Experience The Fun!

The Parks and Recreation Department provides opportunities for learning and life experiences that enhance the physical, social, cultural, and environmental well being of our community. We serve a diverse cross-section of citizens and visitors through the provision of programs, services, and facilities that encourage the development of positive, lasting value systems, and self-esteem.

Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs

Parks and Recreation

January - New Year, New Beginnings... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
January - New Year, New Beginnings... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In this month's newsletter, we discuss rebuilding the Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground, the First Annual City of Yuma Volksmarch, the upcoming "Park Social," a Woodcarvers Expo, and happenings from the City of Yuma Parks & Recreation department. Continued...

Fall & Winter Activities Guide Available Online!
Fall & Winter Activities Guide Available Online!

The Yuma Parks and Recreation Activities Guide is available online for your convenience. Just one click gets you a PDF, printable version of the 36-page Guide. Continued...

Events, Tickets & Classes
Events, Tickets & Classes

Find out about Recreation classes, shows at the Historic Yuma Theatre, Yuma Civic Center events, and much, much more. Continued...

Senior Games
Senior Games

Connect with old or new friends, compete in any of over 30 different events and have a great time when you join us for the Annual Senior Games! Family, friends and the general public are always welcome to attend the events and it's FREE to spectate. Continued...

Alcohol Permits
Alcohol Permits

Alcohol permits for nine of the City of Yuma parks are now available for purchase online from the City's website. Continued...


Recent News

Blues Festival to be First Major Concert at City's Gateway Park

Yuma residents and visitors know the City's Gateway Park as beachfront access to the Colorado River and as providing some of the area's best "postcard" photographs. Now, that park will add one more distinction: Festival concert venue. Continued... 01/23/2015

Fire House Facts and Tips on Prevention of Injuries Related to Falls

Fire House Facts for Sunday January 11, 2015 through Saturday January 17, 2015 and Tips on Prevention of Injuries Related to Falls Continued... 01/22/2015

City of Yuma Road Report for January 22, 2015
City of Yuma Road Report for January 22, 2015

This week's update of road construction projects: 4th Avenue and 16th Street; 8th Avenue near 25th Street; Avenue A near Smucker Park; County 14th, 3E to Avenue A; and more. Continued... 01/22/2015

City's Annual Neighborhood Cleanup Starts This Monday

Beginning Monday, City of Yuma residents will start setting their unwanted items at the curb and have them removed for no additional charge during the annual 10-week City of Yuma Neighborhood Cleanup. Continued... 01/21/2015

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Upcoming Events

January 26 Little Steps Play Group (Session II)

Have fun and socialize with your tot in a weekly, structured class. (01/26/2015 thru 03/02/2015) 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM More ...

29 Free Bicycle Safety Course

Bicycling is much more than balancing a two wheeled vehicle and making it go forward. Every bicycle rider must know the rules of the road, just as a licensed driver of an automobile should. 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM More ...

February 4 Science Discovery

Let's see what we can make fizz, foam, and explode in this exciting and fun science class! (02/04/2015 thru 02/25/2015) 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM More ...

7 Park Social: Sanguinetti Park

We invite you and your family to join your neighbors for a play date at a park near you for fun and games. 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM More ...

13 2015 Yuma Square and Round Dance Festival

Square and round dancers from Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, California, Texas, Washington and Canada will gather to dosey-do for the weekend. (02/13/2015 thru 02/15/2015) More ...

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