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

Senior Center

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

(540) 375-3054

110 Union Street
Salem, VA 24153

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Vickie Sword
Program Supervisor
(540) 375-9710

Brad Blankenship
Assistant Program Supervisor
(540) 375-9709

The Salem Senior Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year!!!!  The senior program began in 1972 when The Salem Recreation Commission became known as the Department of Parks and Recreation under the direction of Jerry Gwaltney.  The senior citizen programming was run by Gertrude Harris, Cultural Activities Supervisor.  All divisions operated from the 620 Florida Street office at this time. In August of 1972, a federal grant along with support by the City of Salem began funding the senior program.  Four years later the entire program was funded by the City of Salem through the Department of Parks and Recreation.  In 1974, the house we continue in today (110 Union Street) officially opened for the seniors. The addition was added on the back of the house in 1979 and the senior program still runs today. One thing has never changed through the years at the center, all senior citizens are welcome and encouraged to participate. We offer something for every senior citizen. Stop by the office and we will be glad to show you around and make sure you have a monthly newsletter.  Activities, travel, classes, and friendships are what make the Center a welcoming place to come visit! We will be celebrating our 50th anniversary at a luncheon on Friday, September 16, 2022, held at the Salem Civic Center. Click on the link for details.



 Overnight Trips Click on Link For More Info:

Biloxi/ New Orleans - May 1 - 6, 2023

Niagara Falls/ Toronto - Sep 10 - 16, 2023

Click here for the: 2023 Trip List


 To sign up for a trip, call our office at 540-375-3054 to make sure there are available seats and then fill out the Trip Reservation Form and bring or mail to the Salem Senior Center, 110 Union Street, Salem, VA  24153.

Click Here for the: February 2023 Calendar and Newsletter