Brambleton Recreation Center

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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.


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. Aug 24
  2. Green Hill Highland Games


    Where can you find a ton of tartan, bold bag pipes and feats of super human strength in Roanoke County, Virginia? Plus live Celtic music. Clans, vendors, scotch tastings, a beer garden and more? Only at the 2019 Green Hill Highland Games where you'll also see some of the most outstanding kilt-donning athletes around! Both male and female athletes will challenge one another in traditional Scottish heavy athletics and strength competitions, including the Weight Throw, Scottish Hammer Throw, ...
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  3. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)


    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6...
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  1. Aug 31
  2. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)


    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6...
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  1. Sep 7
  2. A Sorting Ceremony for Animal Lovers (NPS Ranger Program)


    Have you ever wanted to be sorted into your special house? Do you love animals and want to explore the wonders of their natural habitats? Join a National Park Ranger for a hike that takes you into the magical world of animal life and ends with your very own sorting ceremony. This program is designed for children and their families.
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  3. Wild About Reading - Vulture Day!


    Join our Park Naturalist and an Educator from the SW Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke for a fun and educational morning. Great non-fiction and fiction children’s books will set the stage for an encounter with education animal ambassadors from the Wildlife Center. To enhance the learning experience, we’ll have hands-on activities and if time allows, we’ll take a hike. We may even have a few surprises! Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Pre-Registration required.
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  4. Vultures! (Ages 5+)


    Meet a live Vulture! Join our Park Naturalist and an Educator from the SW Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke for a fun and educational morning with a real black vulture, an education animal ambassadors from the Wildlife Center. To enhance the learning experience. we’ll have hands-on activities and explore great non-fiction and fiction children’s books. If time allows, we’ll take a hike.
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  1. Sep 10
  2. Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding (ages 13+)


    SUP is quickly becoming a favorite river activity for anyone who wants a fun and new way to play on the water. Start the experience with an on-land lesson taught by a certified paddleboard instructor followed by time in the water to practice and hone your paddling skills. Must be able to swim. Classes designed for beginners. All equipment, gear, and instruction included.
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