Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) Recreation & Wellness Center

Richmond, KY

We Are Building

This 130,093 sf facility includes a multi-activity court gymnasium, weight and fitness areas, a two-story rock climbing wall and bouldering area, four-lane lap and recreation pool with zero-depth entry, vortex and spa, fitness testing lab, administrative space, game room/golf simulator, and a recreation equipment checkout area.

Features and Facts

Situated in the heart of an active campus, extensive coordination and planning with the University has ensured that the safety of students, staff and visitors is always the main focus.

In addition, sustainability is a top priority on this project with a focus on natural daylight, water conservation measures and energy effecient building systems.


Assignment: General Contractor

Architect: Murphy Group Architects

Structural Engineer: Brown + Kubican Engineers

Mechanical Engineer: CMTA

Civil Engineer: Element Designs