Recreation Services

​Explore the great outdoors or get fit with summer and sports camps for children, family-friendly events, and fun activities for all ages. Many recreational activities such as softball and kickball leagues, and sports tournaments take place in Salem's park system.

For a complete list of available activities and fees, download the latest recreation guide below:

2021 Recreation Guide 3882 KB

​Did you know? 

In 2019... 

  • 6,133 people participated in recreation programs.

  • 42,359 hours were spent using Salem park facilities.

What's Happening
Dec. 25
Christmas Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Dec. 31
New Year's Eve - Some City offices closed for holiday observance.

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Jan. 01
New Year's Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Jan. 13
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is an advisory board to City Council and whose purview is over parks and recreation activities and city trees.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-588-6211

Learn more

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-588-6211 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Feb. 10
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is an advisory board to City Council and whose purview is over parks and recreation activities and city trees.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-588-6211

Learn more

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-588-6211 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Contact us

Parks and Recreation
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 325
Salem OR 97301
Phone: