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Lake Wylie Swimming Guide: Where to Dive In

Where to go swimming on Lake Wylie

Are you ready to make a splash this summer? Look no further than Lake Wylie! This man-made lake is the perfect place to cool off and have some fun in the sun. But with so many great swimming spots to choose from, where should you go? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our ultimate Lake Wylie swimming guide:

  1. The NC Sandbar – This shallow spot is perfect for families with young children. You can walk on the sandbar in water depths of usually only 3-4′ deep. You will need to rent a boat to get out there and anchor on the sand bar though.
  2. The SC Sandbar – If you’re looking for a place to swim and soak up some sun, the very back of Little Allison Creek is the perfect spot. This shallow area is very popular among the younger boaters and more ‘lively’ bunch of lake goers. Not as ‘family friendly’ as the NC Sand Bar. You would also need a boat to get here.
  3. Ebenezer Park Swim Beach: this brand new park built by York County Park and Rec is available to the public for a small entry fee. The beach area fills up FAST in the summer, esp on weekends and holidays.
  4. Tega Cay’s Windjammer Park – This public beach is a great option for families who want access to amenities like picnic tables and bathrooms. It’s also a good spot for watching the Lake Wylie Ski Team do their skiing expos!
  5. Southpoint Boat Landing – Opening in summer of 2023, this new swim beach is located in Belmont NC (the only public access swim area on Lake Wylie located in NC). This area will have a beach and swim area, picnic shelters, bathrooms, plenty of parking and is currently free to the public.

No matter which spot you choose, you’re sure to have a great time at Lake Wylie. So grab your swimsuit, sunscreen, and a few friends, and get ready to make some memories. Happy swimming!

If you really want to up your swimming experience, get a boat rental for the day and explore all the amazing swim spots on the lake only accessible by boat! If you need a boat driving lesson, we have you covered for that as well!