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:

PoolThe 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

Myer's Community Swimming Pool Hours:

  • Open to the Public - June 7 - August 1
  • Hours: 12:30pm to 5:30pm Monday - Saturday (12:30pm to 4:00pm during Fair Week)
  • Sundays and evenings for parties only.

Additional Myer's Pool Information: 

  • Daily Admission: $2.00 Students/Adults, $1.00 Preschool
  • Season Pool Pass: $55.00 Individual, $125 Family, all within the same household
  • Pool Parties: $60.00 one hour, $90.00 two hours,$135.00 three hours, $170.00 four hours (NO POOL PARTIES DURING FAIR WEEK) Enjoy a 2-flume slide in the big pool and fun in the baby pool with a turtle slide, also diving area.
  • Concessions available during regular hours.
  • Free sunscreen provided.
  • ADA compliant - stairs and lift available if needed.
  • Covered deck area, picnic area and tables. 

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 the Parks Dept.

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 the following:

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

Contact the City of Salem Parks & Recreation Department

Office Contact:

Sean Romero - Director

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Office Location: 

Salem Parks & Recreation
201 E. Market Street Suite 103
Salem, IN 47167

Parks Leadership: 

Salem Parks and Recreation Board Members

  • Dee Dee Zink, President
  • Jonathan Spaulding
  • Dr. Jack Hedrick
  • Joy L. Bierly

Managers and Directors:

  • Austin Luckett - Pool Director - 812-883-6263
  • John Smedley - Park Maintenance
  • Jordan Zweydorff - Youth Football