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    Little Dippers Swim Camp for Ages 3-5 Starts June 8

    Start your summer with a splash! Spaces are still available in Little Dippers Camp at Green Ridge Recreation Center. This program from ages 3 to 5 combines swimming lessons, crafts and social development in a fun setting. Read on...
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    Get 10% Off a Green Ridge Membership Through June 28

    Green Ridge Recreation Center is holding a mid-year membership sale! Pay in advance for a 6-month Green Ridge membership now through June 28 and save 10%. Lock into our lowest membership rate before non-resident fees increase in July. Read on...
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    Summer Program Registration Begins This Week

    Registration for summer recreation programs from Roanoke County begins on Saturday, May 30. Look for your copy of Explore Recreation Magazine in the mail this week, or pick one up at any County recreation center. Registration dates are as follows... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Accepts Award for Civil War Anniversary

    In a ceremony today at the Virginia State Capitol, Roanoke County Special Events Coordinator Wendi Schultz accepted a leadership award honoring efforts made by our region to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War... Read on...
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    Splash Valley Now Offers Weather Alerts By Email and Text Message

    Have you ever made a trip to the water park only to find it closed due to a lightning strike? New this year, get email or text message alerts whenever Splash Valley closes due to inclement weather. Sign up online for our alert center, as well as... Read on...
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    School's Out for Summer Bash - Friday, June 5 at Splash Valley

    We're celebrating the end of school with a party at Splash Valley Water Park. Enjoy special games, music, and prizes including THREE season passes! The first 100 children in the park at 4pm get to participate in a rubber duck race. Admission is just $5. Read on...
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    Summer 2015 Recreation Magazine Now Available Online

    Get a preview of Roanoke County's summer 2015 program offerings in the latest edition of Explore Recreation Magazine, now available online. Printed copies of the magazine will arrive next week, for program registration starting Saturday, June 30. Read on...
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    NFL Flag Program Now Enrolling for Fall 2015

    Teams are forming now for NFL Flag Football! Roanoke County youth ages 6-12 are invited to participate in an exciting non-contact alternative to tackle. Not convinced? Check out this article from the latest Recreation Magazine... Read on...
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    Staff Member Named Extraordinary Bike Professional, Road Safety Event Saturday

    On Saturday, May 16 Roanoke County will hold the Rally for Road Safety, with free family activities led by area law enforcement and safe transportation advocates. In advance of the event, staff member Don Reid was named Extraordinary Bike Professional. Read on...
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    Swing Dance Social - New Monthly Events at Green Ridge

    Swing Roanoke has made a new home at Green Ridge Recreation Center, with a new swing social event every 3rd Friday. Learn more about the program in this article from Recreation Magazine... Read on...
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    Park Improvement Grants Now Available

    Roanoke County is currently accepting grant applications for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 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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    Wilderness Survival Classes Now Enrolling

    Are you ready for outdoor adventure? Join us for two unique programs at Explore Park focused on land based and water based outdoor survival and emergency preparedness. Saturday May 16 and Saturday, June 6. Read on...
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    Studies Show Summer Camps Contribute to Growth & Development

    In this article from the Spring 2015 edition of Explore Recreation Magazine, staff naturalist Tara Poelzing examines recent studies by the American Camp Association about how camps contribute to youth development. Read on...
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    Lego Summer Camps Available for ages 6 to 15

    Build something cool this summer! Lego camps are back at Green Ridge Recreation Center, with six weeks of fun to choose from. You'll work on several projects during the week using a variety of Lego sets to make your creations. STEM education incorporated Read on...
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    New Pirq Rewards Availble for Frequent Customers

    Are you a frequent customer of Roanoke County Parks or Green Ridge Recreation Center? Earn rewards by signing up for programs, visiting Green Ridge, renting picnic shelters and more with our new Pirq rewards program. Earn punches and get a $10... Read on...
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    Summer Camp Guide Now Available

    Roanoke County offers the region's largest selection of summer camp programs for ages 3 to 17. This year we have over 175 weeks to choose from. Don't believe it? Check out the lineup on our website! All programs are open for registration... Read on...
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