Legat Architects

“How appropriate it is to integrate a building with academic programs focused on health and wellness with athletic facilities that keep our students fit and well.”



The first-floor commons functions as both a study/gathering space for students and spillover space for natatorium events.

On Brand

The commons grand stair leads to additional breakout areas on the second floor. Student activity and the Augustana “A” that sets the backdrop can be observed from outside the building thanks to the large glass wall.


Meditation Room

The upper-level student wellbeing and meditation room reinforces Augustana’s commitment to growth in mind, body, and spirit. It features stained glass harvested from a chapel on campus.

“This is the best facility in our conference by far and one of the best dual-purpose facilities in the Midwest for swimming and water polo.”

Retracting Bleachers

The bleachers that seat up to 250 spectators pull back to create a viewing platform for events.


Hydrotherapy Rehabilitation Pool

Kinesiology students use a smaller, prefabricated therapy pool with cameras and TVs to analyze motion.

“Since completion of the Lindberg Center, our Women’s Swimming and Diving Program earned its first conference championship in 25 years, a sophomore won first place at the conference diving championships, our swimming coach earned the conference’s Coach of the Year award, and our men’s and women’s water polo teams captured national recognition in their inaugural year.”