Recreation Facilities

Open Facility Guidelines

The Playgrounds and Parks listed as "OPEN" will remain so under the following guidelines:

  • Playground is open but not sanitized; use cautiously at your own risk
  • Stay home if you or a family member are sick or if you've been exposed to COVID-19
  • Wear a face covering, if you can. Cloth face coverings should not be placed on:
    • Children under age 2
    • Anyone with difficulty breathing
    • Anyone unable to remove the cloth face covering without assistance
  • Maintain at least 6 feet away from others
  • No large groups are permitted
  • Wash or sanitize hands frequently; we recommend bringing your own hand sanitizer with you

Notice: Tennis courts have reserved times/days for recreational programming. Please check the bulletin board located on-site for reservation times and court availability.


Visit our Recreation Facilities Index page to obtain directions to a park, playground, or facility.

Facility Status

  • Michele Memorial Park: OPEN
  • Michele Memorial Park Tennis Courts: OPEN
  • Palmer Field: OPEN
  • Palmer School: OPEN
  • Woodbury Middle School: OPEN
  • Salem High School: OPEN
  • Salem Boys and Girls Club: OPEN
  • Hedgehog Park: Opens Memorial Day weekend, Day Passes Only, no Seasonal Passes at this time
    • Hedgehog Park Skate Park: CLOSED
  • Hedgehog Pond Beach Results: CLOSED - A no swimming advisory, is currently present at Hedgehog Pond due to high bacterial counts from August testing. Please revisit our web page or Facebook page for updates as to when the beach front will be open.
  • Soule School: OPEN
  • Morse Field: OPEN
  • Fisk School: OPEN
  • Lancaster Elementary: OPEN
  • North Salem Elementary School: OPEN
  • Millville Beach: OPEN
  • Salem Athletic Club: OPEN
  • Ingram Senior Center: OPEN
  • Field of Dreams: OPEN

Outdoor Recreation

Enjoy outdoor recreational opportunities in Salem and the surrounding area. Residents are encouraged to visit the following resources for more information regarding activities and sports, including hiking, ice skating, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing: