Adult Fitness

The Merriam Parks and Recreation Department has something for everyone. Explore this section and enroll or visit one of our adult fitness classes

Belly Dance/Intermediate/Advance Belly Dance 

Shake some variety into your workout! As alluring as it is effective, this classic fitness art will work your entire body as you practice core control and dexterity. Advanced class is for students with previous belly dance experience. Dress comfortably and shimmy your way into more toned and confident you!
Class drop-in - Belly Dance $10 per class, Intermediate $12 per class and Advance Belly Dance $12 per class
Instructor: Amy Field

Fit Blend


This class is a challenging, fun blend of body awareness, functional movement, strength building yoga poses, and strength training. Using movement techniques found in Flow Yoga and applying them to functional weight training to create a dynamic movement training class to challenge any fitness level. Class drop-in $7 per class. Instructor Jennifer Reed. 

Waist Warriors


For men who love to play soccer-or want to try a new activity-but feel a little "out of shape" to play in a traditional league. Games will be small sided and you'll be provided with additional tools needed to live a healthy lifestyle and improve your overall fitness levels. 
Note: All participants must have a body composition analysis performed by the MPRD Fitness Specialist or personal physician and a score of at least 27%. Two testing day will be scheduled prior to per-season goal setting assessments on August 26. 
For more information visit the Waist Warriors web site
To Register online click the class you are interested in. You can also register by calling 913.322.5550, or in person at the Irene B. French Community Center (5701 Merriam Drive). 

Class refund policy.