Pool Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday: 5:30am–8:00pm (Steam and Sauna open until 8:30pm)
Saturday: 7:00am–5:30pm
Sunday: 1:00pm–5:30pm

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Programs at Warlick-family-ymca

Swim Team

Youth Swim Team at Stowe and Warlick

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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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Group Swim Lessons

At the Y, we believe every child should learn how to swim! Our swim lessons are about more than just the techniques and skills. They are about nurturing swimming skills, developing self-esteem and creating positive experiences that will last a lifetime.  Children develop confidence around water as they learn water safety skills, stroke technique, and…

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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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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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Adaptive Swim Lessons

Join the Warlick Family YMCA for swim lessons designed for individuals with special needs.  Lessons are provided by caring staff in a safe and relaxed environment for participants with all abilities. We emphasize skill development, water safety and having fun while learning more about the aquatic environment. Trained instructors emphasize personal safety, confidence, and self-awareness, guiding…

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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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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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