Reserve a City Facility or Park

Due to COVID-19, parks and other facilities are not available for reservation. Reservations are being accepted for outdoor events in parks occurring May 31, 2021 or after. Please note, there is a chance that reservations might need to be cancelled or modified depending on the COVID-19 pandemic and mandates put in place by the State of Oregon.

There are separate requirements and allowance for sport activities.

Reservations for events in Cascade Gateway Park are NOT being accepted at this time. Please check this webpage for future updates on permit reservation acceptance timeline.

Feel free to check in here, on the city’s COVID-19 information center for all City service impacts, or dial our offices at 503-588-6261.

To reserve a park amenity or facility, bring the following to the Parks and Recreation Services desk:

Allow five business days to process your application to be processed. Remember to review the rules for using a park.

Change a reservation

Changes to a reservation that has already been approved and processed should be submitted at least five business days in advance and may result in a processing fee.

Cancellation policy

The City reserves the right to cancel any scheduled park or facility reservation due to unforeseen circumstances or emergency situations. If your reservation is canceled by the City, you may choose to receive a full refund or to reschedule your reservation.

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: 

Locations available for reservation

Select a location to view more detailed information about the reservation area.

Center 50+

Salem Public Library

Bush’s Pasture Park

  • Amphitheater
  • Gazebo-Rose Garden
  • Lower Leffelle Picnic Area
  • Phillips’ Field
  • Tennis Courts

Cascades Gateway Park 

  • Beaver Grove Shelter
  • Blue Gill “A” and “B”

Geer Community Park

  • Soccer fields
  • Baseball fields

Minto-Brown Island Park

  • Shelter

McKay Park

  • Soccer fields

River Road Park

  • Shelter
  • Soccer field(s) - 2
  • Tennis Court(s) - 2
  • Pickleball Court(s) - 2

Pringle Community Hall

  • Large activity room
  • Meeting room
  • Full kitchen
  • Outdoor picnic areas with tables

Riverfront Park

  • Rotary Pavilion
  • North Meadow
  • South Meadow
  • Amphitheater
  • Rotary pavilion

Wallace Marine Park

Woodmansee Park

  • Shelter
Tree, grass, and path at River Road Park.

River Road Park has a picnic shelter and soccer fields that may be reserved in advance for your use.