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, 828.743.7663 )

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 plus tax. Sign up by 11:15 Monday.

Tuesday, 9:00 am BILTMORE ESTATES & WINERY TRIP Come with us as we journey 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, plus tax. Lunch is available at the estate ( not included in fare ). Please sign up by 5:00 pm Monday.

Tuesday, 9:00 am CHEROKEE EXPRESS INDIAN RESERVATION TRIP We’ll take you to the Cherokee Indian Reservation to visit your choice of the Indian Museum, downtown shopping/lunch or Harrah’s Casino for gambling fun! $20.00 plus tax pp. Admission to museum not included. Sign up by 5:00 pm Monday.

Tuesday, 5:00 pm BOAT CRUISE ON LAKE GLENVILLE end the day spending 2 hours on beautiful Lake Glenville, the highest lake in elevation east of the Mississippi! $38.00 pp. Sign up by 5:00 pm Tuesday.

Wednesday, 8:00 am GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS RAILROAD TRIP This scenic journey travels along awesome rivers & gorges, with a stop at the NOC center. $69.00 Sign up by 5:00 pm Tuesday.

Wednesday, 9:00 am PISGAH FOREST TRIP Ride our bus through the magical Pisgah Forest and the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway where we’ll stop at two tremendous overlooks. There will be a lunch stop ( not included in fare ). Mountain ranges flora, fauna, waterfalls...many photo ops! Visit the Pisgah Trout Hatchery on the return. $22.00 plus tax. Sign up by 5:00 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

Please call in advance to confirm these classes and trips as they are subject to change due to weather,
class sizes, other Resort events, or other extenuating circumstances!

*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

Saturday, August 23rd

10:00 am –Noon SUMMER TUBING AT SAPPHIRE VALLEY! $15 public, $10 with amenity card. 828.743.7663 OPEN Saturday & Monday thru Thursday!

Monday, August 25th

10:00-11:00 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. No Charge. Door prizes, coffee and pastry. Held in the Sapphire room at the SV CC. 828.743.7663

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

5:00 RED BIRD GOLF CLINIC by pro Steve Martell. $10.00/1 hour, includes balls. Register at 828.743.1991

5:00 to 7:00 pm MEXICAN MONDAY DINNER Enjoy a variety of Authentic Mexican dishes, kids’ meals too! Margarita set-up available ( byob ). Call ahead to sign up for take out or dine in! 828.743.7663

Tuesday, August 26th

8:00 am to 10:00 am GRACEANN’S BREAKFAST BUFFET served at the SV Community Center. Each week our award winning chef will bring new and exciting entrée’s and extras to our buffet!! This week will include Egg Strata w/ cheese, mushrooms & tomatoes, Sausage, Apple & Pumpkin pancakes, Cinnamon Streusel Coffeecake, Coffee and OJ. $7.00 for Adults,$5.00 for 10 years old and under. It's not just pancakes any more! Fill up before the Biltmore and Cherokee Trips! 828.743.7663

9:00 am BILTMORE ESTATES TRIP ( Please see Weekly Events)

9:00 am CHEROKEE EXPRESS TRIP ( Please see Weekly Events)

3:30 pm BILLIARD TOURNAMENT at the Recreation Center. $5.00 entry fee. Prizes! 828.421.1253

Wednesday, August 27th

8:00 am GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS RAILROAD TRIP ( Please see Weekly Events)

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

5:30 to 7:00 pm DANNY’S BARBECUE Pulled pork sandwich, slaw, beans, dessert, drink or byob. BBQ plate $10.00, Hot Dog plate $7.00. Live Music!! @ The CC. Take out or dine in! 828.743.7663

5:00 pm BOAT CRUISE ON LAKE GLENVILLE ( Please see Weekly Events)

Thursday, August 28th

9:00 am WATERFALLS & OVERLOOKS HIKE with Active Adventures. $59 includes hikes to several waterfalls and overlooks. Returns mid afternoon. 828.743.7663

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

3:30 pm BILLIARD TOURNAMENT at the Recreation Center. $5.00 entry fee. Prizes! 828.421.1253

5:00 pm RED BIRD FOUR PERSON SCRAMBLE $25.00, includes dinner, prizes and camaraderie! Please call with your team or we will be happy to pair you. 828.743.1991

5:00 pm THAI COOKING CLASS with Chef Anon. Learn to make a traditional 4-course Thai dinner, including dessert and then EAT IT! $25.00 per person. 18 max. Sign up at the CC by Noon on Weds. BYOB 828.743.7663

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