Experience

There is so much to do on the Mountain that it is hard to encompass in just a few sentences, but we’ll try. For starters, we offer one of the best camps for kids in northwest Arkansas; you can interact with art and artists through Creative Spaces; you can learn about cooking, pairing, and plating while enjoying some of the tastiest food in Fayetteville; plus swimming, tennis, and ample green space. Come play with us!

Activities

Camp Sequoyah

Fun!  That is how hundreds of kids describe their experience at Camp.

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Creative Spaces

Creative Spaces supports arts residencies, studio spaces and public arts programming.

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Pool

The pool at Mount Sequoyah provides a place for relaxation, lessons, and play to everyone.

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Tennis

Join head coach Josh Hedrick for programming with the Mount Sequoyah Tennis Academy.

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Creative Spaces

Creative Spaces at Mount Sequoyah plays a vital role within the vibrant northwest Arkansas arts community. A destination for inspiration and connection, the Mountain provides a setting for contemplation, collaboration, and community engagement. Creative Spaces supports arts residencies, studio spaces and public arts programming. Artists-in-residence and visitors alike will have access to a wide range of experiences and opportunities that will enhance for all a sense of connection to the Arts and to their own creative potential.

Creative Spaces brings community engagement and arts residencies to Mount Sequoyah Center. Creative Spaces is one of many programs and experiences that enhances and adds to the organization’s mission.

Stay tuned as we shape Creative Spaces! For now, studio space is available to rent and we are happy to host arts programming on the Mountain.

Pool

The pool at Mount Sequoyah provides a place for relaxation, lessons, and play to our campers, to partner organizations, and to the public.

Many organizations and groups utilize the pool at Mount Sequoyah, including the Marlin Swim Team, the AquaHawgs, members, guests, and more. Check out the 2019 pool schedule by clicking on the documents below:

May 2019 Pool Schedule

2019 June Pool Schedule

2019 July Pool Schedule

PURCHASE YOUR 2019 POOL MEMBERSHIPS BY CLICKING HERE! 

If you would like information about joining the Mount Sequoyah Marlins Swim Team or purchasing a summer pool pass, please contact Emily Gentry at emily.gentry@mountsequoyah.org or at 479-443-4531.

We also have a series of adult classes that will be offered this spring and summer! We have everything from Adult Learn to Swim to Masters Lap Swimming to beginner fitness classes. Please view options and registration below.

Swim Lessons

There are a variety of swim lessons available for kids and adults this summer at Mount Sequoyah! Please check out some of our options here:

ADULTS:

  • May Learn to Swim
    • Tuesdays in May from 6:15 – 7 pm
    • Cost: $60
    • Led by Coach Anita Parisi
    • Adult Learn to swim is for adults who do not know how to swim. Participants will begin by learning to submerge underwater, to float on the back and stomach, and to kick. They will then progress to using proper arm strokes and to rolling to the back for a breath.
  • Beginner Water Fitness
    • May 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 7 – 8 am
    • Cost: $60
    • Led by Kary Todd
    • Equipment Needed: Aquabelt
    •  Learn how to utilize water to exercise. Increase your mobility on land with low impact movement in the water. This is a perfect class for people who cannot walk or do other weight bearing exercises for fitness on land.
  • June Master Class
    • Monday and Wednesday mornings, June 3 – 26 from 6 – 6:45 am
    • Cost: $45
    • Led by Coach Anita Parisi
    • The coach will be on deck one morning and leading the class from the water on the other morning. Masters Swimming is for any adult over the age of 18 who wants to lap swim in a structured class with other participants. As long as the swimmer can make it across the 25 yard pool with any ability of side breathing, they will find the class beneficial for exercise and skill building. Workouts will be tailored to the individuals’ ability level while also trying to maintain group cohesion (which makes swimming for exercise much more fun!). There will be a July session as well – info will be posted later.
  • Beginner Water Fitness
    • June 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 7 – 8 am
    • Cost: $60
    • Led by Kary Todd
    • Equipment Needed: Aquabelt
    • Learn how to utilize water to exercise, increase your mobility on land with low impact movement in the water. This is a perfect class for people who cannot walk or do other weight bearing exercises for fitness on land. There will be a July session as well – look for info later!

REGISTER HERE FOR ADULT LESSONS!

KIDS:

There are a couple of options for kids to learn and improve their swimming at Mount Sequoyah. The Marlin Swim Team program is perfect for a variety of swimmers, and more information can be found by scrolling below.

