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:

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


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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
  • Weight room
      1. Incline Bench – Free Weights/Plates
      1. StationaryStandard Bench with Plates/Free Weights
      1. Smith Machine (squats machine)
      1. Dumbbells and Bench
      1. Multiple Weight Curl Bars
      1. Chest Press Machine
      1. Pec Deck Machine
      1. Free Weight Leg Press
      1. Lat Pull Machine
      1. Leg Curl Machine
      1. Leg Extension Machine
      1. Shoulder Press Machine
      1. Bicep and Triceps Machines
  • Cardio Equipment
      1. Five Treadmills
      1. Four Ellipticals
      1. One Stationary Bike
      1. Two Recumbent Bikes
  • Dance Studio
  • Meeting rooms with access to a kitchenette