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. Sep 20
  2. NEW Paint Nights - Wine Glass Art (Ages 18+)

    Paint, socialize, have fun! Create a one of a kind set of 2 wine glasses! Learn the techniques to use for gifts or special occasion! This is a great class to do with friends! Please dress accordingly. Theme for September glasses is Wild Flowers and Lady Bugs (both classes, but if sign up for both get 4 glasses!). Theme for October is Pumpkins. Instructor Tracy Marcus has years of experience teaching crafts to children and adults. All supplies provided.
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  1. Sep 21
  2. The Mighty Roanoke - National Park Service Ranger Program

    Meet at the Explore Park Visitor Center to travel to the Roanoke River to explore the unique river ecosystem and what critters make the river their home.
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  3. Campfire Program with National Park Service

    Campfires are a National Park tradition where visitors are encouraged to come early to enjoy the fire. Discover with a Ranger more about the plants and animals during a natural or cultural history program that will last up to one hour. S’more gift bags will be provided for free at the visitor center. To learn about each week’s topic call (540) 427-1800.
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  4. Swing Dance Social (Ages 18+)

    Looking for something fun to do on Friday nights? Join Swing Roanoke for our swing dance social! No partner is required and we hold an introduction class from 7:00pm-7:30pm (tailored to those who come) with the social to follow from 7:30pm-9:00pm! Come just as you are even if you have two left feet! It's a deal of a lesson and dance for only $5 per person! Themes for dances: September is Fall for Swing. No Social in October. November is Cool Cats Dance.
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  1. Sep 22
  2. Nutrition Planning (Ages 18+)

    "What do I eat?" "When do I eat?" Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Join us for this Nutrition 101 informational session where you will learn things such as eating right for your goals, the importance of hydration, carbs, fat and protein and how they work in your body and much more! This is the first in a four week series. Instructor: Certified Nutrition Coach Lori Fadorick.
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  3. Ranger Trail Hike with National Park Service

    Nature is always changing - discover with the Ranger different parts of this habitat and how they each are an important part of the food web.
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  4. Campfire Program with National Park Service

    Campfires are a National Park tradition where visitors are encouraged to come early to enjoy the fire. Discover with a Ranger more about the plants and animals during a natural or cultural history program that will last up to one hour. S’more gift bags will be provided for free at the visitor center. To learn about each week’s topic call (540) 427-1800.
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  1. Sep 24
  2. Polymer Clay (Ages 14+)

    Make your own jewelry! Learn how to work with this versatile medium to create jewelry and cover the basics for making many more projects. No experience is necessary, items made will go home to be completed in your own oven with complete instructions for safety. Online resources for tutorials will also be shared. Instructor Lisa Hoyt is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association). She has taught at Michaels, as well as at after school programs, Scouts, churches and community cente...
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  3. Polymer Clay (Ages 14+)

    Make your own jewelry! Learn how to work with this versatile medium to create jewelry and cover the basics for making many more projects. No experience is necessary, items made will go home to be completed in your own oven with complete instructions for safety. Online resources for tutorials will also be shared. Instructor Lisa Hoyt is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association). She has taught at Michaels, as well as at after school programs, Scouts, churches and community cente...
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  4. Polymer Clay Workshop-Focal, Large Beads (Ages 18+)

    Participants should have basic skill level with polymer clay and be able to work independently while instructor assists other individuals as needed. Bring your own clay and personal tools but will have access to the instructor’s equipment, mica, and supplies. Handouts, tutorials, and light snack provided. Come meet fellow clayers who hope to one day have a Guild in Roanoke. Instructor Lisa Hoyt is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association). September will be Focal (Large) Beads....
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