Parks & Recreation

The Department of Parks and 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
  • Special Events

The programs are operated with a full-time staff of 22 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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Parks and Rec Information and Cancellation Line:
Updated daily after 3:30 pm.