Sapphire Valley Resort, North Carolina

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Wearing of masks is now required in most areas and social distancing is required.

The great outdoors just may be safest place to be - Sapphire Valley. Come. Play - Safely!

Visit the State's COVID Dashboard [NC COVID Site]
View the full NC Summary of Phase 3 [View it Here]
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New North Carolina Law: You must wear a facemask in public if you cannot maintain 6' minimal distancing! This includes all  retail and restaurants where the 6' distance is almost impossible.

Sapphire Valley Resort Amenities


During this trying time we are doing all we can to keep our guests and homeowners safe. Many facilities are not open or are open at a limited capacity. 

Please remember to keep social distancing and cleanliness.

Please scroll down to see the new Amenity Summary News.

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Recreation Center policies and procedures during covid limits:

*Outdoor 5' pool is limited to 10 persons with a 90-minute time limit. Closed for Season
*Outdoor 3-4' pool is limited to 10 persons with a 90-minute time limit. Closed for Season
*Indoor Pool is limited to 10 persons with a 90-minute time limit. Closed between 11-2-20 to 11-6-20 for repairs
Outdoor kiddie pool will be closed until further notice.
*Indoor Pool ONLY will be reserved for an adult swim only from 8:00 am - 10:00 am
*Indoor jacuzzi is limited to one household or 2 unrelated persons all over the age of 14. 15-minute time limit.
*Sauna is limited to one household or one person all over the age of 14. 15- minute time limit.
*Changing rooms/shower areas will be available allowing 2 persons at one time.
*Bathroom and vanity areas will be available allowing 2 persons at one time.
*All guests will be required to check-in upon entering and check-out when exiting.
*We will NOT provide pool towels. Please bring your own.
*We will NOT provide any seating or umbrellas in the outdoor pool area. Please bring your own chair or umbrella if you wish.
*Putt-Putt Golf will be open to two families at a time. 60-minute time limit.
*Gem Mining will be open to one household at a time. 30-minute time limit.
*Tanning Bed is available on first come first served basis. Please call 828-743-1171.
*Staff will be sanitizing the high touch areas every 2 hours and there will be sanitizer available for guest use as needed.
*Social Distancing of 6 feet is required at all times.
*Fitness Room is open at 30% capacity. 8 people at a time for one hour. 10 am, 1:15 and 4:30 we close for 15 minutes to sanitize.
*Game Room is closed until further notice.
*You will be required to sign a waiver upon entering the facility.

Facility Updates

The Sapphire Valley Community Center is currently open Monday - Saturday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm . The gift shop is open. 828.743.7663 *If you need an AMENITY CARD on Sunday, you can get it at Red Bird Golf. 828.743.1991

Pavilion area around the Track Area with 30% capacity. 828.743.1182 

Red Bird Golf Links is open 7 days/week 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 828.743.1991 

Massage Therapy Mon, Tues, Thur and Fri, there are openings at 11-12:00 and 12:15 - 1:15. $75.00 per hr. 828.743.1171

The policies below are in PDF format.  Copies will be provided for you at the amenity. 

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Red Bird Golf

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Red Bird Golf & FootGolf

Policies & Procedures During COVID-19

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Fairfield Lake

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Fairfield Lake

Policies & Procedures During COVID-19

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Racquet Club & Pickleball

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Sapphire Valley Tennis & Pickleball Court Usage
Policies & Procedures During COVID-19

County Information

Sapphire Valley is located in Jackson County, North Carolina. You may visit their web site:

[Jackson County Department of Public Health]

...for information on

- Total COVID-19 Lab Confirmed Cases in Jackson County

-Daily COVID-19 Testing Updates

- COVID-19 Testing Options in Jackson County

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