Menu
  1. How Do I?
  2. Business
  3. Government
  4. Residents
  5. Departments
    1. Animal Shelter
    2. Commissioner of the Revenue
    3. Commonwealth Attorney
    4. Communications Office
    5. Community Development
    6. Economic Development
    7. Electric
    8. Finance
    9. Human Resources
    10. Parks and Recreation
    11. Police
    12. Real Estate
    13. Registrar's Office
    14. Rescue Squad
    15. Salem Fire-EMS
    16. Salem Public Library
    17. Sheriff's Office
    18. Street & General Maintenance
    19. Technology Systems
    20. Treasurer's Office
    21. Water & Sewer Dept
  6. Tourism
  7. Downtown
  8. Report a Problem
MAIN OFFICE PHONE:  (540) 375-3057|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm
MAIN OFFICE LOCATION:  620 Florida Street, Salem, VA 24153

Parks & Rec News

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

Published on Thursday, April 18, 2019

Annual Fishing Rodeo On The Horizon

The City of Salem Parks & Recreation Department is all set to host the 68th annual Ernest “Pig” Robertson Fishing Rodeo at Lake Spring Park, located at the corner of West Main and Green Street. Here are this year’s Rodeo dates: 

Children Ages 3-8 Saturday, April 27 9 a.m. - Noon 
Children Ages 9-12 Saturday, May 4 9 a.m. - Noon 
(No Rain Dates for These Two Events)

Special Needs Children Day Monday, April 29 10 a.m. - Noon 
Nursing Home Patients Day Wednesday, May 1 10 a.m. - Noon 
(Special Needs Rain Date is April 30 – Nursing Home Rain Date is May 2) 


The City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department presents this free event and pre-registration is not required. The Salem Kiwanis Club, Scooter Darnell with Re/Max-Real Estate One and the Salem Red Sox are sponsoring this year’s rodeo. Many businesses in the community also have donated prizes and money to help make this event such a success in past years. The top angler will receive a trophy and prizes will be awarded throughout each day.

For additional information, call the Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 375-3057.

x