Roger T. Sermon Community Center
201 N. Dodgion Avenue, 64050
Located on the southeast corner of Truman and Noland roads in Independence, The Roger T. Sermon Community Center offers a wide variety of social activities and health related opportunities. Twelve clubs meet on a regular basis at the facility, as well as numerous outside organizations. There is a wide variety of rental space available in the facility including, Four meeting rooms, a gymnasium, lobby area, and theatre. The building can accommodate small groups or large receptions for 500. A weight room and gymnasium are also available for different classes, programs and open play. For more information on memberships, open hours, or general information, call the office at the Sermon Center, (816) 325-7370.
|Monday through Thursday ||9 a.m. - 9 p.m. |
|Friday ||9 a.m. - 5 p.m. |
|Saturday ||Noon - 6 p.m. |
|Sunday ||Closed |
|Gymnasium: ||Check schedule daily |
|Weight Room: ||Closes 15 minutes prior to facility |
|Game Room: ||Closes 15 minutes prior to facility |
- Membership is required to check out any equipment.
- Children under 13 are not allowed in the building without adult supervision.
- No loitering.
- The weight room is available to members 13-15 with parental supervision, 16 & 17 with parental permission and all other members over 17.
- No profanity.
- Facility visitors are expected to dress in appropriate attire for a family community center.
- Open gym users are not allowed to wear baggy clothing that might cause injury to themselves or others.
- Shirt and appropriate shoes are required at all times.
Available for persons 13 and over, memberships to the Sermon Center allow access to the weight room (ages 13-15 with parental supervision) and gymnasium. Memberships are good for one year from the date of purchase. Members are allowed one guest per visit, with a guest fee and proper state or school issued picture identification. Guests are not allowed to check out equipment for the weight room.
Facility Membership Rates
|Independence Residents |
|Age 13 through 59 ||$30 / person |
|Age 60 and over ||$20 / person |
|Family (immediate only) ||$90 / family |
|Age 13 through 59 ||$55 / person |
|Age 60 and over ||$35 / person |
|Family (immediate only) ||$125 / family |
|Members allowed one guest - $1 and picture id |
Only members 16 and older are allowed to use the cardio equipment. (Members 13-15 with parental supervision, 16 and 17 with parental permission only.)
Available cardio equipment:
6 Precor Ellipticals
1 Precor Treadmill
3 Star Trac Treadmills
1 Schwinn Aerodyne Bike
3 Precor Recumbent Bikes
2 Precor AMT – Adaptive Motion Trainers
Only members 16 and older are allowed to use the Weight Room. (Members age 16 & 17 with parental permission only.)
Available workout Equipment:
6 station – Universal Weight Machine
1 Camstar Ab Machine
1 Leg Extension Machine
1 Leg Curl Machine
1 Upright Bench Press
1 Landice Treadmill
1 Star Trac Treadmill
1 Cateye Recumbent Bike
Locker rooms with showers are adjacent to the weight rooms. Only members are allowed to check out and use the equipment in the Weight Room. Locks are not provided. Personnel locks must be removed when member leaves.