Posted on: July 27, 2017

Outdoor Archery Camp at Explore Park Begins August 7 (ages 11-14)

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Come experience archery in the great outdoors at Explore Park this summer. All instructors are certified by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and have undergone a certification program referred to as BAI, ‘Basic Archery Instructor.&...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Returning Green Ridge Members, Waive Rejoining Fee Through August 31

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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 added pool hours, new equipme...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Bricks 4 Kidz STEM Camps for ages 5-13, Spaces Available!

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In this exciting Bricks 4 Kidz camp, we use LEGO® bricks and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles to build amazing worlds of fun in a variety of different themes each day. Sample themes include Mining & Crafting, ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Self Defense Class, Tuesdays at Green Ridge Starting August 8

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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. This is a four week program. Low impact....

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Virginia Outdoors Survey - Available Online through August 24

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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. The survey assesses the popularity and needs for outdoor ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Pillbugs Hike - Saturday, July 29 at Explore Park

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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! Using hands-on investigation, we'll look under rocks and make some new "Roly-Poly" fr...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Free Touch-a-Truck Event Returns to Green Hill Park on July 29

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ROANOKE COUNTY, VIRGINIA June 27, 2017 – Have you ever wondered what it is like to drive a boat, operate a bucket truck or ride in an armored vehicle? Come out to experience these vehicles and so much more at our ninth annual Touch-a-Tr...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Blue Ridge Parkway Pavement Preservation - Lane Closures This Summer

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VINTON, VA – Blue Ridge Parkway managers are introducing a maintenance strategy designed to extend the life of pavement on this historic route; and this summer several sections of Parkway in Virginia between Milepost 27 and 175 have been identif...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Beat the Heat! Paddleboard, Kayak & Canoe Adventures Available

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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. Each program includes all the equipment...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Camp Roanoke's Discovery Day Camp Still Has Space Available

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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...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Splash Valley Water Park Now Open Daily

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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. Daily operation continues through August 22, with weekends only after th...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Summer Camp Programs Now Open for Registration

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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 opt...

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