Summer FUN at EARC Pool!

East Asheville Recreation Club has been making wonderful summer memories for families since 1968! Our pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day (and sometimes a bit longer). Join the Fun at EARC this summer! Memberships are limited.

Looking For Lifeguarding Job?

EARC is pleased to announce wage increases again this year!

For the 2020 season, the pay rate for guards will start at $11.25 and range up to $14.65 per hour depending upon level of experience and responsibility (guards with greater experience should expect to start at $13.25/hour).

These pay rates bring the East Asheville Recreation Club in line with or exceed compensation rates of both private and public pools in Buncombe County helping secure the best level of care for our members. Please follow the 2020 Staff link for more information

Coronavirus Update

Implications of this pandemic upon our operations this summer are in flux. We will keep you informed of any possible changes as the season approaches and share any needed adjustments before opening for the season giving you an opportunity to back out/reconsider if substantial changes to operations are indicated/mandated.

One Week Left to Keep Spot!

2019 Members we haven’t heard from:

Utilizing the emails addresses you provided for yourselves we have contacted you 4 times since last October concerning your 2020 membership! If you’re planning to return this summer we need to hear from you by March 15th. As of writing this, there is a waitlist with 116 families on it. If you don’t claim your currently held spot before the 15th it will surely be taken by someone else.

2020 Membership Update

A letter went out October 31, 2019 to all 2019 members via email covering membership costs and payment options.

If you did not receive this and should have please contact us so we might update our email list/determine what might have happened.

A copy of the email can be read here as well

Open Until Mid September!

We plan (weather and staff permitting) to continue operating 7 days a week through September 14th and culminating our 2019 season with our Doggy Dip on the 15! Check Calendar link above for specifics please.

Matter of Pride: The City Pools closed for weekdays on August 9th and will only have weekend hours through Memorial Day Weekend.

2019 EARC Season Memberships

Summer is around the corner and your community pool is gearing up for another enjoyable summer of family fun with you!

Applications for last year’s members will open exclusively on April 1st

Following a two week window, membership spots will open to everyone on April 15th. In anticipation of again reaching capacity, we are maintaining a wait list for new members to organize our limited membership roster. If you’re a potential new member and wish to be added to the 2019 wait list please send an email with your name and contact info to

[email protected]

2018 Applications No Longer Being Accepted

EARC has reached capacity for the first time in over a decade and we are no longer taking memberships for the 2018 season.

Thank you everyone for your excitement this 2018 season! 


We do have a waiting list for any cancellations which may open up spots.  Email us for info.