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    Memorial Day Facility Schedules for Roanoke County Parks

    Prior to visiting Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism facilities on Monday, please be aware of the following holiday changes: Green Ridge Recreation Center will be open from 8am to 7pm. The Explore Park Visitor Center will be open.... 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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    Splash Valley Opening Weekend - Saturday through Monday

    Splash Valley Water Park is open for a 6th season of aquatic fun this weekend! Join us from 11am to 7pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Roanoke County residents and Season Pass holders may enter at 10am. 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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