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Baylor School Natatorium

The Baylor Swim Club's home pool is the Baylor School Natatorium. This multi-million dollar facility is state of the art, and one of the best in aquatic centers in the country.

The indoor pool features 22 short course yard lanes by ten 50 meter long course lanes, and equipped with two moveable bulkheads. The pool is 7 feet deep in the shallow end, 13 feet deep in diving well end with all non-turbulent lane ropes. There is seating for 700 spectators in stadium above the pool . Underneath the stadium seating, the facility is equipped with two women's and two men's locker rooms.

The Natatorium also has a fully automatic Daktronic Timing System, with 20 FINA Daktronic touch pads, and two- 10 Lane/Place/Time display boards. This gives Baylor Swim Club the ability to run two simultaneous 25 yard courses during a short course yards meet. The Martha Bass Invitational in November is currently the largest meet that Baylor hosts with over 1,000 swimmers competing.

Within the Natatorium, lessons are taught in the endless pool. This pool duals as a training pool for experienced swimmers, and a pool for children just learning to swim.

The maximum depth of the pool is 3 feet, and the water is heated to a comfortable 84 degrees for younger swimmers.

The Endless Pool’s adjustable current caters to swimmers of all skill levels. It is Ideal for swimming, exercise, therapy, and fun.

Baylor School Natatorium

171 Baylor School Road
Chattanooga, TN   37405

(Right- pictures of the Baylor School Natatorium)
(Below- pictures of the Endless Pool)

As members of the Baylor Swim Club, swimmers also have access to the many great amenities, and first rate athletic facilities that the Baylor School has. Most of which are used for dry land training and strengthening methods for swimmers of all ages.

Just adjacent to the pool is the field house. The field house contains three basketball courts that provide versatility by converting to volleyball, badminton, and fencing areas. The complex also features weight rooms, a cardio room, a dance studio, a running track, equipment rooms, training and film rooms.

The Von D. Oehmig Sports Performance Center opened in October, 2010, providing space and equipment for varsity athletic training while opening additional workout areas for all Baylor students, faculty, and staff.

(Above- fieldhouse courts)

(Above- cardio room)

(Above- sports performance center)



Hamilton Family YMCA

Baylor Swim Club's newest practice facility is the pool at the Hamilton Family YMCA. This practice site was added in January of 2011. It is convenient to those living around Hamilton Place, East Brainerd, Ooltewah, and Cleveland areas.

The Hamilton YMCA features a six lane 25 yard heated indoor pool with full locker rooms. Baylor Swim Club runs both Developmental and Age Group programs out of the Hamilton YMCA site.

"The Baylor Swim Club is delighted to partner with the Hamilton County YMCA in an effort to provide more swimming opportunities to a broader range of children in the Tennessee Valley area." said Baylor Swim Club Program Director Dan Flack. "This is a natural extension of the Baylor Swim Club's mission to serve the swimming community at a grass roots level."

Hamilton Family YMCA

7430 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga, TN  37421

(Below & right- Hamilton YMCA Pool)