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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Intro Gymnastics Classes for ages 1-12 - Saturday at Green Ridge

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We've partnered with Prestige Gymnastics to offer introductory gymnastics workshops at Green Ridge Recreation Center. Choose from several age categories for age appropriate instruction at different Saturday morning time slots. Advance registration require...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Holiday Party Zone - Drop Off Program for ages 3-10 on December 20

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Get some pre-holiday plans completed or just have a much-needed date night while your kids have fun! We'll create edible holiday-themed crafts (no nuts!), enjoy reindeer snowflake juice (blue gatorade or apple juice) with our reindeer pies (pizza)! We'll ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Artisan Christmas Market - Open Daily at Explore Park through January 1

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Just off Blue Ridge Parkway milepost 115, the Visitor Center is open every day this month starting at 11:00 AM. We're stocked full of handmade crafts from over 50 local artisan vendors, plus dozens of other craftspeople on permanent display in our gift sh...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Evergreen Wreath Workshop - Monday, Dec. 16 at Green Ridge

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Learn to make a natural evergreen wreath with cedar, pine, spruce and other great materials. You will also learn how to care for your creation to make it last throughout the holiday season. Includes all supplies for one wreath. Please bring a pair of gard...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Chocolate Flow Yoga - December 17 at Brambleton Center

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Why not combine two of your favorite things? Practitioners are bringing together the two indulgences to create a delicious yoga practice meant to release endorphins and elevate your mood through sweets.  We will practice a more mindful way to enj...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Winter Break Day Camps at Green Ridge for ages 5-12

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School’s Out for Christmas! Beat the winter break blues with arts, crafts, games, swim time and guided activities with our staff for ages 5-12. Please make sure your child is wearing gym shoes and brings a lunch. Morning and afternoon snacks wil...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Kinderdance Yoga for Ages 4-6 - Saturdays beginning Dec. 7 at Green Ridge

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Children ages 4 to 6 will learn the basics of yoga in a developmentally designed program just for them! We will explore basic yoga positions and working together as a class while learning about mindfulness and our peace within. This program will bring new...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Save on Group Tickets to Illuminights, Every Thursday

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Groups of 10 or more get 10% off every Thursday during our operating season at Illuminights. Take advantage of this discount online with the coupon code GROUP at checkout, or purchase your group tickets at the gate. See our website for information about o...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Roanoke County Parks Receives Five Summit Awards for Public Relations

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Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism was honored with five Summit Awards recognizing excellence in public relations in the Virginia's Blue Ridge region. At an award ceremony at Hotel Roanoke on November 13, the department was awarded two Gold and ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

New 2020 Treetop Quest Season Pass Now Available

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Explore your wild side with unlimited visits to Treetop Quest at Explore Park in 2020. Purchase your pass by December 31, 2019 and get 15% off regular rates! This new pass pays for itself in just 7 visits. Available for purchase online or at the Explore P...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Winter Program Registration Now Open

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Registration is now open for Winter 2020 programs from Roanoke County Parks. Printed copies of Explore Recreation are available at Green Ridge and Brambleton recreation centers and other Roanoke County facilities. Call (540) 772-PLAY (7-5-2-9) to register...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Dry Hollow Holler! A New Short Track Mountain Bike Race at Camp Roanoke Dec. 14

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Close out the year with 20 minutes of intense short track mountain bike racing at the inaugural Dry Hollow Holler at Camp Roanoke! Providing a great introduction to racing for novice riders and an opportunity to maintain late-season fitness for more serio...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Volunteers Needed for Illuminights at Explore Park

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Our region's largest holiday event is coming! Explore Park and Center in the Square are looking to fill over 700 volunteer shifts during our 26 day operating season. Do you have an organization that wants to help? Online registration is available on our w...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Illuminights Registration Now Available Online

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Advance tickets are now available for Illuminights, a holiday walking light event at Explore Park. Journey at your own pace down a half-mile wooded path while taking in the sights and sounds of the season. It's a partnership between Roanoke County's Explo...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

New Hinchee Park Adds 235 Acres and Carvins Cove Trail Connections

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Roanoke County celebrated the opening of a new 235 acre park with a ribbon cutting this week. The new Hinchee Park is a woodland preserve consisting of a two-mile trail connecting the Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail with Carvins Cove Natural Reserve. Openi...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Adventure Academy Now Enrolling - Earn Patches for Outdoor Activities

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Earn patches by participating in select outdoor programs offered by Roanoke County and Explore Park. For a $15 enrollment fee you'll get a patch shield and adventure log book to record your journey. Complete 12 of the 16 available patches and you'll recei...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Explore Park Offers Nature Backpacks for Junior Explorers

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New at Explore Park, check out a nature discovery backpack, filled with field guides, study journals and science tools needed to explore the diverse plant and animal life at the park. Stop by the Visitor Center any time during operating hours (daily 9am t...

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