Support for Aquatic Center - Fully Funded

Sustaining the Mission: Projects and Priorities

January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2015

During a time of leadership transition, and building on the success and momentum of The Sesquicentennial Fund, our development efforts remain focused on the college's student-centered mission.  

A three-year funding initiative, Sustaining the Mission, focuses on these primary areas:

If you wish to speak with us personally, we hope you'll give us a call or visit our office on campus—we are ready to assist you in any way we can.

Of course, if you're ready to make your gift today, you may visit

Thank you, again, for your interest in supporting Luther College.

Luther College is pleased to announce that as of Summer 2013, the new Aquatic Center is fully funded.  Many thanks to the hundreds of donors who supported this key capital priority of The Sesquicentennial Fund.   We invite you to join us on the Friday afternoon of Homecoming, October 4, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. for the dedication of this fabulous new facility.      

Aquatic Center for Swimming and Diving

This 17,700 square-foot facility--featuring a 25-yard by 30-meter natatorium--will include

  • 8 competition width lanes with a consistent water depth of 8 feet
  • a 14-foot deep diving area allowing for expanded three-meter high board competition
  • shallow area for adaptive physical education classes, swimming lessons, water aerobics, and more
  • technologically advanced starting blocks with state-of-the-art timing mechanisms
  • larger deck and diving space allowing Luther to host larger and more prestigious competitions
  • seating for 250+ spectators
Women's Swim Team