Brambleton Center

About The Center

Brambleton Center is the home to many of Roanoke County’s recreation programs and serves as the premier facility for program registration. This 32,000 square foot center houses a pottery studio, ceramics studio, a fully equipped kitchen and nine community rooms available for rental. Brambleton Center is also the home of Therapeutic Recreation Services of the Roanoke Valley.


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Getting Here
From Route 419, turn North onto Brambleton Ave (Rt. 221). Turn right at the first stoplight onto Valley Forge Ave. Follow it to the top of the hill. The center parking lot is on your left.
  1. Apr 27
  2. Spring Hollow Exploration

    The Spring Hollow Reservoir holds 3.2 billion gallons of water and is used as an important drinking water source, but this protected space also serves as a haven for wildlife and natural beauty. Experience this watershed that is generally closed to the public with our partners from the Western Virginia Water Authority. We will begin with a five mile interpretive hike around the reservoir—including the opportunity to cross over the 990 foot long dam. Afterwards, we will tour the Spring Hollow Wat...
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  3. Artisan Saturday at Explore Park

    Watch local artisans demonstrate their craft and enjoy free family activities and special attractions at Explore Park! Love what you see? All featured craftspeople have their works on display and for sale during the event. While you're there, enjoy kids activities, live music and snacks.
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  4. Camping Open House

    Get an exclusive look inside Explore Park’s new overnight accommodations, Meet the vendor operators making it possible, and get a preview of new amenities on coming this season! See inside cabins, yurts, tents, canopy camping platforms, primitive sites, RV sites and our new bathhouse.
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  1. May 11
  2. Mountain Mayhem Disc Golf Tournament

    Compete in the Old Dominion Disc Series on one of the state's top courses, Mayflower Hills Disc Golf Course at Explore Park. Challenge yourself through varied and diverse terrain including fields, woods, hills and scenic vistas. The tournament field is limited to 72 players, but get your registration in soon because last year's event filled beyond capacity.
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  3. Wild Things Series - Birds & Nets (free)

    New his spring, visit the Explore Park Visitor Center on second Saturdays for an informational session with our staff naturalist. Topics include Frogs, Toads & Salamanders (March 9), Butterflies (April. 13), Birds & Nets (May 11), Tiny Creatures (June 8).
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  1. May 17
  2. Ooey Gooey Party Zone (ages 3-10)

    It's going to be messy! Join us in several STEM activities! Make gooey slime, prevent an ooey egg mess in an egg drop and watch an explosive volcano! We will explore the H2O world in the indoor pool and have some Pizza Pi! Register in advance to hold your spot. Pizza party will be provided. Please pack a swimsuit, towel and wear your gym shoes. Children must be fully potty-trained (no diapers or pull-ups). Please don't forget to complete your health form online.
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  1. May 18
  2. Virginia's Blue Ridge - Spartan Kids Race

    VBR Sports, Roanoke County and Ferguson Fitness are proud to bring the Spartan Kids Race back to Green hill Park. Join us for two days of athletic fun for kids ages 4-13, including racing and epic obstacles in 2-mile, 1-mile and half-mile circuits. Finishers receive a medal, t-shirt and bandana, plus bragging rights! Registration is through the Spartan Website.
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  3. National CPR and AED Certification Day

    The Compress and Shock Foundation invites you to consider attending our 3rd Annual National CPR and AED Educational Event that will be held at the the Green Ridge Rec Center and 9 other host sites in the Greater Roanoke Valley. Our 60 minute education is always FREE to anyone 13 and older and is targeted to teach the public exactly what they need to learn to save a victim of out of hospital cardiac arrest. ¶ Current statistics for the 350,000 yearly cardiac arrests in this country show ...
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  1. May 24
  2. Shrewd 25 Archery Tournament

    Participate in an action packed weekend of archery events and competition at Explore Park. Choose from divisions including Pro, Amateur, Hunter, Crossbow, Youth and Traditional.
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