Water Sports

Diamond Brand Outdoors

At Diamond Brand we are proud to offer unique customer service and a selection of high-quality outdoor products, hand picked by expert staff to best satisfy our customers’ outdoor gear and apparel needs. Our products cover a broad range of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, backpacking, running, walking, climbing, paddling, yoga, work out, and lifestyle.

53 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801, 828-771-4761

1378 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803, 828-684-6262

Mast General Store

Authentic general store featuring quality goods, traditional clothing and custom fit shoes. Since 1883, Mast General Store has been outfitting the Appalachians with traditional mercantile goods, comfortable clothing, rugged footwear and quality outdoor gear for all mountain seasons. Discover for yourself why….. some times are just too good to leave behind, and why it is a simple pleasure to just browse throughout the store.

15 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

(828) 232-1883

Frugal Backpacker

Our motto is simple: Spend Less. Play More. We think everyone should be able to hike, climb, paddle, run explore, and relax in the backyard that is Western North Carolina. We use relationships and purchasing power to get samples and first-run clothing, gear, and accessories from top outdoor brands. Friendly experts help you in our organized store, not a messy bargain basement or on a website that doesn’t let you try things on.

52 Westgate Pkwy, Asheville, NC 28806 Directions


Asheville and WNC Summer Camps

Looking for a summer camp in the cool WNC mountains, then look no further, as the Asheville.com camp directory lists a broad range of selections.

Scenic Wolf Resort

Enjoy the breathtaking views from Scenic Wolf Resort’s luxurious cabins year round! Wintertime guests enjoy skiing on 72 acres of the best mountain slopes. Spring and summer days can be spent swimming, mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, fishing, or golfing at a nearby course. Leaf season is simply amazing! 30 properties, $241-$493/night. Breathtaking views, spacious cabins, fireplaces, private hot tubs, glass-enclosed heated pool, pet friendly, free Wi-Fi, free local fun including golf, skiing, whitewater rafting, and LaZoom tour.

(855) 807-1842

YWCA of Asheville

Eliminating racism, empowering women — it’s what the YWCA is about and what it intends to do. The YWCA of Asheville offers programs in Aquatics, including swim lessons, lap and open swims, water aerobics, lifeguard training, and more.
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