National Girls and Women in Sports Day, held at UNC-A, is a community event designed to expose women and girls to a variety of activities to inspire them to lead active, healthy lives. For more info, or to register, contact Allison Dains.
Sports & Recreation
Your most complete informational site for hiking the AT. Visit Trailplace.com to get advice, share information and learn about services and issues associated with the AT.
Most people still call it Frisbee, but the Warren Wilson Ultimate Team takes the sport to a new level by competing in competitions across the country. Ultimate Frisbee combines elements of soccer, football and basketball in a fast-paced game, played with a Frisbee, where everyone is a quarterback and everyone is a receiver.
Food Lion Skate Park is an outdoor skateboarding park at the corner of Flint and Cherry streets in downtown Asheville.
Trout Unlimited Land-of-Sky is an organization of anglers and conservationists dedicated to the protection of trout and their habitat. Visit their site to learn more about those trout streams within casting distance of Asheville.
Asheville Bicycle Racing Club is a competitive biking club open to men and women of all ages,offering weekly rides and training.
Appalachian Trail Conference maintains the 2,160-mile Appalachian Trail footpath and helps manage the lands that protect it.
Founded in 1994, this club has grown to over 100 members who like to share their enthusiasm for British and European sports cars.
Western North Carolina Sierra Club has monthly meetings offering educational speakers. They also have planned some awesome hikes in our beautiful mountains. The club meets Jan. to Nov. at 6:30PMon the second Tues. of the month at the Paine-Webber building on Charlotte Street.
Take yourself down to the ballgame at McCormick Field as you watch Asheville’s minor-league heroes, The Tourists, confront a host of regional contenders. The Tourists will open the gates of McCormick Field for the first time in 2018 on April 12th for a Thirsty Thursday matchup against the Columbia Fireflies. Go Tourists!
“Always friendly, always helpful!” The center for cycling in Western North Carolina – road and mountain – since 1980! A Velo Business “Top 100 Dealer” for 7 years in a row!
For those who like to run around, all ages and abilities welcome. Visit the site for more info on the exciting First Annual Mount Mitchell to Black Mountain Marathon Challenge!
Located just North of Asheville in Weaverville, N.C. this clubs offers a secluded setting that captures the splendor and rustic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and has regularly won four stars in Golf Digest’s “Places to Play.”
Membership at Reems Creek Golf: Club membership offers you a tremendous opportunity to enjoy one of the finest facilities in WNC. Family membership includes pool, tennis and range balls.
Real Estate: Reems Creek is a golfing community with underground uitilities, natural gas, public water and sewer, with public fire and police protection.
Outings and Banquets: The clubhouse, restaurant, bar and meeting room make the Reems Creek Country Club the perfect setting for outings and social functions.
Play Hard! Play Rugby! Asheville Rugby is a member of USA Rugby and USA Rugby South. We play a competitive fall, spring and summer season. We encourage new players to join us and learn the game and traditions of rugby. No experience is necessary.
Whether you ride the parkway or the trails, this club has numerous planned rides with experienced leaders. Asheville has some great places to ride – come learn some new routes with the BRBC.
Asheville Ultimate Club meets three times weekly to have fun and ultimately throw their discs around. Visit their site for more on scheduling and to view lots of ultimate action shots.
Western North Carolina Racing Pigeon Club meets monthly and has two pigeon racing seasons each year.
The AVMRC has two free open house’s every week that have been enjoyed by grandparents and grandchildren, as well as kids of all ages for over 2 decades. We offer two operating model RR’s with our inside HO scale layout having 2,000 feet of track. Our new outside layout is a larger G scale. Kids can run a Thomas or Emily train while there. Additionally, we have many historic pictures and items about railroads on display. Admission is free!
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.
Asheville.com is proud to be an Advocate of the YWCA of Asheville.
Asphalt Sisters: Blue Ridge Chapter are an Asheville, NC area all female motorcycle group. Their group includes all types/makes of motorcycle and skill levels. They are a no drama “no fuss-no muss” riding group. They welcome ALL FEMALE RIDERS from all walks of life, and all stages of life. Their goal is to bring together women who enjoy riding and want camaraderie on the road. They want everyone to feel welcome and part of the group. They are open to destination ideas, and encourage suggestions. They hope to meet you soon!
Aston Park Tennis Center
Aston Park Tennis Center is one of the finest public clay court facilities in the United States. There are 12 lighted clay courts designed and constructed of the Har Tru Fast Dry clay court material. The center is open to the public.