Recreation

The Recreation Department offices are located at 105 Lakeledge Road, Beech Mountain, NC 28604.

HOURS

Peak Season (May - September):      Monday thru Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
October hours:      Monday thru Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Mid November – Mid March:      Contact the Alpen Haus at
     828.387.4208, Ext. 9 for Recreation.

Telephone (Summer): 828.387.4208  Ext. 5Fax: 828.387-3589
(Winter): 828.387.4208, Ext. 9

Staff:
    Sandy Carr
, Recreation Director
    Pam Smith, Office Manager

 

Whether you just want to sit back, relax and enjoy the quiet beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains or take advantage of the abundance of activities found at the Beech Mountain Club –the Recreation Department is here to enhance your experience.
 
At the heart of the Beech Mountain Club’s recreation campus is an interactive family pool surrounded by a fitness center, pickleball and tennis courts, pavilion, playground, Kid’s Fun Zone game room and summer day camp.  The Club’s comprehensive recreation program offers group excursions, art classes, organized card games, social events, lunch and learn presentations and the opportunity to join a wide variety of interest clubs and groups. We offer year-round activities and programs for our member families including a warm and cozy private ski lodge adjacent to Beech Mountain Resort’s ski slopes.
 
We encourage member participation. If you have a talent or hobby you would like to share or if you are interested in starting a group or have a suggestion for a trip or activity, just let us know.  Please call us or stop by to find out what’s happening or check out our online activity flyers with complete descriptions of all of the exciting opportunities waiting for you and your family.  We are looking forward to hearing from you!

 

ART COMMUNITY

Providing creative outlets and supporting our local art community is very important at the Club.  Members enjoy oil painting, watercolor, stained glass, pottery, crochet, knitting and basket-making classes. The Club also provides opportunities for members to showcase their work at the Clubhouse and members are invited to join the Beech Mountain Art Guild.  The Art Guild hosts an annual Art Show and Sale and hosts studio workshops which cover different art topics.  For those who enjoy art appreciation, a continuing Lunch and Learn Series on the Masters is offered during the summer as well as trips to local galleries and museums.  Novice to expert, there is a perfect way to express your art interests at the Club.

Click here for 2018 Art Class Info.

Beech Mountain Art Guild

Beech Mountain Art Guild Event

Click here for 2018 Reoccurring Groups/Clubs info

DAY CAMP
From late June until the end of July, Beech Mountain Club members and their qualified guests can take advantage of a day camp program for children ages 5 – 12. Campers enjoy the use of the Club’s Recreation Campus which includes an 110,000 gallon outdoor heated swimming pool, 1,600-square-foot open air pavilion, playground and bonfire area, Imagination Station Gazebo, Butterfly Garden, pickleball and basketball courts, Family Fun Zone and Mini Arcade. Lake Coffey is just a short walk away for fishing and canoeing fun and once a week campers hit the links on the Club’s golf course. Campers enjoy hiking and field trips on Beech Mountain as well as trips off the mountain to some of the area’s most interesting attractions. Families can sign up for additional programs including Friday FAM Club (designed for all family members) and Saturday Kid’s Night Out Dinners (no parents allowed). The Club’s Splash Bash is two hours of free organized pool fun every Saturday. For more information about day camp, please contact the Recreation Department at (828) 387-4208, ext. 5.

Click here for 2018 Day Camp Application forms.

Click here to see 2018 Day Camp Flyers.

Click here for Tots Flyer

PLAYGROUND

The Beech Mountain Club Playground is located behind the Pavilion on the Recreation Campus. A kid’s fort, swing set and large grassy field are surrounded by fence. This area is near the Kid’s Fun Zone and restrooms can be found in the pool area. There are two other playgrounds located on the mountain. Firemen’s Playground located near the Club’s Driving Range on St. Andrews and the large playground at the Buckeye Recreation Center

CARD & GAME GROUPS

If bridge is your game, you’ll find we have classes to help you learn the basics through opportunities for advanced play.  Day or evening, social or serious, men’s/women’s or coed, there is a game for you to join.  Groups to learn and play Mahjong and Canasta are also available.

Click here for 2018 Reoccurring Groups/Clubs info

CLUB EXCURSIONS

Located in one of the most beautiful areas of the country, the Club takes full advantage of our surroundings with excursions to local attractions and areas of interest. The clubs 24 passenger luxury bus and 14 seat van take members to unique destinations and special events all over the high country. Leave all the planning to us and join club staff on tours and trips on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Vehicles may even be rented for private outings and wedding transportation.

Click here to view our 2018 Flyers

FAMILY FUN

There are many opportunities for families to get together and have a good time at the Club. Our Kid’s Fun Zone, with “old school” arcade games, pool table, and plenty of books, movies and board games that families are welcome to borrow is open in conjunction with the swimming pool. We also have canoe rentals, a playground, and a Media Center with a children’s section. Borrow sports equipment and fishing poles at the Pool Check-in or our department. Special “family-time” hours for tennis, golf, pickleball and other activities are also part of the fun at the Club. Families can sign up for additional programs including Friday FAM Club (designed for all family members) and Saturday Kid’s Night Out Dinners (no parents allowed). The Club’s Splash Bash is two hours of free organized pool fun every Saturday.

