Shenk Sports Complex

Named in the honor of Mr. Henry Shenk (Chair of the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation from 1941-1972), the Shenk Sports Complex is located at 23rd and Iowa. This outdoor field complex is intended for the use of KU students and University of Kansas employees only. Priority usage has been established by KU Recreation Services. The Shenk Sports Complex is used by Intramural Sports, various KU Sport Clubs, open recreation and is available for reservation by university and community groups. Please call 785.864.1370 or complete the Facility Reservation Request for inquiries pertaining to availability, scheduling and authorized use of these fields.


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