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    Family Scenic Horseback Ride - Saturday, August 12

    Seated adjacent to the Peaks of Otter and with endless miles of trail, join the equine experts at Reba Farm and enjoy scenic landscapes while learning to ride and work with your horse companion. Read on...
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    Outdoor Archery Camp at Explore Park Begins August 7 (ages 11-14)

    Come experience archery in the great outdoors at Explore Park this summer. The camp’s core content includes archery history, safety, technique, equipment, mental concentration, and self-improvement. Read on...
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    Returning Green Ridge Members, Waive Rejoining Fee Through August 31

    Former Green Ridge members are invited to "Catch the Waive." Now through August 31, come back to us and we'll waive your $45 rejoining fee. If you haven't been here in a while, you'll love the improvements including new equipment, added pool hours and... Read on...
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    Bricks 4 Kidz STEM Camps for ages 5-13, Spaces Available!

    Spaces are still available in our Lego STEM camp programs for ages 5-13 at Green Ridge Recreation Center! Temes include Mining & Crafting, Superheroes, Pokemon and Star Wars. You'll enjoy building LEGO mosaics, 3D LEGO Builds, motorized LEGO projects. Read on...
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    Self Defense Class, Tuesdays at Green Ridge Starting August 8

    Do you know how to defend yourself from an attacker? Learn how to recognize a potential threat. Learn how to avoid that threat. Learn how to deal with that threat. Learn how to use your body as a weapon, if needed. Four week program for ages 13 through Read on...
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    Virginia Outdoors Survey - Available Online through August 24

    Researchers want to know what you think about Virginia's outdoor recreation options! Since the 1970s, the Virginia Outdoors Survey (VOS) has been conducted as a random survey of Virginia residents. This year you're invited to take the survey online. Read on...
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    Pillbugs Hike - Saturday, July 29 at Explore Park

    What is cute, tiny, lives in your backyard, and is related to lobsters? Roll on down to Explore Park to discover the fascinating world of a terrestrial isopod! Ages 5 and up. Read on...
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    Free Touch-a-Truck Event Returns to Green Hill Park on July 29

    We invite you to see, touch, interact with, and climb on hundreds of cool vehicles. Your kids will love exploring fire trucks, helicopters, planes, boats and so much more at Green Hill Park. One of the largest events of its kind in the nation! Read on...
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    Blue Ridge Parkway Pavement Preservation - Lane Closures This Summer

    Beginning July 5 the National Park Service will be conducting pavement preservation resulting in lane closures along several stretches of the Blue Ridge Parkway both North and South of Roanoke for about 12 weeks. Please visit their website for details. Read on...
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    Beat the Heat! Paddleboard, Kayak & Canoe Adventures Available

    Join Roanoke County's adventure experts for a wide selection of river adventures this summer. Choose from Stand Up Paddleboarding at Explore Park, Canoeing on the James River and Kayaking on the New River. Read on...
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    Camp Roanoke's Discovery Day Camp Still Has Space Available

    Worried about too much screen time for the kids this summer? Camp Roanoke still has spaces available in our Discovery Day Camp Program. Join use each week from Monday through Friday for outdoor enrichment, with transportation included from Tanglewood Mall Read on...
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    Splash Valley Water Park Now Open Daily

    Roanoke County's Splash Valley is now open for daily operation. Visit us daily from 11am to 7pm. Residents and season pass holders get one hour early admission on weekends. Read on...
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    Summer Camp Programs Now Open for Registration

    Roanoke County's 2017 summer camp lineup has been set! Registration is now available for over 200 weeks of programming for ages 3 to 17. Pick up a copy of the new program guide at Green Ridge and Brambleton Center, or go online to browse your options. Read on...
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