Mesa State College Natatorium

From the Parks & Rec Business Magazine 2011 Project Portfolio:


Facility Name: Mesa State College

City,State: Grand Junction, Colo.

Cost of Project: $41 million

Type of Facility: Recreation Center

Aquatics Consultant: Counsilman-Hunsaker

Architect: Sink Combs Dethlefs

Status: Completed May 2010

Square Footage: 20,644

The El Pomar Natatorium, located within the Maverick Center and Hamilton Recreation Center, has undergone a renovation and expansion, resulting in the most modern and exciting recreation facility in western Colorado.

With its beautiful wall of windows, the natatorium features a 50-meter competition swimming pool and diving well with two 3-meter diving platforms and two 1-meter diving platforms. Two bulkheads offer the versatility of accommodating aquatic lessons, fitness, and activities within the pool. The pool is designed with 10 lanes that can accommodate a number of configurations. The 860,000-gallon pool is equipped with the latest Colorado Timing System with a 21-foot by 10-foot full-color video board and sound system.

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