Salisbury Parks and Recreation maintains 508 acres of
beautiful park land, encompassing 16
neighborhood parks, a swimming pool, 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 and five paved
sections of the Salisbury Greenway.
To provide quality
leisure services through safe, attractive,
maintained parks, cemerteries, landscape and diversified programs
that meet the current and future needs of
the community . . . along with our continued
commitment of providing excellent customer
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 2010.