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Murphy’s premier swimming pool

We are proud to offer our members our 150,000 gallon swimming pool measuring 25 meters with depths ranging from three- to 10-feet with an additional zero entry kiddie pool.

You won’t find a more diversified or distinguished aquatics program in Cherokee County than you’ll find at Murphy Health & Fitness! From recreational swimming to water aerobics, we offer a variety of programs to boost your fitness level and skills. Our staff is friendly, experienced and certified in their areas of expertise.

Pool Activities

Diving is only allowed in the designated deep water.

Two lanes are available for lap swimming during most open hours for patrons 16 years of age and older. Additional lanes are available at specific times – check posted pool schedule for times.

Pool parties may be scheduled and subject to additional fees based on number of guests.

The MHF Pool closes 15-minutes prior to the rest of the facility on a daily basis.

Family Swim: Open swim for families and lap swimmers. Children under 14 must be supervised by Family an adult. Family Swim remains open during swim lessons.

Adult Swim: All pool lanes available for adults and lap swimmers, 18 and over. No one under 18 allowed in pool or whirlpool. Kids 18 years and younger are allowed to Lap Swim during Adult Swim Times provided a parent or instructor is present.

One lane will always be available for lap swimmers. For safety reasons, we request no pool floats.

Swim Team Practice: Local high school student swim team practice times are indicated on the schedule below. Please note that the pool is closed during these practice times. The whirlpool remains open.

Lifeguard on Duty: Lifeguard supervised recreational swim for all ages.

Swimming Lessons


Murphy Health & Fitness teaches youth and adult classes. We also offer private swimming lessons year-round. By providing instruction to help swimmers of all ages and abilities, MHF can help you develop your swimming and water safety skills.

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Swim Lessons

Beginner Group Swim

We’re sorry. There is no availability at this time for group swim. Please call for more information about Private Swim Lessons in Murphy, NC.

Semi-Private Lessons

May be scheduled with an individual instructor at agreeable times. Ages 3 and up*. 2-3 students max. Times vary with client.
*or baby swim graduates

Private Lessons

May be scheduled with an individual instructor at agreeable times. Ages 3 and up*. Parents/Guardians may enjoy Murphy Health & Fitness facilities during your children’s swim lessons.
*or baby swim graduates

No class hours available!