Sporting Facilities

Aquatic Center, University of Alabama

415 Paul W. Bryant Dr. Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
205-348- 6155
www.rolltide.com/facilities

The Aquatic Center is one of the nation’s “fastest” pools. The main competition pool is 25-yards by 50-meters and is 6.5 feet deep at its shallowest point, 18 feet at its deepest. When set up for long course competition, the pool boasts nine-foot wide lanes, and when set up for short course, the pool can accommodate up to 17 nine-foot wide lanes.

The main pool has four diving boards – two one-meter and two three-meter – and a five and ten-meter platform off which the Tide divers compete.

The main competition venue seats 1,500, every seat of which is often taken during invitational and championship swimming and diving meets.

The Aquatic Center received a $1.5 million renovation in 2002 which included a new pool surface, fresh paint, new tile for the pool, new lighting, and sound system.

 

Bryant-Denny Stadium, University of Alabama

920 Paul W Bryant Dr. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-348-3600
www.rolltide.com/facilities

With the completion of the latest expansion in the summer of 2010 the stadium ranks among the nation’s top 5 on-campus football stadiums with a seating capacity of 101,821. The Stadium also features the largest number of skyboxes in the SEC.

Total seating capacity=101,821

All-time attendance record: 101,821

Number of skyboxes: 159

Special features: Three Video scoreboards (Two in north endzone, one in south endzone), state-of-the-art ribbon wrap-around display boards on the facades of 
the east and west upper decks

 Coleman Coliseum

1201 Coliseum Circle Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
205-348-9600
www.rolltide.com/facilities

Coleman Coliseum’s arena has a seating capacity of 15,383 for basketball and 15,075 for gymnastics. The building, equivalent to a seven-story structure at its apex, is completely air-conditioned. No state funds were included in its building cost of $4.2 million. Athletic Department funds paid half the cost and a special building fee provided the balance.


Coleman Auxiliary Volleyball Extension (CAVE), University of Alabama

1201 Coliseum Circle Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
205-348-9600
www.rolltide.com/facilities

Sets of bleachers were brought in and the Crimson Tide played in front of standing room only crowds for almost every match. Fans surround the court providing Alabama with a distinct home court advantage. More seating is planned for this season giving the CAVE a capacity of 1,000.

 

Hank Crisp Indoor Facility, University of Alabama

1202 Coliseum Circle Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
205-348-3686                                                                                                               
www.rolltide.com/facilities

The facility features a 130+ yard football practice field. The facility is fully heated and
air-conditioned, an unusual feature in similar facilities. The facility was renovated in 2009, which included the removal of the tennis practice facility to make the building a complete open space when inclement weather and heat prevents the teams from practicing. The facility has 97,000 square feet of clear space measuring 20 percent larger than a typical collage football field. New artificial turf was installed along with state of the art wave camera system.

 

Jerry Pate Golf Center, University of Alabama

401 Old Colony Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
205-562-3201                                                                                                                    
www.rolltide.com/facilities
 

On Nov. 19, 2004, the Jerry Pate Golf Center officially opened for exclusive use by the University of Alabama men’s and women’s golf teams. Home to Crimson Tide Golf, it is located in Tuscaloosa at Ol’ Colony Golf Complex, a city-owned public golf course operated by the City of Tuscaloosa’s Park and Recreation Association.
Sam Bailey Stadium, University of Alabama

400 Coliseum Circle Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
205-348-9600
www.rolltide.com/facilities

The Sam Bailey track and field stadium is a 9-lane oval, with each lane measuring 48 inches wide. The facility has one of the power track surfaces in track and field today and seating for up to 4,500 spectators.

 

 

Sewell Thomas Stadium, University of Alabama

205-348-2262
www.rolltide.com/facilities

Quick Facts
• Opened: March 27, 1948 (Thomas Field)
• April 6, 1991 (Sewell-Thomas Stadium)
• Capacity: 6,571
• Surface: Natural Grass
• Dimensions: 325’ RF/LF, 400’ CF, 365’ Alleys
• 8-foot wall with 30-foot hitters drop in CF
• Construction: N.C. Morgan (1999) & Wesley Construction Co. (1991)
• Record: 854-381-2 (.691)

 

Rhodes Softball Stadium, University of Alabama
321 5ThAvenue Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
205-348-6010
www.rolltide.com/facilities

Rhoads Softball Stadium was built in 2000 and recently received enhancements that make it the nation’s most packed college softball venue. The stadium was completed at a cost of $2.2 million, added right tier to push the stadiums capacity to 3,395.

 

Tennis Stadium, University of Alabama

501 5th Ave. E. Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
205-348-6010
www.rolltide.com/facilities

The brand new 12-court Tennis Stadium was completed in 2004 and is located near the University Recreation Center. The new facility includes elevated seating facing all courts, offices and locker room area underneath, and an elevator from the first level up to the seating area.

Indoor Tennis Facility

This building is adjacent to the Tennis Stadium and contains 6 regulation NCAA hard courts in addition to a lobby and restroom.

