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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Aquatic Center (MCAC) & 2nd Ward Gymnasium

800 East Martin Luther King Junior Blvd.
Charlotte, NC  28202
980-314-3483 (Dive)


The Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center is a world class Natatorium. The Center includes a 50-meter competition pool, 25-yard therapeutic pool, fitness center, and hot tub.  Second Ward Gymnasium is adjacent to the Aquatic Center.

Hours (fitness center and pools close 30min prior to facility closing):

Monday & Wednesday: 5:30am-9:30pm (Main Tank Closed 1pm-4pm)

Tuesday & Thursday: 11:30am-9:30pm

Friday: 5:30am-1:30pm

Saturday: 7:30am-3:30pm

Sunday: Closed

Private Swim Lesson Information

Holidays/Special Events:


Friday, July 30th: Facility Closed

Saturday, July 31st: Facility Closed


Saturday, August 4th: 1/2 Main Tank Closed (7:30am-3:30pm)

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