 $225
Senior Household³ $60 $660 $200
Adult $45 $495 $155
Senior $40 $415 $130
Youth $40 $415 $130
Additional Dependent⁴ $13 $140 $40

Punch Passes


Part tennis, part badminton, part pingpong, all fun! This easy-to-learn, eye-hand coordination game is growing rapidly in popularity.  With all equipment provided, the only thing you need is a partner and a positive attitude! Maximum of 24 participants in the gym.  Must have a Punch Pass or be a member to play!

Monday, Wednesday, Fridays  ▶ 8 - 11 a.m.▶ $20 for 10 punch pass // $40 for 20 punch pass

Walking Track

Walking has numerous health benefits and is an excellent way to begin or enhance your fitness routine.  This program allows you a simple, affordable way to exercise at a pace that fits your level.  This program isn't instructor-led, but if you need guidance on how to begin your walking program staff will gladly provide assistance!

Monday, Wednesday, Fridays  ▶ 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.▶ $12.50 for 20 punch pass

Aqua Toddler Swim Time 

Mondays and Wednesdays  ▶  10:30–11:30 a.m.  
Ages 0–4 with adult present 
$50 for 10 punches or $90 for 20 punches

1 punch visit = 1 parent and 1 child 
Free for members!

Open swim time for parents with children four years old and younger. This is their time to explore the aquatics facility without fear of big kids splashing or other programs in their way. This isn't a swim lesson and won't be instructor led. Parents must be in the water with their children. 

Sensory Hour 

Wednesdays and Fridays  ▶  11 a.m.–noon
All Ages 
$50 for 10 punches or
 $90 for 20 punches
1 punch visit = 1 caregiver and 1 dependent 
Free for members!

Time-specific for families with children sensitive to loud noises or big splashes of water. During this time, all fountains, slides, and water features are shut down. Parent involvement is encouraged but not required. 




Monthly memberships are automatically billed on the 5th of the month until written notification of cancellation is received from the member. 

Summer Memberships are valid from Memorial Day to Labor Day.


Household Definitions

Household memberships include 2 adults and up to 4 dependent children as defined by the IRS Qualifying Age Rule. Children age 18–24 must provide proof of residency. Additional dependents can be added for a fee. 

²Two-Person Household includes two people who live at the same address, one of which must be at least 18 years old. 

³Senior Household includes two adults who live at the same address, one of which must be 60 years old.

⁴Additional Dependent applies to the 6-person Household membership. 

*You must provide written notification of cancellation if you don’t want to continue monthly membership.

Children under 2 are free. 



Residency Definition

Residency is defined as someone who resides within the city limits of Merriam or someone who owns taxable real estate within city limits.

Proof required with

  • a valid driver’s license or state ID
  • current city business license
  • Notice of Appraised Value issued by the Johnson County Assessor’s Office. 


Scholarship Opportunities

User fees support the recreational programs and facility memberships offered by the City of Merriam Parks and Recreation Department.  Program participants are required to pay registration fees for each program in which they register.  There are multiple programs qualifying families may participate in order to receive assistance for fees associated with programs.  

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Corporate Membership Opportunity

Add our membership options to your benefits package to help boost employee wellness! 

Merriam businesses can now apply for a Corporate Membership, where employees can purchase Merriam Community Center memberships at the resident rate. 

To qualify for this benefit, a company representative must complete an application and submit a current business license. Once approved, employees will need to provide a paystub or identification card as proof of employment when they join the MCC.  

The MCC offers this unique opportunity to thank local businesses for their significant role in supporting Merriam Parks and Recreation events and programs. 


Corporate Membership Application


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