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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing at Green Ridge on July 23

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COVID-19 testing sites will be hosted at the Salem Civic Center and Green Ridge Recreation Center. These testing sites are sponsored by the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts. 

No appointment needed 
Free and Confidential
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Posted on: July 8, 2020

VDOT Seeking Comments on Appalachian Trail Bridge Over Route 311

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The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking public comment about a project that is under development to construct a new pedestrian bridge to carry the Appalachian Trail over Route 311 in Roanoke County .Citizens are invited to learn more b...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Green Ridge Indoor Pool Opens July 18 - Splash Valley to Remain Closed for Season

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Roanoke County, Virginia (July 7, 2020) – Due to Virginia’s Phase 3 Coronavirus restrictions, Splash Valley Water Park will remain closed for the duration of the Summer 2020 season. Under Governor Ralph Northram’s executive o...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Artisan Saturdays at Explore Park on August 1 & September 26

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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. Artisans will wear masked coveri...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Treetop Quest's Net Trampoline Now Open for Adults

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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. That...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Twin Creeks Brewpub Now Open Weekends at Explore Park

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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. The first weekend will be outdoor seating only, but pl...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Roanoke County Expects to Offer Fall 2020 Youth Sports Leagues with Modifications

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After reviewing Virginia’s Phase 3 Coronavirus restrictions, Roanoke County expects to offer a Fall 2020 youth sports season with program modifications. Season dates and information are now available, with registration through your local athleti...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Riverside Elevated Platform Camping Now at Explore Park

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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 and...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Last Call Discount - Save $10 Off Each Treetop Quest Admission

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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, as the discount is applied to every p...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Facility Rentals New Available at Roanoke County Parks

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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. For more information ple...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Green Ridge Members Get 50% Off Treetop Quest through July

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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. See the front desk o...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Brambleton Recreation Center Offers New Lineup of Evening Fitness Classes

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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. Choose from aerobics, yoga, T’ai C...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Green Ridge Now Open Daily - With COVID-19 Restrictions

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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, but during this initial phase there will be several significant changes to our service, for...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Virtual Personal Training - Tuesdays & Thursdays Starting July 14

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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&rs...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Tubing at Explore Park - Available Each Friday through Monday

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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. Operations are contingent on weather and river levels. Call (540...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Treetop Quest 2020 Season Passes Now Available

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Enjoy unlimited visits to Treetop Quest at Explore Park now through November, with a season pass. Pays for itself in just 7 visits. Treetop Quest is a family adventure for ages four and up, with progressively challenging aerial obstacles  guarant...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Treetop Quest Offering Small Birthday Parties

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Birthday parties are still available at Explore Park’s Treetop Quest. Due to COVID-19, we’re temporarily limiting participants to 8 climbers and 2 chaperones only. Book your party any Saturday or Sunday at 10:30am, 12:30pm or 2:30pm. P...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Summer Camps Now Available Weekly at Green Ridge & Brambleton

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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. Our energetic, experienced staff will lead your chil...

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