Pool Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday: 6:30am – 9:00pm
Friday: 6:30am – 8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 4:00pm


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Programs at South Gaston

Group Swim Lessons

The Gaston County Family YMCA offers progressive Swim Lessons for children ages 3-13 in an environment that emphasizes: ¨ Personal Water Safety ¨ Basic Swimming Competencies ¨ Stroke Technique and Refinement ¨ Endurance ¨ Encourages Swimming as part of a Healthy Lifestyle ¨ Click for a program overview – Click here   We keep the student to teacher ratio small…

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Explore & Discover

Water Discovery Class Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. For more information or a printable flyer, click here. South Gaston Y: Mondays @ 11am…

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Private Swim Lessons

Learn more about Private Swim Lessons at the Y!

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Pool Rental

The South Branch YMCA offers group rates for any group that would like to schedule the use of our facility. Please contact Candace Hyde at or call 704.865.8551.

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Water Exercise

Ages: 15+ Water is an extremely friendly environment for individuals with back, knee, and shoulder problems or with any condition that requires low impact exercise.  Enjoy our beautiful pool with a comfortable water temperature of 86 degrees.  Stay in shape, learn new exercise techniques and meet new people.  Water exercise classes are open to youth…

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