FAQs

MONTREAT WEATHER

May Weather Averages in Black Mountain and Montreat, NC

  • Average temperatures:  75° / 48°
  • Mean Temp: 64 °F
  • Precipitation: 1.97"
  • Humidity: 70%
  • Dew Point: 53 °F
  • Wind: 5 mph
  • Pressure: 30.04 "Hg
  • Visibility: 9 mi

Current temperatures range from 40 to 75+ degrees.  Mornings and nights are cooler, but the temperatures in the day during sessions will be hot.  A light jacket is suggested.

CLICK HERE for the current weather forecast.

Suggested items to Bring

  • Refillable water bottle (cups are not provided by Montreat Conference Center or the YMCA due to a green initiative)
  • Notepad and Pen/Pencil
  • Chair
  • Sunscreen
  • Cooler
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Playing Cards
  • Board Games
  • Plenty of Clothes
  • Other Outside Gear as Needed

Does Montreat provide sheets, microwaves, or mini-fridges?

Yes, Montreat will provide sheets during your stay and daily maid service upon request during your stay.  If you prefer not to have maid service each day, put the "Do Not Disturb" sign on your door.  If you need extra towels or other items, you can contact the front desk or get them from the tables in the hallways.

There are no microwaves, mini-fridges, or TVs in the rooms.  On some of the floors, there are refrigerators.  If you want to keep something cold in your room, you should bring an ice chest.  There are ice machines on each floor.

What is the Schedule?

NOTE: The schedule is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Click the camp below to see the current schedule for that camp.

Who are the pros at Montreat and YMCA 2022?

CLICK HERE to see the Pros at Montreat 2020.

How close is the Assembly Inn to the Pickleball courts?

The Pickleball courts are about 1/4 mile from the Assembly Inn.  It is a nice walk and a good way to warm up and stretch your muscles before and after the sessions.  There is parking available at the Pickleball courts, so you can drive there, too.

How close is it to where we have meals as to where we are playing?

Meals are served at the Assembly Inn, so refer to the information above about walking or driving to the courts.

Will bottled water be supplied court-side?

Montreat has a green initiative, so plastic bottled water and cups are not used.  Ice water in an Igloo cooler will be provided at the courts.  You will need to bring a water bottle for your consumption of water.

What are the nightly activities scheduled?

Click the camp below to see the Nightly Socials that are planned for that camp.

What is the rain or catastrophic weather plan?

In case of rain, we will have indoor activities at the Barn, Assembly Inn, and the Bill WildeTennis Center.  These activities will include but are not limited to, analysis of videos, lectures from the pros, instruction on strategies and shot selection, and ping pong in the Bill Wilde Center.

In case of a hurricane, damaging weather, or other catastrophic emergencies that cancel the camp entirely, you'll get a Full Credit to any one of our future Suncoast Camps.

If you purchased travel insurance, then you can contact the insurance company to determine if you are eligible to file a claim to get a refund from the travel insurance company.  We highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance to protect your prepaid investment.

CLICK HERE to get more information on travel insurance.

Is there a laundry service?

You may contact Black Mountain Coin Laundry Service to see if they will do a pickup and delivery or a drop-off and wash for your laundry.

Here is their contact information:

Black Mountain Coin Laundry (BMCL)
107 WNC Shopping Ctr
Black Mountain, NC  28711
blackmountainlaundry.com

info@blackmountainlaundry.com - Email is preferred for general questions and immediate trouble calls during Non-Attended Hours.

(828) 664-9267- Phone is answered during Attended Hours.

Massage Service

There will be a sports massage therapist onsite.  You will need to contact Charlie Wright at 828-200-3478 to schedule your appointment.  For Camp #1, #3, and #4, the days and times will be Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30 am to 9:30 am.  For Camp #2, massages will be on Wednesday and Thursday from 4 pm to 6 pm.  Check the Announcements Section for future updates on this service.

Message Board

There will be easels with camp information posted on the first floor of the Assembly Inn where you checked into the hotel.  We will also post information at the Bill Wilde Tennis Courts.

Pro Lessons

The pros will provide private and small group lessons before and after daily sessions.  Some of the pros will also be available on Friday morning.  You will need to contact the pros to schedule and pay for your lessons.  See the Announcements Section for Pro contact information.

Does the Assembly Inn and YMCA have internet access?

Yes, there is internet access at the Assembly Inn.  You will be given an access code at check-in.

At the YMCA the internet access is open.  If you move from building to building, you may have to login again.