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City of Salem Parks and Recreation

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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 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.

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  • Major Access Routes: I-81
  • Directions: From I-81, take Exit 140 to VA-311 South. Take VA-311/Thompson Memorial Drive south for 2 miles and then turn left on S. College Avenue. Go 1/2 mile and turn left on E. 4th Street. Then go 1/4 mile and turn right on Florida Street.