Events

Olympic Night
Saturday, August 20 - 5pm to 9pm

In honor of the Rio Olympics, we're holding our own family friendly competition on Saturday, August 20. The park will be open until 9pm. Green Ridge Recreation Center members get free admission to this event.

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For a complete listing of Roanoke County Parks events, see our Events Calendar below:
  1. Jan 31
  2. Puppy Kindergarten

    Does your puppy need some direction? Cute and adorable as they are-they just sometimes have difficulty listening and bad habits continue! This six week course is designed for puppies aged 10-24 weeks old. Your puppy will socialize off-leash with other puppies and people. Exercises include Name Recognition, Touch, Sit, Drop It, Down, Off, Gotcha, Come, Agility, and Pass the Puppy. Discussion topics include puppy development, house-training, chewing, grooming, play-biting, reading puppies' body la...
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  1. Feb 7
  2. Adult Self Defense

    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. Simple body movements. Physical limitations are not a problem.
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  1. Feb 21
  2. Japanese Karate

    Self-discipline, confidence, coordination , awareness, improved memory & focus, and how to protect oneself against a verbal or physical attack if needed are lessons in a structured class of Karate. Learn to use the mind as well as the body to resolve conflict. Karate is a sport that one can do at any age. It is great for kids as well as adults. Many adults have taken karate earlier in their lives. It is time to start back-all levels welcome. This is a light contact class. We work with many p...
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  3. Japanese Karate

    Self-discipline, confidence, coordination , awareness, improved memory & focus, and how to protect oneself against a verbal or physical attack if needed are lessons in a structured class of Karate. Learn to use the mind as well as the body to resolve conflict. Karate is a sport that one can do at any age. It is great for kids as well as adults. Many adults have taken karate earlier in their lives. It is time to start back-all levels welcome. This is a light contact class. We work with many p...
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  1. Feb 22
  2. Facebook for iPad

    Learn how to use Facebook on your iPad. Prerequisites: • Bring your iPad to class • An active Facebook account (please know your user name and password*)
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  3. No Fear Windows 10

    If you’re a new Windows user or not quite comfortable with the latest update, this class will help you learn the new interface, understand how to handle apps, customize the desktop, and save and organize files. Prerequisites: • Basic computer skills
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