About the Natatorium
The Natatorium is an academic facility governed by the Department of Health and Exercise Science and houses a 6-lane, 25-yard swimming pool holding 275,000 gals. of water. It was constructed in 1974 and at one time hosted the NCAA Division II national championships. Numerous courses are conducted in the swimming pool ranging from basic swimming to American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, Lifeguard Training Instructor, Water Safety Instructor and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (For more information on certification courses please contact our office.) Truman’s men’s and women’s swim teams use this facility for daily practices and hosting dual swim meets.
The Natatorium is open throughout the year for students and faculty/staff free of charge and students of KCOM and the general public with valid pass. For more information call Jeff Arabas, Natatorium Director, at 660-785-4247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We are located at the lowest southern end of Pershing Building next to the big red barn.
Looking for a job?*
Each year students are recruited to work as lifeguards, secretaries and maintenance workers. We employ scholarship, institutional pay and work study students. Please contact Jeff Arabas at email@example.com for more information. You may also visit us at the lower level of Pershing to pick up an application.
- Lifeguards: Must be certified in lifeguarding and CPR-PR by a nationally recognized organization (ex. American Red Cross, Jeff Ellis and Assoc., etc.)
- Maintenance: Must be capable of working independently, be responsible, be timely, and most of all, willing to get your hands dirty.
*All positions are filled at this time.