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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Adventure Day at Explore Park on Oct. 17 - Supporting Project Outside

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Join us for a day of expanded activities at Explore Park on Saturday, October 17! FREE activities include a nature scavenger hunt from 12pm to 5pm, kids activities hosted by Kids Square Mobile Museum from 1pm to 3pm, and live music by Becki & The Boom...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Monarch Butterflies Workshop - Sunday, Sep. 27 at Explore Park

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Join Explore Park’s staff naturalist on Sunday from 1 PM to 3 PM and learn about the fascinating, migrating superheroes... the Monarch Butterfly!  Participants will learn to identify the Monarch butterfly and its life cycle, learn how t...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Trash Bash: Craft & Education Event, Saturday, Oct. 10 at Explore Park

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Puppets, activities, a craft and walk in the woods will help families learn about the dangers of litter to wildlife.  Using animal puppets, participants will help with a fun story activity that illustrates the perils of litter to wild animals. Pr...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Chair Assisted Yoga - Saturdays at Brambleton Starting Oct. 10

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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 th...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Nature Journaling Series - Sep. 19 through Oct 17 at Explore Park

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Join an artist and a naturalist on an observational stroll in the forests, fields and wetlands at Explore Park. After gathering inspiration, you’ll return to the Visitor Center’s Blue Ridge classroom to create. Registration includes a ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Pool Parties Now Available at Green Ridge

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Indoor pool parties are back at Green Ridge, with modifications due to COVID-19. Rentals can now be booked for dates beginning in October, with availability on Saturday or Sunday at 12pm and 2pm. One flat rental fee of $125 includes one hour in the party ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Join Now, Play Later - Save 30% at Green Ridge

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When you’re ready to bring fitness back into your life, Green Ridge Recreation Center is waiting! For a limited time, we’re offering the biggest membership discount in our history. Here’s how it works:

• Pick a Start ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Rec Life Brochure Available with Fall 2020 Programs

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Roanoke County’s fall 2020 recreation program lineup is now available, in a new printed brochure format called RecLife. Copies are now available at Green Ridge and Brambleton Recreation Centers. If you’ve participated in a program with...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Green Ridge KidZone Now Open for Member Registration

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The child watch program at Green Ridge Recreation Center has returned, with limited capacity for members only. Online registration is available starting each Thursday at Noon for the following week. Availability is weekdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Member...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Artisan Saturday Returns to Explore Park on September 26

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Roanoke, Virginia (September 8, 2020) -Roanoke County’s Explore Park will host the 6th annual Artisan Saturday event on Saturday September 26 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. This free event features artisan demonstrations, live music and spec...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Group Training Club Now Enrolling for October Sessions

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Work with a personal trainer in a small group setting to maximize your workouts and take off weight! Green Ridge Recreation Center’s most popular fitness program is back, with sessions beginning in October. Get motivated to achieve your fitness ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

KidZone Returns to Green Ridge on September 14

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Green Ridge Recreation Center is bringing back the KidZone child watch program for members, with a limited capacity starting Monday, September 14. The facility will be available on weekdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM with advance online registration only.&am...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Water Slides Are Back at Green Ridge

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The large indoor water slide at Green Ridge Recreation Center resumes daily operation on Saturday, September 5 under revised Virginia Phase 3 Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. The sprayground and hot tub remain closed. A new $5 pool only pass is availa...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Explore Park Visitor Center Fall Hours - Open Thursday through Sunday

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The Visitor Center at Explore Park is now operating on a fall schedule, open Thursday through Sunday from 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM. The facility will be staffed daily for phone calls, camping related reservations and questions by calling (540) 427-1800.

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Treetop Quest Fall Hours - Open Friday through Sunday

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Treetop Quest at Explore Park is now operating on a fall schedule, open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through the end of November. Night zip experiences are available on select evenings this season. Birthday party bookings are also available on weekends....

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Don's Cab-Inns at Explore Park Offers Extended Stay Discounts

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Save more by staying longer at Explore Park’s cabins, yurts and RV sites! Don’s Cab-Inns Campground offers weekday discounts for stays of three nights or more, and extended rates for stays of six nights or more. To learn about availabi...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Twin Creeks Brewpub Expands to Friday through Sunday Operation

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Twin Creeks Brewpub at Explore Park’s Brugh Tavern has expanded hours to include operation on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Only outdoor seating is available at this time due to COVID restrictions. Hours are as follows:

Fridays: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Roanoke County Receives 2020 VACo Achievement Award for Illuminights

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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 in part...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Night Zip Treetop Quest Experiences - Available Select Nights this Fall

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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, including: August 22, September 5, September 19, October 3, Oct...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Over 40 Group Ex Classes Have Returned to Green Ridge - And Growing!

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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. Keeping each program socially distan...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Artisan Saturdays at Explore Park on August 1 & September 26

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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 coveri...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Roanoke County Expects to Offer Fall 2020 Youth Sports Leagues with Modifications

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After reviewing Virginia’s Phase 3 Coronavirus restrictions, Roanoke County expects to offer a Fall 2020 youth sports season with program modifications. Season dates and information are now available, with registration through your local athleti...

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