Project Information

  • Client: Franklin General Hospital
  • Location: Hampton, Iowa
  • Dates: October 2004 - December 2005
  • Size: 27,650 SF
  • Delivery: Design-Build with Bergland & Cram


Project Description

The purpose of the Franklin Wellness Center is to “provide people of all ages a future that includes a healthy lifestyle, family fun, and a positive outlook that comes with a successful community effort.” The facility achieves that through its varied offerings, including a lap pool, physical therapy pool, large gym, multi-purpose room for exercise classes, elevated running track and elevated cardio/strength area.

Dean Snyder Construction collaborated with Franklin General Hospital (FGH) and the architects during the initial design meetings to create a financially feasible design. Our design modifications saved FGH thousands of dollars up front. The final product precast wall panels with conventional steel roof framing and rubber roofing. In addition, DSC coordinated with FGH on the therapy pool design to allow for reimbursement from the state.