Virginia Phase 2 Re-Opening (Updated 6/5/20)

Governor Northam has announced that most of Virginia has entered Phase 2 of Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. Scroll down for details about impacts to our facilities.

Facility Closures

  • Green Ridge Recreation Center - Phased Re-OPEN June 15. Review our detailed re-opening policies and procedures.
  • Splash Valley Water Park - TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. This facility is not eligible to open under Virginia’s Phase 2 guidelines, but we have not made final decisions about the 2020 season. Members and season pass holders will receive direct communication on this status as soon as a decision has been made.
  • Brambleton Recreation Center - Re-OPENING Soon. To be announced.
  • Camp Roanoke - CLOSED.
  • Explore Park 
    • Outdoor amenities and trails - OPEN
    • Camping, cabin, yurt rental - OPEN
    • Visitor Center - Re-OPEN
    • Treetop Quest - Re-OPEN
    • Tubing Rental - OPEN May 22
    • Twin Creeks Brewpub - CLOSED, but working to open over the next few weeks!
  • Public Service Center Administrative Office - CLOSED  This facility will be staffed and answering phone calls at (540) 387-6078 ext. 0
  • Catawba Center - CLOSED

Programs and Activities

All recreation programs are canceled. No new program registration will take place during this time.

  • Summer Camps - A limited lineup of full-day child care camps will are available at Green Ridge Recreation Center and Brambleton Center. All half-day camps have been canceled & all summer camp programs at Camp Roanoke and Explore Park have been canceled.
  • Programs at All Parks & Recreation Centers - A new lineup will be announced soon.
  • After School for Kids & Ridge Kids - Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is currently OPEN.

Park System - OPEN

  • All parks are remain OPEN for passive use (groups of 10 or fewer with social distancing)
  • Learn about HOME RECREATION RESOURCES including fitness and recreation online content.
  • Picnic shelter rentals will resume on June 15.
  • Camping at Explore Park is now OPEN!

Upcoming Large Special Events

  • Adventure Expo & Artisan Saturday at Explore Park, - CANCELED
  • Touch a Truck at Green Hill Park - CANCELED
  • Green Hill Highland Games - CANCELED

Athletics Leagues & Games

  • Youth sports spring season - CANCELED - A decision has not yet been made about Fall 2020 athletics leagues.
  • Field Rentals (travel teams, private schools, etc.) - CANCELED