C. O. Pinkerton Health and Fitness Complex


The Pinkerton Health and Recreation Complex is one of the finest campus recreational facilities in Texas.  It offers the student, faculty, and staff of Texarkana College as well as community members in the Texarkana area, the opportunity to participate in many indoor and outdoor recreation activities.  The 28,000 square foot athletic facility, combined with the 30,000 square foot Aquatic Center, makes this complex a participant’s delight.


The complex was designed and is maintained with the students of Texarkana College in mind.  At certain times part of the facility will be utilized by classes, and community members and general students must work aroundthese times.  Credit and non-credit classes are given priority.


  • Olympic Indoor Pool
  • Eight Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Dressing Rooms/Showers/Lockers/Saunas
  • Four Racquetball Courts
  • Classroom
  • Full Cam II Weight Facility
  • 1/2 Mile jogging track
  • Exercise/Aerobics/Dance Studio
  • Multi-Use Gym Area:  Basketball/Volleyball/Badminton/Tennis
  • Fitness Room:  Stationary Bicycles, Treadmills, Stairmasters w/televisions


All students who are currently enrolled at Texarkana College who carry the appropriate ID may enter and use the facility.  All full-time faculty and staff of TC, spouses and children 16 years or older and curently carried on parents’ insurance, may also use the facility.

Community members should contact the Texarkana College Business Office (903-823-3331) regarding payment of dues.  New members must pay a $125.00 (Regular Membership) or $75.00 (Senior Citizen Membership) donation along with monthly dues described below.

Regular Members (age 16 to 59)

Primary Member                             $40.00 per month

Secondary Member                        $25.00 per month

Senior Citizens (age 60+)

Primary Member                             $30.00 per month

Secondary Member                        $25.00 per month

Unless you terminate your membership, you are responsible for all monthly dues, even if you do not use the facility.  If you skip a month/s, you must pay for those months along with the current month you wish to use the facility.  For example, if you pay for February and March and then do not use the facility during April and May – when you return to use the facility and pay for the month of June, you must also pay for April and May. 

Students and community members may bring two guests per visit, as long as they are age 16 and over, at a cost of $5.00 per person per visit.  Members must present their ID card for admittance to the facility.

Corporate memberships are available with a minimum of 10 members from each organization joining at the rate of $25.00 each per month, plus the donation of $125.00 per organization.



  • Monday-Friday 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Sunday 1-5 p.m.


  • Monday-Friday 12 noon-1:30 p.m.
  • Monday-Friday 5:30-9 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Sunday 1-5 p.m.


Saturday 10 a.m.-Noon
Sunday 1-3 p.m.