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Athletic Republic 

Unlevel the playing field.

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Whether you are a beginning athlete learning a new sport, a recreational athlete or a professional, Mercy Medical Center is the only area hospital to offer training to help you achieve your athletic performance goals. We've partnered with Athletic Republic Sports Training, a scientific training program based on 23 years of research and testing, to offer state-of-the-art equipment and patented training protocols that cater specifically to each sport and every athlete.

Faster, Stronger, More Agile

The Athletic Republic programs we offer make athletes faster, stronger and more agile than they ever thought possible. Athletic Republic has been leading the way for individuals to gain the competitive edge in Cedar Rapids for 15 years – training more than 5,000 athletes from 130 different cities.

Our trainers are certified and constantly retraining themselves to higher standards. We believe in training in a positive and fun environment in which athletes feel comfortable giving their all for 6 to 10 weeks during their program.

Athletic Republic is not a place to simply work out. It’s where you will become a better athlete. Just ask the 300 collegiate athletes that have trained with Athletic Republic in Cedar Rapids! Learn more about the national Athletic Republic program.

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Mercy Health Plaza
5264 Council Street NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Phone Number:
(319) 221-8833

Kyle Lichthardt

School Year Hours:
2 to 8 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Summer Hours:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday