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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.



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Parks and Recreation

 
October - Change is in the air, and going in the ground! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
October - Change is in the air, and going in the ground! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In this month's newsletter, we announce the nominees for this year's Tribute of the Muse award, tell you how you can over seed your lawn like a pro, and we catch up on the latest events 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...

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...

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Recent News

 
Fire House Facts and Tips on Traffic Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 12, 2014 through Saturday October 18, 2014 and Tips on Traffic Safety. Continued... 10/22/2014

50-Year Time Capsule Ceremony Will Introduce New Park To Yuma

The City's 50-year time capsule will be buried 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Themed "Imagine Yuma 2064," the capsule burial will be held at and during the official opening of the new Yuma Valley Park, located on 24th Street. Continued... 10/21/2014

Dawn Dances Her Way To Top Award At This Year's Tribute Of The Muses
Dawn Dances Her Way To Top Award At This Year's Tribute Of The Muses

The City of Yuma Parks, Arts, and Recreation Commission (PARC) presented the 14th Annual Tribute of the Muse Award to local dance teacher and studio owner Dawn Atherton at its awards ceremony Friday evening. Continued... 10/17/2014

Sister City Boys' Choir To Sing; You Are Invited To Watch Tuesday

The choir's concerts have been very popular for years during the summer and Christmas seasons in Frankfurt and throughout eastern Germany. Continued... 10/17/2014

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Upcoming Events

 
October 22 Adaptive Recreation: "Let's go to the movies!"

Circle of Friends is off to the movies! Enjoy the beautiful Historic Yuma Theatre as we watch a fun and family oriented PG movie. We will have popcorn and sodas, too! 4:00 PM More ...

23 Forks Over Knives

Forks Over Knives documentary empowers people to live healthier lives by changing the way the world understands nutrition. 6:30 PM More ...

23 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 ...

24 Parents Night Out!

Have a date night and let us take care of the kiddos! 5:15 PM - 10:30 PM More ...

24 Howl-o-Ween Pet Costume Contest & Fundraiser

Join us for our 4th Annual fundraiser for the Emergency Pet Fund! 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM More ...

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