Murray State UniversityMurray, KY
Murray State University is among many higher education institutions to capitalize on an aquatic design trend—providing maximum aquatic enjoyment to its entire student population.
Counsilman-Hunsaker designed the new state-of-the-art Susan E. Bauernfeind Student Recreation and Wellness Center pools, which combine a variety of aquatic venues for athletic and recreation use. The natatorium consists of a fitness lap pool for the swim teams and leisure amenities for students who prefer to use the pool for social and recreation activities.
Aquatic features of the facility include:
- 5,130 sq. ft. 25-yard fitness pool with five lanes and an open swim area for fitness classes
- Underwater benches and bubble couch
- 227 sq.ft. whirlpool spa