City of Salem Parks and Recreation

Thanks go to the many volunteers, businesses, and organizations helping the Salem Parks and Recreation Department throughout the year. The Salem Parks & Recreation includes the following parks and recreation facilities open to the public.

Myer's Community Swimming Pool: (The pool opens on Memorial Day.)

The Myer's Community Pool Includes:

  • Baby pool with turtle slide
  • Pool with adult double slide
  • Lawn chair rentals
  • Concession stand
  • Shaded picnic area
  • Showers and locker rooms


DePauw Park and Riley’s Place Playground

A public shelter is available for rental within DePauw Park. To reserve the DePauw Park Shelter contact the Salem Parks and Recreation Office at Ph#812-883-2895. The shelter is perfect for family reunions and gatherings.

DePauw Park Includes:

  • Riley’s Place Playground
  • Outside grill & Picnic tables and Covered Shelter
  • Four basketball goals

Salem Community Park:

Community Park is alive with activity with T-Ball games, Youth baseball and adult softball leagues almost every evening and weekend. If you would like to reserve a field please contact us.

Community Park Includes:

  • Five Ball fields (Youth Leagues are Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken sanctioned) Fields may be rented by calling Ph#812-883-2895
  • Concessions stand
  • Tennis Courts
  • Covered picnic area
  • Two sets of restrooms
  • Skate park
  • Merri-go-round and slide


Elizabeth Street Park and Shelter:

The Elizabeth Street Park features:

  • Playground Equipment
  • Covered Shelter & Picnic area
  • Volleyball and a Basketball court.