Gaston County Family YMCA

Cherryville Family YMCA


Pool Hours of Operation:

The pool will close for the season on Saturday, August 9th. Have a great school year and we will see you next summer!

Monday – Friday – noon – 6:00 pm
Saturday – 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm


 View our Pool Rules

Swim Club

Swim Club

The YMCA Swim Club swimming program is designed for swimmers who are ready for the next level of swimming. With a focus on all four strokes with technique and drills, workouts will be designed to help your child become a proficient, stronger swimmer.  Along with swimming, there will be an emphasis on healthy living, youth development, character building, leadership and good sportsmanship. View the Summer Program Guide online!

Age categories: 6-18

Cost: $65 members $85 participants   per session


Stowe Family YMCA – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 4:00 – 5:00 pm 

Central YMCA – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Cherryville Family YMCA – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Summer Sessions:

Session 1 – June 15-July 17

Session 2 – July 20-Aug 21



Jeff Pesesky                     704.822.9622

Candace Hyde                        704.865.8551

Josh Patterson                 704.445.9622

Register Online today or visit the front desk!


Jr. Lifeguarding Class

Jr. Lifeguarding Class


American Red Cross Jr. Lifeguarding Class

Central YMCA & Stowe Family YMCA

Jr Lifeguarding is designed to guide youth to become Lifeguards by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills needed for future Lifeguards. For youths 11-14 years old.


Classes are offered both at the Central YMCA in Gastonia and the Stowe Family YMCA in Belmont.





June 11 & 12 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Central YMCA or Stowe Family YMCA

Fees:  Members: $65

Program Participants: $85

Central YMCA

Candace Hyde or 704.865.8551

Stowe Family YMCA

Jeff Pesesky or 704.822.9622



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