River'sEDGE Sport & Fitness 

Facility Description

River'sEDGE Sport & Fitness, located at 206 2nd Avenue SW, Independence, is a 19,000 sq ft multi-purpose facility owned by the City of Independence and operated by the Independence Parks & Recreation Department. This facility features HitTrax (World's ONLY Baseball/ Softball Simulator- check it out @ https:www.hittraxbaseball.com/), FIVE indoor batting cages with various pitching machines, sports specific training equipment, golf simulator available for rent. This facility also features bags courts, ping pong table, foosball, televisions throughout including the capability of watching BIG events on BIG screens, and an indoor walking track. We also have 2 different size rooms available to rent for birthday parties, graduation parties, small wedding receptions, class reunions, etc... A variety of beverages including alcohol are available at this facility.  


Reservations: Please Call 319-332-1525

Monday- Friday     3:45 PM- 9:00 PM
Saturday                   10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Sunday                       12:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Hours will vary throughout the year, please feel free to call ahead or check our facebook page.
July 15th thru Labor Day- CLOSED/ Classes will still run and Rentals will still be scheduled thru shut-down.
Daily Admission & Memberships:
Daily Admission & Walking- $1.00 per person
River'sEDGE Members may bring guests in for $3.00 each
River'sEDGE NON-TEAM Yearly Memberships- $150 Single/ $175 Duo/ $200 Family
Membership Rules:
1. Solo Memberships may reserve one cage at a time and Duo & Family Memberships may reserve up to 2 cages under their membership. All members may reserve more than their allotted cages but will be charged full price for them.
2. Members may bring guests to share their cage rental but will be charged $3.00 each.
3. When reserving a cage for future time, we require a 48 hour notice of any cancellation. If you reserve a cage and no show or cancel right before your reservation, you will be given a strike. If any member receives 3 strikes in their member year, they will NOT be allowed to reserve cages ahead of time but may still walk in serve.
4. River'sEDGE has the right to change rules as we deem necessary.

Pitching Machine Choices

Available Options
  • Cage 1: HitTrax (World's only baseball/ softball simulator that provides the powerful combination of true entertainment value with statistical data that has never before been captured by an indoor facility.)
  • Cage 2:  Manual feed pitching machines
  • Cage 3: Atec (top load, auto pitch, baseball only) & 3-wheeled Hack Attack Softball (manual feed)
  • Cage 4: 70' cage with BATA Machine (visit www.batabaseball.com)- must be an adult to run this machine/ pitching mound also available
  • Cage 5: 70' cage w/ pitching mound
  • Additional Options: Radar Guns, Jugs single wheel baseball or Jugs single wheel softball (manual feed), 10" high school regulation pitching mound (cages 4 & 5 ), softball pitching mats, soft toss machines baseball/ softball (auto), training equipment (including stationary bikes, fit balls, ply-o-boxes, bands, ropes, and more), dodge balls 

Facility Amenities

This facility is a wonderful addition to this community and the surrounding.
  • 2 golf simulators https://www.facebook.com/riversedgesportfitness/videos/1636367496582644/
  • 5 Indoor batting cages
  • Bags Courts
  • HitTRAX- Baseball & Softball Simulator
  • Hunting Simulator
  • Multipurpose rental room (3300 sq ft)
  • Ping Pong Table & Foosball Table
  • Pitching machines, soft toss, and tees
  • Sport specific strength training equipment
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Walking track

Rental Fees- Includes balls & protective equipment

Amenities Time Fees
Batting Cage (No machine) 1/2 Hour $3.00 + $1.00 admission per person
Batting Cage (No machine) 1 Hour $5.00 + $1.00 admission per person
Batting Cage with a machine 1/2 Hour $5.00 + $1.00 admission per person
Batting Cage with a machine 1 Hour $8.00 + $1.00 admission per person
HitTrax- Everything in cage is included in the fee. 1/2 Hour $7.00 + $1.00 admission per person
HitTRAX- Everything in cage is included in the fee. 1 Hour $12.00 + $1.00 admission per person
Bags Court 1 Hour $1.00 + $1.00 admission per person
Hunting Simulator 1/2 Hour $4.00 + $1.00 admission per person
Hunting Simulator 1 Hour $7.00 + $1.00 admission per person
Golf Simulator (must bring own clubs) Per Hour $10.00 + $1.00 admission per person
UNLIMITED SEASON MEMBERSHIP Per Season $65.00 per person

Room Rentals                                                          Call 319-332-1525 to Reserve

The River'sEDGE Multi-Purpose Room-
Large 3,300 sq ft room with restrooms, own handicap accessible entrance, television, DVD, and alcohol sales available to rent for small wedding receptions, family and class re-unions, graduations, large meetings, etc...located on the south end of River'sEDGE. Max capacity is 200 people w/ tables and chairs/ 300 people for assembly. Price is $200 to rent per day, $150 for a rental of 3 hours or less, $70 for 1/3 of the entire room ( a portable room divider is put up) and alcohol is available.  If you would like to set-up the day prior to your event, there will be an additional $50 added to the rental fee. Renters are responsible for all set-up, tear-down and clean-up. Call River'sEDGE to book your next party!!

Classes, Camps, and Events held at the River'sEDGE

Main's Peak Performance TaeKwonDo

Classes typically held Monday & Thursday (year round) & Tuesdays & Fridays (during Tournament Season) from 4:45-6pm in the Multi-Purpose Room. Our Instructor, Tim Main, is a black belt in TaeKwonDo and has been teaching TKD for approximately 40 years in the Independence area. The cost is $30 per month for 1 child, $50 per month for 2 children, and $70 per month for 3 children from the same family. The fee is due on the 5th of each month and you may register at River'sEDGE. If the monthly fee is not paid in full, there will be a $5.00 fee charged per participant per time until the monthly payment has been made. All participants need to sign-in at the front desk at River'sEDGE before each and every class attended.

ROCFIT Classes

ROCFIT is in Independence and offers classes Monday- Thursday at 4:30am at River'sEDGE. ROCFIT is a program designed to train an individual of any age, male or female, regardless of athletic ability transforming them into a high level athlete. Our Instructor, Tiffany Mangrich Thoma (319-404-5453) does a wonderful job coaching us! If it is new to you, we will teach you and get you feeling great! Always encouraging people! Cost is $150 for 6 weeks of classes. (FREE Trial Classes offered on the Tuesday & Thursday prior to the beginning of each new session!) (Fee diminishes by $25 each week). Payment plans are available. Payment accepted with the Instructor or at the Falcon Civic Center. Check out their website at http://roctrainingcenter.com/

Bags Leagues @ RE

River'sEDGE offers Bags Leagues on Thursdays throughout the winter months typically running November- March. Leagues will run 5 weeks of regular season and 1 night of tournament play. Features: flexible scheduling and all combos of teams are welcome. The format & games per night are determined by the # of teams registered. Call River'sEDGE @ 319-332-1525 to add your team. $20 per team of 2 are due at River'sEDGE on the 1st night of play.

Fundraiser Bags Tournaments

2 Person Fundraiser Bags Tournaments will be held at River'sEDGE sporadically through the fall and winter months. Registration will be at 5:30pm on the day of the tournament. Tournament play begins at 6pm for this Double Elimination tournament with 0-2 Single Elimination Bracket. Teams are bracketed upon registration; cash pay-back will be awarded. Teams will officiate their own games and Have FUN!! Details available by calling 319-332-1525 or liking our Facebook Page. If you have a cause and would like to host a fundraiser tournament, please call Lucas @ River'sEDGE 319-332-1525.

Youth Dodgeball

Games will be played every meeting for FUN. Teams will continually change throughout the program. This is NOT an instructional program, it is an opportunity to play dodge ball. This program is open to boys and girls in 2nd- 4th grade. Participants will meet on Tuesdays @ 4:15-4:45pm typically in February or March at River'sEDGE. The cost is $12 per child and there is a max limit of 20 participants. Register at River'sEDGE.

Unlimited Golf Simulator Membership

Membership for Unlimited Golf Simulator Use offered at River'sEDGE for only $65. All tee times must be reserved ahead of time by calling 319-332-1525. Max reservation is 2 hours daily under the membership. River'sEDGE Hours: Monday- Friday 3:30-9pm, Saturday 10am- 5pm, Sunday 12-6pm. All payers must supply their own equipment/ A variety of beverages including alcohol is available, as well as other snack items/ River'sEDGE is located at 206 2nd Ave SW, Independence. If you have questions, please contact River'sEDGE @ 319-332-1525. Like Us on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/riversedgesportfitness/

Pre-Season Baseball/ Softball Work @ River'sEDGE

Bat Demos, Hitting & Pitching Clinics, Hitting Leagues, and Pre-Season Work-outs are offered around Christmas Break, after the 1st of the year and throughout early Spring at River'sEDGE. Baseball/ Softball programming is offered at various times throughout the year at River'sEDGE, however, kids are encouraged to take advantage of this facility year-round. Details available on social media as they become available.