Merriam Community Center Opens this Summer!
Families, friends, couples, individuals... whoever you are, whatever your fitness goals, the new Merriam Community Center is Just Right!
The City of Merriam is excited to open our new 66,000-square-foot community center! Membership provides full access to the facility, 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.
Merriam City Council worked hard to make sure our membership rates are comparable to neighboring cities.
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, towel, and key chain!
Staff will work with members via email to complete their application. Stop by the Irene B. French Community Center at 5701 Merriam Drive any time between April 24 and June 7 to complete your Charter Membership.
Charter memberships with all the perks are a limited-time offer - sign up by June 7!
5 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday
5 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday
8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday*
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday
*Saturday hours extend until 8 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day so patrons can enjoy the outdoor pool longer!
For children 6 months to 8 years old
8 a.m. – Noon Monday – Friday
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Thursday
8 a.m. – Noon Saturday
Rates for this service will be announced soon.
Get inside the building and see all the amenities for yourself! Drop-in community center tours are currently schedule for:
Tuesday, May 26, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 28, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Sunday, May 31, 12–3 p.m.
Monday, June 1, 12–4 p.m.
Tuesday, June 2, 4–7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 3, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Thursday, June, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday, June 6, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Monthly memberships and day passes will be available at the front desk upon opening. Rates below go into effect June 8.
Residency & Household Memberships
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, or Notice of Appraised Value issued by the Johnson County Assessor’s Office.
Monthly memberships are automatically billed on the 5th of the month until written notification of cancellation is received from the member.
¹Household 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.
Children under 2 are free.