The 15,000-square foot natatorium includes a 25-yard pool, a diving well with 1-meter, 3-meter, and 5-meter platform boards, seating for approximately 700 fans, school and pool record boards, an electrical timing scoreboard, and offices. A view of the pool can be seen from windows located in the main corridor of the Carpenter Sports Building.
In addition to University of Delaware home meets, the Rawstrom Natatorium annually hosts the Delaware Secondary School Athletic Association state high school boys and girls swimming championships, regional amateur meets, and serves University employees and students and the community as a recreational facility. Delaware has also hosted numerous conference swimming championships, including the America East conference championship, meets in 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2000. It also hosted the diving portion of the Colonial Athletic Association Championship meet in 2015 and 2016.