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Athletics and Aquatics


The Athletics and Aquatics Section delivers youth and adult athletic and aquatic programs including individual and league sports, clinics, camps, lessons and tournaments. These programs are designed to improve the development and knowledge of participants, coaches, officials and administrators while encouraging skill development, safe facilitation, appropriate conduct, sportsmanlike behaviors and personal accountability.

The Section provides for the overall management of the City's two pools and prepares all athletic fields for Department athletic program usage, Roanoke City Public Schools athletic field usage, community rentals and regional tournaments. Staff members maintain and/or improve athletic field conditions to provide the best possible athletic facilities to enhance the enjoyment and safety of all participants.

The Section coordinates the best use of athletic fields amongusers to prevent overuse and potential damage and sustain partnerships with other Roanoke Valley jurisdictions, businesses, and community agencies to increase program opportunities for citizens and visitors.

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