About Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club

Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club is a year round USA Swim Club located in Waynesville, NC. Established in 2000, SMAC has experienced success on many levels, and has represented our community at the Local, Regional, Sectional, and National level competition.  Our goal is to help young athletes in Western North Carolina be the best they can be in the pool and out.  We want our athletes to enjoy the sport and excel at it, no matter the age.  Through the sport of swimming, it is the mission of the team to teach life values and help develop the athlete and person into the best they can be, in and out of the water.  

SMAC is a fun, hardworking group of athletes, coaches and families who take pride in the program. It’s a great place for a young person to learn sportsmanship, leadership and integrity, all while challenging oneself, learning new skills, and making new friends. The upcoming season will begin Wednesday Aug 27th. As the team has grown and changed over the years, this season promises to be a special one.  With a growing team, a positive team culture and spirit, the team is looking to conquer North Carolina one race at a time.  SMAC is open to swimmers of all abilities ages 6 and up.

The team is managed by Western Carolina Aquatic Group and supported by a Booster Club and Parent Advisory Board.  Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club is:

  • THE place in Western NC for a well-rounded competitive swimming education and experience.

  • Geared for ages 6 and up

  • Appropriate for ALL abilities.

  • FUN!! Safe!!

  • Rich in a proud, winning tradition.

The team is managed by Western Carolina Aquatic Group and supported by a Booster Club and Parent Advisory Board.


Vision For the Future

"Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club seeks to have a nationally recognized aquatics program that develops and trains all levels of swimmers, emphasizing individual progress, team unity, and family participation. Through the sport of swimming, it is the mission of this team to empower members to be champions in and out of the water for a lifetime.”