Type of Facility: School/College/University
Facility Accessibility: Private-Members Only
Number of Pools: 1
Amenities: Lifeguard On Duty, Showers, Sauna (Wet), Locker Rooms, Sauna (Dry)
Other Amenities: Basketball and Volleyball courts, Soccer fiels, Tennis courts,
Activities Offered: Diving Team, Lap Swim, Swim Team
Other Activities: Basketball,Volleyball, Tennis
Equipment: Diving Board (1-meter), Diving Board (3-meter)
Non-Diving Related Equipment: Kick Boards, Pace Clocks, Backstroke Flags, Pulling Gear, Lane Lines
Teams/Clubs: Water Polo, USA Swimming Team, Masters Swim Team, College/University Swim Team
Name: Col. Francis B. Messmore Aquatic Center
Fan Capacity: 500 - 1,000
Depth Shallowest: 4 Feet
Depth Deepest: 13 Feet
Located in the Vincent T. Lombardi Memorial Center, named for one of Fordham’s most famous alumni, is the Colonel Francis B. Messmore Aquatics Center, home of the Fordham Swimming and Diving and Water Polo programs. The 40-meter pool has eight lanes and adjustable bulkheads for competition by either meters or yards.
Diving facilities include two three meter boards, two one meter boards and a trampoline with an overhead spotting rig.