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Posted on: February 14, 2020

School's Out Camps Available March 3 & March 13

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Roanoke County public schools are closed on March 3 for primary elections and March 13 for a teacher work day. Enrichment programs will be available at Green Ridge Recreation Center from 7:30am to 6:00pm for grade school aged children needing care.

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Spring Program Registration Begins Monday

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Registration for spring recreation programs begins on Monday, February 17 for Roanoke County residents. Non-residents may sign up beginning Wednesday, February 19. Summer camps are already open for registration regardless of residency. Look for your copy ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Virginia Creeper Trail Winter Bike Ride - Feb. 29

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Enjoy hours of pleasant cycling along the Virginia Creeper Trail! Beginning at the local high point of Whitetop Station, we will take advantage of 17 miles of scenic and gently sloping terrain, providing an easy and novice-friendly ride to our end-point i...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Soap Making Workshop - Saturday, Feb. 29 at Green Ridge

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Learn how soap becomes “soap” through the process of saponification and how to use online calculators to custom create any soap that suits your personal preference! Participants will have hands on practice creating and following a reci...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Superhero Party Zone - March 13 at Green Ridge

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Parents need a night out? Party Zone is back at Green Ridge Recreation Center on Friday, March 13 for ages 3-10. Drop off your kids ages 3-10 for a superhero party, including crafts, pizza, swimming and more. Come dressed as a future superhero! No costume...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Go Caving with an Outdoor Pro - Saturday, March 7

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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 though passages and chambers to see beautiful formations and experience this underground w...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Adult Ballet Workout - Monday Nights at Green Ridge

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Enjoy a 30-minute barre workout featuring exercises combining balance, coordination and flexibility. Learn a new skill while enhancing your coordination, strength and agility. Monday nights at 7:30 pm starting February 17 at Green Ridge Recreation Center....

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Swing Dance Lessons - Tuesday Nights at Green Ridge Starting Feb. 18

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Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving! Each seven week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20’s or 30’s Charleston, Lindy Hop, and ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Choose from Over 200 Summer Camps for Ages 3-17

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Roanoke County’s summer camps are now open for registration. Choose from over 200 camps including half-day, full-day and overnight programs at locations such as Green Ridge Recreation Center, Explore Park and Camp Roanoke. Register 60 days or mo...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Camp Roanoke Expands Lineup of Daycamps Up to Rising Grade 7

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New in 2010, Camp Roanoke has expanded its lineup of full day programs to include options for rising K through 7th graders. Previously only offered through grade 5, the day camp option offers an alternative for campers who don’t want to stay ove...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Self Defense Workshop - Saturday, February 22 at Green Ridge

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Raise your everyday awareness or just be college ready for the fall. The workshop is designed to raise awareness of everyday tasks and to protect yourself in situations. Contact will be part of the workshop so make it fun and bring a friend! Participants ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

35th Annual Valentines Dance for People with Disabilities - February18

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Therapeutic Recreation Services of the Roanoke Valley is now accepting registrations for the 35th annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance at Hotel Roanoke for individuals with disabilities. Come and enjoy delectable food, rocking music, and delirious da...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

New Teacher Workday Outdoor Adventure Camps at Camp Roanoke

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Roanoke County Schools are out for teacher workdays on Monday, February 3 and Friday, March 13. New this winter, experience outdoor fun at Camp Roanoke with included satellite transportation from Tanglewood Mall. Geared towards 3rd-6th graders activities ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Be Ironman Ready! New Workshop Series for Triathlon Prep

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The Ironman 70.3 is coming to Virginia's Blue Ridge this spring! Are you up to the challenge? Prepare yourself expert training tips from our personal trainers and partners at East Coasters, Mountain Junkies and Hollins University Swimming with our Fan to ...

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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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