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Oklahoma State University – Colvin Center

Stillwater, OK

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The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker, Allen Brown Architects, and Moody Nolan designed the new resort-like outdoor aquatic facility to meet Oklahoma State University's student body's fitness and leisure programming needs. The state-of-the-art facility embodies the school's goals and objectives as a popular gathering place for students.

 

Design Publications:
2005 & 2006 - 'Architectural Showcase'
Athletic Business magazine

Outstanding Sports Facility Award

NIRSA

2006

Pool Type

Outdoor Leisure

Project Type

University Campus Rec

Project Service

Design Services

Status

Completed 2004

Architect

Allen Brown Architects/Moody Nolan

Project Amenities

The pool is made up of one large body of water artistically carved into separate rings with each seamlessly connecting to the next.

Aquatic Center

Three fitness lap lanes adjoined to a split-level wading pool with stair entry

Vortex as the innermost ring, spinning quietly with the sounds of waterfalls and trickling fountains located throughout the pool

Underwater bubble-bench seating as the next ring of the circle, holding up to 30 students

ADA-accessible zero-depth entry

Aquatic basketball space located in the upper pool section

Current channel designed as the outermost ring

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