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    Tai Chi Classes Return to Brambleton Center on Wednesday, August 12

    Originally developed as a Martial Art for self defense, T’ai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and dynamic stretching. Weekly classes return to Brambleton Center on Wednesdays at 6:00 PM... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Receives 2020 VACo Achievement Award for Illuminights

    The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has announced Roanoke County as a 2020 Achievement Award Winner, recognizing excellence in local government programs. The award was presented for Illuminights, a new winter walk of lights at Explore Park... Read on...
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    Jazzercise Dance Mixx - Mondays at 7 PM Starting August 10

    Jazzercise's high-intensity dance workout mixes modern moves with strength training. Set to Top 40 music, Dance Mixx targets the three major muscle groups for a full body workout. Eight week program at Brambleton Center.... Read on...
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    Get the Buzz on Bees! Family Nature Workshop August 15 at Explore Park

    Where would we be without bees? We'd be hungry that's for sure! honeybees and native bees are responsible for pollinating most of the food that people and animals eat. Find out the difference between Honeybees and native bees, learn about... Read on...
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    Now Hiring Daytime & After School Child Care Workers

    Who says a job can't be fun? Live the #RecLife as a Roanoke County Parks employee! We're now hiring for daytime and after school child care or parks maintenance worker positions... Read on...
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    Garden Pest Workshop - Saturday, August 8 at Explore Park

    Learn how to live in better harmony with your backyard neighbors. Insects, birds and lots of furry invaders seem to think our gardens were planted just for their dining pleasure. Instead of fighting them with insecticides, animal traps... Read on...
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    Night Zip Treetop Quest Experiences - Available Select Nights this Fall

    Experience the thrill of our ziplines and challenge course at night! Strap a light on your helmet and soar through the trees in darkness. Just $30 for ages 7 and up on select dates this fall.... Read on...
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    Save 50% Off Treetop Quest Season Passes through August 15

    We're almost halfway through the 2020 season at Explore Park's Treetop Quest. With 60 days still on the calendar, we're offering unlimited climbing for 50% off. Discounted passes are now on sale through August 15, & each one pays for itself in 4 visits... Read on...
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    Elevate! Evening Aerobics Classes at Brambleton Center Starting August 11

    Due to popular demand, we've added two aerobics time slots meeting every Tuesday & Thursday starting August 11. This body conditioning class includes low impact cardio, light strength/core training and stretching to improve cardiovascular health... Read on...
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    Now Hiring! Park Maintenance Workers Needed

    Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is hiring! We're looking for parks maintenance workers to perform routine skilled and semi-skilled labor such as marking fields, groundskeeping, carpentry, painting and masonry repair. Starting at $11.67... Read on...
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    Over 40 Group Ex Classes Have Returned to Green Ridge - And Growing!

    Group exercise classes are back at Green Ridge Recreation Center, with 40 different weekly options to choose from. Available at no charge to Green Ridge members, or included with a daily admission pass to the facility... Read on...
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    Reserve a Green Ridge Basketball Court Online

    We've added new time slots to our online reservation system for basketball courts at Green Ridge Recreation Center. There is no charge to save your spot, with daily times in 45 minute increments for groups of up to 6... Read on...
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    Pool Only $5 Day Pass Available at Green Ridge

    The indoor pool at Green Ridge Recreation Center resumes limited operation on Saturday, July 18. Portions of the pool including the lap lanes, current river, central swimming area and zero depth entry area will be available. A new $5 pool only pass is... Read on...
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    Artisan Saturdays at Explore Park on August 1 & September 26

    Watch local artisans demonstrate their craft and enjoy FREE family activities and special attractions at Explore Park! Love what you see? All featured craftspeople have their works on display and for sale during the event... Read on...
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    Treetop Quest's Net Trampoline Now Open for Adults

    New this season, adults can enjoy our 1,500 square foot net trampoline at Treetop Quest. Explore Park's aerial adventure course is making social distancing precautions which include allowing one family grouping at a time on that attraction... Read on...
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    Twin Creeks Brewpub Now Open Weekends at Explore Park

    Twin Creeks Brewpub has resumed weekend operation at the historic Brugh Tavern within Explore Park. Beginning June 27 the restaurant will be open Saturdays from 1pm to 8pm and Sundays from 1pm to 8pm... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Expects to Offer Fall 2020 Youth Sports Leagues with Modifications

    After reviewing Virginia's Phase 3 Coronavirus restrictions, Roanoke County expects to offer a Fall 2020 youth sports season with program modifications. Season dates are available, with registration through your local athletics league starting July 1... Read on...
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    Riverside Elevated Platform Camping Now at Explore Park

    New this season at Explore Park, enjoy riverside camping in an elevated treetop platform. Blue Mountain Adventures is offering this exclusive experience starting at just $50 a night. These unique platforms come with a covered tarp, grill, picnic table... Read on...
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    Last Call Discount - Save $10 Off Each Treetop Quest Admission

    Save $10 off of each Treetop Quest admission when you schedule a visit during "last call," after 3pm on weekdays or after 4pm on weekends. You'll have reduced climbing time, but the savings add up... Read on...
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    Facility Rentals New Available at Roanoke County Parks

    Facility rentals have resumed at Roanoke County park facilities such as picnic shelters and ball fields. Individuals and organizations reserving these facilities must comply with state mandated Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions... Read on...
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    Tubing at Explore Park - Available Each Friday through Monday

    Enjoy river tubing, inflatable kayak rental and shuttle service from our vendor partners at Blue Mountain Adventures. Hours of operation are 10am to 5pm, with the last shuttle out at 3:30pm... Read on...
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