Aquatics

Merriam Community Center Indoor Pool to Close as a Result of the Order

Due to the increase of coronavirus cases in the Kansas City region, Johnson County health officials on Friday issued a public health order to help control the spread of COVID-19. The order starts Monday, Nov. 16, and goes through Jan. 31, 2021. 


The Merriam Community Center consists of a beautiful indoor and outdoor facility. We offer many aquatic programs, including group exercise and swimming lessons. For more information on a specific program or facility, please click on a link to the left. 

Indoor Pool Hours  

Outdoor Pool Hours – Opening in Summer 2021

Monday–Saturday 12–8 p.m.
Sunday 12–6 p.m.

General Rules 

  • Proper swimsuit attire is required. 
  • Swimsuits with metal or plastic zippers, buckles, rivets, buttons, or metal/plastic ornamentation are not permitted on any slide.
  • United States Coast Guard approved lifejackets are the only acceptable outside floatation device. Noodles, floaties, rafts, etc. are not permitted. 

Cancellation Hotline: 913-322-5591


Inclement Weather Policy


The outdoor pool will not open if the pool temperature is below 70 degrees. The water and deck will be cleared for at least 30 minutes in the event of:
  • Lighting  or thunder (see or hear)
  • Emergency warning siren sounds
  • Tornado warning or watch
  • Heavy rain or winds