Jimmy C. Draughn Aquatics & Fitness Center
The Valdese Aquatics and Fitness Center provides recreational and exercise facilities for members and walk-in visitors on a year-round basis. Nearly one thousand people signed up for membership within the first eighteen months.
The pool is twenty-five yards long, with ten lanes for swim meets or lap swimming. It is enclosed from October through May to allow for year-round swimming. In warm months, the cover is removed, allowing you to tan as you swim.
The fitness center features Cybex "nautilus-style" weight training equipment, dumbbells, stair-steppers, treadmills, recumbent and traditional exercise bikes, and ellipticals. Anyone needing assistance with the machines can call on a full-time attendant to explain how everything operates.
A number of classes, including: yoga, aerobics, water aerobics, and step aerobics are offered for a small fee. All classes are led by certified instructors. The Jimmy C. Draughn Aquatics and Fitness Center provides recreational and exercise facilities for members and walk-in visitors on a year-round basis.
Pool Hours: M &F AM: 8-10am; Tues-Thurs, Sat AM: 7am-11am; M-F PM 5:30pm-9pm
Fitness Center Hours: M-F AM: 5:30am-10am; M-F PM: 4pm-9pm; Sat AM: 7am-11am
*Modified hours until the end of January 2021
**Reservations for pool made for an hour on the hour and are strongly suggested. Please call 874-6737 to make a reservation. Please leave a message if no one answers. A reservation is not confirmed until a staff member confirms it with you.
Pool Ages 4 and Under: $3.00
Pool Ages 5-18 | Including Seniors (55+): $4.00
Pool Ages 19-54: $5.00
Fitness Center All Ages: $5.00
($4.00 minimum for all credit cards)
|Aquatics Supervisor||David Andersen|
|Community Center||(828) 879-2132|