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    Sculpt Cycle 60 - Coming to Green Ridge Tuesday Nights

    Come Pump up your Ride with the newest trend in indoor cycling! This 60 minute class will take you through hills, flat terrain and intervals. The class is free for members, but you can also sign up as a paid public recreation program. Read on...
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    Relax With T'ai Chi on Wednesdays at Brambleton

    Choose from two Wednesday classes at Brambleton Center and enjoy a non-competitive, self-paced, gentle method of exercise and dynamic stretching. This six week program meets at 9:30am and 5:30pm, offering slow movements to strengthen your mind and body. Read on...
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    Nia Classes Offer Low Impact Cardio Workouts at Brambleton

    Try one of the most innovative and safe cardiovascular programs around. Bop to the beat without jarring your joints. It's a great workout for men and women of all ages and fitness levels. Join us Mondays at 5:30pm starting April 20. Read on...
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    Early Bird Summer Camp Savings End April 27

    Roanoke County offers over 175 weeks of summer camps for ages 3-17, and you don't have to be a resident to sign up. Save up to $25 off each week when you sign up by Monday, April 27. Read on...
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    Blue Ridge Kite Festival Returns to Green Hill April 18

    See why kite enthusiasts from throughout the East Coast travel to Green Hill Park every year for this FREE event. Bring your kite and lawn chair as you enjoy a day of outdoor fun. The Richmond Air Force Kite Club will be there for live demonstrations. 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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    New Changes At Explore Park For Visitor Center Opening April 3

    The Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center at Explore Park will open for the season on Friday, April 3, marking its earliest opening date since the park was re-opened by Roanoke County. Please view the enclosed media release... Read on...
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    Vietnam Combat Art to be Displayed at Hollins University

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, we're displaying a unique collection of reproduction artwork drawn by soldiers on the battlefield. There will be an opening reception March 25 at 6pm, followed by an ongoing display through... Read on...
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    Tennis Lessons Starting Soon for Adults and Youth

    Roanoke County offers beginner level tennis at courts throughout the area including Garst Mill Park, Walrond Park and Darrell Shell Park. Get instruction from current and former college level coaches and players. Most courses held Tue/Thu nights. 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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    Scuba Diving Intro Classes Offered Through Hollins Partnership

    See the underwater world from a new perspective! We've partnered with the outdoor staff at Hollins University to offer beginner scuba diving classes. Learn the equipment you'll need while participating in dive training. Classes held on April 22 and May 6. 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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    Stand-Up Paddleboarding Now Offered at Explore Park

    NEW! Get a hands-on lesson with a certified stand-up paddleboarding instructor from Roanoke Mountain Adventures. No experience needed! Take advantage of the flat water at Explore Park, right on the Roanoke River. All equipment provided. Read on...
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    Spring Program Registration Now Open For Everyone

    Registration is now open for Roanoke County's spring recreation programs. You don't have to be a resident to sign up! View our complete program lineup in Explore Recreation Magazine, available at Green Ridge Recreation Center, Brambleton Center... 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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    Splash Valley Offering New Discounts Off Season Passes

    Starting in March, season passes will go on sale for the 2015 Splash Valley Water Park season. New Early Bird discounts are in place for those purchasing by May 15, with savings of up to $16 off each pass. When you buy three or more passes per... Read on...
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