Pool Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday: 5:00 am – 8:30 pm
Saturday: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Family Fum Swim every Friday from 6:00-7:00 pm

Pool Use Guidelines

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Programs at Stowe

Easter Egg Pool Hunt

It’s a pool hunt event your won’t soon forget! Bring your family to the Stowe Family YMCA for an EGG-cellent Easter egg hunt in the pool! Kids will participate in age-similar groups and will gather eggs, practice building confidence in the water, win prizes, and play with friends! Please bring your own bucket.   AGES…

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Swim Club

The YMCA Youth and Teen Swim Club is designed for swimmers who are ready for the next level.  With a focus on the four competitive strokes, swimmers will improve their technique, learn teamwork, and build endurance. Along with swimming, there will be an emphasis on building confidence and leadership skills. Swimmers must be able to…

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Adult Swim Lessons

Adult Swim Lessons It’s never too late to learn how to swim! As the largest resource for swim lessons in Gaston County, our Y swim lessons include beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. So whether you started learning to swim as a child, but never quite mastered it, or are simply afraid of the water, we’re here…

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Group Swim Lessons

Register today for winter sessions!

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Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

Red Cross Lifeguarding Upon successful completion, students will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard certification which includes lifeguard skills, first aid, CPR for the professional rescuer, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training.  The certification is good for two years from the completion date.   Prerequisites Online coursework due prior to the first day of class for all blended learning courses. Mandatory swim test…

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Private Swim Lessons

We offer Private Swim Lessons for anyone who has a fear of water, learns better one-on-one, or simply wants to improve their strokes and endurance.  Sign up today and our trained instructors will help you set and meet your personal swimming goals!   Each session of private lessons consists of 4 half-hour lessons on the…

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Join us for a fun and exciting program where students get to learn swim lessons, nutrition, wellness, adventure and sports skills in a social environment. This year we have enhanced our program to add even more of your favorite activities! Sessions last monthly and are specialized by activity. Rotations will begin between the Stowe Family…

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Swim Team

Youth Swim Team at Stowe and Warlick

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The Gaston County Family YMCA is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable pool experience for all. All children 15 and under must participate in a swimming skills assessment and will be provided a green, yellow or no swim band. These bands assist our lifeguards in keeping our inexperienced swimmers safe.        Non-Swimmer  = No…

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Family Swim and Slide

Family and open swim times are the perfect opportunity for children to gain swimming strength and endurance while playing with family in the pool and for adults to just relax and have fun in the water. Enjoy time together during scheduled recreational swim times or when the slide is down! Pool Schedule: Check the pool schedule…

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