Gillis Gilkerson - Construction Managers / General Contractors
150 West Market Street, Suite 200, Riverview Commons, Salisbury, MD 21801
Phone: 410-749-4821 - Fax: 410-749-7934

Richard A. Henson Family YMCA

Salisbury, MD

Richard A. Henson Family YMCA

Gillis Gilkerson was hired as construction manager for the three phase, 44,000 square foot renovation project on the Richard A. Henson Family YMCA. The job consisted of major layout changes to the health and wellness center, including the installation of new sports flooring, state-of-the-art internet wired fitness equipment, new restrooms, a basketball center and group cycling and exercise areas, all while the YMCA was totally open to its members & the public during all phases of work. Another portion of the project included a new child care and youth exercise area along with the renovation of the lobby, check in area and locker rooms.

An additional phase covered a 13,500 square foot building expansion and 70,000 square foot parking lot. The project also included a new natatorium to house a 3,900 square foot Family pool area and the installation of a 5’ deep pool. A new entry to the natatorium includes a 1,700 square foot space with a vestibule, lobby and gallery with additional seating and congregation space.


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What Our Clients Say

“On behalf of the members and friends of Trinity United Methodist Church we want to thank you for your fine work over the past few months.”

~ Rev. George R. Patterson,
MDiv. Senior Pastor,
Trinity United Methodist Church

“If it wasn’t for the help from Gillis Gilkerson, I wouldn’t be able to get out of my house. From the wheelchair ramp to the handrail, the company made it possible for me to walk outside my home. I can’t thank them enough for their time, effort and patience.”

~ Elizabeth Anderson,
Salisbury Resident

“We are very happy to have Gillis Gilkerson as the contractor for our new service center. As a cooperative we understand the value of working with local businesses. Locally owned and operated, Gillis Gilkerson has been serving the Delmarva region for over 30 years. We know they will produce a quality structure that will serve the employees and members of Choptank Electric for many years.”

~ Bob Behlke,
Vice President of Member Services
Choptank Electric

“Gillis Gilkerson is awesome. They built the building so they knew it better than anyone else. We know they have a great reputation in the area and that’s why we decided to go with them for the renovation.”

~ Rocky Green,
Directory of Operations,
Peninsula Imaging

“The building is 100 years old and has continued to deteriorate for the last 40 years. To be honest, I wasn’t very positive about trying to save the building in the beginning.I thought it was a waste of time and money. When Gillis Gilkerson started working with our engineers and demonstrated experience with this type of project, I was relieved to say the least. They had contractors lined up and everything went according to plan. I would be tickled to work on another project with Gillis Gilkerson.”

~ Bob Donnelly,
Snow Hill Public Works Director

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