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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 to Friday: 5:30am-9:30pm 

Saturday: 7:00am-5:00pm

Sunday: 1:00pm-6:00pm

Private Swim Lesson Information

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June Swim Meets and Closings:

June 11-12 – Collegiate Series

Main Tank Closed: 7am-5pm

June 19 and 20 - Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center will be closed for the Juneteenth holiday.

June 21 – Country Club League

Half Main Tank Closed: 5pm-9pm

June 28 – QC Swim League

Half Main Tank Closed: 5pm-9:30pm

June 29 – Southpark Swim League

Half Main Tank Closed: 5:30pm-10:00pm