Tuscaloosa County Parks And Recreation Authority (PARA)

 

Sokol Park, PARA: Baseball, Football, Soccer, Softball Fields & Multipurpose Arena

5901 Watermelon Road Northport, AL 35473
205-562-3220
www.tcpara.org

4 lighted, Adult softball fields
2 lighted, Youth softball fields (
2) lighted, multi-purpose Soccer/Football fields
Ray C Jenkins Multipurpose Arena
Bowers Park, PARA: Baseball, Olympic-sized pool, Softball & Tennis Courts               

2101 Bowers Park Drive Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-562-3220
www.tcpara.org

4 lighted, Adult softball fields
4 lighted, Youth softball fields, 
Olympic-sized Pool
Tennis Courts.

 

 

Jerry Belk Activity Center, PARA

2101 Bowers Park Drive Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-562-3200
www.tcpara.org

Features include 2 gyms (one with multipurpose flooring & one with conventional hardwood flooring), a suspended walking track overlooking the gym (1/10 mile), a cardiovascular fitness area, a community room, an aerobics/fitness/dance room, 2 multipurpose rooms, a meeting/conference room, and a catering kitchen. The larger multipurpose room divides into two separate areas.

 

Leroy McAbee, Sr. Activity Center, PARA

3801 Loop Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-562-3235
www.tcpara.org

Features include a gym with multipurpose flooring, acardiovascular fitness area, a community room, a game room, an aerobics/dance room, a multipurpose room that divides into two separate areas, a meeting room, a spacious courtyard/patio, a catering kitchen, and the Dr. James R. Dockery Indoor Therapeutic/Fitness Pool which was dedicated July 4, 1998.

 

 

McDonald Hughes Community Center, PARA

3101 Martin Luther King Blvd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-562-3215
www.tcpara.org

Features include a gym with multipurpose flooring, a cardiovascular fitness area, a community room, a game room, an aerobics/dance room, a multipurpose room that divides into two separate areas, a meeting room, a spacious courtyard/patio, a catering kitchen, and the Dr. James R. Dockery Indoor Therapeutic/Fitness Pool which was dedicated July 4, 1998.

 

Bobby Miller Activity Center, PARA

300 Bobby Miller Parkway Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-758-0419
www.tcpara.org

Features include a gym with multipurpose flooring, a community room, a multipurpose room, a catering kitchen, a fitness/cardiovascular room with workout equipment, heated indoor therapeutic and recreational pools, locker rooms, and a suspended walking track. This center also features the Taylorville Brown Branch of the Tuscaloosa County Public Library on the second level.

 

 

Ol’ Colony Golf Course, PARA

401 Old Colony Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
205-562-3201
www.tcpara.org

The 18-hole “Ol’ Colony 1” course at the Ol’ Colony Golf Complex facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama features 6,494 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.6 and it has a slope rating of 122 on Bermuda grass. Designed by Jerry Pate, the Ol’ Colony 1 golf course opened in 2000.

 Stillman College

Birthright Hall, Stillman College

3601 Stillman Blvd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-349-4240
www.stillmanathletics.com

Birthright Hall the home of the Tigers men and women basketball teams and the Lady Tigers volleyball team was renovated in the Fall of 2003. The Birthright Building, originally a combination gymnasium and auditorium, was erected in 1951 and was named after the late Mr. Charles Birthright of Clarkton, MO. The renovations that Stillman completed were to the exterior and to the gymnasium floor and bleachers. Birthright was previously renovated in 1975.

 

Stillman Stadium, Stillman College

3601 Stillman Blvd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-349-4240
www.stillmanathletics.com

This facility for intercollegiate Football games that can accommodate over 9,000 spectators. Stillman Stadium was built in 1999 with the return of football to the campus under the administration of fifth president Ernest McNealey.

Stillman Stadium Baseball Complex, Stillman College

3601 Stillman Blvd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-349-4240
www.stillmanathletics.com

Located just west of Downtown Tuscaloosa, Stillman College boasts an NCAA-Regulation track & field site, in addition to dedicated football, baseball, softball, and basketball facilities.

Stillman Stadium Softball Complex, Stillman College

3601 Stillman Blvd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-349-4240
www.stillmanathletics.com

Located just west of Downtown Tuscaloosa, Stillman College boasts an NCAA-Regulation track & field site, in addition to dedicated football, baseball, softball, and basketball facilities.

 

Outdoor Track & Field Competition Site, Stillman College

3601 Stillman Blvd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-349-4240
www.stillmanathletics.com

Stillman offers an on campus NCAA regulation outdoor Track & Field competition site for intercollegiate events. The track is located in the Stillman Stadium complex and surrounds the football field.

 Shelton State Community College (SSCC)

Humphrey Center, Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-391-2223
www.sheltonstate.edu/athletics

A short drive from Downtown, SSCC is home to a 1800-seat arena which is ideal for mid-sized basketball and volleyball tournaments.

 

Shelton Baseball Field, Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-391-2223
www.sheltonstate.edu/athletics

Shelton Softball Field, Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-391-2223
www.sheltonstate.edu/athletics