than ten years ago, the process to develop a massive public park and
athletic complex began in response to a request by residents of the
City of Salisbury for more athletic facilities and park space. From
that creative vision, the Salisbury Community Park and
Athletic Complex was born. A lot has changed in the park since its
If you visited the Salisbury Community Park and Athletic
Complex this year, you likely witnessed several events highlighting
the grandeur of this spectacular 300+ acre facility.
Odds are you watched girls fast pitch
softball or little league baseball on one of five baseball/softball
fields during regional tournament play. If you made it to the park
on the right day, you caught a glimpse of the record breaking
numbers of Cyclo-Cross bicycle racers from all over the country
competing in an obstacle course of racing in late October. Catching
a soccer game or the likes of a single soul kicking a ball around on
one of our four regulation soccer fields would have been easy to
catch just about any day of the year. If your timing was just right
you even caught little Stephen wrestling a fish, dangling from the
end of his fishing pole during the annual Fishing Derby in June.
initial passage of a $3 million bond package early on successfully
started the development of the Salisbury Community Park and
Athletic Complex, additional funds are needed to nurture the
facility to its full potential. Additional features can only be
added through the generosity of foundations, corporate donations,
grants and gifts.
Parks and Recreation Foundation Board, invites you to be a
part of this rewarding effort by becoming a Friend of the Park. Your
tax-deductible monetary, in-kind or stock donations will help to
ensure that generations to come will be able to enjoy the benefits
of the growing and expanding Salisbury Community Park and Athletic
Complex, that started as a mere vision more than ten years ago.
We thank you for your consideration and
generosity in sharing the gift of recreation with your neighbors in