Pool Schedule & Services

Pool Schedule (PDF)

Open/Family Swim:    

On the pool schedule, any time frame that does not have scheduled programming listed is available for open swim and/or recreational swim, play, water jogging, etc. Minimum age for unattended swimming is 8 years.

Recreational Use

RECREATIONAL USE is the term given to any activity outside of lap swimming, class participation, or scheduled pool therapy. Recreational use includes, but is not limited to: children playing, personal water exercise routines of a stationary nature, family open swim, etc. All recreational swimming must take place in the open area of pool ONLY. Lap lanes may not be utilized. Recreational swimming is permitted at all times EXCEPT during group fitness classes (please see opposite page).

Lap Swimming: 

A minimum of two lap lanes will always be kept open for lap swimming/ and/or aqua-jogging ONLY. Lanes are to be used for lap swimming or aqua jogging only!
Those attempting to use the lap lanes for stationary activities will be instructed to relocate to the recreational area of the pool. Lap swimmers are required to share lanes, and/or circle swim as needed.

Pool Parties:             

Whatever the occasion, celebrate at the fitness center! This service includes 90 minutes in our party rooms and 90 minutes in our pool area, after regular business hours! Available on Friday evenings, 6:00 pm—8:15 pm, or Saturday afternoons, 3:00 pm—5:15 pm.

$100 Members, $115 Non-members


Download our Pool Party Brochure 


Star Babies/ Star Tots Swim Classes

The purpose of this parent/child class is to develop in a very young child a high comfort level in the water while at the same time training the adults in water safety and drowning prevention. This class provides confidence building, fun, and interactive experiences as a foundation for a lifetime of aquatic learning. We will sing songs, praise and use toys. The class offers four 30 minute sessions.

Star Baby Class: 6 month- 18 month
Star Tot Class: 18 month - 36 month 
$25 for Members, $35 for Non-members

Swim Lessons 

Private swim lessons feature individual instruction for all participants, provided by nationally certified swim instructors. Each individual lessons lasts 30 minutes, and takes place in the heated comfort of Haywood Regional Health & Fitness Center's main pool. Private swim lessons are available to participants of all ages, infant through adult, and all are specific to the skill level and goals of the participant. 

Why choose private swim lessons? 

Privat swim lessons offer superior success to all age ranges for a number of reasons. To name a few: 

  • More in-depth instruction
  • Convenient scheduling
  • Structured around you 

Fees for private swim lesson services are as follows: 

Private swim lessons, single session (member) - $14
Private swim lessons, single session (non-member) - $20 
Private swim lessons, six-session package (member) - $75
Private swim lessons, six-session package (non-member) - $90
Semi-private swim lessons, six session package (member) - $60
Semi-private swim lessons, six session package (non-member) - $75 

 Call aquatics at 828.452.8056 for upcoming dates on services or questions. 


Class Levels: 

  • Beginner: Entry Level, however all levels welcome.
  • Intermediate:  Most levels welcome,  however fitness experience and active lifestyle recommended.
  • Advanced:  Requires  experienced fitness level  and conditioned  individual.

Class Etiquette: 

Please  arrive on time for classes.    If you arrive too late, you may be asked to leave the room by the instructor as it is disruptive and missing warm-up increases risk of injury.

Notes: Classes are subject to change and are reviewed carefully on a monthly basis and the schedule will ebb & flow throughout the year. New classes are trialed during busy seasons.
Long-term success is based primarily on attendance, demand and instructor availability.