Academic classes, community swim teams and fitness classes are held in the Gunkler Natatorium, named in honor of the College’s dynamic physical educator, “Occie Gunkler.”
Natatorium Features Include:
- Pool 25 yard, 6 lanes (75ft. by 45ft.)
- 1 meter diving board
- Chair lift for accessibility
GPS Address: 599 North Main Street, Berea, KY 40404
From the North:
From I-75, take the north Berea exit (exit 77) and make a left off the ramp onto KY 595. The second light will be an intersection of KY 595 and the Berea by-pass. You will want to make a right to remain on KY 595, past the Kentucky Artisan Center, over the railroad tracks and past the college farms. When you reach the traffic light at the intersection of KY 595 and Ellipse, you will continue straight. You will travel approximately 150 yards and make a right onto Seabury Drive, which is the first road on the right past the 595/Ellipse intersection. The parking lot for the Seabury Center is off to your right. The locker rooms for the pool are on the main level of the Seabury Center and the observation deck for Gunkler Natatorium is on the second floor of the complex.
From the South:
From I-75, take the south Berea exit (exit 76) and make a right off the ramp onto 25 North. Continue straight on this road as it winds through town and eventually through the heart of campus. As you approach the Boone Tavern Hotel, the road will become two lanes and you want to remain in the left lane. Make a left at the next intersection (traffic light #9). As you proceed to the bottom of the hill, you will want to make a left onto Seabury Drive. The parking lot for the Seabury Center is off to your right. The locker rooms for the pool are on the main level of the Seabury Center and the observation deck for Gunkler Natatorium is on the second floor of the complex.