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(575) 393-CORE (2673)

Catherine Vorassi
Facility Director
(575) 391-4159

Lindsay Chism McCarter
Marketing Coordinator
(575) 391-4128

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CORE Details

  • 15,201 sq. ft.
  • Same turf used in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX - Home of the Dallas Cowboys
  • Approx. 60 yds long x 28 yds wide; Almost as large as an NHL ice hockey rink
  • Abundance of natural light due to the multitude of windows and 23 skylights
  • Indoor Acoustic Panels
  • Indoor soccer dasher board system permanently installed; will consist of plexiglass upper portion and vinyl bottom (similar to hockey rink), with one portion all plexi for full spectator viewing
  • Turf field can be divided into 2 smaller fields with the installed divider curtain
  • 2 sets of team locker rooms (4 total locker rooms)
  • Referees office
  • 102 person maximum occupancy on field
  • 515 people maximum occupancy TURF wing
  • Rentable space
  • 23,763 sq. ft.
  • 2 full size high school basketball courts.
  • 4 smaller cross court basketball courts
  • 12 basketball goals
  • 4 volleyball courts with movable overhead volleyball nets
  • Resilient Athletic Floor
  • Divider curtains to separate all 4 courts
  • 475-person maximum occupancy in GYM wing
  • Rentable space
  • 4,770 sq. ft
  • 2 downstairs spaces with predominantly for strength and stretching exercises
  • Some cardio downstairs
  • Cardio ring around second floor of Rotunda looking onto the play structure
  • 2 racquetball courts with solid glass, front walls and doors
  • Wally ball hangers in one court
  • 4,593 sq. ft of leisure pool water
  • 92-person maximum occupancy in the leisure pool.
  • Timing devices in each slide to record fastest times and times to beat
  • 2 - 40 ft. tall water slides, one body slide and one tube slide
  • Lights and music inside the body slide
  • Lights and music for nighttime entertainment throughout SPLASH wing
  • 40 ft wide area of “zero depth”, beach access pool
  • 150 ft Lazy river
  • Multiple play features including vortex, geysers, rain clouds, depth charges and more
  • Spa
  • 4,511 sq. ft of pool deck space
  • 301 person maximum occupancy on the pool deck
  • 3 private cabana areas for rent
  • Full glass wall partition separating Splash from Swim
  • Rentable space
  • 6,553 sq. ft of space within the competition pool
  • 132 person max occupancy in the pool
  • 25m x 25yds, 10 lane competition pool
  • 4’4” depth to 13’6” depth
  • Myrtha constructed (Same company who builds pools used in the Summer Olympics)
  • 2- 3M diving boards
  • 2- 1M diving boards
  • Sound System
  • 5,195 sq. ft. of space on the pool deck
  • 347 person maximum occupancy on deck
  • Rentable space
Swim Spectator Seating
  • 281 person maximum occupancy
  • Glass and stainless railing system for unobstructed view of competition pool
Aquatic Classroom
  • 716 sq. ft
  • Meet management room
  • Lifeguard classes to be conducted in
  • Meetings
  • Rentable Space
  • 1,349 sq. ft. of space within heated pool
  • 1,097 sq. ft of deck space
  • 27 person maximum occupancy in pool
  • 75 person maximum occupancy on deck
  • Mosaic wall tile on east wall
  • Seating area in pool
  • Fully ADA accessible lift
  • Frosted (for privacy), sliding glass door separating SWIM from THERAPY
  • 2,002 sq. ft in STUDIO 1
  • 38 person maximum occupancy
  • TRX equipment built-in
  • Resilient athletic flooring
  • Spin bikes and equipment
  • Various other group fitness class equipment
  • TV for virtual instruction
  • Built-in sound system
  • 2,321 sq. ft in STUDIO 2
  • 47 person maximum occupancy
  • Wood floor
  • Mirrored Wall
  • Ballet bar
  • Built-in sound system
  • Rentable Space
Changing/Locker Rooms
  • 13 individual changing rooms, all of which include a toilet, sink and shower
  • Inclusive and Accessible
  • Men’s and Women’s locker rooms - lockers, communal sinks, shower and toilet stalls
  • Both are accessible from the ROTUNDA and through the aquatics spaces1,814 sq. ft in room 1
Banquet Rooms
  • 1,814 sq. ft in room 1
  • 121 person max occupancy in room 1
  • Sound proof partition
  • 1,120 sq. ft in room 2
  • 75 person max occupancy in room 2
  • 2,934 sq. ft. of banquet room space when rooms opened as one.
  • Round table seating for 160 people as 1 large room
  • Classroom style seating for 180 people as 1 large room
  • Projecting Screens on either end/both rooms
  • Built-in cabinetry and sink in each room
  • Built-in sound system
  • Podium and stage available for rent
  • Outdoor break areas off of banquet rooms
  • Rentable spaces
Catering Kitchen
  • 543 sq. ft
  • Walk-in freezer and refrigerator
  • Warming units
  • Commercial coffee makers
  • 3 compartment sink
  • Dishwasher
Party Rooms
  • 486 sq. ft. in room 1
  • 33 person max occupancy in room 1
  • Direct access into SPLASH from room 1
  • Sound proof partition
  • 370 sq. ft in room 2
  • 25 person max occupancy in room 2
  • 58-person maximum occupancy as 1 large room
  • 856 sq. ft of party room space when rooms opened as one
  • Built-in cabinetry, sink, ice machine and storage in each room
  • Rentable spaces
  • 695 sq. ft
  • 2 hour maximum
  • Cubbies and nooks for storing personal belongings
  • Private bathroom with Tot Toilet & built-in changing table for parents to change KIDS
Game Zone
  • Games for a variety of ages such as Table Tennis, Foosball, Air Hockey
  • Wall mounted television
  • Executive conference room
  • Will have a conference table and seating for 14
  • Built-in cabinetry, sink, refrigerator, and ice machine
  • Presentation Monitor
  • Rentable Space
  • 50 ft. floor to ceiling height
  • Welcome desk for entry into all facets of The CORE
  • Art feature by bronze sculpture by artist Curtis Fort of Tatum, NM
Indoor Track
  • Multi-lane track with incline and decline
  • Traverses through 3 separate spaces within the facility
  • Views of every major room as pedestrians travel through the Rotunda space
  • 1/5 of a mile = 1 lap around
  • 2,992 sq. ft.
  • 38 ft custom play structure
  • 2 stainless steel slides
  • 3 enclosed and connected climbing towers
  • Fully enclosed in a safety net that allows visibility through the structure
  • Smaller, separate toddler play structure
Observation Deck
  • 2,239 sq. ft
  • Full length view looking down into SPLASH and SWIM, and out to the ROTUNDA
  • Laptop Bar with 9 power outlets that sits up to SPLASH window
  • Combination of lounge furniture and tables and chairs
  • 149 person maximum occupancy
  • Rentable space
Outdoor Courtyard (2)
  • Shaded picnic tables
  • Natural turf area
  • Lounge chairs
  • Rentable spaces
Common Space
  • Various open spaces on first floor with tables and chairs of varying heights and sizes
  • Benches and cushioned sectionals for sitting and relaxing
  • Tables with power supply installed in them
  • Vending area
  • Elevator
  • 2 public staircases
  • 3 emergency stairwells
  • 2 “food truck roundup” parking areas with electrical hookups located on the north and south ends of the CORE, for permitted food vendors
Interesting Misc. Facts
  • 14 pumps installed to treat the water used in the aquatic areas
  • 62 toilets total
  • 6,455 sq. ft of storage space
  • 52 ft. tall main exterior entrance
  • 58 ft. tall to the top of the Rotunda Skylight
  • Approx. 400 parking spaces surrounding CORE; Another 900+ adjacent in LCEC Parking

Recent Aerial Photos