Parks and Recreation

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.

Upcoming Events

Movies at Longwood - Sat, Sep 13 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Longwood Movies  Movies at Longwood - Saturday, September 13th
Movie: The Lego Movie

Admission is free!! Begins at dark, bring chairs and a blanket and join us for a movie under the stars!! Concessions will be available to purchase from Fun Times.

Sponsored by Richfield Living Community & Freedom First

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Star-B-Q Bash - Sat, Oct 18

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Artist- TBD. Event is located Farmers Market and starts at 4 p.m. The music will begin at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $12 in advance & $15 at the gate. Children 10 and under are free. Call Parks & Rec for more information at 375-3057.

Sponsored by Salem Parks & Recreation, Salem Terrace, 94.9 Star Country, & Pepsi

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Pumpkinfest - Sat, Oct 25 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
"Pumpkinfest" - Saturday, October 25th, Salem Farmers Market 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Trick or Treating with the merchants from 10 - 11 a.m. Sponsored by Salem Parks & Recreation and Q99-FM. More...
Christmas Tree Lighting - Fri, Dec 05 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Park & Rec Lighting of City of Salem Christmas Tree - 6 p.m., Salem Farmers Market, Salem Christmas Parade to follow. More...
Ye Olde Salem Christmas - Sat, Dec 06 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Park & Rec "Ye Olde Salem Christmas" - Salem Farmers Market, Salem Library, and Downtown Salem,
11 a.m - 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Salem Parks & Recreation, MedExpress, & MemberOne Credit Union.

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MAIN PHONE NUMBER

(540) 375-3057

ADDRESS

620 Florida Street
Salem, VA 24153

OFFICE HOURS

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

Weather Hotline

(540) 966-6900
Updated daily after 3:30 p.m.

GOLF COURSE NUMBER

(540) 354-3542

ADDRESS

601 Academy St.
Salem, VA  24153

COURSE HOURS
Weather-Permitting

8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday - Saturday

ALL-DAY COST

Monday - Friday
18 & Under: $5
Seniors: $8
Adults: $9

Saturday - Sunday
18 & Under: $5
Adults: $10

Chuck Johnston
Course Manager
(540) 354-3542
Salem WiFi Virginia.gov
Roanoke Valley