Shenk Sports Complex

Clinton Parkway and Iowa Street Lawrence, KS

These intramural fields, designed by KU landscape architect Alton C. Thomas on land donated by KU Endowment, are named for Henry Shenk, KU athlete and alumnus who was chair of the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation 1941-72; he retired in 1976 and died in 1989. 

The complex has eight fields for use by KU students and employees or by university and community groups to play football, rugby, soccer, field hockey or cricket; a jogging trail also is available. Recreation Services manages the fields, which were dedicated Sept. 27, 1980, and renovated in 2003.

See also: Pioneer Cemetary