Our Vision

Batesville Aquatics was founded in 2023 as Citizen Aquatics Center, Inc by members of the Batesville community wanting to start a project to build a natatorium to serve the swimming community.

Each member of the founding board had a vision for what the facility would be but featured an Olympic sized pool, seating for nearly 800 spectators and pool space for roughly 200 swimmers. They also had the vision to integrate a warm-water therapy pool in the initial design.

Pool Concept: Virtual Tour

This virtual tour takes you through the front door of the facility showcasing the 10-lane, 50 meter pool spectator areas and warm-water therapy pool.

Pool Concept: Features

Main Competition Pool
  • 50 Meter stretch (186′ x 75′)
  • Two, 10-lane competition courses (25 yard or meters)
  • One, 10-lane competition course (50 meter) with two 25-yard warm-up lanes
  • Multiple practice layouts including 25 cross lanes for up to 200 swimmers
  • Two moveable bulkheads
  • Two meter depth at starting blocks
  • Four foot-depth at center of the pool for beginners sequestered by the bulkheads
  • 13’6″ depth for up to four diving boards
  • Hoist positions and steps for accessibility
Therapy Pool
  • 660 square feet of water surface area
  • Three-feet depth
  • Continuous seating with jets
  • Zero-depth entry ramp
Water Treatment
  • Chlorine as sanitizer
  • Medium pressure ultra violet to eliminate chloramines
  • 16′ sides and 21′ ends with a continuous drain slot to provide minimum floor slope
  • Portable seating for participants
  • Direct access to pool deck from lockers and lobby via ramp
Timing Position
  • Elevated timing position to accommodate main competition course with a second area to accommodate simultaneous events
  • Electronic scoreboard and timing system
Locker Rooms
  • Two locker rooms with access from pool deck
  • Additional locker rooms with direct access to therapy pools
  • Changing areas attached to office space for operations and co-location partners
Team Room
  • Functions as instructional classroom, staging areas for meet officials and hospitality rooms
Building Dimensions and Structure
  • 1,280 sqft of public lobby
  • 4,500 sqft of bleacher deck
  • Concessions, restrooms and therapy pool
  • Insulated precast concrete walls and structural steel roof
  • Natural light above the north wall to remove glare with additional windows to provide light and views
  • LED lighting to supplement natural light
  • Management office off deck with unobstructed views
  • Additional office and treatment area for co-location partner