EFFECTIVE JULY 21 - The Waynesville Recreation Center Lap Pool hours will change to Monday - Friday 9:00am -  6:30pm and the Waterpark will be CLOSED due to lifeguard staff shortage.

Lap pool operating hours: 8 lanes 25 yards each

  • Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 6:30 pm 

  • Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

          *Recreational swim starts at 11 am Monday - Friday. Opening hours until 11:00am are for lap swim/fitness based swim/and lessons if offered. 

Water park operating hours:

  • CLOSED (due to lifeguard staff shortage)

We are currently not doing pool party reservations at this time. 

SMAC Swim Team Schedule:

  • Monday - Thursday 3:00-6:30 pm (6 lanes occupied)

  •  About: SMAC (Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club) is a non profit youth competitive swim team that is based out of our aquatics center. Interested in joining?


Upcoming meets & closings: 

October 3 - October 10 for annual maintenance. Reopening October 11.

Swim Lesson Info: 

Group swim lessons are offered on a monthly basis. Please check here & our Facebook page for the most current info on sessions & how to signup. 

Current offerings: Due to lifeguard staff shortages we are unable to offer swim lessons for the next few months. 

Lap Swim Hours: 

Lanes are first come, first serve. No reservations. Please note scuba dive classes are held at different day/times usually in the afternoons in 1-2 lap lanes 

  • Monday - Thursday from 7:00am - 3:00 pm; Fridays 9:00am - 6:30pm (Except for special events i.e. swim meets. Please check ahead).

For a lap swim schedule please click here.

*Sauna hours coincide with pool hours