Anonymous donor gives new gymnasium to Hansen, Idaho

Sunburst over gymnasium

Sunburst over the Hansen School & Community Gymnasium just before opening it’s doors to the public (Dave South)

Superintendent David Carson

Hansen School District Superintendent David Carson addresses the crowd at the open house. (Dave South)

Full-size basketball court

A full-size basketball court is the centerpiece of the facility. It is also marked for two, full-size volleyball courts. A six-foot-wide walking track rings the basketball court. (Dave South)

Fitness room

The school and city plan to add a rubberized floor to the 1,100 square foot fitness room. They also hope to add a few pieces of exercise equipment, but want to leave enough room for fitness classes such as aerobics and yoga. (Dave South)


The exterior stem-wall is clad with metal siding. (Dave South)

Crossroads of Walnut Avenue and Rockcreek Road

The Hansen School & Community Gymnasium is located at the corner of Walnut Avenue and Rockcreek Road near the Hansen High School and Elementary School. (Dave South)

Stem-wall under construction

Aerial view of the completed stem-wall constructed of concrete filled insulated concrete forms (ICF). (Hans Heeling)


People gather under the inflated airform. (Hans Heeling)

Suspended ceiling

The suspended ceiling under construction. (Hans Heeling)

Wood floor

Construction of the wood floor for the basketball court. (Hans Heeling)

Finished basketball court

The newly finished basketball court shines. (Hans Heeling)