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ZOOM Passes from Buncombe County Public Libraries

You must pick up a paper ZOOM pass at your local library.  Email or text confirmations will not be accepted. 

Use your library card to reserve a pass.

Passes may be picked up up to one week before your visit and they are good for one day only.

Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. Our hours have changed, so please check our schedule before you visit. Library hours and locations are listed here.

Saturday May 25, 2024

  • Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children under age 18.
  • Art museum passes are for general admission only and don’t include special exhibits or events that have an additional charge.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid for the date of the reservation only.
  • Pick up your ZOOM pass at any library anytime the week before your visit.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Pass admits four people.
  • Children under 2 are admitted free and don't need a pass.
  • Passes are for admission only and don't include additional programming fees.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation.
  • All our venues are popular and occasionally hit their maximum capacity. Your pass doesn't guarantee admission if the venue is full. If the venue is at capacity and you don't want to wait, please call us and we can cancel the pass for you. You can reschedule the pass at your convenience.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Each pass admits 2 adults (16+) and three youth (5-15). Children under 5 are admitted for free.
  • The park sometimes closes due to extreme weather. Check their website for any closure information before traveling.
  • Passes are for general admission only and don’t include events that have an additional charge.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Pass admits four people
  • Passes are for general admission only and don’t include events that have an additional charge. A ZOOM pass is not valid for a Blue Ghost Firefly tour, those tickets must be purchased seperately here.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Family Pass admits 4 people
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of the reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library anytime the week before your visit.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.
  • You can get $10 off a membership to Hands On! on the day of your ZOOM pass visit.

   

  • One pass per car for personal vehicles
  • No busses or RVs allowed with this pass
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.
  • This pass DOES NOT include admission to the Winter Lights show at the Arboretum. You can purchase tickets to the Winter Lights show by clicking here.

   

  • One ZOOM pass = one 30 minute Paddleboat ride
  • ZOOM pass must be presented to the Ranger Office at 37 Lake Julian Rd, Arden, NC 28704 to rent a Paddleboat
  • Minimum passenger age is 2 years old
  • Minimum age to rent a paddleboat is 16 years old and the paddleboat must have at least one person 16 years of age or older on board
  • Rentals start at 8am and end 2 hours before park closing time
  • Paddleboats will not be rented in the event of thunder, lightning, or wind speeds exceeding 10mph as recorded by weather equipment in the Ranger Office.
  • Paddleboat capacity is four adults. Total capacity can vary, such as two adults and three small children (over the age of 2).
  • All paddleboat occupants must take a lifejacket with them while on the paddleboat regardless of age. Individuals 13 years old and under must be wearing the lifejacket while on the paddleboat.

   

  • You can use this pass at the following Buncombe County and Asheville City outdoor public pools:
    • Recreation Park Pool
    • Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Community Center Pool
    • Cane Creek Pool
    • Erwin Pool
    • Hominy Valley Pool
    • North Buncombe Pool
    • Owen Pool
  • This pass admits FOUR people total. Every person who enters the pool gate must pay for admission, not just the ones who are swimming.  If you have more than four people in your group, please plan to pay for the other admissions
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date of the reservation.
  • Pick up your ticket at any library anytime the week before your visit.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.
  • Outdoor pools are generally open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Keep in mind that at the beginning and end of the season (when school is still in session), pools are open on weekends only. Please check the schedule of the pool you're planning to visit to be sure they're open. 
  • Public pools are very popular and occasionally hit their maximum capacity. Your pass doesn't guarantee admission if the pool is full. You can however, use your pass at any Asheville City or Buncombe County pool on the day of your reservation.

      Multiple Destinations

  • One ZOOM Pass = one personal watercraft daily launch pass.
  • ZOOM Pass must be presented to the Ranger Office at 37 Lake Julian Rd, Arden, NC 28704 to obtain launch pass.
  • All launching must occur at the main access of Lake Julian Park off of Long Shoals Road.
  • Members of the public are not permitted to run gas powered engines on the lake.
  • Personal Watercraft launches begin at 8am and all watercraft MUST be off the water one hour before the park closes.

