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 20, 2017

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

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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! Bring  your 3D cre...

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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 18, 2017

Superhero Night at Splash Valley on Friday from 5pm to 9pm

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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.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

New "Let it Flow" Kids Yoga at Brambleton Center on Tuesday, July 25

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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 (to...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Mountain Biking Trail Ride at Explore Park on Thursday, July 27

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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. They will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to get out there on yo...

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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: July 11, 2017

Opossums 101 - Saturday, July 22 at Explore Park

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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, and cast tracks to help you...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

New Swimming Lesson Sessions at Green Ridge Start Next Week

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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 including Tuesday/Thursday eve...

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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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