Community Building gym, dance studio, weight/cardio rooms to close temporarily

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department announces the temporary closing of the Community Building gymnasium, dance studio, cardio room, weight room and locker rooms Monday-Wednesday, May 20-22, for floor refinishing and general maintenance.

All recreational areas of the Community Building, 115 W. 11th St., including the locker rooms, gymnasium, dance studio, cardio room and weight room will not be available for use, while the gymnasium and dance studio floors are refinished. All rooms in the basement will remain open for programming. Any participants in programs scheduled for the gymnasium and dance studio affected by the closure will be notified separately.

The department has other gymnasiums, weight and cardio areas the public can utilize while the Community Building’s gym floor is refinished, including: East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St., Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St. and Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane

The hours of operation for each facility are as follows:

Holcom Park Recreation Center
East Lawrence Recreation Center
7 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Monday through Friday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  – Saturdays
1 to 6 p.m. – Sundays

Sports Pavilion Lawrence
5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Monday through Friday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  – Saturdays
1 to 9 p.m. – Sundays

The Community Building will reopen 7 a.m. Thursday, May 23.

For more information on the Community Building closure, contact Ross Schraeder,, recreation center programmer, at (785) 832-7920.