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MAIN OFFICE PHONE:  (540) 375-3057|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm
MAIN OFFICE LOCATION:  620 Florida Street, Salem, VA 24153

Parks and Recreation

MAIN OFFICE PHONE:  (540) 375-3057|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm
MAIN OFFICE LOCATION:  620 Florida Street, Salem, VA 24153

Parks & Rec Information and Cancellation Line

(540) 966-6900
Updated daily after 3:30pm

Parks & Rec Registration

The Department of Parks & Recreation provides the citizens of Salem with year round programs and activities, which are geared for all ages.  Programs are divided into: Senior Citizens Center, James I. Moyer Sports Complex/Kiwanis Park, Adult Sports, Youth Sports, Community Activities and Special Events.  The programs are operated  with a full-time staff of 16 and a number of part-time staff such as field maintenance workers, instructors, game officials, summer special event workers, summer interns, sports clinic leaders and volunteer coaches.

Our mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of citizens through professionally managed recreation programs, tournaments, and special events that foster economic impact, promote healthy lifestyles, social interaction, and civic pride among participants.

Notice to Participants:

To safeguard our community and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, many events and programs in the Salem Parks & Recreation & Department are now CANCELLED through May 17, 2020. 

CANCELLED EVENTS 

USA YOUTH SOFTBALL 


APRIL 4-5 


MOYER COMPLEX 

EASTER EGG HUNT 

APRIL 9 

MOYER COMPLEX 

USSSA YOUTH BASEBALL 

APRIL 11 

KIWANIS PARK 

NSA GIRLS SOFTBALL 

APRIL 11 

MOYER COMPLEX 

ROBERTSON FISHING RODEO 

APRIL 18, 20, 22, 25 

LAKE SPRING PARK 

ODAC SOFTBALL 

APRIL 24-25 

MOYER COMPLEX 

MOUNTAIN EAST SOFTBALL 

MAY 1-3 

MOYER COMPLEX 

SALEM AFTER FIVE 

MAY 8 

FARMERS MARKET 

GOT GAME YOUTH TOURNEY 

MAY 9 

MOYER COMPLEX 

USSSA SUPER NIT 

MAY 16-17 

KIWANIS PARK 

 OLYMPIC SOFTBALL GAME     JULY 25                                      KIWANIS PARK

 POSTPONED EVENTS 

SALEM AFTER FIVE 


APRIL 24 


RESCHEDULED FOR SEPT. 19 

OLDE SALEM BREWING EVENT 

MAY 9 

PENDING DATE - TBA 

 

 SALEM SPORTS OFFICE PROGRAMS CANCELLED 

All City of Salem Youth and Adult leagues scheduled for this Spring have been CANCELLED. This includes all Youth Baseball, Youth Softball, Youth Soccer and Adult Softball. We will begin issuing participant refunds this week either by credit card or check, depending on the initial method of payment at the time of registration. 

SALEM COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES CANCELLED 

All activities and classes are cancelled through May 17. 

SALEM SENIOR CENTER EVENTS CANCELLED 

All Salem Senior Center activities, programs, classes and trips are canceled until May 17. 

SALEM PARKS AND REC FACILITY & OFFICE CLOSURES 

Salem Senior Center, Salem Sports Office, The Moyer Sports Complex and Kiwanis Park are all closed. 

 

SALEM PARKS & REC ADMINISTRATION BUILDING 

The main Administrative Office of Salem Parks & Recreation on Florida Street is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.to 1 p.m. to provide needed access for the Local Office of Aging. 

SALEM PARKS - BATHROOMS 

For the safety of patrons and workers, all bathrooms in Salem City Parks are now CLOSED

SALEM PARKS FACILITIES 

At this time, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is encouraging folks to maintain social distancing, but utilize the outdoors. As a result, all Salem Parks and Greenway trails will remain open over as “passive facilities” 

Longwood Park, Moyer Park, Moyer Skate Park, Tennis Courts and Pickleball Courts remain open, as of March 26, 2020. Please note that new picnic shelter rentals will NOT be considered until May 17, 2020. All existing picnic shelter reservations are subject to the discretion of the renter and patrons should adhere to all social distancing guidelines. 

As you are aware, this is a rapidly changing situation with an uncertain timetable. Any changes will be communicated thought normal channels, as quickly as possible. Thanks for your patience and understanding. 

 

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