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    Recreation Program Registration Starts This Week

    Roanoke County residents may sign up for Fall 2017 recreation programs beginning Monday, August 21. Non-residents may register beginning Saturday, August 26. Look for copies of Explore Recreation Magazine in the mail over the next few days. Read on...
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    Wado-Ki Karate for Ages 6+ Starting Sep. 6

    Discover the "peaceful way" of dealing with conflict through Wado-Ki Karate at Green Ridge. Classes meet Wednesday evenings at 6pm at Green Ridge starting September 6. They're designed for ages 6 through adult so the whole family can participate. Read on...
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    Splash Valley Daily Operation Ends Tuesday, Aug. 22 - Weekends Only through Labor Day

    Splash Valley Water Park's daily operation schedule for the 2017 season will end Tuesday, August 22, in accordance with the Roanoke County Public School calendar. The park will be open weekends only through Labor Day. Read on...
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    Indian Cooking, Summer Snacks- Wednesday, Aug. 30 at Green Ridge

    Spice up your summer-Indian spices! Our menu will feature Vegetable Biryani (a delicious blend of rice and vegetables), Mircha Ka Saalan (a sauce made with peanuts and coconut) and Ras Gulla (milk balls in a sweet syrup). Instructor: Bhawana Scaer. Read on...
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    School's Out Day Camps at Green Ridge, August 21 & 22

    The final two days of summer break for Roanoke County Public Schools are next Monday and Tuesday! Need full-day enrichment for your K-5th graders? Spaces are available at Green Ridge Recreation Center. Read on...
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    Evening Stand Up Paddleboarding Class - August 23

    Have a long day at work, or looking for a fun evening activity? Come enjoy this beginner's SUP course in the fresh evening air! Start the experience with an on-land lesson, taught by a certified paddleboarding instructor... Read on...
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    New Recreation Magazine Available Online - Signup Begins August 21

    Check out the latest programs, classes and special events from Roanoke County Parks! A new edition of Explore Recreation Magazine is available for online viewing. Look for copies in the mail next week. Registration begins... Read on...
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    Green Ridge Waives Re-Join Fee for Former Members in August

    Attention former Green Ridge Recreation Center members! Now through August 31, come back to us and we'll waive your rejoining fee. If you haven't been here in a while, you'll love the improvements including... Read on...
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    Harrisonburg Brew Trip - August 26

    Ready to try new breweries, make new friends and eat good food? Then you're ready to pursue hoppiness! Join us for a brewery tour of some of the Shenandoah Valley's most popular breweries. Read on...
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    In the Dirt: Nature Expedition at Explore Park on August 18

    Do you find yourself wanting to learn about nature but aren't interested in taking a long hike? You need not travel far to enjoy and nature, it is right under your feet! Join us at Explore Park to explore the forest floor at arms length... Read on...
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    Returning Green Ridge Members, Waive Rejoining Fee Through August 31

    Former Green Ridge members are invited to "Catch the Waive." Now through August 31, come back to us and we'll waive your $45 rejoining fee. If you haven't been here in a while, you'll love the improvements including new equipment, added pool hours and... Read on...
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    Virginia Outdoors Survey - Available Online through August 24

    Researchers want to know what you think about Virginia's outdoor recreation options! Since the 1970s, the Virginia Outdoors Survey (VOS) has been conducted as a random survey of Virginia residents. This year you're invited to take the survey online. Read on...
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    Blue Ridge Parkway Pavement Preservation - Lane Closures This Summer

    Beginning July 5 the National Park Service will be conducting pavement preservation resulting in lane closures along several stretches of the Blue Ridge Parkway both North and South of Roanoke for about 12 weeks. Please visit their website for details. Read on...
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    Beat the Heat! Paddleboard, Kayak & Canoe Adventures Available

    Join Roanoke County's adventure experts for a wide selection of river adventures this summer. Choose from Stand Up Paddleboarding at Explore Park, Canoeing on the James River and Kayaking on the New River. Read on...
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    Splash Valley Water Park Now Open Daily

    Roanoke County's Splash Valley is now open for daily operation. Visit us daily from 11am to 7pm. Residents and season pass holders get one hour early admission on weekends. Read on...
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