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    Tap Into Spring Fever

    Looking for a new way to celebrate Spring? Learn some new moves by taking our Introduction to Tap Dance class. The instructor, Anne Lavery, will keep your feet moving to the beat as you learn how to tap dance. Classes start April 7. Read on...
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    Calling All Parents & Grandparents

    Get your kids busy creating something beyond refrigerator worthy! Open up the world of art for your child. Covers a variety of subject matter and art materials. Techniques included are drawing, painting, collage and mixed media. Fee includes all supplies. Read on...
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    Easter Egg Roundup on Horseback April 5

    Saddle up for a not so traditional Easter Egg Hunt and celebration the whole family will love! From pony rides to egg theme games, to an exciting and fun filled Easter Egg Round Up from horseback (ages 12+). No experience needed! 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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    Forest Investigators - Naturalist Led Hike at Explore Park April 4

    The forest is waking up and is full of tiny things. Let’s wander down to the pioneer village where we can investigate forest, field, and wetlands for wildflowers and wildlife. Children will serve as our chief investigators on this youth-focused hike... Read on...
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    Fencing Class for Beginners on Thursday Nights at Green Ridge

    En garde! This course is designed to introduce complete beginners in modern Olympic-style. Get a brief history of the sport and general sword use over time, specific stretching and drill work, regular instruction periods,and weekly fencing bouts... Read on...
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    Lose Big Now Enrolling for April 6 Start

    Take off the pounds through friendly competition and weekly workouts with a certified personal trainer. New this spring, returning participants can save 5% when they register by April 1. 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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    Family Challenge Course at Camp Roanoke April 12

    Leave the ground behind and conquer new heights. With safety at the forefront of the day, you'll be able to focus on navigating Camp Roanoke's high ropes course and zip line. Join us April 12 from 12pm to 5pm in a course for ages 12 to adult. 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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