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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mecklenburg County 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.  2nd Ward Gymnasium is adjacent to the Aquatic Center

The Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center offers Long Course swimming (50 Meters) twice a week  Tuesday/Thursday from 5:30am - 2pm 

Main Tank will be closed from 2pm - 2:45pm every T/Th to change pool


Click here to sign up for one of our many programs. 
We'd love to hear from you! Please click here to tell us about your most recent visit to our facility. 

Upcoming Events/Closings


Friday, December 13th: 1/2 Main Tank 4:00p-9:30p

Saturday, December 14th: 1/2 Main Tank 8:00a-5:00p

Sunday, December 15th: 1/2 Main Tank 1:00p-6:00p

Tuesday, December 17th: 1/2 Main Tank 6:00p-9:00p

Tuesday, December 24th: Closed for Holiday

Wednesday, December 25th: Closed for Holiday

Thursday, December 26th: Holiday Hours - 8:00a-5:00p - Short Course Only

Tuesday, December 31st: Facility Closes at 5:00p - Short Course Only



Wednesday, January 1, 2020: Closed for Holiday

Thursday, January 2, 2020: Regulary Operating Hours - Short Course Only

Friday, January 3rd: 1/2 Main Tank 6:30p-9:30p

Saturday, January 4th: 1/2 Main Tank 12:00p-3:00p

Wednesday, January 8th: 1/2 Main Tank 12:00p-3:00p

Friday, January 10th: 1/2 Main Tank 6:30p-9:30p

Saturday, January 11th: 1/2 Main Tank Closed

Sunday, January 12th: 1/2 Main Tank Closed

Friday, January 17th: 1/2 Main Tank 6:30p-9:30p

Saturday, January 18th: 1/2 Main Tank 12:00p-3:00p

Wednesday, January 22nd: 1/2 Main Tank 11:00a-2:00p

Friday, January 24th: Facility Closed at 2:30p**

Saturday, January 25th: Facility Closed**

Sunday, January 26th: Facility Closed**

Wednesday, January 29th: 1/2 Main Tank 10:00a-2:00p

Friday, January 31st: Main Tank Closed 3:00p-8:00p

**MCAC Members may use local YMCA's while we are closed January 24-26th. 

Please take MCAC membership ID.


Join us for lap swimming, water exercise, land fitness, swim lessons and much more: