The Pinkerton Health and Fitness 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 (age 16 and older) 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, make this complex a participant’s delight.

General Policies

The complex was designed and is maintained with the students of Texarkana College in mind. At certain times, parts of the facility will be utilized by classes, so community members and general students must work around the class schedule. Credit and non-credit classes are given priority. No food or drink allowed inside complex with the exception of water only.

Facilities Available

  • Olympic Indoor Pool
  • Saunas
  • Eight Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Dressing Rooms/Showers/Lockers
  • Four Racquetball Courts
  • Full Cam II Weight Facility and Free Weight Facility
  • ½ mile jogging track
  • Exercise/Aerobics/Dance Studio
  • Gym Area: Basketball
  • Fitness Room: stationary bicycles, treadmills, and Stairmasters

Admittance Information

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 currently carried on parent’s insurance, may also use the facility. Community members may pay a one-time set-up fee ranging from $50.00 for seniors age 60 and over to $60.00 for regular memberships. Members may pay by the month, and the monthly fee is for the calendar month.  The initial membership donation will be required to rejoin if there is a lapse in membership of more than 12 months. All members and guests must be at least 16 years old to use the Pinkerton Health and Fitness Complex. Payments are made to Texarkana College at the Student Accounts/ Bursar Window located on the first floor of the Nelson Administration Building.

Students and community members may bring two guests per visit, as long as they are age 16 or over, at a cost of $5.00 each. Members and TC students must present current ID cards for admittance to the facility.