The AquaHawgs’ Hawg Start Swim School also hosts lessons at the Mount Sequoyah pool. All information, registration, and availability for this program can be found HERE.

Marlin Swim Team

Marlin Swim Team registration is live! Please CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. There will be 4 sessions of swim team this year: May, June, July and one fall session.
May
Dates: May 7 –  30 (NO PRACTICE, Saturday, May 25)
Cost: $75 per swimmer.
Practices: Tuesday and Thursday afternoons AND Saturday mornings

  • 8 and under swimmers: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 – 5:15 pm AND Saturdays 10:30 – 11:15 am
  • 8 and under swimmers: We had so much interest in the 8 and under division that we opened up an additional session for May. The earlier session will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45 – 4:30 pm AND Saturdays from 11:15 am – Noon.
  • 9 and up swimmers: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15 – 6:15 pm AND Saturdays 9:30 – 10:30 am

June
Dates: June 3 – 28
Cost: $80 per swimmer before May 1 and $85 per swimmer after May 1
Practices: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings

  • High School Marlins: 8 am – 9:15 am.
  • Blue Marlins (11 – 14 year olds): 9 am – 10:15 am.
  • Striped Marlins (9 – 10 year olds):10 am – 11 am.
  • White Marlins (7 – 8 year olds): 10:45 am – 11:45 am.
  • Mini Marlins (6 and under): 11:30 am – 12:30 pm.

**Swim Meet dates for June participants:

  • Saturday morning, June 15th at Rogers Aquatic Park
  • Thursday evening, June 27th at The Jones Center
  • Championship Meet: Wednesday evening, July 24th at The Jones Center

July 
Dates: July 1 – July 26 (NO PRACTICE, Friday, July 5)
Cost: $80 per swimmer before May 1 and $85 per swimmer after May 1
Practices: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings

  • High School Marlins: 8 am – 9:15 am.
  • Blue Marlins (11 – 14 year olds): 9 am – 10:15 am.
  • Striped Marlins (9 – 10 year olds): 10 am – 11 am.
  • White Marlins (7 – 8 year olds): 10:45 am – 11:45 am.
  • Mini Marlins (6 and under): 11:30 am – 12:30 pm.
    **Swim Meet Dates for July Participants:
  • Wednesday evening, July 10th at the Fayetteville Athletic Club
  • Friday evening, July 19th at Mount Sequoyah
  • Championship meet: Wednesday evening, July 24th at the Jones Center

Fall
Dates: August 13 – September 21 (NO practice August 31)
Cost: $100 per swimmer
Practices: Tuesday and Thursday evenings AND Saturday Mornings

  • 8 and under Session 1: Tuesday/Thursday 4:15 – 5 pm AND Saturday 11:15 – Noon
  • 8 and under Session 2: Tuesday/Thursday 5 – 5:45 pm AND Saturday 10:30 – 11:15 am
  • 9 and up: Tuesday/Thursday 5:45 – 6:46 pm AND Saturdays 9:30 – 10:30 am

If you would like more information about joining the Mount Sequoyah Marlins Swim Team, please contact Emily Gentry at emily.gentry@mountsequoyah.org or at 479-443-4531.

Tennis

Join head coach Josh Hedrick for programming with the Mount Sequoyah Tennis Academy. We offer a variety of group and private lessons for all ages. Starting March 4, 2019, the following classes will be offered:

Kid’s Group Lessons:
– 8 and under – Red Ball: Tuesdays at 4:00 pm
– 10 and under – Orange Ball: Thursdays at 4:00 pm
– 12 and under – Green Ball: Thursdays at 5:00 pm
– 13 and up – Yellow Ball: Tuesdays at 5:00 pm

Adult Group Lessons: 
Adult Mixed Drill: Tuesdays at 6:00 pm

Pricing: There are two options for those interested in group lessons. Monthly tennis subscriptions are $40/person/month and include one lesson each week (makeups will be scheduled for lessons cancelled due to inclement weather). Six lesson punch cards may be purchased for $90. Private lessons vary, and the exact cost can be worked out directly with your instructor.

Register for a Punch Card Here

Please call the office at 479-443-4531 to set up a subscription.

Spring Tennis Schedule 2019

Please contact Josh at josh.hedrick@mountsequoyah.org with specific questions about the program.

When not in use for group or private lessons, the Mount Sequoyah Tennis courts are available and open to the public on a first come, first serve basis.If you are interested in reserving the courts on a regular basis, please contact Emily Gentry at the Mount Sequoyah office at 479-443-4531 or emily.gentry@mountsequoyah.org.