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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 Field, 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.
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Santa Claus Calling from the North Pole
Hey Parents of Young Children,
Santa Claus contacted us at Salem Parks and Rec (Hey, we have a special connection to the big guy at the North Pole, ok?!), and he wanted us to share with you that he will be making phone calls to children on Monday, December 17th. If you want Santa to give your kid(s) a call, please PRINT and fill out this form and return it Salem Parks and Rec before December 14th. Forms are being sent home with elementary school children in the Salem School District. We'll also have Santa Calling Forms available in the Salem Public Library and the Salem Parks and Rec building at 620 Florida St. Ho, Ho, Ho!