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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Frozen Friday Party Zone - January 4 at Green Ridge

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Brrr! It’s cold outside! Join us for a fun drop-off evening program at Green Ridge Recreation Center for ages 3-10. You'll make snow in a STEM activity, enjoy hot cocoa and pizza, make a winter craft and swim like a polar bear in the indoor pool...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Portion of Wolf Creek Greenway Closed 12/18-12/20 for Maintenance

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A section of Wolf Creek Greenway will be closed this week from Tuesday (12/18) through Thursday (12/20) for maintenance as we clean out culverts along the path. This includes areas between Mountain View Road and the Blue Ridge Parkway. For questions, plea...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Kids Art and Eat Program - Thursday, Dec. 20 at Green Ridge

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Looking for a fun break to the afternoon? We will bake cookies and make holiday decorations, designed for ages 7-12! Lots of inclusive holiday options, instructor will contact by email for holiday preferences. Instructor: Lisa Hoyt. Program meets from 1pm...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

New Activity Schedules Available for Holiday Village at Explore Park

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Join us for eight days of family fun, and an exciting display of over 70,000 lights at Explore Park. It's a free event on December 14-16 and 20-24 including music, movies, shopping, entertainment and more. A new lineup of activities has been posted on our...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Learn to be a Personal Trainer - Strength Faction Workshop Dec. 22

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Want a super simple system to help you write better training programs in less time? Well, step right up because this workshop is just what you’re looking for.  "Systematic Approach to Assessment & Program Design" is the re...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Winter Break Camps Now Enrolling at Green Ridge

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Roanoke County Public Schools are out for winter break! Need full day enrichment for your child? Send them to Green Ridge for care from 7:30am to 6:00pm. They'll enjoy guided games and activities, pool time and gym time with our expert staff. Programs ava...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Explore Park Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Cabin Camping Area

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Roanoke County officials celebrated the ceremonial opening of Don's Cab-Inns Campground with a ribbon cutting at Explore Park on Friday, November 30. Pod cabins, yurts and RV spaces are now booking at the park, with more accommodations slated for developm...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Explore Your Holiday Spirit December 14-16 and 20-24 at Explore Park

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Introducing a new holiday event and partnership with Center in the Square. Holiday Village is coming to Roanoke County's Explore Park on select days in December, featuring exciting activities, crafts, music, food and more. The event will be held on Decemb...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Holiday Market at Explore Park Features Artisan Crafts - Nov. 23 to Dec. 24

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Visit Explore Park during the holiday season, and you’ll be rewarded with a unique array of Christmas merchandise. Artisan Crafts from 50 vendors throughout the region will be on display and for sale! The visitor center is open daily from 9am to...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Roanoke County Parks Wins Five Public Relations Awards

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Earlier this month, Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism took home five Summit Awards from the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, recognizing excellence in print publications, marketing and public communication. The dep...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Pod Cabins Now Open at Explore Park

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Stay overnight in a Pod Cabin at Roanoke County's Explore Park! Nightly reservation is currently available at four cabin and six RV sites. Beginning December 8 we will be adding four yurts to our growing lineup of overnight accommodations. A public ribbon...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

New Salsa Dancing Workshops at Green Ridge on Select Saturdays

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Ready to salsa? Choose from youth and adult dance classes at Green Ridge Recreation Center on Saturday, December 1, January 26 and February 9. These programs are open to beginners and intermediate dancers, with instruction by Emilee Fitzwater. Each hour l...

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