Click here for 2018 FOCUS ON FAMILY Flyer

Click here for 2018 Tots Flyer

Click here for 2018 Day Camp Registration Info

Click here for 2018 Weekly Day Camp Flyers

Click here for the Saturday Fun Flyer

Click here for the Borrow or Rent Fun Flyer

 

GAME ROOM

The Kid’s Fun Zone is located next to the pool and is open during pool hours. Filled with games, puzzles, cards, movies and books to borrow…this fun place is a great spot to get away and have some fun. Air Hockey, pool and large TV for those classic kid movies are all waiting for you to enjoy at the Zone. Visiting the Zone is free and the arcade games are $1 or less.

INTEREST GROUPS

Beech Mountain Club is an active community with members participating in "clubs within the Club" covering a variety of interests and activities. In addition to our Golf, Tennis and Pickleball Associations, other Beech Mountain Club clubs/groups currently include, but are not limited to:
 

  • Art Guild
  • Bible Study Group
  • Bicycling Groups
  • Book Discussion Groups
  • Bridge Groups
  • Computer Club
  • Garden & Herb Society
  • Hiking Groups
  • Historical Society
  • Knitting & Crocheting Group
  • Library Volunteers
  • Line Dancing
  • Mahjong & Canasta Groups
  • Motorcycle Riding Groups
  • Ski & Winter Sports Club
  • Social Bocce
  • Travel Society
  • Three-Seasons Activity Club
  • Wine Society
  • Fly Club
  • Wine & WiFi Wednesday

 
If you are interested in participating in any of the groups/activities or would simply like more information about any of the groups mentioned, contact Recreation.

Click here for 2018 Reoccurring Groups/Clubs info

View 2018 Recreation Flyers

Click here for 2018 Garden and Herb Society info.

Flyer for the Fly Club

Flyer for the Wine & WiFi Wednesday Group

OUTDOOR AREAS/MAP & ACTIVITIES

The Club’s Recreation Campus includes an 110,000-gallon outdoor heated swimming pool, 1,600-square-foot open air pavilion, playground and bonfire area, Butterfly Garden, basketball court, Kid’s Fun Zone and Mini Arcade.

Click here for Campus Map

Click here for the 2018 Pool Flyer

MEDIA CENTER & LIBRARY

The Club has an extensive “self-serve” library located on the first floor of the Administrative Building. The library has a children’s section and two computer stations for member use. Books are donated and volunteers organize the library. There is a code to enter this area. Please contact Recreation if you would like to volunteer in the library.

POOL

The Beech Mountain Club Pool is outdoors (and heated) with lap lanes, zero entry and play features. It is open 7 days a week, Saturday May 28 — Monday, September 3 from 9am to 6pm.  The Pool has lifeguards every day and food service on the weekends.  The Club offers water aerobics and swimming lessons.  In case of inclement weather, please call ahead to see if the pool is open. Diapers are not permitted in the pool. Swim diapers may be used and are available for purchase. Private swim lessons are available for adults and children. 

PLEASE NOTE:  The pool will not be available for all-swim when there are water-based fitness classes in session.  These classes are typically Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 11am and Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10am to 11am.  Please refer to the BMC Bulletin for the most current information.

Click here for the 2018 Pool Flyer

Click here for the 2018 Tots Flyer

Click here for the Dock menu and info

RENTALS

The Beech Mountain Club offers some of its facilities to members for rent. The Pavilion, Alpen Haus, Recreation Activity Room and the Elm Room are all available for nominal fees. These facilities are great to host weddings, parties, reunions and special events. We also have a 24 passenger bus and a 14 passenger van, both of which are available to rent. Click on the forms below for more information and fees. Call the Recreation Department for reservations.

Click here for the Facility Rental Form

Click here for the Vehicle Rental Form

RESERVATIONS & CANCELLATIONS

Reservations are taken as soon as the event is advertised with some exceptions. Many trips and outings have a minimum and maximum number of participants so early registration is advised! If you must cancel a reservation, we must have 48 hours’ notice (excluding weekends) in order to issue a refund, unless otherwise specified. Please note that some trips require advance payment upon reservation. These trips will be specified and notice of the cancellation policy will be given when reservations are made.

Click here for the Vehicle Rental Form

Click here for the Facility Rental Form

SPECIAL EVENTS

The Club offers special events throughout the year. The season starts with our Mimosa Morning, first Friday in June, which showcases of all our activities, classes and events for the entire season. Instructors and staff are available to describe their offerings and sign up members for activities. Holiday special events include our Fourth of July family celebration, firework party and ice-cream social, holiday parties and covered dish dinners and cooking contests.

WINTER FUN

The Alpen Haus is Beech Mountain Club's private ski lodge, located adjacent to the Beech Mountain Resort's ski slopes. Alpen Haus serves food and drinks, has rental lockers, restrooms, cozy fireplace, TVs, games and is the site for the Club’s winter recreational fun. 
 
Due to space limitations, only members, their family members, and guests accompanied by the member are admitted to the Alpen Haus on weekends and during holiday periods.  Sorry, unaccompanied guests are not permitted on these days.
 

Click here to view the Winter Flyers.

Click here to view the Alpen Haus menu

Click here to view the 3 Seasons Calendar