River’s Edge Sports Complex is a large park in Roanoke. With the Roanoke River running through the center of the Complex, the park sections are commonly referred to as River’s Edge South and River’s Edge North. With two large baseball diamonds, 16 newly renovated tennis courts and athletic fields, River’s Edge Sports Complex is a very popular park in Roanoke. Conveniently situated along the Roanoke River Greenway, the park is easily accessible by car, foot or bicycle.
Home to the Maher Baseball Field, eight tournament-ready and newly renovated tennis courts, and open fields, River’s Edge North is a busy park in Roanoke. Many large events and festivals take place in the park, including the annual Roanoke GO Outside Festival (GO Fest), which will take place at River’s Edge South in 2017. In 2017, construction of a new paved and wheelchair-accessible parking lot and new synthetic turf fields will commence at River’s Edge North. These improvements will further enhance River’s Edge’s amenities.
River’s Edge South is a popular destination for sports-lovers on any given weekend in the city. With seven fields, ranging from football and soccer to baseball, River’s Edge South is usually bustling in the fall, spring and summer with team sports. On the opposite side of the park, you’ll find more tennis courts and a playground. The beautiful Roanoke River and Roanoke River Greenway winds past River’s Edge South, making it easily accessible by car or on foot.
Please note that fields #1 and #2 at River’s Edge Sports Complex – South are closed, effective May 22 through Labor Day. Read this blog to learn more about the turf upgrades!