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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Green Ridge Open Regular Hours Tuesday - Indoor Pool to Delay Opening Until 8am

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Green Ridge Recreation Center will be open regular hours on Tuesday, December 11 after a snow closure. Please be aware that the indoor pool will remain delay opening until 8am.

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Snow Day Camps Available Tuesday at Green Ridge & Brambleton Centers

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Roanoke County Public Schools are closed Tuesday, December 11 due to snow. Full day drop-off camps are available at Green Ridge (540) 777-6300 and Brambleton Center (540) 772-7529 from 7:30am to 6:00pm. Includes crafts, guided activities and games plus sw...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Roanoke County Recreation Facilities to Open as Scheduled on Tuesday (12/11)

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Roanoke County's recreation facilities will open as scheduled on Tuesday, December 11. This includes Green Ridge Recreation Center, Explore Park, Brambleton Center, Craig Avenue Recreation Center and our administrative offices on Kessler Mill Road in Sale...

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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 6, 2018

Family Fun Craft Workshop - Saturday, Dec. 15 at Green Ridge

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Get into the holiday spirit at Green Ridge! Drop In to make holiday ornaments and decorate cookies with your children. Each child will make 3 ornaments and decorate three cookies. This is a drop in activity which will take approximately 45 minutes, simply...

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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: December 4, 2018

Seasonal Scavenger Hunt - Saturday, Dec. 15 at Explore Park

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Join a naturalist on a hike through the Park and see how many items you can find and check-off our Scavenger Checklist. This activity is great for getting outside, using your senses, and observing nature. Work as a team or make it a competition. As we hik...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Evergreen Wreath Workshop - Tuesday, Dec. 18 at Green Ridge

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Learn to make a natural evergreen wreath with cedar, pine, spruce and other great materials. You will also learn how to care for your creation to make it last throughout the holiday season. Includes all supplies for one wreath. Instructor: Mallory Newcomb...

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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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