Brambleton Recreation Center

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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.


Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve: CLOSED
Christmas Day: CLOSED
Friday, December 27: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
New Year's Eve: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
New Year's Day: CLOSED

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. Jan 20
  2. New: Cooking Italian 101 (Ages 18+)

    How often have you eaten out at an Italian restaurant and wished you could re-create those same fantastic meals at home? This course will teach you just that--how to cook great Italian appetizers, entrées and desserts in your own kitchen. With Cooking Italian 101 you will learn the basic techniques, but you will also learn how to prepare some of the most popular and delicious recipes you enjoy when eating out including a homemade Marinara Sauce. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth seas...
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  1. Jan 25
  2. Let's Go Caving! (Ages 10+)

    A unique and protected environment, wild caves offer adventure and awe right under our feet. Emphasizing responsible caving, join us as we navigate, crawl and climb through passages and chambers to see beautiful formations and experience this underground world. No experience necessary. Must be capable of strenuous activity. All equipment and transportation provided. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
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  3. Explore Poor Mountain (Ages 10+)

    Home of the globally rare shrub known as “piratebush”, Poor Mountain Natural Area Preserve is also the site of one of Roanoke County’s least-traveled trail systems. This hike will cover 4 miles of somewhat strenuous hilly terrain, with a beautiful overlook view as your reward! Transportation provided. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
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  4. Ironman Fan to Finisher - Tri-Fitness

    Your body needs the right nutrition and focused physical training to endure the challenge of an Ironman competition. Join us for a 2 hour course where you will learn key information on how to best fuel your body and strength training techniques. We'll give you tips on preparation leading up to, as well as race day strategies to help you perform your best while you swim, bike, and run your way through 70.3 demanding miles. Meets at Green Ridge Recreation Center.
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  1. Jan 28
  2. New: Tropical Treats (Ages 18+)

    A night on a Caribbean Island! This exotic menu includes preparing pineapple pork chops, making a mango-pineapple crab salad and accompanying the meal with Caribbean-spiced shrimp with pineapple salsa. But no night in the islands is complete without a refreshing beverage - homemeade virgin Piña Coladas! Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to...
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  1. Feb 1
  2. NEW: An Introduction to Amateur Astronomy (All Ages)

    Are you intrigued by the vast array of stars, planets, and other celestial bodies that fill our night sky? If so, come satisfy your curiosity with this hands-on experience led by the Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society! From guided observation and stargazing to learning about galaxies, nebulae, constellations, and more; the evening will include everything the budding astronomer could need. Binoculars and telescopes will be available, however participants are encouraged to bring their own. Hot dr...
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  1. Feb 3
  2. New: School's Out Adventure Day Camp (Grades 3-6)

    There’s adventure to be had at Camp Roanoke! On teacher work days, we’ll be rolling out traditional summer camp activities for a fun-filled day out of school. Geared towards 3rd-6th graders activities will range from archery and rock climbing to arts and crafts, field games, and outdoor living skills. A hot lunch and snacks will be provided. Satellite transportation will also be available from Tanglewood Mall with a 7:30-7:50am drop-off and pick-up of 4:45-5:00pm.
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