Girl splashes down at end of water slide.

The Aquatic and Recreation Center has a two-story, 156-foot water slide.

UTC alumni can get an exclusive experience — and a party — in the campus’ Aquatic and Recreation Center.

On Friday, June 23, from 6-8 p.m., the pool area in the ARC will open for Alumni Family Night. The area is fully compliant with the American Disabilities Act and has an accessible lift as well as water wheelchairs

The ARC is 14,000 square feet and rivals many fitness centers in Chattanooga, and its pool area includes:

  • Five-lane swim area
  • Lazy river with kayak plunge pool
  • A two-story, 156-foot water slide

Cost is $5 per person, which includes food and beverages. Children under 12 admitted free with a paid adult.  Parking is available in the garage adjacent to the ARC on Fifth Street.

Space is limited for Alumni Family Night and attendees must pre-register for the event online at

The event is presented by the UTC Office of Development and Alumni Affairs.

For more information, contact the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs at 423-425-5963 or at   For details about the ARC, call 423-425-4213





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