Walton Lifetime Health Complex

With more than 2,600 students, employees and community members regularly using the WLHC, this $5 million renovation will breathe new life into the dated facility. Plans include a new community entrance, expanded fitness areas, an expansion of the HVAC system, new pool mechanical systems and decking, and new locker rooms.

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$5 MILLION GOAL FOR 2019

 

 

$5 MillionGIVEN AND PLEDGED

$0 MillionREMAINING

 

The WLHC renovation is an investment in the quality of life for students, athletes and the community.

Much Needed Facility Renovations

Impact

Much Needed Facility Renovations

The WLHC renovation will provide air conditioning through the entire facility, replace mechanical systems, and fund a much needed cosmetic update with new paint and carpet throughout the facility.

Better Access and Increased Capacity

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Better Access and Increased Capacity

The project will expand the current cardio and light weights area for students and community members as well as update current community and athletic program locker rooms and renovate the decking area in the Hub White pool.

New Community Entrance

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New Community Entrance

The project will create a new entrance on the north side of the facility for better community access to the fitness center, tennis courts, community trail and an expanded parking area.

Unique Community Facility

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Unique Community Facility

The WLHC is one of the primary ways JBU partners with our community through local swim team programs, wide-ranging fitness programming, summer camps and partnerships with local companies to encourage their employees to stay active.

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Von Eshnaur

Staff Perspective

Von Eshnaur

WLHC Facilities Coordinator

“These anticipated renovations will increase our ability to serve the greater community through health and recreational opportunities. We are looking forward to this much-needed update to our facility and increased accessibility for our patrons and students.”

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Barb Demaris

Community Perspective

Barb Demaris

Siloam Springs Community Member

“For years now I've enjoyed walking the indoor track in the Walton Lifetime Health Complex, away from Arkansas' constantly fluctuating weather. My one complaint to date has been the lack of air conditioning in the multi-court gynasium area. This new renovation will be so wonderful. We will finally have air conditioning!”

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Carter Henson

Student Perspective

Carter Henson

Class of 2017

“I play intramurals and pick-up games in the health complex all the time. It's a central component to the great community we have in the student body. The renovation project will help foster more fun and great friendships in students when its finished.”

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