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, ADA accessible 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.
This park was recently renovated in 2020 with new, multi-use Bermuda grass athletic fields, lighting, scoreboards, parking lot, fountain feature, magnolia walkway, and greenway connector. It is also home to the ADA accessible Maher Baseball Field, eight tournament-ready and recently renovated, ADA-accessible tennis courts. River’s Edge North is one of the busiest parks in Roanoke. Many large events and festivals take place in the park, including the annual Roanoke GO Outside Festival (GO Fest).
River’s Edge South is a popular destination for sports-lovers on any given weekend in the city. With seven, ADA Accessible 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.