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Directions to Pools

North Carolina Pools

Asheville, NC
Directions to Rec. Pool in Asheville from Charlotte
? I-85 to US-321N
? Take 321 to I-40 West (Davidson swimmers take I-77N to I-40W)
? Take exit 55 and turn right onto Porters Cove Rd.
? Travel 0.2 miles and turn left onto US-70 (Mountain Hwy).
? Mountain Hwy becomes Tunnel Road.
? Follow Tunnel Rd. and bear left onto Swannoanoa River Rd.
? Go about 0.5 miles and turn left onto Azalea Road E.
? Then Turn Rught onto Gashes Creek Rd. and look for pool
? You will see signs leading you to the Nature Center & Rec. Park

Greensboro, NC
Directions to Lindley Park Pool from Charlotte
? Take I-85 North towards Greensboro
? Take the I-85-BR exit toward I-40 W
? Merge onto I-85 BR N / US-70 E / US-29 N
? Take the HOLDEN RD exit- EXIT 121
? Turn LEFT onto PARK TER
? End at 2907 Springwood Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403-1967

Hickory, NC
Directions to Hickory Foundation YMCA from Charlotte & Davidson
From Davidson:
? Take I-40W to Hickory.
? Take exit 125 (Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard).
? Take a right off the exit ramp.
? Go to the fourth stoplight (Tate Blvd./there will be a sign above the intersection with an arrow towards Hwy 127) and take a left.
? At the next stoplight, take a right onto Hwy 127 North.
? Go to the fifth stoplight and take a left onto 8th Ave NE.
? Go through the next stoplight, and take the first left after the stoplight (1st St NW). The YMCA will be on the right.

From Charlotte:
? From I-85, take exit 17(Hwy 321) in Gastonia.
? Go north on Hwy 321 to Hickory.
? Take the Hwy 70 exit in Hickory. Take a right off the exit ramp.
? Go to the fourth stoplight and take a left at the McDonalds.
? After you take the left, take the next right onto Hwy 127 North.
? Go to the seventh stoplight and take a left onto 8th Ave NE.
? Go through the next stoplight, and take the first left after the stoplight (1st St NW). The YMCA will be on the right.

High Point, NC
Directions to City Lake Pool from Charlotte
? I-85 N to Business I-85
? Follow Business I-85 through High Point to the Kivett Dr. exit
? Take a left off exit onto Kivett Dr. to Scientific St.
? Take a right onto Scientific St. Follow to the end.
? Take a right onto Greensboro Rd.
? City Lake pool is on the left.

Directions to High Point University from Charlotte
? Take I-85 N to Business 85 N
? Take Bus. 85 to Highway 311 North (Main Street)
? Turn right on Centennial St.
? Take Centennial St. to Montlieu Ave, go right
? Take Montlieu Ave to Barbee Dr, go left
? Barbee Dr becomes W. College and the pool and parking is on the right

Hillsborough, NC
Directions to Triangle Sportsplex from Charlotte
? Take I-85 North, it will join with I-40 through Greensboro
? Continue on I-85 when I-40 and I-85 split, go to exit 165
? Take a left at the top of the exit and go down to the intersection of Highways 86 & 70
? Take a right onto Hwy 70
? Turn right onto Meadowland Dr
? The pool and parking lot will be on your left

Lenior, NC
Directions to William B. Stronach Aquatic & Fit Center from Charlotte
? Take I-77 N to I-40 W towards Hickory.
? Take exit 123 towards US-70/Hickory/US 321/Lenoir.
? Merge onto US 321 N. Go approximately 18 miles until you see Wal-Mart on the left.
? At the 1st light after you pass Wal-mart, turn right onto Nuway Cir.
? Take your first hard right onto Powell Rd. and continue turning right.
? At the bottom of the hill you will see on sign for the WILLIAM B. STRONACH AQUATIC & FITNESS CENTER on your left.
? Take that left onto Jim Badger Dr. - it will dead end at the Aquatic Center. Travel Time: Approx. 1 hr 35 min. Phone # -               828-757-2196         828-757-2196