   

  • Family Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children under age 18. Children under 2 are admitted free and don't need a pass.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date of the reservation.
  • ZOOM passes are not valid for participants of group tours.
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

Sunday May 26, 2024

  • Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children under age 18.
  • Art museum passes are for general admission only and don’t include special exhibits or events that have an additional charge.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid for the date of the reservation only.
  • Pick up your ZOOM pass at any library anytime the week before your visit.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Pass admits four people.
  • Children under 2 are admitted free and don't need a pass.
  • Passes are for admission only and don't include additional programming fees.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation.
  • All our venues are popular and occasionally hit their maximum capacity. Your pass doesn't guarantee admission if the venue is full. If the venue is at capacity and you don't want to wait, please call us and we can cancel the pass for you. You can reschedule the pass at your convenience.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Each pass admits 2 adults (16+) and three youth (5-15). Children under 5 are admitted for free.
  • The park sometimes closes due to extreme weather. Check their website for any closure information before traveling.
  • Passes are for general admission only and don’t include events that have an additional charge.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Pass admits four people
  • Passes are for general admission only and don’t include events that have an additional charge. A ZOOM pass is not valid for a Blue Ghost Firefly tour, those tickets must be purchased seperately here.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • One pass per car for personal vehicles
  • No busses or RVs allowed with this pass
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.
  • This pass DOES NOT include admission to the Winter Lights show at the Arboretum. You can purchase tickets to the Winter Lights show by clicking here.

   

  • One ZOOM pass = one 30 minute Paddleboat ride
  • ZOOM pass must be presented to the Ranger Office at 37 Lake Julian Rd, Arden, NC 28704 to rent a Paddleboat
  • Minimum passenger age is 2 years old
  • Minimum age to rent a paddleboat is 16 years old and the paddleboat must have at least one person 16 years of age or older on board
  • Rentals start at 8am and end 2 hours before park closing time
  • Paddleboats will not be rented in the event of thunder, lightning, or wind speeds exceeding 10mph as recorded by weather equipment in the Ranger Office.
  • Paddleboat capacity is four adults. Total capacity can vary, such as two adults and three small children (over the age of 2).
  • All paddleboat occupants must take a lifejacket with them while on the paddleboat regardless of age. Individuals 13 years old and under must be wearing the lifejacket while on the paddleboat.

   

  • You can use this pass at the following Buncombe County and Asheville City outdoor public pools:
    • Recreation Park Pool
    • Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Community Center Pool
    • Cane Creek Pool
    • Erwin Pool
    • Hominy Valley Pool
    • North Buncombe Pool
    • Owen Pool
  • This pass admits FOUR people total. Every person who enters the pool gate must pay for admission, not just the ones who are swimming.  If you have more than four people in your group, please plan to pay for the other admissions
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date of the reservation.
  • Pick up your ticket at any library anytime the week before your visit.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.
  • Outdoor pools are generally open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Keep in mind that at the beginning and end of the season (when school is still in session), pools are open on weekends only. Please check the schedule of the pool you're planning to visit to be sure they're open. 
  • Public pools are very popular and occasionally hit their maximum capacity. Your pass doesn't guarantee admission if the pool is full. You can however, use your pass at any Asheville City or Buncombe County pool on the day of your reservation.

      Multiple Destinations

  • One ZOOM pass = 30 mins of hot laps in a standard rig (race simulator) for up to 4 people.
  • Each pass user MUST make a reservation for their visit at https://thetrackavl.com/book/ using guest code ZOOMPASS.
  • You will need two things for your visit – a timed reservation booked at The Track and a ZOOM pass for the same day. You are responsible for booking your timed reservation and you will need to bring your ZOOM pass to The Track to use your reservation.
  • Minimum age is 8 years old.
  • ZOOM passes are available for use Sunday thru Thursday and you must book your reservation on The Track website to be sure your seats are reserved. 
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date and time of reservation.
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • One ZOOM Pass = one personal watercraft daily launch pass.
  • ZOOM Pass must be presented to the Ranger Office at 37 Lake Julian Rd, Arden, NC 28704 to obtain launch pass.
  • All launching must occur at the main access of Lake Julian Park off of Long Shoals Road.
  • Members of the public are not permitted to run gas powered engines on the lake.
  • Personal Watercraft launches begin at 8am and all watercraft MUST be off the water one hour before the park closes.

