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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Touch a Truck Celebrates 10 Years at Green Hill Park, July 28

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We did it!! Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is hosting Touch A Truck for its 10th year! In the past nine years we have brought 1,489 vehicles to Green Hill Park as well as delightful memories to over 71,000 visitors. If you have never been a ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

New Horseback Riding Camps Offered at Explore Park

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New at Explore Park, we're offering horseback riding programs for kids ages 8-18. No experience needed! Get started on the right hoof with the equine experts from Reba Farm. Saddle up for a week of adventures on horseback. Learn basic horsemanship skills ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Canoe the James River with Us - Saturday, July 7

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Are you looking for a family activity everyone will enjoy? Well, look no further! Canoeing is a great activity that all members of your family can participate in and have an excellent time doing it. Paddle along with our river guide down a scenic section ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Culinary Journey to India - Cooking Workshop Wednesday, June 27

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Take a culinary trip through India without leaving Roanoke! June is all about the Indian Street Snacks! There are so many dishes that are sold on the streets in India like Delhi and Mumbai by vendors that draw big crowds. Come and learn how to make Bhel P...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Outdoor Yin Yoga Class - Saturday, June 23 at Explore Park

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Take your practice beyond the studio and back to its roots. Join us in the fresh air of Explore Park for 90 minutes of guided meditation, pranayama breathwork, and asana practice to strengthen both body and mind. This all levels yin yoga class will teach ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Lego Summer Camps with Bricks 4 Kids - Spaces Still Available

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Spaces are still available in Lego programs at Green Ridge Recreation Center and Brambleton Center this summer! Kids ages 5-15 can choose from several half-day camps including STEM Camp, Robotics Camp and Stop Motion Animation Camp. Instruction from Brick...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Superhero Night Returns to Splash Valley - Friday, June 29

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Strap on your cape and fly over to Splash Valley Water Park, for superhero night on Friday, June 29. New this year, we're open extra late until 10pm. Join us for superhero swag, door prizes, costumed characters, family games and more. Our friends from WFX...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Overnight Camping Now Available at Explore Park

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Roanoke County is pleased to announce the introduction of overnight camping at Explore Park beginning Friday, June 15. Guests can choose to rent primitive sites, group sites, canvas tents and tipis year round, with convenient access to the Blue Ridge Park...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Green Ridge Indoor Pool Extends Hours for the Summer

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Roanoke County Public Schools are out for the summer! That means the indoor pool at Roanoke County's Green Ridge Recreation Center is open additional hours for our members and guests. All pool features are available from Noon to facility close, including ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Spartan Kids Race Now Enrolling, July 21-22 at Green Hill Park

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Kids ages 4-14 are invited to participate in any of several race options at the area's first Spartan Kids Race to be held July 21 and 22 at Roanoke County's Green Hill Park. Choose from 2-mile, 1-mile, 1/2 mile, and special needs races. All participants g...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Spaces Still Available at Camp Roanoke for Full-Week Overnight Programs

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Still looking for summer camp options for the kids? Limited spaces are still available in both our day and overnight programs running weekly from June 10 through August 10. Accredited by the American Camp Association, Camp Roanoke has been providing outdo...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Get 10% Off a 6-Month Prepaid Green Ridge Membership in June

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Purchase or transfer to a 6-month prepaid membership to Green Ridge Recreation Center in June and get 10% off our current rates. That's a savings of nearly $50. Find out more about this limited time discount offer on our website.

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Roanoke County Park Improvement Matching Grants Now Available

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Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is currently accepting grant applications for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Capital Improvement Incentive Fund (CIIF).  This year up to $25,000 in matching funds will be awarded to park improvement project...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Summer Program Registration Now Open for Everyone

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Roanoke County's summer 2018 recreation programs are now open for registration! You don't have to be a resident to sign up for our lineup of hundreds of classes and camps at Green Ridge Recreation Center, Explore Park, Brambleton Center, Camp Roanoke and ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Virginia's Blue Ridge Recognized Nationally for Mountain Biking

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Roanoke, VA – Virginia’s Blue Ridge has been awarded a Silver-Level Ride Center™ designation by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) elevating this region to a whole new level as a mountain biking destinati...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Splash Valley Morning Swim Club - Now Available Two Days a Week

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Is your day care, summer camp or church program looking for a special activity for the kids? Join other area youth programs every Tuesday or Friday for a full morning of aquatic fun at a discounted rate of just $6. New this year, we've added two days for ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Spartan Kids Provides Free Workout Tour Dates in Parks

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The Virginia's Blue Ridge Spartan Kids Race is coming to Green Hill Park in July. To help your kids ages 4-13 prepare for the event, Roanoke County has partnered with Ferguson Fitness to offer four free obstacle courses in our parks. They'll be able to ru...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Virginia's Blue Ridge Spartan Kids Race to be Held July 21 at Green Hill Park

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Virginia’s Blue Ridge Sports (VBR Sports is a division of Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge) and Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism are pleased to announce the first ever Spartan Kids Race in Virginia this summer.  The rac...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Green Ridge Tactical Locker Now Welcomes Non-Members

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Get outside and get results! The TRX Tactical Training Locker at Green Ridge Recreation Center is now scheduling workout times on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Members are $5 per session, and now non-member guests are welcome for $8...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

After School for Kids 2018-19 Registration Now Open

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Looking for after school enrichment for your K-5th grader? We offer on-site care at most Roanoke County elementary school locations. Enrollment is now open to new participants. See our website for more information.

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Splash Valley Season Passes Now On Sale!

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Save money with unlimited visits during the 2018 season! Splash Valley season passes are now on sale at Green Ridge Recreation Center, and only 500 will be sold this year. Get your pass before May and save even more with earlybird rates starting at only $...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

2018 Summer Camp Programs Now Available

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Choose from over 150 weeks of summer fun for ages 3-17. Roanoke County's summer 2018 camp lineup is now available, and registration is open for all programs including overnight, half-day and full-day experiences at various locations.

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