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    Mountain Biking Trail Ride at Explore Park on September 8

    Leave the asphalt behind and let us get you in gear for the trails. Learn the basics of mountain biking with an International Mountain Bike Association certified instructor from Roanoke Mountain Adventures. All equipment included! Read on...
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    Preschool Gymnastics at Green Ridge on Saturday, September 10

    Have a 3-5 year old that's ready to tumble? We've joined forces with Prestige Gymnastics academy to offer an introductory class for preschoolers. This one-hour workshop will show them the ropes while developing fine motor skills. Read on...
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    Stand Up Paddleboarding at Explore Park on September 6

    Join Roanoke Mountain Adventures for a beginner paddleboarding class at Explore Park, with no experience or equipment needed! We've opened up this program early due to popular demand. Read on...
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    Fall Program Registration Begins This Week!

    Registration for fall recreation programs with Roanoke County Parks begins online Saturday, August 27 for County residents. On Monday, August 29 residents may register by phone or walk-in. On Wednesday, August 31 non-residents may sign up. Read on...
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    Only Two Weekends Left to Enjoy Splash Valley Water Park!

    Summer isn't over yet, but Splash Valley is now operating on its end of season schedule. Join us for our last two weekends of the season. We will be open August 27 & 28 and Labor Day Weekend (Sep 3-5). Don't miss out! Read on...
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    Roanoke County Unveils Adventure Plan for Explore Park

    The Adventure Plan for Explore Park is now available online! The plan makes specific recommendations for future park improvements while serving as a guide to manage the facility’s development over the next 20 years. Read on...
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    Explore Recreation Magazine Now Available Online

    Get a preview of our upcoming fall lineup in Explore Recreation Magazine! Printed copies will be available in mid-August for program registration starting Saturday, August 27. This informative brochure contains information about programs through December. 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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