People should be OUTRAGED over wellne...

People should be OUTRAGED over wellness Center

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LOL

Louisville, KY

#1 Feb 9, 2012
I can't believe Knox County would stand for the biggest waste of money ever in Knox County. Knox finally gets 8mil dollars to build something very nice the county could enjoy and these people with power put something in for themselves and Union College. The letters on the building are falling off already. The entire building is a giant pool and nothing else. No walking track, weight room, basketball courts, or anything people can enjoy besides swimming. The place is closed 4-5 times a month for union college and Knox swim meets. The cardio room is big enough to fit 12 machines at the most. This place will not survive unless union college or government help pays for this. The heating bill for the pool alone is around 12-15k a month to heat. Its really sad this county is not smart enough to build something everyone could enjoy and actually something that would have made Knox County money. Go look at knottcountysportsplex.com and all the activites and different things people can enjoy. This was a huge scam for union college to get a new nice pool. Don't get me wrong the pool is nice but how many people are going to pay to go swim and do nothing else. If you are ever in a big city go take a look at a LA fitness center it is 100x nicer than this place and has a decent size pool people can enjoy for.
This town is nuts
stupid person

United States

#2 Feb 9, 2012
if you ask before you post you would know that the collage has to pay all the bills and the guy that runs it
LOL

Louisville, KY

#3 Feb 9, 2012
Yea I'm glad they do because its not going to have enough members to support it. My point being this was built for Union College and not the people of Knox County. If you think otherwise your the stupid person
jack

Madisonville, KY

#4 Feb 9, 2012
LOL wrote:
I can't believe Knox County would stand for the biggest waste of money ever in Knox County. Knox finally gets 8mil dollars to build something very nice the county could enjoy and these people with power put something in for themselves and Union College. The letters on the building are falling off already. The entire building is a giant pool and nothing else. No walking track, weight room, basketball courts, or anything people can enjoy besides swimming. The place is closed 4-5 times a month for union college and Knox swim meets. The cardio room is big enough to fit 12 machines at the most. This place will not survive unless union college or government help pays for this. The heating bill for the pool alone is around 12-15k a month to heat. Its really sad this county is not smart enough to build something everyone could enjoy and actually something that would have made Knox County money. Go look at knottcountysportsplex.com and all the activites and different things people can enjoy. This was a huge scam for union college to get a new nice pool. Don't get me wrong the pool is nice but how many people are going to pay to go swim and do nothing else. If you are ever in a big city go take a look at a LA fitness center it is 100x nicer than this place and has a decent size pool people can enjoy for.
This town is nuts


You cant satisfy everybody.

The second building phase will include a weight room & walking track. That is why it has a large empty space out front.
Watching

London, KY

#5 Feb 9, 2012
jack wrote:
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You cant satisfy everybody.
The second building phase will include a weight room & walking track. That is why it has a large empty space out front.
sounds like its going to be a typical knox county project....basically a good idea until the locals get involved then it starts falling apart.

then the fiscal court takes over and BINGO...bankruptcy

yep another typical project......heres a suggestion, let the churches run it, or the steelworkers lol
lol
haha

Washington, IN

#6 Feb 9, 2012
LOL wrote:
I can't believe Knox County would stand for the biggest waste of money ever in Knox County. Knox finally gets 8mil dollars to build something very nice the county could enjoy and these people with power put something in for themselves and Union College. The letters on the building are falling off already. The entire building is a giant pool and nothing else. No walking track, weight room, basketball courts, or anything people can enjoy besides swimming. The place is closed 4-5 times a month for union college and Knox swim meets. The cardio room is big enough to fit 12 machines at the most. This place will not survive unless union college or government help pays for this. The heating bill for the pool alone is around 12-15k a month to heat. Its really sad this county is not smart enough to build something everyone could enjoy and actually something that would have made Knox County money. Go look at knottcountysportsplex.com and all the activites and different things people can enjoy. This was a huge scam for union college to get a new nice pool. Don't get me wrong the pool is nice but how many people are going to pay to go swim and do nothing else. If you are ever in a big city go take a look at a LA fitness center it is 100x nicer than this place and has a decent size pool people can enjoy for.
This town is nuts
Thats address is for knott county haha
haha

