Events


Hang 10 Fridays (NEW)


Every Friday, we’re open extended hours so you can swim ‘till dark! Splash Valley is open until 10pm on Friday nights from June 29-July 27 with music, games and activities from K92 radio.

  • July 6 - Graduation Party
  • July 13 - Beach Night
  • July 20 - Camp Fun
  • July 27 - K92 Cookout
We’re open extended hours until 8pm on other Fridays during the season. Don’t worry about dinner, we’re offering full pizzas from Papa Johns for only $10 after 4pm every Friday.

Making Memories Mondays


Older adults are invited to visit Splash Valley for FREE!  This year, anyone age 55 and older gets in free on Mondays between 11:00am and 4:00pm with one paid youth admission (limit one free admission per child).

Family Tuesdays


We’re giving big families a chance to save money every week. Visit on Tuesday and pay one flat $27 admission for your entire household (limit 6 guests). All guests must live at the same address.


$7 Wednesdays 


Get through the mid-week blues with a discounted flat rate for everyone on Wednesday. The price is the same from 11am to 4:00pm, regardless of age or residency.


Member Discount Thursdays (NEW) 


Green Ridge Recreation Center members get an extra $2 off admission on Thursdays! Just show your membership card at the gate.





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For a complete listing of Roanoke County Parks events, see our Events Calendar below:
  1. Jun 16
  2. Stand Up Paddleboarding (Ages 13+)

    SUP is quickly becoming a favorite river activity for anyone who wants a fun and new way to play on the water. Start the experience with an on-land lesson taught by a certified paddleboard instructor followed by time in the water to practice and hone your paddling skills. Top off the practice sessions with a trip on the river to get a true SUP experience. Must be able to swim. Classes designed for beginners. All equipment, gear, and instruction included.
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  1. Jul 13
  2. Plein-Air Water Color: Advanced (ages 12-16)

    An outdoor adventure in watercolor, improve your Plein Air skills while connecting to nature's beauty. Led by a Nationally Certified art instructor, this class is catered towards more advanced water colorists and will use the features of Explore Park as a backdrop to get your creativity flowing onto your canvas. Students will complete several paintings of live nature scenes. This course is recommended for painters who have taken the Plain air Basics course or who have equivalent experience. All ...
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  3. Plein-Air Water Color: Advanced (16+)

    An outdoor adventure in watercolor, improve your Plein Air skills while connecting to nature's beauty. Led by a Nationally Certified art instructor, this class is catered towards more advanced water colorists and will use the features of Explore Park as a backdrop to get your creativity flowing onto your canvas. Students will complete several paintings of live nature scenes. This course is recommended for painters who have taken the Plain air Basics course or who have equivalent experience. All ...
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  1. Jul 21
  2. Virginia's Blue Ridge Spartan Kids Race

    We're pleased to be co-sponsor of the region's first Spartan event! and Tourism are pleased to announce the first ever Spartan Kids Race in Virginia this summer. The race will be held at Green Hill Park, targeting close to 4,000 children ranging in age from 4 - 14. This event is filled with specially designed obstacle courses, healthy food, experiential brand activations, and much more. Spartan Kids organizers will compel the local communities to rally behind the “Get Healthy, Get Active, Have F...
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  1. Jul 22
  2. Forest Garden Ecology 101 (16+)

    Learn the basics of how to design and create a diverse perennial food forest. After this class you should have an understanding of how to weave the different elements of a designed plant community to produce many berries, mushrooms, herbs, fruit, and nuts on a small or large amount of land. It is recommended that you also take the rainwater catchment 101 class to get a full comprehensive picture of how to care for a forest garden.
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