Brambleton Recreation Center

Programs & Registration

We offer programs on a quarterly basis.  Registration is available online, in person, or by phone.

Register online here and view our  Winter 2023 RecLife program line up below!


About The Center

Brambleton Recreation Center is home to many of Roanoke County’s recreation programs and serves as one of our many facilities for program registration.  

The Center has multipurpose rooms for a variety of classes that include: wellness, cultural arts, summer camps, as well as community rooms available for rent
 The Brambleton Center is also home to 
Therapeutic Recreation Services of the Roanoke Valley.

2023 Holiday Hours

New Year's Day: CLOSED Monday, January 2                                                                                
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: CLOSED Monday, January 16

Memorial Day: CLOSED Monday, May 29

Juneteenth: CLOSED Monday, June 19

Independence Day: CLOSED Tuesday, July 4

Labor Day: CLOSED Monday, September 4

Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED Thursday, November 23

Day After Thanksgiving: CLOSED Friday, November 24

Christmas Eve: CLOSED Friday, December 22

Christmas Day: CLOSED Monday, December 25 

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. Feb 24
  2. Compass Navigation 101 (10+)

    With 1100 acres of diverse terrain, Explore Park offers the perfect backdrop for learning to navigate in a wilderness environment. In this hands-on course participants will learn the necessary skills to travel with the aid of a compass and map. No experience necessary. All equipment provided. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
    Compass Navigation 101 (10+)
  3. Forest Gnome Treasure Hunt! (No age restriction)

    Work as a team and follow all the nature clues to find the gnome treasure boxes hidden in Explore Park! As you find each treasure box, stamp your log with the stamp in the box and claim one of the treasures in the box. A fun unique way to spend time outside following nature, seasonal and other clues. Challenge your nature knowledge and your teamwork skills and see if you can find all the gnomes treasure boxes. Dress for the weather.
    Forest Gnome Treasure Hunt! (No age restriction)
  1. Mar 4
  2. Read and Reflect (Ages 18+)

    Start the new year with an introspective approach. Please acquire books and complete reading prior to the class dates. Book #1: “The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brene Brown will be discussed in January. “A New Earth” by Eckhart Tolle will be divided between two dates in February and March. Come prepared to share thoughts while enjoying warm beverages and light snacks. Discussion lead by Heather Richardson. Two Days: 1) February 12 AND 2) March 11
    Read and Reflect (Ages 18+)
  1. Mar 14
  2. Pi Day Bakeware Workshop! (No Age Restriction)

    Come celebrate the world's most famous irrational number by throwing your own pie-friendly bakeware. Wash up and keep the keep the party going with a slice. All materials and pies will be provided. No calculus or pottery experience required. Skillful instruction provided by The Slap Shop's Gabby King.
    Pi Day Bakeware Workshop! (No Age Restriction)
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