For those who prefer swimming, your choices range from swimming holes in the streams and rivers, Wildcat Lake near Banner Elk, an outdoor pool in Blowing Rock, and an indoor pool in Boone. Various resorts, recreation centers, hotels, and membership clubs also offer aquatic activities.

Town of Blowing Rock Swimming Pool

The Robbin`s Pool at Broyhill Park is the only outdoor, public-use swimming pools in the area, and provides a heated multi-use pool and a smaller wading pool.
Phone: 828-295-5224

Watauga County Swim Complex

Located in Boone, the indoor swim complex now has saline chlorinated water in their large pool and smaller wading pool.
Phone: 828-264-0270