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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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    3D Printing Camp for Teens at Vinton Library Starting Monday!

    Did you know that 3D modeling and 3D printing are some of the fastest growing STEM fields? If you are ready to think beyond traditional limits with new cutting edge technology, then this is the camp for you! Every morning from July 24-28. 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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    Superhero Night at Splash Valley on Friday from 5pm to 9pm

    Grab your cape and fly down the slides at Splash Valley Water Park this Friday, July 21. CW/WFXR presents our second annual superhero night. The fun kicks off at 5pm, with extra music and games from K92 beginning at 6pm. Admission is only $5. Read on...
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    New "Let it Flow" Kids Yoga at Brambleton Center on Tuesday, July 25

    Inspired by Disney's Frozen, this special class for children will take them on a magical adventure through the art of yoga. Breathing techniques (to help them belt out the words to “Let it Go!”), gentle stretching and strengthening... Read on...
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    Mountain Biking Trail Ride at Explore Park on Thursday, July 27

    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. Bikes included! 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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    Opossums 101 - Saturday, July 22 at Explore Park

    Learn all about North America's only marsupial and find out why this fascinating animal deserves our respect and admiration. This program includes a variety of fun hands-on activities, a take home opossum informational booklet... Read on...
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    New Swimming Lesson Sessions at Green Ridge Start Next Week

    Do your kids have the water safety skills they need this summer? Green Ridge Recreation Center offers American Red Cross certified swimming instruction for ages 6-months through 12-years. Choose from several sessions in July... 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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