Community Building

115 West 11th Street
(785) 832-7920

Hours of Operation

Office Hours*:

8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Mon – Fri)

*NOTE: Class enrollments and facility reservations may be made during office hours only.

Facility Hours:

7 a.m. - 9 p.m.Mon – Fri
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.Sat
1 - 6 p.m.Sun


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About the Facility

Constructed in 1940, the Community Building, 115 W. 11th St., was originally designed as an armory. It now serves as a recreational and fitness facility for the entire Lawrence population. The building had been renovated since and has been a popular place for everything from playing basketball to holding a wedding reception.


The Community Building offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The facility features:

  • Locker /Shower facilities
  • Full-size Gymnasium
  • Wellness/Weight room with Cardio Equipment
  • Dance Studio
  • Meeting rooms with access to a kitchenette