The Center includes a 60-meter by 25-yard pool with moveable bulkheads, plus a separate diving well. The Center has enough seating to accomodate over 2,500 swimming enthusiasts. The Center also has a men's and women's dressing room, athletic training area, offices for the staff, and two large classrooms.
The Center emphasizes classroom-instruction, competition, fitness lap swimming, therapy and recreation.
The Center was designed by Singleton Architects, P.A. and built by Roy Collins Construction, Inc. Funding for the $6.2 million project was provided by the Mississippi Legislature during its 1998 and 1999 sessions.