Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is one of the area's largest providers of youth enrichment year round!
In the Summer
Looking for summer fun? We offer over 200 weeks of summer camps for ages 3 to 17. Choose from half-day, full-day and overnight programs with themes such as art, music, dance, travel, athletics, swimming, pop culture and outdoor education. You DON'T have to be a County resident to sign up!
During the School Year
While school is in session, we operate an after school program on-site at 13 Roanoke County elementary schools. After School for Kids is an enrichment program for grades K-5 offering daily age-appropriate activities that foster physical, social emotional and cognitive development. At Green Ridge Recreation Center, our Ridge Kids after school program is open to grades K-5, with transportation from Glen Cove elementary school.
Energetic, experienced staff will lead children in a summer of F-U-N with activities including arts & crafts, cooking, games, swimming, field trips and much more each week. Three field trips a week, activities and 2 daily snacks are included in weekly fee. Campers must bring a bag lunch (no glass containers, please). Balance due the Friday prior to the starting Monday of each camp. 10 weeks to choose from. KIC will not meet Monday, May 27th or Thursday, July 4th due to the holiday's. Every F...
There’s no way your kids will be bored this summer, when they sign up for full
day camp at Green Ridge! This program combines the ‘healthy fun’ of Green
Ridge Recreation Center and Splash Valley Water Park, with the excitement of
organized activities from our experienced staff. Your camper’s week will be filled
with arts, crafts, sports, games, swimming at Splash Valley and indoor pool, field
trips and more. All activities and two daily snacks are included in the weekly
fee. Campers must p...
Would you like your child to learn a sport they will be able to play for the rest of their life? If so, send them to a series of weekly one day clinics led by PGA Golf professionals from local golf courses where they will learn the proper fundamentals needed to begin playing golf. The clinics will focus on learning the grip, swing, putting, chipping, golf etiquette, and life skills. Campers are required to bring their own age appropriate equipment to camp. A limited number of prearranged loaner ...
Give back to your community! We will help out various organizations in our area. At the end of the week, teens will receive a certificate for their participation. Please make sure teens pack a lunch daily. Friday afternoon will be a well-earned fun day at Splash Valley Waterpark after a week of hard work.
Campers, brace yourselves for an exhilarating week on the water! From stand-up paddleboarding to kayaking and canoeing, this week long program will take your river adventures to the next level! Each day will include watercraft instruction, skill development, river safety and awareness, and loads of paddle time. Other camp activities will include teambuilding, games and initiatives, hiking, and much more. Instruction and equipment provided by trained and certified professionals. No paddling exper...
Can we build it? Yes we can! Learn about construction trucks and tools this week. Create cities in the sand using construction blocks, diggers, bulldozers and dump trucks. Children will enjoy reading the story of the three pigs. Every child will receive a toy construction truck to take home. children must be fully potty-trained.
Preschoolers are not left out of our fun camp opportunities! Come join us for a one day camp for two hours! These hours will be filled with LOTS of fun games, parachutes, snacks, crafts and of course GYMNASTICS! You won't want to miss out! Must be fully potty-trained.