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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Green Ridge Presented with Third Annual Silver International Aquatic Safety Award

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The Green Ridge aquatics staff was awarded the 2019 Silver International Aquatic Safety award from Jeff Ellis and Associates, Inc. for the third consecutive year. The facility ranked in the top 30% in external safety audits for the year, exceeding criteri...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Salsa Dancing Workshop - Saturday, Mar. 21 at Green Ridge

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Learn something new this spring or just come and have fun! Adult Salsa Dancing will be hosted by Emilee Fitzwater! This class will be focusing on learning the basics in salsa and bachata. All adults are welcome-beginners, first-timers or intermediate danc...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Spring Sports Sampler - Saturday Series for Ages 3-5

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Indoor Soccer, Basketball and Indoor T-Ball! For the beginner athlete!  This program will center on learning the beginning skills of each sport and good sportsmanship in a non-competitive, fun environment. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamen...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

New 35mm Photography Workshop at Green Ridge on March 16

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Do you have a new camera with too many bells and whistles?  Find out how to use F stops, shutter speeds, resolution, white balance, exposure modes and more.  Be sure to bring your camera and camera manual with you.   If you don&...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Nutrition Workshop - Thursday, Feb. 27 at Brambleton

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There are an enormous number of factors that affect how our body processes the nutrition (food) we put into it. Session three of the Holistic Nutrition series takes a deeper look at nutrition and our body. We’ll look at factors such as hormones,...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Explore Park's Mayflower Hills Disc Golf Course Ranked 45th in World

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According to UDisc, an app developer for disc golf enthusiasts, Explore Park’s Mayflower Hills Disc Golf Course came in #45 in a ranking of the world’s top courses. The course was designed and built by members of the Roanoke Disc Golf ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Splash Valley 2020 Season Passes Now on Sale

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Season passes are now available for the 2020 Splash Valley season, which will run May 23 through September 17. Take advantage of early bird pricing when you purchase a pass by April 30. All passes are sold to individuals, allowing unlimited admission duri...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

School's Out Camps Available March 3 & March 13

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Roanoke County public schools are closed on March 3 for primary elections and March 13 for a teacher work day. Enrichment programs will be available at Green Ridge Recreation Center from 7:30am to 6:00pm for grade school aged children needing care.

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Virginia Creeper Trail Winter Bike Ride - Feb. 29

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Enjoy hours of pleasant cycling along the Virginia Creeper Trail! Beginning at the local high point of Whitetop Station, we will take advantage of 17 miles of scenic and gently sloping terrain, providing an easy and novice-friendly ride to our end-point i...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Superhero Party Zone - March 13 at Green Ridge

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Parents need a night out? Party Zone is back at Green Ridge Recreation Center on Friday, March 13 for ages 3-10. Drop off your kids ages 3-10 for a superhero party, including crafts, pizza, swimming and more. Come dressed as a future superhero! No costume...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Go Caving with an Outdoor Pro - Saturday, March 7

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A unique and protected environment, wild caves offer adventure and awe right under our feet. Emphasizing responsible caving, join us as we navigate, crawl and climb though passages and chambers to see beautiful formations and experience this underground w...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Choose from Over 200 Summer Camps for Ages 3-17

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Roanoke County’s summer camps are now open for registration. Choose from over 200 camps including half-day, full-day and overnight programs at locations such as Green Ridge Recreation Center, Explore Park and Camp Roanoke. Register 60 days or mo...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Camp Roanoke Expands Lineup of Daycamps Up to Rising Grade 7

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New in 2010, Camp Roanoke has expanded its lineup of full day programs to include options for rising K through 7th graders. Previously only offered through grade 5, the day camp option offers an alternative for campers who don’t want to stay ove...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

New Teacher Workday Outdoor Adventure Camps at Camp Roanoke

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Roanoke County Schools are out for teacher workdays on Monday, February 3 and Friday, March 13. New this winter, experience outdoor fun at Camp Roanoke with included satellite transportation from Tanglewood Mall. Geared towards 3rd-6th graders activities ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Be Ironman Ready! New Workshop Series for Triathlon Prep

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The Ironman 70.3 is coming to Virginia's Blue Ridge this spring! Are you up to the challenge? Prepare yourself expert training tips from our personal trainers and partners at East Coasters, Mountain Junkies and Hollins University Swimming with our Fan to ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Adventure Academy Now Enrolling - Earn Patches for Outdoor Activities

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Earn patches by participating in select outdoor programs offered by Roanoke County and Explore Park. For a $15 enrollment fee you'll get a patch shield and adventure log book to record your journey. Complete 12 of the 16 available patches and you'll recei...

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