Merle Hay
4349 Merle Hay Road Des Moines IA 50310
Today's Hours: 7:15 am - 8:00 pm
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Merle Hay | Gyms in Des Moines

Genesis Health Clubs strives to offer a top-of-the-line fitness experience to all members. The Genesis location at Merle Hay, part of the former Aspen Athletic Clubs, has all you need to reach your fitness goals.


Fill out the form on this page for a free 3-day pass to our Merle Hay location!

You'll be able to experience all of our luxury amenities, exciting group exercise classes, and top-notch equipment for no cost.

Keep reading for more details on this luxury health club!

Special Amenities

Welcome to the life of workout luxury. Here at Genesis Merle Hay, you’ll find rows upon rows of high-quality cardio machines, state-of-the-art weight lifting equipment, and spacious workout areas. We have everything you need to put in a great workout!

Genesis is proud to offer:

It's a Group Fitness Party!

New to working out? Ready to try something new? Try any one of our free Group Fitness classes offered daily, unlimited and free with your membership! From Zumba to spin, there's a class for you at Merle Hay.

Our skilled fitness instructors at Genesis Merle Hay work hard to make every session challenging, engaging, and a lot of fun. No matter your skill level, age, interest, or specific needs, our instructors can modify the class to suit you. These classes are inclusive to everyone!

Click here to check out our daily group class schedule.


Want personal training? Train with the Pros at Genesis Health Clubs Merle Hay, who can help you live a healthy life and get you where you want to be.

Here, we design a workout plan tailored specifically to you. We're known for motivating and challenging members to take their achievements to the next level. Whether you're looking to lose weight, improve your mental health, improve your flexibility and motion, grow your strength, or build muscles, our team of results-based and certified trainers will get you where you want to be.

They'll go at your pace and listen to your needs while working closely with you to establish a personalized fitness routine. Personal training is helpful for anyone, from complete workout beginners to professional athletes.

Let our staff help you succeed on your health and wellness journey and keep you accountable as you reach fitness success.

Receive a free personal training session in Des Moines!


If you need someone to watch the little ones while you put in a great workout, look no further than the Kids Club child care at Genesis Health Clubs. It's open at convenient times, so any time is a great time to run errands, workout hard, or meet up with friends.

At Kids Club, children are active, engaged, and happy to be supervised by our CPR-certified childcare experts. Serving children ages six weeks to 12 years, our Merle Hay Kids Club offers a fun and welcoming environment, where kids play games, do crafts, exercise, or watch movies, all while being supervised by our friendly and professional staff!

You can add your child onto your membership for unlimited monthly visits, or you can drop in at any time within Kids Club hours for a low, affordable fee.

Learn more about the Genesis Kids Club childcare offered at our Merle Hay location. 


You read that right! Your gold-level Genesis membership at Merle Hay grants you access to not one but multiple clubs in Des Moines, Iowa.

And the access doesn’t stop there. Not only do you have access to multiple Des Moines clubs, but to over 40 more clubs across Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Florida, and Missouri. How about that for a deal?

See For Yourself

Take a tour and see why Genesis is the right choice for you. Stop by the club at any time and we'll show you around for free!

Not only that, if you fill out the form on this page, you'll receive a free 3-day pass to our facility. You'll be able to try out all of our amenities and equipment for free, receive more details on the club, and even receive an exclusive tour of our amazing Des Moines health club if you'd like.

We can't wait to meet you!

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