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Recreation Amenities

Recreation Amenities
Mother Nature gifted the land
at GlenCove with amenities
beyond measure

And we’ve worked with her to provide additional fun activities for all ages. So whether your idea of recreation is ambling along a crystal stream in a pristine forest or plunging into an outdoor heated mineral pool, we’ve got you covered. 

Organic Garden
& Farm

A CSA will provide a fresh and colorful array of organic vegetables and herbs for your own table, and you can even have your own private garden space where the farmer grows produce that suit your  palate with your participation if desired. A flower cutting garden will beautify your life and home, and a medicinal herb garden will provide abundant flavors and health benefits. As a resident you will enjoy regular events, demonstrations, tastings and gatherings to immerse you in the bounty of the season.

Elements Spa and Wellness Center & Fitness Activities

Nature itself is emerging as one of the notable ways to improve your wellbeing, including being surrounded by water and trees. And we worked with it to give you abundant opportunities to rejuvenate while pursuing activities that make your heart sing. From Elements Spa and Wellness Center, a recreation lake and heated pool, a walking 12-hole golf course, and multi-use courts to a recreation barn/clubhouse with activities for all ages including a golf simulator lounge and bowling lanes GlenCove allows you to create your own version of wellness in every moment. 

Lighted 12-Hole, Par 3 Golf Course and Putting Course with Short-Game Practice Area

Named for the beautiful terrain that runs between two mountain ridges, The Saddle at GlenCove is a 12-hole, par three walking course for all ages and skill levels. It’s a place for friends, couples and families to experience the serenity of the land up close and personal while enjoying a friendly competition. The dusk hours will be glowing along The Saddle, as the course lights bring a magical ambiance to the landscape.

National Forest Playground with Trails and Streams

GlenCove’s backyard is a spectacular national forests, rich with flora, fauna, streams and trails. In addition the miles of pedestrian friendly paths and trails throughout the glen and ridge, trails that lead right from GlenCove into the forest and the beautiful mountains that surround us. At 5,127 feet, “All Trails” ranks the Yellow Mountain hike as #4 in the Nantahala National Forest trail system. The Shortoff Mountain Trails are more moderate with a length of 3.8 miles. Both Yellow Mountain and Shortoff trails are dog friendly, so your tail-wagging bestie can tag along. GlenCove will publish a trail map showing exactly where you enter these trails when hiking from the property.


Adventure Cove Kid’s Camp with Playground and Fort

There’s no feeling quite so freeing as being a kid and roaming through lush valleys and forested playgrounds, all in a friendly community of family and friends. Though family-friendly amenities and activities abound in GlenCove, a scheduled program of fun throughout the summer will fully engage little GlenCove adventurers into experiences that are as enriching as they are fun. The organic gardens, trout ponds and edible landscape provide even more opportunities for kids to dig in and have fun—and maybe even learn something along the way.

Fishing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Paddle Boarding

Lake life at GlenCove means picnics on the shore, fishing from the dock, midsummer stargazing from the floor of a canoe and fun times around one of the fire pits. A schedule of gatherings with food and music will bring friends and neighbors together in the beautiful lake setting. In addition to fishing at the lake, a community trout pond makes for a fun day whether its kids delighting in feeding the fish or a father and daughter creating lifelong memories around a fishing lesson.​

Entertainment and Recreation Barn Indoor Golf Simulator Lounge and Bowling Lanes

When the sun goes down or you’ve had a little too much fun in the sun, there’s a whole other world of opportunities inside the recreation barn. Grown-up kids will head for the state-of-the art golf simulator lounge. Younger thrill seekers will find gaming stations and an abundance of other challenging activities. And all ages will come together for a rousing good time on the bowling lanes. The hub of active life at GlenCove, the Entertainment Barn is also the site of the swimming pool, jacuzzi and food truck.

25-Yard Lap Pool with Kids’
Splash Pad

Outdoor heated mineral pools are one of the hallmarks of Old Edwards experiences. And the one at GlenCove will be a centerpiece of the lifestyle, with a lap area for wellness enthusiasts and a splash pad for kids. Just outside the Entertainment Barn, the pool deck also includes a jacuzzi and refreshments at the GlenCove food truck.

Multi-Purpose Recreation Courts and Croquet

Sometimes summer fun calls for an energized competition with friends. At GlenCove, you can choose your game- tennis, basketball, croquet—all with equipment provided. The croquet course caters to a slower pace of and provides fun for all ages on a lush expanse of lawn. Even lounging with a mimosa as a spectator on a Sunday afternoon can be an entertaining diversion at the recreation courts.