To provide the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians with quality recreational and wellness opportunities. All opportunities are based on the needs of the enrolled members of the Eastern Band. Our main focus is to increase the quantity, quality, and variety of programs while providing a safe environment.
The Wellness Program operates the Cherokee Life Center (CLC). The CLC is a state of the art Fitness Facility. The facility and program offer 25 various Exercise Classes and approximately 22 Wellness Opportunities. The facility has an Olympic Size Pool, Racquetball Room, Gym, Cardio Room, Aerobic Room, Women’s Workout Room, Weight Room and Walking Track.
The Business Program operates the Front Desk and handles all Membership responsibilities. They enlist new members, conduct orientations for new members, collect fees as well as monitor and ensure that memberships are kept current.
The Recreation Program operates 6 gymnasiums, 1 Softball/Baseball Complex, 1 Youth Softball/Baseball Field, 2 Public Parks and the Wolftown Indian Ball field/Soccer field. The main focus of the Recreation Program is Youth Sports. Included in this focus are T-ball, Coach Pitch, Little League Baseball, Softball, volleyball, Wrestling, Soccer, Football, Cheer-leading, Community Basketball, Travel Basketball, Day Camps, After-School Programs, and Athletic Camps.
The Recreation Program also offers Adult Sports such as Basketball, Volleyball, Softball and Horseshoes. Another focus area is Senior Sports such as the Senior Games. We offer fitness training and sport specific training to seniors who are participating in the Senior Games on the Regional, State, and National Level. The Recreation Program assists with Home-bound Meal Delivery. We also clean and maintain the Oconaluftee Island Park, Mingo Falls, and the new Greenway. We also provide assistance to other tribal programs and neighboring organizations.
Carroll “Peanut” Crowe, Program Manager
Phone (828) 497-554-6894 Fax (828) 497-7239
Email email@example.com Mail PO Box 499, Cherokee, NC 28719
Lynn Taylor, Wellness Program Supervisor I – Phone (828) 497-1969
Stephanie Maney, Business Program Supervisor I – Phone (828) 497-1965
Pepper Taylor, Recreation Program Supervisor I – Phone (828) 554-6892
Jessica Daniels, Cherokee Life Program Office Coordinator – Phone (828) 554 6891