Interested in renting a facility or setting up an account?  How about a program scholarship for your child?  If you’re not comfortable using our online system, you can fill out the forms below. Please deliver your forms to the Parks and Recreation Administrative Office at 215 Church Avenue, Room 303, Roanoke, VA 24011. If you have any questions, or would like to register over the phone, please call our main office at 540-853-2236.

Quick Online Registration

Due to COVID-19, those wishing to rent a facility or participate in a program MUST FILL OUT THIS WAIVER in addition to the regular rental and registration forms. Thank you.

COVID-19 Program Participation Waiver

COVID-19 Rental Waiver

Roanoke Parks and Recreation Forms

Events: Permits, Reservations and Equipment Rentals

The first step in planning your event is reserving the right space. If you’d like your event to take place in a Roanoke park, or on a greenway or trail, please fill out one of these forms. If you have any questions, give us a call at 540-853-2236 and we’d be happy to help! 


Elmwood Park Reservation Rules
Elmwood Park Reservation Request
Elmwood Park Maps

Reserving a Park, Trail or Greenway:

Park and Plaza Open Space Reservation Request
Mill Mountain Park Reservation Request
Park Shelter Reservation Request
Dog Park Reservation Request
Greenways and Trails Event Reservation Request
Highland Park Amphitheater Reservation Form
Outdoor Classroom Reservation Request


Aquatic Facility Reservation Guidelines
Aquatic Facility Reservation Form


Athletic Field Reservation Guidelines
Athletic Field Reservation Request
Athletic Facility Reservation Form


Recreation Center Reservation Guidelines
Recreation Center Reservation Request
Recreation Center Lease Agreement
Discovery Center Reservation Request
Mountain View Center Reservation Request


Assembly permits are required for public assembly events, such as parades, festivals, block parties, races or walks, or other group assembly taking place on City of Roanoke streets, parks, alleys, sidewalks or other public properties. 

Assembly Permit

If you anticipate that more than 1,000 people will attend your event, you will need to fill out an Emergency Action Plan Form and submit it to the City’s Emergency Management Department. 


Alcohol Permits:

Alcohol Permit Application
Alcohol Permit Guidelines


Did you know that you can reserve equipment, such as stages, picnic tables and chairs through Roanoke Parks and Recreation? Our park management crews help set up hundreds of local events and festivals annually. This is the form you’ll need to get started:

Equipment Reservation Request



Customer Forms and Scholarships

Are you a new Roanoke Parks and Recreation customer? Welcome! Please submit this form with your information and we will input you into our system and get started on your registration! 

New Customer Form

Minor Health History Form

Have you recently taken a program or visited a facility? We’d love your feedback! Please fill out these forms to evaluate our performance and continue to offer excellent service. 

Facility Evaluation Form

Program Evaluation Form

Roanoke Parks and Recreation also offers financial aid for eligible youth in the City of Roanoke. To learn more, please fill out this form or call 540-853-2236. 

Scholarship Application

Project and Program Proposals

Fill out these forms to propose an idea or plan for a new or existing park, trail, greenway, or recreation program.


Roanoke Program Proposal Form

Adopt a Park in Roanoke

Interested in adopting a park in Roanoke? Here is all of the information you need to get started.

For more information, please contact Linda Bedsaul, Roanoke Parks and Recreation Adopt a Park Coordinator, at 540-853-5896 or

Park Adoption Guidelines

Assumption of Risk

Permit Agreement

Activity Report

Tree Planting Forms

To plant a street tree, please fill out this form and submit a volunteer application: 

Street Tree Planting Form

Online Volunteer Application

To request a commemorative tree, please fill out this form:

Commemorative Tree Request

Metal Detector