Raleigh, NC
Directions to Pullen Park Pool from Charlotte
? Take I-85 N to I-40 E into Raleigh
? Exit to I-440 N (Inner Belt)
? Follow I-440 to Western Blvd East (Exit 2A)
? Follow Western Blvd to Ashe Ave and take a left
? The pool is on your left

Directions to Pullen Park Pool from Charlotte (alternate route)
? North on Hwy 49
? Follow Hwy 49 to Hwy 64 East
? Follow Hwy 64 to US 1 North
? Take US 1 to Western Blvd, go East (right)
? Follow Western Blvd to Ashe Ave and take a left
? The pool is on your left

Directions to Optimist Park Pool from Charlotte
? I-85 North toward Greensboro
? Merge onto US-70 BYP East via Exit 178 toward RDU Airport/Raleigh
? US-70 BYP East becomes US-70 East
? Merge onto I-540 E via EXIT 292
? Take the SIX FORKS RD exit- EXIT 11
? End at 5902 Whittier Dr, Raleigh, NC 27609-3760,

Shelby, NC
Directions to Shelby City Park Pool from Charlotte
? I-85 S, Take exit 10 going West on 74 Bypass into Shelby
? Exit Highway 74 at the stop light just before the Hampton Inn on to US 74 Business know locally as East Marion St.
? Stay on East Marion St. approx. 5.5 miles through the uptown business district until you see the Cleveland County Library on the right.
? Turn right at the library and the Park is straight ahead

Out-of-State Pools

Clemson, SC
Directions to McHugh Natatorium at Fike Rec. Center from Charlotte
? Take I-85 south to exit #19B (Hwy. 76/28 west).
? Exit toward Clemson University.
? Follow Hwy. 76/28 west for approximately 12 miles (through 7 traffic lights).
? Take the Hwy. 93 exit ramp on your right past the SC National Guard Armory and turn left at the stoplight.
? Once on Hwy. 93, travel approximately 1 mile to the fifth traffic light.
? Take a left at the light onto Williamson Road.
? Fike Recreation Center will be located on the left before the football stadium.

Columbia, SC
Directions to USC Simon Blatt Natatorium from Charlotte
? Take I-77 S into Columbia
? Take 277 S exit and follow all the way in. This will become a city street in Columbia called Bull Street
? Follow Bull Street until it ends
? Take a left onto Pendleton
? Take Pendleton to Pickens and turn right
? Take Pickens to Wheat St and turn right
? The pool will be in the big PE Center on the left

Spartanburg, SC
Directions to Middle Tyger YMCA from Charlotte
? Take I-85 S towards Greenville
? Take Exit 63 (Hwy 290 Duncan)
? Turn left at the top of the exit ramp
? Go approx. 1.8 miles and turn left onto River Ridge Dr
? YMCA will be on your left

Atlanta, GA
Directions to Dynamo Swim Center from Charlotte
? I-85 South
? Take exit 34 and bear right (North-West) onto Chamblee Tucker Road
? Turn Left (South) onto Shallowford Road NE
? Address: 3119 Shallowford Road

Directions to Stingrays from Charlotte
? Take I-85 South to Atlanta
? Take I-285 West
? Follow to I-75 North
? Exit from I-75 North at Exit 269 Barrett Parkway (Town Center Mall)
? Go East for 6.2 miles (Road changes to Piedmont Rd after you cross Bells Ferry Rd)
? Turn left at the light on to Sandy Plains Rd (Between a Conocco station on left and Sprayberry High School on right)
? Go 1.2 miles to Gordy Parkway. Turn left at the light.
? Mountain View Aquatic Center is the first right.

Created on 10/26/2005 11:43 AM by Webmaster
Updated on 10/26/2005 11:54 AM by Webmaster
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