LJ Harless Community and Recreation Center

Affiliated with the YMCA
Gilbert, West Virginia

SEM designed this 65,000 sf facility and complete site development to provide a wide variety of multi-purpose uses for rural Southern West Virginia which previously had limited access to recreational amenities. Physical fitness, recreation, theaters, continuing education, and community gathering spaces are carefully integrated together into a complete multi-use community facility.

Project Features

Gymnasium with raised running track
25m swimming pool and whirlpool
Racquetball courts
Physical fitness training areas
3 movie theaters
Banquet / Seminar rooms
Classrooms & Computer Labs
Outdoor tennis, basketball, playground, park, and plazas