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. 

Accepted insurance programs include: SilverSneakers, Active & Fit, Prime, Silver & Fit, Renew Active and Peerfit.  Please contact your insurance provider for proof of eligibility.  

 Day Pass                                                                                                                                                                              

  Resident /
 Member Guest  
Adult       $9 $11
Senior / Youth      $7 $9


Youth is defined as under 18.  Children under 2 are free.  Senior 60+

A pass is required for any person leaving the lobby / community space of the facility.  


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 Dependent $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 Dependent $13 $140 $40

Punch Passes

Want to enjoy specific activities of the facility without a membership?  Punch Passes are the perfect option.  All activites below are free for members!



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 - Friday  ▶ 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.▶ $12.50 for 20 punch pass

Aqua Toddler/ Sensory Time

Time-specific for families with children 0-4 years of age that are sensitive to loud noises or big splashes of water. During this time, all fountains, slides, and water features are turned off.  Children can explore the zero depth, shallow water, and therapy pool without fear of big kids splashing. This isn't a swim lesson and won't be instructor led. Parents must be in the water with their children. 1 punch visit = 1 parent and 1 child.

Monday - Friday  ▶ 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  ▶ $50 for 10 punches // $90 for 20 punches


Preschool Indoor Playground

Too cold or hot to play in the park? Ride and slide with us during Preschool Indoor Playground! Drive, pull, or push your favorite Little Tykes® vehicles.  Parents must supervise their children during playground time. 

Tuesdays  ▶ 9:30-11:30 a.m. ▶ $10 for 10 individual visits or $2/child


Monthly memberships are automatically billed on the 5th of the month until written 30-day notification of cancellation is received from the member. 

Summer Memberships are valid from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Membership Add-Ons

Fit Class Pass    Fit Class Pass Logo

Take a different class every day for as little as $1 per day if you are a member!

For an additional $25 per month, members can attend select classes! Try all the classes, and go as many times as you like.

Add the Fit Class Pass to your membership at the Welcome Desk.  ($25/individual member per month)

Classes included in the Fit Class Pass Logo   are:


Nanny Pass

This is the perfect add-on for families!  This pass can be added to any houshold membership purchased by the head of household for anyone who serves the role of nanny, babysitter or child care provider for the familiy.  

      Annual        Monthly       Summer    
Resident   $200 $25 $70
Non-Resident   $250 $30 $80

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