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Posted on: January 18, 2019

MLK Holiday - Green Ridge & Explore Park Visitor Center Open, Brambleton & Admin Office Closed

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In honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 21 Roanoke County's administrative offices will be closed. Brambleton Center is also closed, but school's out day camps will operate at the facility. Green Ridge Recreation Center will be o...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Kinderdance Toddler Movement Classes - Saturday, Jan. 26 at Green Ridge

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Roanoke County Parks has joined with Kinderdance International to offer Kindertots (age 2) and Kinderdance (ages 3-5) movement based learning programs at Green Ridge. Join us on Saturday mornings beginning January 26 to learn the skills of ballet, tap, ae...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Be a Splash Valley Lifeguard! Training Classes Now Enrolling

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Want to be a part of the 2019 aquatics team at Green Ridge and Splash Valley Water Park? Take part in our intensive Ellis & Associates lifeguard training and you'll have a good chance to join our staff this year. Open to ages 15 and older.  C...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Intro to Loom Knitting Workshop - Monday, Feb. 11 at Green Ridge

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Would you like to try an easy way of knitting sans knitting needles?  Try loom knitting! This is a super-fun 2-hour class for beginners. You will complete an actual project while learning basic cast on, two basic stitches and bind off. Everything...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Groundhog Day Nature Program - February 2 at Explore Park

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Groundhogs are the only animals that have their own U.S. holiday! Have fun learning all about Punxsutawney Phil and the long-standing traditions of Groundhog Day.  Separate the facts and myths about one of Virginia’s largest rodent and ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Kids Chocolate Making Workshop - Feb. 9 at Green Ridge

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Does your child have a sweet tooth? Kids will learn about chocolate and how to use different kinds to make a several recipes that they will be able to repeat at home, including: truffles, brownies and a special treat! Ice cream taste testing is a traditio...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Expressive Watercolor Portraits - Mondays at 6pm at Brambleton

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Learn from an award-winning, master watercolor instructor during this specially designed series. The class will be spent learning to paint from student's photos of models, learning new techniques to emphasize facial structure, shading and texture through ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Let's Go Caving - Travel with us on Saturday, Jan. 26

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A unique and protected environment, wild caves offer adventure and awe right under our feet. Emphasizing responsible caving, join us as we navigate, crawl and climb through passages and chambers to see beautiful formations and experience this underground ...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Lose Big! Our Popular Weight Loss Program Returns January 7

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There's a reason that Lose Big is Green Ridge Recreation Center's longest running and most popular program! Working in small groups, this 12-week program helps you achieve your health and fitness goals through guided exercises with a personal trainer, nut...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

New Salsa Dancing Workshops at Green Ridge on Select Saturdays

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Ready to salsa? Choose from youth and adult dance classes at Green Ridge Recreation Center on Saturday, December 1, January 26 and February 9. These programs are open to beginners and intermediate dancers, with instruction by Emilee Fitzwater. Each hour l...

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