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Christiansburg Aquatic Center
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center is home to the Virginia Tech Swimming Team and hosts many youth and amateur swimming and diving meets. The Aquatic Center also hosts the ACC and CAAS Swimming Tournaments each year.
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center covers 64,000 sq. ft. with a total occupancy of 2,600 people. The facility contains three pools, cardio fitness rooms, multi-purpose rooms, a warming kitchen, locker rooms, wet class rooms, family changing rooms, and a sun deck.
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Harkrader Sports Complex
Located behind Christiansburg Middle School, Harkrader Sports Complex has three lighted multipurpose fields, two of which have 300 foot dimensions for tournament play. A central tower houses a concession stand and restrooms on the main level. The upper part of the tower has an umpire room, office, and room for scorekeepers, scoreboard operators, media, and staff. There is also a walking path, tennis and basketball courts, picnic tables, and two playground areas. Harkrader Sports Complex is heavily used from spring to fall and is often the host site for local baseball tournaments. Harkrader Sports Complex has hosted the Dixie Boys World Series in 2010 and 2012. Harkrader was also the hose of the 2013 USSSA Baseball World Series, the host of the 2014 Nations Baseball World Series, the 2015 Nations Ultimate Basbeall World Series and the 2016 Top Gun Bow Net Atlantic World Series.
The Kiwanis Park has two lighted multipurpose baseball/softball fields, a picnic shelter, horseshoe pits, and a new Miracle Play-system playground equipment. Kiwanis Park and the Kiwanis Community Picnic Shelter are sponsored by the Christiansburg Kiwanis Club.
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Golden Hills Disc Golf
Golden Hills Disc Golf is a unique course that consists of wooded fairways with a variety of elevation gains. Out of 4,300 national public courses listed in the disc golf course database, Golden Hills is one of only 19 in the United States with 37 holes.
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Blacksburg Rotary Mountain Bike Skill Park
The Blacksburg Rotary Mountain Bike Skills Park is located in Blacksburg off Meadowbrook Road at the base of the Jefferson National Forest. The Blacksburg Rotary Mountain Bike Park has a long history of providing one of the only access points to the Jefferson National Forest for the town of Blacksburg. Three decades ago the Gateway Trail began as a private property horse trail that has now developed into an extremely active multi-use trail. Today, the Skills Park offers an experience that will appeal to a range of skill levels – from beginners to experts alike. The unique conceptual design was completed by Alpine Bike Parks of Canada to create a fun place to increase mountain biking skills.
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The Huckleberry Trail is a paved trail system that extends almost 15 miles through rolling terrain and passes through Blacksburg, Virginia Tech, Montgomery County, and Christiansburg. The trial offers a way for pedestrians and bicyclists to reach a number of recreational, cultural, and commercial attractions in the area. The Huckleberry Trail is connected to other paved and natural surface trail systems, like the Coal Mining Heritage Park, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center trails, McDonald Hollow trails, Gateway Trail and Poverty Creek Trail System. The entirely connected paved and natural surface trail system extends over 50 miles. If you’d like to explore the Huckleberry Trail on wheels, there are Roam Bike rental hubs at the Uptown Mall, Blacksburg Library, and the Christiansburg Rec Center.
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