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Sapphire Valley ResortSapphire Gleamings ~ Your Weekly Sapphire Valley Events Program Guide 

 Sapphire Valley Resort Gleamings

Welcome to Sapphire Valley Resort, North Carolina

Be sure to scroll down to see all this weeks Gleamings! Times and Events May Change!
Next Week's Gleamings will be posted each Friday by noon. To Confirm Events, call 828-743-7663

RECREATION CENTER   828. 743. 1171 Open daily 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. Indoor Pool: 8:00 am to 8:45 pm.  Adult swim time 8:00 am-10:00 am. Sauna, jacuzzi, pool tables, air hockey, pinball machines, ping pong, video games, movie rentals, mini golf, tanning bed, horseshoe pits, massage therapy, personal training, facials & Fitness Room . Bike rental. Fun!

COMMUNITY CENTER   828. 743. 7663  Open  8:00 am to 6:00 pm daily. Socials, book library, television viewing rooms, gift shop, trip and event reservations, board games, puzzles, book exchange, craft classes, area information &  many special events, including musical concerts and presentations.
RED BIRD GOLF LINKS ~Executive 9 Hole Course
Open Daily, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm weather permitting. 828.743.1991
SAPPHIRE NATIONAL GOLF CLUB
Open Daily, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weather permitting. 828.743.1174
FAIRFIELD LAKE BOAT DOCK 
Boat rental by special reservation 

BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC SAFETY  828.743.2199
G4S SECURITY   828.507.3361

 Sapphire Valley Resort - Weekly Trips
SAPPHIRE VALLEY VAN TRIP CANCELLATION POLICY:

 ADVANCE RESERVATIONS FOR ALL CLASSES, TRIPS, SPECIAL EVENTS & TOURS ARE REQUIRED. GUESTS MUST SIGN UP BY 6:00 PM ON THE EVENING PRIOR TO THE CLASS, TRIP OR TOUR TO PARTICIPATE. ALL CLASSES, TRIPS AND TOURS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. MOST GO RAIN OR SHINE. SVMA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ACTIVITIES BASED ON PARTICIPATION LEVELS AND WEATHER ISSUES, IN WHICH CASE A FULL REFUND IS MADE.

Weekly Trips ( Please sign up for all trips at the Community Center, 39 riders per trip maximum, 743.7663 )

Monday,12:00 Noon SAPPHIRE/HIGHLANDS/CASHIERS SIGHT-SEEING EXCURSION A nice 4.5 hour trip that takes you up to the Highlands area for a 2 hour visit of shopping and sightseeing with numerous lunch opportunities ( not included in fare) ) in one of the mountains most interesting little towns. Finish with some local hot spot Nature sights. $20.00. Sign up by 11:15 Monday.

Tuesday, 9:00 am BILTMORE ESTATES & WINERY TRIP
Come with us as we jour ney to one of WNC’s most intriguing homes & winery. Bus leaves the CC at 9:00 am. Includes trip and admission; Adults: $65.00: Ages 10- 16: $45.00 Under 10: $20.00. Lunch is available at the estate ( not included in fare ). Please sign up by 6:00 pm Monday.

Tuesday, 9:00 am CHEROKEE EXPRESS INDIAN RESERVATION TRIP
We’ll take you to the Cher okee Indian Reservation to visit your choice of the Indian Museum, downtown shopping/lunch or Harrah’s Casino for gambling fun! $20.00 pp. Admission to museum not included. Sign up by 6:00 pm Monday.

