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Salisbury Parks and Recreation maintains 508 acres of beautiful park land, encompassing 28 park properties and parks, a swimming pool and splash pad, a sports complex and a large community park and athletic complex. In addition, the department provides many amenities for public enjoyment, including four recreation facilities, ten tennis courts, seven paved sections (5.2 miles) of the Salisbury Greenway, seven cemeteries and maintains urban trees and landscape and medians throughout the City along.

Mission Statement
To provide quality leisure services through safe, attractive, maintained parks, cemeteries, landscapes  and diversified programs that meet the current and future needs of the community…along with our continued commitment of providing excellent customer service.

In 2000, Salisbury Parks and Recreation received CAPRA (Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies) accreditation, making the department the 27th accredited department in the country and the second in North Carolina. The department earned reaccreditation status in 2005 and 2010.
National Gold Medal
Salisbury Parks and Recreation was one of four finalists recognized for excellence in the field of park and recreation management 2011.
All shelter/event reservations must be paid for no later than 2 weeks in advance or within 2 weeks of making the reservation. No refunds.
Check out this video about our services:
 Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department Video

 - A Nationally Accredited Parks and Recreation Agency -

 Contact Information


Salisbury Parks and Recreation Administration
634 Park Avenue
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
General Info/Administration:
(704) 638-5291 

Program Information:
(704) 216-PLAY

Director of Parks and Recreation
Nick Aceves
(704) 638-5299

Shelter/Park Reservations & General Department Info
Nikki Propst - Administration & Programming
(704) 638-5291

City Park and Recreation Center
Teri Shaw - Aquatics & Programming
(704) 638-5295

Hall Gym
Steve Clark - Athletics & Programming
(704) 638-5289

Miller Recreation Center
Delando Clowney - Programming
(704) 638-5297

Salisbury Civic Center
Sam WIlborn - Programming
(704) 638-5275​

Special Events Coordinator
Vivian Koontz
(704) 216-2708

Hurley Park
Daphne Beck
(704) 638-4459

Maintenance Manager & Salisbury Community Park
Stephen Brown
(704) 638-4481​​


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