Parks & Recreation

City of Roanoke Parks & Recreation Department 


The Roanoke Parks & Recreation Department is committed to providing trained and knowledgeable personnel prepared to serve our growing community’s needs. We strive to continually improve our organization through the use of innovation, allowing us to provide the highest level of service possible to those in need.


  • Accountability: Holding ourselves and others accountable to a code of ethics derived from our own core values.
  • Commitment: Dedication to our personal convictions for service of each other and the community. 
  • Innovation: Adapting to changing needs and technology, avoiding stagnation, while respecting tradition.
  • Service: A calling to provide thoughtful customer care that exceeds expectations.

Department Overview

The Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of Roanoke through:

  • Athletic fields
  • Beautiful parks
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Recreational facilities
  • Recreational services
Please contact the Parks Department staff for more information about our facilities and programming.

Winter/Spring 2023 Activity Guide

You May Download a Copy of the Activity Guide HERE


Register for programs, activities, and leagues.

Roanoke Skate Park

Learn more about Roanoke Skate Park.

City-Wide Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan

See the City's Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan.

Join the Roanoke Parks & Recreation Department for the annual Family Valentines Dance. The dance includes: a photo booth, DJ, desserts, food, giveaways, dancing, and memories to last a lifetime. This years theme is "Luau". Tickets are $10 per person, children under 2 are free.

Click here to buy tickets. 
Valentines Dance Luau Party - 2023