Washington, IN

#7 Feb 9, 2012
knott county rocks!!
LOL

Louisville, KY

#8 Feb 9, 2012
2nd phase lol. Anyone with a brain could have spent the 8mil and been done with it. It was a huge waste of money. Is the 2nd phase of the building on a grant also? I would be really pissed if we wasted all that funding money and expect the people of Knox County to support the 2nd phase. Really wish someone with a brain spent the 8mil wisely and we could have had one of the nicest wellness centers in the state. All we are stuck with now is a pool. BTW when is this 2nd phase starting?
jack

Madisonville, KY

#9 Feb 9, 2012
LOL wrote:
Yea I'm glad they do because its not going to have enough members to support it. My point being this was built for Union College and not the people of Knox County. If you think otherwise your the stupid person


Don't you think since union is part owner of the building they should maybe get some benefit from it too?
LOL

Louisville, KY

#10 Feb 9, 2012
jack wrote:
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You cant satisfy everybody.
The second building phase will include a weight room & walking track. That is why it has a large empty space out front.
Your not satisfying hardly anyone. I know your a big advocate of the wellness center but come on its an 8mil dollar pool. Only people this building is making happy is Union college, Knox swim teams, people who enjoy swimming and thats it. We have 2 small weight facilities in Knox County that are 10x better than what the wellness center has. It really has nothing to offer besides a pool. My big arugment is 8mil dollars could have made top notch facility. Have you ever been inside a LA fitness? This has a pool with 5 lanes, spa, basketball court, cycle room, Racket ball courts, massive fitness area for zumba, yoga ect. tons of cardio equipment and weight room equipment. The building is smaller than wellness center and prob. cost millions of dollars less.
LOL

Louisville, KY

#11 Feb 9, 2012
jack wrote:
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Don't you think since union is part owner of the building they should maybe get some benefit from it too?
Union had no money into the building except after it was built. I think the building should have been built for Knox county and Knox County running the building. These places can make money if built right. Union college got a brand new swimming pool and they are the ones benefiting from it. I don't think the grant was attended to help out a private college. The grant was for the people of Knox County. This was just a way around for Union college to get state funding while being private college. If people can't see what is going on here they are blind. This money was for Knox County not Union. Union is not eligible for funding because they are a private college. So lets give Knox County 8mil (wink wink) then after its build for Knox county (wink wink) Union college runs it and gets a state of the art pool. I just love this town.
Watching

London, KY

#12 Feb 9, 2012
LOL wrote:
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Union had no money into the building except after it was built. I think the building should have been built for Knox county and Knox County running the building. These places can make money if built right. Union college got a brand new swimming pool and they are the ones benefiting from it. I don't think the grant was attended to help out a private college. The grant was for the people of Knox County. This was just a way around for Union college to get state funding while being private college. If people can't see what is going on here they are blind. This money was for Knox County not Union. Union is not eligible for funding because they are a private college. So lets give Knox County 8mil (wink wink) then after its build for Knox county (wink wink) Union college runs it and gets a state of the art pool. I just love this town.
Get-em dog....run those sorry people at Union out of town. Show them they are messing with Knox County. You showed Truseal and Warners, the hospital is on the way out===show THOSE evil people they cant mess with Knox county....LOOK OUT UNION YOU'RE NEXT.
jack

Madisonville, KY

#13 Feb 9, 2012
LOL wrote:
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Union had no money into the building except after it was built. I think the building should have been built for Knox county and Knox County running the building. These places can make money if built right. Union college got a brand new swimming pool and they are the ones benefiting from it. I don't think the grant was attended to help out a private college. The grant was for the people of Knox County. This was just a way around for Union college to get state funding while being private college. If people can't see what is going on here they are blind. This money was for Knox County not Union. Union is not eligible for funding because they are a private college. So lets give Knox County 8mil (wink wink) then after its build for Knox county (wink wink) Union college runs it and gets a state of the art pool. I just love this town.
I do not go to college at union. How can you say union is the only one benefiting when anyone can use the facility?
kceoc fact

