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    NFL Flag Football Now Enrolling for the Fall

    Now through July 19, Roanoke County resident youth ages 6-12 are eligible to sign up for NFL Flag Football. It's a fun and fast paced non-contact alternative to tackle football. Read on...
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    Family Horseback Ride - Saturday, July 2

    Get a scenic look at the great outdoors while riding a horse. No experience needed! This family program is open to ages 8 and up, with transportation from Green Ridge Recreation Center and all equipment provided. Read on...
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    Butterfly Hike at Explore Park on Wednesday, June 29

    Join us for a guided hike at Explore Park as we look for and learn about butterflies and their habitats! Our staff naturalists will give you an educational look at some of these beautiful creatures. Ages 55 and up. Read on...
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    Family Canoe Trip This Sunday!

    Paddle with us on the James River on Sunday, June 26. Transportation, equipment and guides are included with departure from Green Ridge Recreation Center - 10am to 4pm. Read on...
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    New Fly Fishing Classes at Explore Park July 9

    Join our experienced angler and learn the basics to the life long sport of fly fishing. This interactive course will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to fly fish on your own. Saturday, June 9 starting at 10am. Read on...
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    Nature in the Parks Comes to Garst Mill on June 28

    We're excited to offer a new series of educational programs in our parks this summer! Join us Tuesday, June 28 at 10am Garst Mill Park for a nature walk followed by activities and a craft. Read on...
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    Lego Camps - Spaces Still Available at Green Ridge

    Build something cool this summer! Children will work on several Lego projects this week using pieces and kits to make their creations. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) will be incorporated into the camp throughout the week. Read on...
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    Minecraft Modding Camp for Teens Starting June 27

    Love Minecraft! Here's your chance to learn Java programming while designing your own world in a five day camp. This program for ages 10-18 has been so popular that we had to double the number of sessions. Sign up before it's too late... Read on...
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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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    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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    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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    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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