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.
To see the full Project Portfolio, go to http://www.northstarpubs.com/articles/prb/2011-project-portfolio .