The ONAT is a 64,000-square foot, two-story building that has a clean span over the pool area. All surfaces of the pool, surrounding deck and walls are finished in ceramic tile.
The facility includes a 50-meter Olympic-sized pool, pool-level locker rooms, an observation deck, seating for 1,000 spectators, nine handball/racquetball courts and two weight rooms.
The 835,000-gallon pool has moveable dividers, eight racing lanes, 3-meter and 5-meter platforms, two 1-meter springboards and two 3-meter springboards.
Other features include a built-in electronic timing and scoring system, an underwater observation room, underwater lighting and a new color scoreboard added in 2004. The building is attached to the student recreation center, which opened in August 2004.