CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A North Charlotte teen nearly drowned at the Keith Family YMCA outdoor waterpark Wednesday.

Emergency crews were called to the YMCA on Old Mallard Creek Road just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

The teen was taken to the hospital, but is alert and talking, said Kevin Mills, executive director for the Keith Family YMCA.

Officials have not yet said what led to the water rescue.