Located in the Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, the Mount Holyoke Natatorium is home of the College’s swimming and diving team. The facility, which was renovated in 2008 by way of a generous donation by Trustee David Wilson, features an eight-lane, 25-yard long pool equipped with new starting blocks, new lane lines, a Colorado Timing System and an LED scoreboard. Also included in the space is a 3,600 square foot diving well with two one-meter diving boards and one three-meter diving board. The complex features bleacher seating for up to 385 people. Numerous members of the Mount Holyoke and surrounding communities make use of the facility in addition to the swimming and diving team.
Hours of Operation:
The Mount Holyoke College Natatorium is open during Kendall's general hours, although availability is subject to change. Priority is given to varsity teams (contests/practices), physical education classes and other special events.
Directions and Parking:
The Mount Holyoke College Natatorium is on the first floor of the Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, which is located near the northeast corner of the Mount Holyoke campus. There is plenty of free, on-campus parking available to visitors of the facility. From Route 116, turn onto Dunlap Place. The Kendall Sports & Dance Complex parking lot is at the end of Dunlap Place. To avoid a ticket, be sure to park in lined parking spaces. Additional parking is available within walking distance of the venue.
Seating and Tickets (for MHC Varsity Swim Meets ONLY):
The bleachers at the Mount Holyoke College Natatorium seat up to 385 people, while additional standing room areas and alternate seating options can accommodate up to 500 total spectators. Areas for handicap seating are available near each entrance. Admission fees for regular season meets and NEWMAC Championship meets are listed below. Ticket prices for NCAA Championship meets will be advertised on the athletics website when applicable.
Swimming and Diving (for MHC Varsity Swim Meets
- Mount Holyoke students/faculty/staff – free with Mount Holyoke ID Card
- Adults (18+) - $3.00
- Other students - $1.00 with ID Card
- Children under 12 – free
- Winter Sports Family Pass* - $20.00
*Permits access to all Mount Holyoke athletic events during the winter season (basketball, swimming and diving, squash). ECAC Tournament contests, NCAA Tournament contests and NCAA Championship meets not included.