Brambleton Recreation Center

REOPENING AFTER COVID19

Socially distanced classes are returning to the Brambleton Recreation Center this month. We’ve introduced a lineup of six group fitness programs taking place on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings. Choose from aerobics, yoga, T’ai Chi and dance exercise programs with your favorite instructors. Registration is available online now. 

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About The Center



Brambleton Center is the home to many of Roanoke County’s recreation programs and serves as the premier facility for program registration. This 32,000 square foot center houses a pottery studio, ceramics studio, a fully equipped kitchen and nine community rooms available for rental. Brambleton Center is also the home of Therapeutic Recreation Services of the Roanoke Valley.


Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve: CLOSED
Christmas Day: CLOSED
Friday, December 27: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
New Year's Eve: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
New Year's Day: CLOSED

Getting Here

From Route 419, turn North onto Brambleton Ave (Rt. 221). Turn right at the first stoplight onto Valley Forge Ave. Follow it to the top of the hill. The center parking lot is on your left.

  1. Sep 23
  2. Tai Chi (ages 18+)

    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. It is sometimes described as ‘Meditation in Motion’ because it promotes serenity through gentle movement; connecting the mind, body, and spirit through as sequence of blissful postures. The class consists of slow intentional movements, incorporating breathing and mindful imagery. Its goal is to relax, strengthen, connect the physical body an...
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  3. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (ages 18+)

    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. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.
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  4. Jazzersculpt (ages 18+)

    Experience the Jazzercise version of toning and strengthening, focusing on endurance and flexibility. You will use hand weights and do some mat work to get yourself in shape! Eight week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.
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  1. Sep 24
  2. Elevate! Evening Aerobics (ages 18+)

    This body conditioning class includes low impact cardio, light strength/core training and stretching to improve cardiovascular health, muscle tone and flexibility. Enjoy fun moves set to great music! Designed for all fitness levels. 8 week course. Instructor: Holly Sweet
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  3. Fundamental Pilates (ages 18+)

    Challenging and rejuvenating for all fitness levels, this Pilates class uses the principles of control, centering, concentration, and precision to engage the deepest core muscles. A total body balance of strength and flexibility that incorporates mind-body exercise techniques to calm the mind and reduce stress. Instructor: Patricia Placona.
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  4. Elevate! Evening Aerobics (ages 18+)

    This body conditioning class includes low impact cardio, light strength/core training and stretching to improve cardiovascular health, muscle tone and flexibility. Enjoy fun moves set to great music! Designed for all fitness levels. 8 week course. Instructor: Holly Sweet
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  1. Sep 26
  2. Chair Assisted Yoga (ages 18+)

    If you've wanted to try yoga, but feel you can't get up and down easily, this class is for you! Improve balance, posture, coordination and memory, improve muscle tone, reduce stress and learn relaxation techniques. No need to get on the floor, no experience necessary. Instructor: Patricia Placona, a 200-e RYT, Restorative Yoga Certified Instructor.
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  3. Aikido (ags 18+)

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life. Due to COVID-19, classes will be no-contact and may utilize outdoor space for class time.
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  4. Artisan Saturday at Explore Park

    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. Artisans will wear masked coverings and maintain social distancing.
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  1. Sep 27
  2. Monarch Butterflies

    Come learn about these fascinating, migrating super heroes. Participates will learn to identify the Monarch butterfly and its life cycle, learn how to set up your backyard as a way-station and follow the Monarchs on their migration. Participates will also get to make a Monarch butterfly craft. Children must be accompanied by a paid registered adult. This workshop is appropriate for families.
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  1. Sep 28
  2. Yogilates (ages 18+)

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-2...
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  3. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (ages 18+)

    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. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.
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