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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

Group Swim Lesson Information - Updated for January and Feburary 2022!

Private Swim Lesson Information

MCAC Newsletter February 2022.pdf

January Swim Meets and Closings:

Wednesday, January 26th:

CISAA High School Championships - 1/2 Main Tank (10:30am-3:30pm)

Friday, January 28th - Saturday, January 29th:

CMS Conference Championships - 1/2 Main Tank (Friday 6:30pm-9:30pm; Saturday 7:00am-11:00am, 12:00pm-4:00pm)

February Swim Meets and Closings:

Friday, February 4th - Saturday, February 5th:

NCHSAA Western Regionals - Main Tank Closed (Friday 3:00pm-8:00pm; Saturday 7:30am-12:30pm, 3:00pm-8:00pm)

Thursday, February 10th - Sunday, February 13th:

Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships - Main Tank Closed 7:30am-9:00pm daily

Friday, February 18th:

NCHEAC Championships - 1/2 Main Tank (3:00pm-7:00pm)

Saturday, February 26th - Sunday, February 27th:

Charlotte Swim Masters - 1/2 Main Tank (Saturday 7:30am-4:30pm; Sunday 7:30am-1:30pm)

March Swim Meets and Closings:

Friday, March 18th - Sunday, March 20th:

ATOM BRSL Championships - Facility Closed

Thursday, March 24th - Sunday, March 27th:

Team Charlotte Sunkissed Championships - Facility Closed (Thursday Facility Closing at 2pm)