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    Moth Workshop - Saturday, July 25 at Explore Park

    Let's celebrate National Moth Week! moths are the under-appreciated, beautiful nocturnal cousins of the much-loved butterflies. Come spend the morning at the park and help us discover which of the 10,000 species... Read on...
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    Love, Sweat & Gears - Cycle Classes Return to Brambleton on July 25

    Cycle classes return to Roanoke County's Brambleton Recreation Center on Saturday mornings beginning July 25. Push, pedal and climb your way to better health with upbeat music and a contagiously motivating atmosphere... Read on...
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    Free COVID-19 Testing at Green Ridge on July 23

    The Roanoke City and Allegheny Health Districts are offering two free COVID-19 testing sites with no appointment needed. Visit the Salem Civic Center on July 14 from 4 PM to 7 PM or Green Ridge Recreation Center on July 23 from 5 PM to 7 PM... Read on...
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    VDOT Seeking Comments on Appalachian Trail Bridge Over Route 311

    The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking public comment about a proposed new pedestrian bridge to carry the Appalachian Trail over Route 311 in Roanoke County. An online survey is open through July 18... Read on...
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    Green Ridge Indoor Pool Opens July 18 - Splash Valley to Remain Closed for Season

    The indoor pool at Green Ridge Recreation Center will open on Saturday, July 18. Our outdoor pool Splash Valley Water Park will remain closed for the 2020 season due to Virginia's phase 3 Coronoavirus restrictions... Read on...
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    Artisan Saturdays at Explore Park on August 1 & September 26

    Watch local artisans demonstrate their craft and enjoy FREE family activities and special attractions at Explore Park! Love what you see? All featured craftspeople have their works on display and for sale during the event... Read on...
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    Treetop Quest's Net Trampoline Now Open for Adults

    New this season, adults can enjoy our 1,500 square foot net trampoline at Treetop Quest. Explore Park's aerial adventure course is making social distancing precautions which include allowing one family grouping at a time on that attraction... Read on...
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    Twin Creeks Brewpub Now Open Weekends at Explore Park

    Twin Creeks Brewpub has resumed weekend operation at the historic Brugh Tavern within Explore Park. Beginning June 27 the restaurant will be open Saturdays from 1pm to 8pm and Sundays from 1pm to 8pm... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Expects to Offer Fall 2020 Youth Sports Leagues with Modifications

    After reviewing Virginia's Phase 3 Coronavirus restrictions, Roanoke County expects to offer a Fall 2020 youth sports season with program modifications. Season dates are available, with registration through your local athletics league starting July 1... Read on...
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    Riverside Elevated Platform Camping Now at Explore Park

    New this season at Explore Park, enjoy riverside camping in an elevated treetop platform. Blue Mountain Adventures is offering this exclusive experience starting at just $50 a night. These unique platforms come with a covered tarp, grill, picnic table... Read on...
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    Last Call Discount - Save $10 Off Each Treetop Quest Admission

    Save $10 off of each Treetop Quest admission when you schedule a visit during "last call," after 3pm on weekdays or after 4pm on weekends. You'll have reduced climbing time, but the savings add up... Read on...
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    Facility Rentals New Available at Roanoke County Parks

    Facility rentals have resumed at Roanoke County park facilities such as picnic shelters and ball fields. Individuals and organizations reserving these facilities must comply with state mandated Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions... Read on...
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    Green Ridge Members Get 50% Off Treetop Quest through July

    Green Ridge begins a phased re-opening on Monday, June 15. Due to the limited recreation services for youth, we're offering members an exclusive 50% discount off Treetop Quest at Explore Park for any booking through July 31... Read on...
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    Brambleton Recreation Center Offers New Lineup of Evening Fitness Classes

    Socially distanced classes are returning to the Brambleton Recreation Center this month. We've introduced a lineup of six group fitness programs taking place on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings... Read on...
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    Green Ridge Now Open Daily - With COVID-19 Restrictions

    Green Ridge Recreation Center has begun a phased re-opening under Virginia’s Phase 2 Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. The facility is now open daily, with significant service changes... Read on...
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    Virtual Personal Training - Tuesdays & Thursdays Starting July 14

    It’s been months since you’ve enjoyed time at the gym. Ready to get back on track? Join certified personal trainer Stephanie Hall for a six week small group class via Zoom. She’ll help you recover lost ground while you’ve been away from Green Ridge.... Read on...
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    Tubing at Explore Park - Available Each Friday through Monday

    Enjoy river tubing, inflatable kayak rental and shuttle service from our vendor partners at Blue Mountain Adventures. Hours of operation are 10am to 5pm, with the last shuttle out at 3:30pm... Read on...
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    Treetop Quest 2020 Season Passes Now Available

    Enjoy unlimited visits to Treetop Quest at Explore Park now through November, with a season pass. Pays for itself in just 7 visits. It's a family adventure for ages four and up, with progressively challenging aerial obstacles and ziplines... Read on...
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    Summer Camps Now Available Weekly at Green Ridge & Brambleton

    Got cabin fever? We all do! Understanding the difficulty of child care during these uncertain times, Roanoke County is providing 10 weeks of summer enrichment designed for children with working parents at Green Ridge an Brambleton Center... Read on...
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