Wednesday, 9:00 am PISGAH FOREST TRIP
Ride our bus thr ough the magical Pisgah For est and up to the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway where we’ll stop at two tremendous overlooks. There will be a lunch stop ( not in-cluded in fare ). Mountain ranges flora, fauna, waterfalls...many photo ops! Visit the Pisgah Trout Hatchery on the return. $20.00. sign up by 6:00 pm Tuesday. *Weather Permitting

SAPPHIRE VALLEY VAN TRIP CANCELLATION POLICY; ADVANCE  RESERVATIONS FOR ALL CLASSES, TRIPS, SPECIAL EVENTS & TOURS ARE  REQUIRED.  GUESTS MUST SIGN UP BY 6:00 PM ON THE EVENING PRIOR TO THE CLASS, TRIP OR TOUR TO PARTICIPATE.  ALL CLASSES, TRIPS AND TOURS ARE  NON-REFUNDABLE.  MOST GO RAIN OR SHINE.  SVMA  RESERVES THE  RIGHT TO CANCEL  ACTIVITIES BASED ON PARTICIPATION LEVELS AND  WEATHER ISSUES, IN WHICH CASE  A FULL  REFUND IS MADE.
 

Spa and Fitness Options - Racquet Club, Boat Dock, Gem Mine Info

*Times and programs may be subject to change or cancellation.

Spa and Fitness Options:

  • Massage Therapy Monday-Saturday at The Rec. Center. Please call for an appointment. $50.00 per 1/2 hour, $70.00 per hr. Couples Massage Workshop Mon-Friday at The Rec Center. Learn basic massage strokes from Alendia Vestal, LMBT, experience giving and receiving massage. One couple per session. $70. Call 743.1171
  • Hot Stone Massage Monday-Saturday at Rec. $75.00. Please call for an appointment. 743.1171
  • Facials at the Recreation Center, Saturdays only, by appointment only. 743.1171
  • Certified Personal Trainer Available at the Recreation Center. $50.00 per hour, personal training for 2 people together $75. 743.1171
  • Water Aerobics Class Monday through Friday. 9:30 am to 10:30 am. at The Rec. Center $5.00 743.1171

Wi-Fi INTERNET ACCESS AVAILABLE at the Sapphire Valley Recreation & Community Centers.

Discount Biltmore Estate Tickets   May be purchased at the CC. Save time at the gate! $45.00. 828.743.7663.
SAPPHIRE VALLEY GEM MINE open every day!
*conditions permitting Get your gear at Rec.  828.743.1171

 Sapphire Valley Resort Daily Schedule

Monday, April 28

10:00 am MONDAY SOCIAL
: A 1 hour informative orientation to Sapphire Valley Resort. We discuss our events and activities for the upcoming week and answer all the important questions guests may have. ( 10:00 am –11:00 am ) No Charge. Door prizes, coffee and pastry. Held in the Sapphire room at the SV Community Center. 828.743.7663

12:00 Noon SAPPHIRE/HIGHLANDS CASHIERS TRIP ( Please see Weekly Trips )

Tuesday, April 29

9:00 am BILTMORE ESTATES TRIP ( Please see Weekly Trips )
9:00 am CHEROKEE EXPRESS TRIP ( Please see Weekly Trips )
5:00 pm ASIAN DINNER prepared by Chef Anon. Asian culinary buffet. $12.00. BYOB. At the Community Center. 828.743.7663

Wednesday, April 30

9:00 am PISGAH FOREST TRIP ( Please see Weekly Trips ) *Weather permitting

Thursday, May 1

10:00 am ART CLASS Watercolor, acrylic and oil. Join Pauline Marr for the most fun an artist
can have! Beginners to advanced welcome! $45.00 w/out supplies, $40.00 with your own supplies.
$150 Five session cards available ($30.00/session) Sign up at the SV Community Center
828.743.7663

About our Banner Images 

During 2014, our Banner Image across the top of SapphireValley.com will change periodically. Each banner will include some imagery from the early days of Sapphire Valley.

This Banner:

Right Image: Actor Eddie Albert joins the two of the Howerdd Family girls in singing and shooting a promotional video. Certainteed Corp. had purchased the Resort and used Eddie Albert as a spokesman.

Middle Image: Army helicopter on Toxaway Mountain, 1966. Read More at the HistoryofSapphireValley.org!

Left Image: Circa 1968 Brochure cover page.