   

  • Family Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children under age 18. Children under 2 are admitted free and don't need a pass.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date of the reservation.
  • ZOOM passes are not valid for participants of group tours.
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

Monday May 27, 2024

  • Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children under age 18.
  • Art museum passes are for general admission only and don’t include special exhibits or events that have an additional charge.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid for the date of the reservation only.
  • Pick up your ZOOM pass at any library anytime the week before your visit.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Each pass admits 2 adults (16+) and three youth (5-15). Children under 5 are admitted for free.
  • The park sometimes closes due to extreme weather. Check their website for any closure information before traveling.
  • Passes are for general admission only and don’t include events that have an additional charge.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Pass admits four people
  • Passes are for general admission only and don’t include events that have an additional charge. A ZOOM pass is not valid for a Blue Ghost Firefly tour, those tickets must be purchased seperately here.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • One pass per car for personal vehicles
  • No busses or RVs allowed with this pass
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.
  • This pass DOES NOT include admission to the Winter Lights show at the Arboretum. You can purchase tickets to the Winter Lights show by clicking here.

   

  • One ZOOM pass = one 30 minute Paddleboat ride
  • ZOOM pass must be presented to the Ranger Office at 37 Lake Julian Rd, Arden, NC 28704 to rent a Paddleboat
  • Minimum passenger age is 2 years old
  • Minimum age to rent a paddleboat is 16 years old and the paddleboat must have at least one person 16 years of age or older on board
  • Rentals start at 8am and end 2 hours before park closing time
  • Paddleboats will not be rented in the event of thunder, lightning, or wind speeds exceeding 10mph as recorded by weather equipment in the Ranger Office.
  • Paddleboat capacity is four adults. Total capacity can vary, such as two adults and three small children (over the age of 2).
  • All paddleboat occupants must take a lifejacket with them while on the paddleboat regardless of age. Individuals 13 years old and under must be wearing the lifejacket while on the paddleboat.

   

  • You can use this pass at the following Buncombe County and Asheville City outdoor public pools:
    • Recreation Park Pool
    • Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Community Center Pool
    • Cane Creek Pool
    • Erwin Pool
    • Hominy Valley Pool
    • North Buncombe Pool
    • Owen Pool
  • This pass admits FOUR people total. Every person who enters the pool gate must pay for admission, not just the ones who are swimming.  If you have more than four people in your group, please plan to pay for the other admissions
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date of the reservation.
  • Pick up your ticket at any library anytime the week before your visit.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.
  • Outdoor pools are generally open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Keep in mind that at the beginning and end of the season (when school is still in session), pools are open on weekends only. Please check the schedule of the pool you're planning to visit to be sure they're open. 
  • Public pools are very popular and occasionally hit their maximum capacity. Your pass doesn't guarantee admission if the pool is full. You can however, use your pass at any Asheville City or Buncombe County pool on the day of your reservation.

      Multiple Destinations

  • One ZOOM pass = 30 mins of hot laps in a standard rig (race simulator) for up to 4 people.
  • Each pass user MUST make a reservation for their visit at https://thetrackavl.com/book/ using guest code ZOOMPASS.
  • You will need two things for your visit – a timed reservation booked at The Track and a ZOOM pass for the same day. You are responsible for booking your timed reservation and you will need to bring your ZOOM pass to The Track to use your reservation.
  • Minimum age is 8 years old.
  • ZOOM passes are available for use Sunday thru Thursday and you must book your reservation on The Track website to be sure your seats are reserved. 
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date and time of reservation.
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • One ZOOM Pass = one personal watercraft daily launch pass.
  • ZOOM Pass must be presented to the Ranger Office at 37 Lake Julian Rd, Arden, NC 28704 to obtain launch pass.
  • All launching must occur at the main access of Lake Julian Park off of Long Shoals Road.
  • Members of the public are not permitted to run gas powered engines on the lake.
  • Personal Watercraft launches begin at 8am and all watercraft MUST be off the water one hour before the park closes.

   

  • This pass is for 2 adults (age 14 and up) and 4 children (ages 6 - 13)
  • This pass is valid anytime during open hours, Monday through Thursday
  • Passes for this venue are not available on weekends (including Friday)
  • This pass covers admission to the cafe only
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date of reservation.
  • All our venues are popular and occasionally hit their maximum capacity. Your pass doesn't guarantee admission if the venue is full. If the venue is at capacity and you don't want to wait, please call us and we can cancel the pass for you. You can reschedule the pass at your convenience.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.

   

  • Family Pass admits 2 adults and 4 children under age 18. Children under 2 are admitted free and don't need a pass.
  • This pass may be reserved one time per month.
  • Pass is valid only for the date of the reservation.
  • ZOOM passes are not valid for participants of group tours.
  • Pick up your ticket at any library the week before your visit. For library hours, click here.
  • Exceptions for pass pick up will be made around holidays when the library is closed. Click here for library calendar.