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    Stand Up Paddleboarding - Two June Adventures at Explore Park

    Join the experts from Roanoke Mountain Adventures for two Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) opportunities this month. Join us Wednesday, June 8 or Saturday, June 25. Spaces are limited, so sign up today! Read on...
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    Splash Valley Opening Weekend is Here!

    Splash Valley is open on Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30 from 11am to 7pm. County residents and season pass holders may enter at 10am. Daily operation begins on Saturday, June 4. Read on...
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    Memorial Day Hours Modifications at Roanoke County Parks Facilities

    Please note the following hours modifications for Memorial Day. Green Ridge Recreation Center will modify hours from 5:30am to 5:00pm. Splash Valley will be open from 11am to 7pm, with early admission for residents at 10am. All other facilities closed. Read on...
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    New Home School Fitness Class at Green Ridge

    Need a substitute for gym class for your home school student? Join us on Thursday afternoons at 2pm for an all over body workout of cardio, stretching and strength/circuit training - beginning June 2. Read on...
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    Artisan Saturday at Explore Park on June 4

    Join us for the first of three special events this season, on Saturday, June 4 from 10am to 3pm. Local artisans will be on hand to demonstrate and showcase a number of uniquely different crafts, plus music, kids activities and family fun! Read on...
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    Be a Splash Valley Lifeguard! Training Classes Start June 8

    Lifeguards at Green Ridge and Splash Valley are held to one of the area's highest safety standards, with the completion of the Ellis and Associates training course! It's not too late to be a part of the 2016 season. New sessions begin on June 8. Read on...
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    Explore Recreation Magazine - Printed Copies Now Available

    Roanoke County's recreation catalog, Explore Recreation Magazine is now available at Green Ridge Recreation Center, the Brambleton Center, South County Library, Vinton Library and Dick's Sporting Goods. Look for a copy in the mail next week... Read on...
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    Bob Ross Oil Painting Class on Saturday, May 28

    Happy trees await you! Complete a painting in just one class with no previous experience needed! Join us at the Brambleton Center on Saturday, May 28 from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Read on...
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    Free Kids Crafts at Explore Park on Select Summer Saturdays

    Come to the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center at Explore Park on select Saturdays this summer, and take enjoy free children's craft activities from 10am to 4pm. Join us May 14, June 18, July 23 and August 20.... Read on...
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    Summer 2016 Recreation Magazine Available Online

    Get a preview of Roanoke County's program and event lineup for June, July and August. Our new magazine will be out in mailboxes in late May for registration starting June 4. Read on...
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    Roanoke County Park Improvement Grants Now Available

    Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is currently accepting grant applications for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Capital Improvement Incentive Fund (CIIF). This year up to $25,000 in matching funds will be awarded to park improvement projects... Read on...
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    Green Ridge Pool Wins 2015 Silver International Aquatic Safety Award

    Green Ridge and Splash Valley have been recognized for high safety standards in lifeguarding by Jeff Ellis and Associates Inc., a risk management consultant that guides the training and certification of lifeguards through annual safety audits... Read on...
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    Splash Valley Season Passes On Sale Now

    Save money with unlimited visits to Splash Valley Water Park during the 2016 season, and take advantage of Early Bird discounts to save up to $16 off each pass when you purchase by May 15. Read on...
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    New Green Ridge Activity Room Amenities Now Open

    We've just refurbished the activity room at Green Ridge Recreation Center to include several new amenities, including a kids climbing area, interactive play floor and exerbikes. Use of the room is included with daily admission or membership. Read on...
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    Camp Roanoke's Summer 2016 Schedule Now Available Online

    Find out why Camp Roanoke is your destination for exploration next summer! Our 2016 camp guide is now available online. Our American Camp Association credited program offers experiences for rising grades K-12. Read on...
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