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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Opossum Day at Explore Park Saturday, March 27

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Spring is the time for babies for many animals, and opossums are no different! So, why don’t you see baby opossums? Opossums are nocturnal, prowling around at night in search of food and they don’t make a permanent nest, den or shelter...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Explore Park Visitor Center March Operation Hours

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The Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center at Explore Park is open Thursday through Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM in the month of March.  Stop by for Park information including programs, camping, trail maps and more! The Visitor Center gift shop ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Leprechaun Hunt at Explore Park Sunday, March 14

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There's gold on the trail! Lucky the Leprechaun has hidden his gold somewhere on the trail. Can you follow the map, collect the clues and find Lucky and his gold?! Join us at Explore Park for this family fun scavenger hunt. Children must be accom...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Renew Group Training Sessions Begin March 15 at Green Ridge

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As we enter 2021, it is time to "Renew" this commitment to yourself.  "Renew" Group Training is an 8-week group training program that takes an overall approach to fitness, wellness, and nutrition. &a...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Nuts for Knots at Explore Park Saturday, March 13

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Everyone uses knots, but are you using the right ones? From tying a boat or mattress to your car, to hanging a clothesline, knowing the right knot for the right situation can be the difference between quick success and hours of frustration. In this hands-...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

March Nutritional Series at Green Ridge Recreation Center

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Looking to start a nutrition plan, but don't know where to begin? Join our Certified Nutrition Coach for a four-week March Nutritional Series at Green Ridge Recreation Center! Each session takes place on Wednesday's from 6:30 pm to 7:30 ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Rec Life Brochure Available with Spring 2021 Programs

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Roanoke County's spring 2021 recreation program lineup is now available, in a printed brochure format called RecLife. Copies are now available at Green Ridge Recreation Center, Brambleton Recreation Center and Explore Park.  Visit https://www.roa...

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Posted on: January 1, 2021

Green Ridge Cleaning Procedure Updates for 2021

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Green Ridge has increased cleaning procedures in 2020, and staff is committed to continue their hard work to keep the Center clean in 2021. 

Click here to find out how staff are working hard and what equipment is used to ensure the safety...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Online Reservations for Green Ridge Group Fitness Classes

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Due to the recent restrictions placed by the Governor’s Office on fitness facilities, Group Fitness classes are now limited to 9 participants and 1 instructor.  In order to comply with the latest guidelines, members can sign up in person or use t...

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