United States

#14 Feb 10, 2012
LOL wrote:
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Your not satisfying hardly anyone. I know your a big advocate of the wellness center but come on its an 8mil dollar pool. Only people this building is making happy is Union college, Knox swim teams, people who enjoy swimming and thats it. We have 2 small weight facilities in Knox County that are 10x better than what the wellness center has. It really has nothing to offer besides a pool. My big arugment is 8mil dollars could have made top notch facility. Have you ever been inside a LA fitness? This has a pool with 5 lanes, spa, basketball court, cycle room, Racket ball courts, massive fitness area for zumba, yoga ect. tons of cardio equipment and weight room equipment. The building is smaller than wellness center and prob. cost millions of dollars less.
its all kceoc and paul doles pool he is going to run off the guy that runs it so kceoc can get it for free and act like they are helping the people when paul dole is just making all the money out of it for himself like everything else that he does while saying he is only helping the people ha ha ha
Terrible

United States

#15 Feb 10, 2012
I think your missing the point Jack. 1. This facility could have had more things spending 7+ Mil dollars on a giant pool. Like I said go look at the knott county sports complex. They have baseball fields, basketball courts, bowling alley, arcade, cheer leading room, weight room, cardio room, walking track. Go look at all the activities they offer. The heating bill for the pool alone is an insane amount of money. This entire funding was suppose to be for Knox County and all we received is a pool while Union College gets a place to hold swim meets and free access for students.

This was a huge scam for the county and its really ashamed because the people of Knox County deserve a facility that has multiple things to do besides swim. If you really think with the pool heating bill that this place has a shot to turn a profit or revenue your crazy. There is going to be very few people paying for a membership to go swim. All the rooms like cardio, fitness room is a joke. You couldn't get 12 people in those rooms they are so small. Like I said Knox County could have spent half the money and had a ton of memberships if done right. Really sad to be a Knox County citizen and watch so much waste of funding when it could have been a great place for Knox County citizens
Terrible

United States

#16 Feb 10, 2012
kceoc fact wrote:
<quoted text> its all kceoc and paul doles pool he is going to run off the guy that runs it so kceoc can get it for free and act like they are helping the people when paul dole is just making all the money out of it for himself like everything else that he does while saying he is only helping the people ha ha ha
There is no money to be made unless they receive more funding. The heating bill for the pool is 11-14k a month. Very few people in this county is going to pay membership price to go swim. They will have to add on to this facility and spend millions of more dollars to even make it semi attractive for a good membership base. Its really sad and I suggest people of Knox County go and visit this center to see the waste of money. The letters are falling off the building already.
ex kceoc

United States

#17 Feb 11, 2012
Watch and see if paul dole doesnt end up with kceoc owning this place before its over with then he will charge what he wants then say he is helping the knox county people by non-profit org like all his other scams
jack

Madisonville, KY

#18 Feb 12, 2012
Terrible wrote:
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There is no money to be made unless they receive more funding. The heating bill for the pool is 11-14k a month. Very few people in this county is going to pay membership price to go swim. They will have to add on to this facility and spend millions of more dollars to even make it semi attractive for a good membership base. Its really sad and I suggest people of Knox County go and visit this center to see the waste of money. The letters are falling off the building already.
the membership base is the student at union college all student get membership, which means all student are paying for it out of tuition.
Terrible

United States

#19 Feb 17, 2012
jack wrote:
<quoted text> the membership base is the student at union college all student get membership, which means all student are paying for it out of tuition.
So your saying union college students are being charged for Membership out of their tuition? Can union college students who doesn't use the facility get a refund on the membership? Was the Union college tuition raised and being forced on college students? I know people at Union who doesn't use the facility and its ashamed if you force a membership on these students through college tuition.
jack

Madisonville, KY

#20 Feb 17, 2012
Terrible wrote:
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So your saying union college students are being charged for Membership out of their tuition? Can union college students who doesn't use the facility get a refund on the membership? Was the Union college tuition raised and being forced on college students? I know people at Union who doesn't use the facility and its ashamed if you force a membership on these students through college tuition.
i go to eku in richmond & live in Knox county. i' am charged for the price of maintaining & using the work out facility in richmond. it is just included in tuition.

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