On-site Recreation

Chetola Resort offers so many ways to stay in shape and have fun indoors and out at the Highlands Sports and Recreation Center, Chetola Lake, and on our trails and adjoining 3,600 acre Moses Cone Park. There's something for all ages and abilities, from challenging fitness classes to kids camps, tennis and pickleball, indoor swimming, lake activities, lawn games, and much more. Over 20 amenities & activities are included for those staying at Chetola Resort (includes Lodge, Bob Timberlake Inn, and Chetola Premiere Condominium guests).


chetola resort recreation
chetola resort recreation
chetola resort recreation

Highlands Sports & Recreation Center

Highlands Sports and Recreation Center is open from 8 am - 10 pm daily.
Call 828-295-5535 for more information.

Fitness Gym (open from 6 am - 10 pm daily)

Fitness Classes (click here for schedule)

Personal Training (click here for info)

Indoor Heated Pool (open from 8 am - 10 pm daily)

Hot Tub

Dry Sauna

Locker Rooms & Showers

Lending Library

Board Games


DVD Rentals

Ping Pong Tables

Trail Strollers

chetola resort recreation

chetola resort recreation

On-Site Outdoor Recreation

Maintained Hiking Trails and Guided Hikes
Tennis & Pickle Ball
Fishing Clinics
8 Acre Lake Stocked with Brown & Brook Trout
Fishing Rods & Bait
Paddle Boats/Kayaks/ Paddle Boards (closed for the season) (will reopen April 4, 2022)
*Boats available April 11, 2022 - October 16, 2022
9-Hole Disc Golf & 3-Hole Practice Course
Lawn Games: Cornhole, Volleyball, Spikeball, Kan Jam, and Ramp Shot
Horseshoe Pit
Sunbathing Deck

Highlands Sports & Recreation Center: 828-295-5535
All of the above amenities (and many more) are available to guests staying in Chetola Lodge, the Bob Timberlake Inn, or in condominiums rented exclusively through Chetola Resort.