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

Fat Burn Challenge

Achieve the perfect balance between strength and flexibility. No guts, no glory in this total body workout. Class incorporates drills to enhance agility, speed, power, strength, and quickness. A variety of circuits will be featured that included cardio and weight lifting. Each class will cover all fitness needs. Class drop-in $7 per class. Instructor Beth Cullum. 

Winter Walk - Fitness Program

Challenge yourself to stay active this winter. Let the Fitness Center at the Irene B. French Community Center keep you moving. Travel the distance of Merriam's parks and beyond with the help of your passport to document parks visited, and the new Life Fitness equipment. 
Start in Brown Park, use the treadmill, elliptical trainer  or life cycle bicycle to track the distance traveled as you simulate walking, running or cycling along the paths of all the parks, The Turkey Creek Streamway Trail, and throughout Johnson County. Get your passport at the front desk and track your progress on maps found in the Fitness Center. 

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.