Donaghey Student Center Aquatic Center
Courtesy: UALR Sports Information
          Release: 04/15/2008
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The Donaghey Student Center Aquatic Center is the home of the UALR swimming and diving.  Completed in 1993, the DSC Aquatic Center is one of the finest swimming facilities in Arkansas.


The DSC Aquatic Center has hosted many championships events, including the first ever Sun Belt Conference Championships in 1999 as well as the NCAA East Regional in water polo, the New South Intercollegiate Championships six times, and the Arkansas High School State Championships three times.


The DSC Aquatic Center is also the home of the Arkansas Dolphins swim team.


The 50 meter by 25 yard pool has a capacity of 750,000 gallons and a water surface area of 12,600 square feet.


The pool features removable bulkhead to accommodate multiple venues for competitive swimming and diving, water polo, and recreation.  The paddock stainless steel gutter/perimeter recirculation system has turbulence reduction features for competitive swimming. 


The spring board diving platforms feature 2x1 meter boards on concrete short blocks and 2x3 meter boards on concrete platforms.


The electronic timing system features two swimming IV multi-sport computers, two electronic starting systems, one 12-line scoreboard, and 16 touchpads.


The Donaghey Student Center Aquatic Center meets specifications required by the FINA, U.S. Swimming, and the NCAA for competitive swimming, diving, and water polo.




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