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.

Community Building first floor including gymnasium, cardio and weight rooms and locker rooms will be closed Monday Aug. 31-Monday, Sept. 14 for maintenance.

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