Youth Programs

Girls on the Run: Merriam Parks & Rec Team
Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 10 - November 14
5:30-7 p.m.

Irene B. French Community Center
5701 Merriam Drive


Grab your running shoes and water bottle and join the fun! This program educates and prepares girls, grades 3-5, for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. Learn life lessons through fun, interactive games using a well researched curriculum. All Girls will run/walk in a non-competitive 5K event Saturday, November 9. 
Register at gotrkc.org. Registration open August 17 - September 7.
$165 // child 
Scholarship are available through Girls on the Run. 
Contact scholarship@gotrkc.org.

Martial Arts
Mondays  5 - 6 p.m.
Ages 6 - 12
Irene B. French Community Center
5701 Merriam Drive


Learn traditional martial arts techniques in a family friendly environment with an emphasis on awareness based self-defense and anti-bullying.  Improve discipline, focus and self-confidence while strengthening the body and mind.
Instructor: Joe Wood

Preschool Indoor Playground

Irene B. French Community Center
5701 Merriam Drive


Visit our magical indoor playground every Tuesday year-round, where it's never rainy, snowing or too hot. Little Tyke riding toys, a kitchen and more! Special activities included near the holidays. Parents must supervise their own children during playground time. 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; Ages 5 & under; 

$2 per child/per day or punch card available for 10 visits at $10.
For more information call 913-322-5550.