Whether you're looking for Asheville sports to watch or Asheville sports to play, the city has a lot to offer. Catch an Asheville Tourist's minor league baseball game at McCormick Field. The Asheville Tourists play from April to September. The Asheville Grizzlies, the city’s minor league football team play, from June to August each year.
Enjoy a variety of college sports from UNC Asheville, including baseball, basketball, cross-country, soccer, tennis and volleyball. Don’t forget about the Blue Ridge Rollergirls! See a derby bout at the WNC Mountain State Fairgrounds. The annual Mountain Sports Festival is held in May of each year, combining Asheville sports and music for an enjoyable and active event for the whole family. Activities include an obstacle course, mini-golf, ‘iron kids’ and relay races, as well as more grown-up friendly events.
Guests can be a part of the Asheville Sports action:
- Golf: Over twenty championship golf courses are located in the Asheville region, and forty more resort, municipal and daily-play courses. The mountain landscape and mild weather provide an enjoyable and challenging game.
- Yoga: Yoga in Asheville is abundant, complemented by the captivating mountain scenery. Try basic yoga or get more adventurous with couples yoga, hot yoga, flow yoga and so many more.
- Snow Ski, Snowboard or Snow Tube: Find slopes as close as 30 minutes outside of downtown. Some of the highest ski peaks east of the Mississippi river are just over an hour away.
- Whitewater Raft, Canoe, Kayak: Four rivers are located nearby (French Broad, Pigeon, Nantahala and Nolichucky), great for many water sports.