The Aquatics Center features indoor lap and shallow water pools offering fun and enjoyment year-round. With services such as water exercise classes, learn-to-swim classes, private swim lessons, Arthritis Foundation Water Exercise classes, swim clinics, Lifeguard and Instructor trainings and many other activities, the pool is an outstanding choice for all your aquatic needs. Programs are open to both members and non-members and The Fitness & Aquatics Center even offers special pool only rates for members who desire to only use the Aquatics Center. Please continue to browse our website for detailed information regarding our classes, lessons, upcoming certifications, and other great events.
Learn to Swim!
Group Learn-to-Swim Lessons
The Aquatics Center offers American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim group swim lessons for all ages and ability levels year round.
If you would like to receive the swim lesson schedules as they become available, email the Aquatics Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a request to be placed on the swim lessons email list.
Private, Small Group, & Specialized Group Swim Lessons
For swimmers interested in more individuaizedl attention we also offer private swim lessons. Small Group Lessons are also avaible. Prices are listed below.
Specialized lessons for groups of 6-20 swimmers. This option is available for recreation groups, homeschool organizations, neighbors who want to carpool, families who want to learn to swim together or any other groups. For more information on special group options including scheduling and rates, please contact our Aquatics Coordinator at email@example.com or 910-755-8578.
Arthritis Foundation Approved Water Exercise Classes
The Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center proudly offers North Carolina Arthritis Foundation approved Water Exercise Classes. Held in our fully accessible, shallow water pool these classes are designed to help participants improve range of motion, strength, flexibility and balance with the goal of reducing pain and stiffness while improving overall quality of life.
While designed by the Arthritis Foundation, these classes are not only for those with arthritis. These classes can be of great benefit to anyone seeking to improve their range of motion, strength, flexibility, balance and coordination including individuals recovering from illnesses or injuries, individuals who may have completed physical therapy but need to continue to participate in a low-impact routine or individuals suffering the effects of a sedentary lifestyle.
Classes meet on Mondays & Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Riptides Swim Club
Join our Riptides Swim Club (formerly Master’s Swimming) and benefit from having our coaches design workouts and provide feedback on your strokes while you enjoy the camaraderie of group workout. Open to Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced swimmers of all ages.
Swim Stroke Clinic Series
Open to swimmers 16 years of age and older who want to improve their swimming skills. There are three different series and each series will meet for three saturdays to practice the highlight topic of each series. We look forward to working with you!
March Pool Schedules