May Climate and 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

September Climate and Weather Averages in Black Mountain and Montreat, NC

  • Average temperatures:  77° / 57°
  • Mean Temp: 67 °F
  • Precipitation: 1.96"
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Dew Point: 59 °F
  • Wind: 4 mph
  • Pressure: 30.08 "Hg
  • Visibility: 8 mi

Current temperatures range from 64 to 74+ degrees.  For camp months, 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?

Montreat provides sheets and towels during your stay.  Rooms are not cleaned daily, but you can request maid service during your stay by contacting the front desk.  If you prefer not to have maid service, put the "Do Not Disturb" sign on your door.  If you need extra towels or other items, you can find them on tables and carts in the hallways on each floor or contact the front desk.

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, 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 Camp?

CLICK HERE to see the Pros at Camp.

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 the meal location to the playing/training location?

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 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 transportation available from the airport to the Montreat Conference Center or in the area?

There are several transportation companies in the area, including Uber, Lyft, taxis, and other specialized companies that provide transportation from the Asheville Airport to Montreat, in addition to providing transportation in the Asheville area.

In the past, many players and pros have had good service from Roger at Asheville Affordable Transportation.  You may call or text him at 828-779-7882, or email him at rogerraaac@gmail.com

CLICK HERE for a list of Asheville Transportation Companies

Are there washers and dryers at Montreat?

There are no washers and dryers at Montreat.

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

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

Massages are available from massage therapists in the area.  Be sure to mention you are with the Pickleall Camp.  A list of these therapists is as follows:

- Lisa Birnesser with Black Mountain Massage at 828-674-6188 if you want a massage in Black Mountain or Asheville. Black Mountain Massage also has other massage therapists on staff if Lisa is not available.

- Black Mountain Massage at 828-674-6188 (Text/Call)

Message Board

There will be easels with camp information posted on the first floor of the Assembly Inn by the front desk and also in the main lobby by the fireplace.  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 your camp about Pro contact information.

Does the Assembly Inn have wifi internet access?

Yes, there is internet wifi access at the Assembly Inn.  You will be given an access code at check-in.  There is no wifi internet access at the Tennis Courts, but you may get a cell signal that will provide internet access.

For camps at the YMCA, the wifi internet access is open.  If you move from building to building, you may have to log in again.

How do I win a Raffle Prize?

The pros will bring raffle prizes for the players.  You will be given a ticket when you check-in.  The ticket is with your badge.  You should write your name on your ticket or put it in a safe place so that you do not lose it.  When the raffle tickets are drawn, you will match your ticket to the ticket on the prize to see if you are a winner!

Will I get a meal ticket?

Meal tickets will be given to you when you check-in to the Assembly Inn.  If you are a commuter, meal tickets will be given to you at registration check-in or at the Dining Hall on your first night to eat.  You should write your name and contact information on the back of your meal ticket in case you lose it.  Montreat does not replace lost meal tickets.  If you lose your meal ticket, you may have to purchase another one from the Montreat Conference Center.

How will I get camp updates during camp?

Updates will be sent via text and email to your registration form's phone number and email.  Note some cell phone providers block mass text messages, so you should contact your provider before camp to ensure you can get mass text messages.  Also, security settings on your phone could keep you from getting mass text messages.