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The Jamerson YMCA sits on property donated by J.E. Jamerson and Sons. This 60,000 square foot multi-purpose facility includes a fitness center, dance studio, gymnasium, wellness center, two pools and community rooms. Since completion in 2003, J.E. Jamerson and Sons has added a technology-driven children's gym and expanded the fitness areas. J.E. Jamerson and Sons was selected to team with the Owner's architect on this design build project.
J.E. Jamerson and Sons was contracted to construct the Southside Virgina Family YMCA as well as assist in the design. It was important to the Owner that this facility blend in with the rural environment. It features a swimming pool, fitness center, child care facility, dance studio, outside playground and basketball court. It is also designed to easily expand into a gymnasium.
Constructed in a developing gated golf community just east of Charlottesville, J.E. Jamerson and Sons was selected as the construction manager of this facility that includes an outdoor pool, fitness center, snack bar, banquet kitchen and lounge. The project came in under budget and provides Spring Creek residents’ year-round recreational opportunities.
J.E. Jamerson and Sons negotiated with the Wintergreen Resort to add a spa facility to their mountaintop aquatics and fitness center. The existing building had to maintain operations during construction to serve resort guests. This steel and wood framed structure had to be constructed to the high standards demanded by the Owner. It features spa treatment rooms, locker rooms and lounges that take advantage of the panoramic views offered by this mountaintop resort.
The Merryman Center a 40,000 square foot annex to the Jamerson Athletic Center at Virginia Tech. This building is Virginia Tech's primary football training facility and includes the weight room, speed/agility gym, 130 seat auditorium, meeting rooms, sports medicine and rehabilitation department and the Virginia Tech Hall of Legends, which showcases the history of Virginia Tech football. This project also included the office for Virginia Tech's head football coach.
Hampden-Sydney College was founded in 1775 and it is important to them to preserve the historical character of their campus. This negotiated project was a series of additions and the historical restoration to one of the oldest buildings on campus. J.E. Jamerson and Sons matched the existing architectural woodwork details by utilitizing our woodworking shop in the Jamerson Building Supply Company.
The new complex, that includes Gammon Gymnasium and its additions and renovations was renamed the Kirk Athletic Center. The Kirk Athletic Center houses all the intercollegiate athletic teams with the exception of basketball. The gym contains auditorium seating for 500, and acoustic alterations were made to enhance renovations and functionality.
Longwood University’s Student Recreation Center was the first LEED Gold Certified construction project in the state of Virginia for a university. This 80,000 square foot facility was constructed with energy efficiency and lower maintenance costs in mind. The facility includes a student health and activities center and custom-made, free-standing rock climbing wall that reaches 30 feet high.
An added value to the facility’s function is the three distinct fitness areas encircled by an eighth of a mile-walking track. Added square footage includes adequate space for fitness, basketball courts and a multi-purpose room complete with flooring able to withstand online skating activities. The facility also houses a dance studio and racquetball courts as well as the student health services.