Los Angeles, California – July 13, 2015 – World Gym International, the iconic global brand for bodybuilding and serious fitness, has opened two more fitness centers in Merriam, Kansas, and Gladstone, Missouri.   The Merriam and Gladstone facilities are both converting from existing gyms and will remain open during the renovations. Each gym will add some brand new, state-of-the-art equipment, to accompany the services that they already offer such as childcare, a juice bar, a steam room and sauna, tanning, massage and chiropractic, and fully equipped, remodeled dressing areas.   The Merriam location, located on 6501 E. Frontage Road, is a 90,000 sq. ft. facility that also includes 12 tennis courts, two racquetball courts, and a ringside fitness boxing area. The Gladstone facility, located on 1141 NE Vivion Road, is a 37,000 sq. ft. facility and also offers two outdoor tennis courts. Both locations will offer group exercise classes including but not limited to Yoga, Pilates, Body Pump, Body Combat, Ab Lab, Pump and Tone, Zumba, and Step.   “World Gym has a rich history and unparalleled commitment to the fitness of its members through its global network of iconic gyms,” says Wade Ferguson, Owner of World Gym Merriam and Gladstone. “As a part of the World Gym family, we will continue to help our members in Merriam and Gladstone achieve their health and wellness goals, and look to continue to grow in the metro Kansas City market.”   Both gyms will host grand re-opening events this fall, once renovations have been completed.   For more information on World Gym International, please visit worldgym.com.