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Posted on: March 22, 2019

National Park Service Programs at Explore Park - Every Saturday Starting March 30

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Experience an interactive educational program with a National Park service ranger! Stop by the Explore Park Visitor Center at select times for free hikes or interpretive sessions designed for children and their families. No advance registration is needed....

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Adult Softball Teams Now Forming through USA Softball

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Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is pleased to announce USA Softball (formerly ASA) has partnered with our department to offer a Men's Open and Church league later this Spring at the Arnold R. Burton complex.  If you are interested in...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Friday Family Fun Night - April 5 at Green Ridge Recreation Center

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Friday Family Fun Night is back! Bring out the whole family for an evening of inflatables, face painting, corn hole and more. It's free for Green Ridge members or $5 for non-members (max. $25 per family). Register in advance or show up the night of for fu...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Gymnastics Intro Classes for ages 1-12 - Saturday, April 6

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Green Ridge Recreation Center has joined forces with Prestige Gymnastics Academy to offer a series of introductory gymnastics classes on Saturday, April 4.  Choose from morning programs including mom & tots, preschool, and school age classes ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Lose Big Now Enrolling - Deadline March 29

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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: March 15, 2019

TRX Locker Open Workout Times at Green Ridge - April through October

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Get outside and get results! The TRX Tactical Training Locker is now available weekly for Green Ridge members and daily admission customers at no additional charge. From April to October, take advantage of the most comprehensive functional training system...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Niagara Ranch Steeplechase on April 27 - Be a Spectator!

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Get an exclusive seat close to the action as you watch our spectacular steeplechase race series and horseback demonstration. Our wranglers will dazzle you as they compete to hurdle fences and other obstacles at Niagara Ranch with the grace and control of ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Marine Corps League Donates $1500 of Mud Run Proceeds to Camp Roanoke

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This week the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors accepted $1,500 this week from the Roanoke Valley Detachment 426 of the Marine Corps League for 2018 proceeds from the annual Mud Run. This donation will help support Camp Roanoke's mission to serve youth ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Spring Break Camps Available at Green Ridge - April 15-19

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Roanoke County Public Schools are out April 15-19 for Spring Break. Need full day care for your grade school age child? Green Ridge offers programs daily from 7:30am to 6:00pm including guided activities, crafts and swimming.Please make sure your child is...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Explore Big House Mountain - Guided Hike on Saturday, Mar. 23

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Rising abruptly from the surrounding plateau, Big House Mountain offers a challenging hike and rewarding views! This strenuous out-and-back hike will cover 6.5 miles of steep and rocky ground, culminating in an impressive western vista overlooking the Jef...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Equestrian Demo and Lecture - April 6 at Explore Park

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The new Niagara Ranch is launching a new season of operations with an inspirational array of activities for all ages. In this expo entitled "7 to 70," learn about the Reba Farm family’s unbelievable story in equestrian adventures. Expe...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Green Ridge Waives Rejoining Fee for Former Members in March

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Are you a former Green Ridge Recreation Center member? We want you back!  This month only we're waiving our rejoin fee in honor of March Madness. Save $45 and come back to experience our new lineup of MOSSA group exercise classes and more.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

New Tawkwando Classes at Green Ridge for Ages 5 to Adult

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Taekwondo is a martial art and sport originating in Korea. It is practiced in nearly every part of the world, by approximately 70 million people, and has been an official Olympic sport since 2000. Students will learn the benefits of self-defense, confiden...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Paint Pouring Workshop - Monday, April 1 at Green Ridge

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See what all the fuss is about! Join in on a paint pouring mini session and paint a 6x6 tile in our new Maker's Nite Paint Pouring workshop. Come after work and unwind, all supplies included, no “crafty” skill necessary. Each month wil...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Mountain Biking 101 - Tuesday, April 9 at Explore Park

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Leave the asphalt behind and let us get you in gear for the trails. Learn the basics of mountain biking with an International Mountain Bike Association certified instructor from Roanoke Mountain Adventures. They will provide you with the skills and knowle...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Wild Things - Free Nature Program Second Saturdays at Explore Park

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New this spring, bring your family out to Explore Park on the second Saturday of each month for a free instructional program with a naturalist from 1pm to 3pm. Topics are as follows:

March 9 - Frogs, Toads and Salamanders

April 13 - Butterflies

May 11 - Bird...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Clean Valley Day at Explore Park - Volunteer Cleanup & Family Event April 6

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Help us keep Explore Park looking its best, and enjoy a free lunch as our way of saying thanks. Meet at the Journey's End parking area within Explore Park, and don't forget to dress appropriately for the weather with sturdy footwear. We'll provide bags an...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Loom Knitting Classes - New at Green Ridge This Spring

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Get ready to cast on to a fun beginner program, and learn to knit without the needles! Loom knitting is an easy way to stitch your own clothing accessories. Instructor Tonya Hodges brings over five years of experience through her business, Learn to Loon K...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Splash Valley 2019 Season Passes Now On Sale

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Purchase a season pass to Splash Valley Water Park, and enjoy unlimited visits during the 2019 season. New this year, get 10% off all concessions stand purchases. You'll also get early admission on weekends and be eligible for free drinks all season with ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Camp Roanoke Open House - Saturday, April 13

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Meet the staff, try the climbing wall, tour the camp and enjoy a light lunch on us. It's the perfect way to find out if Camp Roanoke is right for your child. Join us from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, April 13 for a free day of family fun. While you're there, ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

New Horseback Rides, Lessons and Events at Explore Park this Spring

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Experience western style horseback riding with no previous experience needed. The new Niagara Ranch at Explore Park is hosting a new series of trail rides and lessons for ages 8 and up, as well as several family events to kick off the spring 2019 season. ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Green Ridge to Expand Group Fitness Lineup in March with MOSSA Classes

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Beginning March 2019, Green Ridge Recreation Center is working with MOSSA to offer newer, more up-to-date versions of our most popular group fitness classes. Some class names will change, but your experience will be more energizing, achievable and excitin...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Picnic Shelters Now Open for Reservation - 2019 Season April to October

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Reservation is now open for the 2019 season of picnic shelter rental at Roanoke County parks, with availability from April 1 to October 31. Choose from 16 park sites with reservable shelters, with iopen online registration for standard groups of 50 or les...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Escape to Your Adventure! Youth Camps Now Enrolling for Summer 2019

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Roanoke County is excited to offer the region's largest lineup of youth summer camp options. Choose from over 200 weeks of programs for ages 3-17. This year's thee is Escape to Adventure, with many new full, half day and overnight programs available. New ...

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