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

 
Spring & Summer Activities Guide Available Online!
Spring & Summer 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 40-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 & Fireworks Safety
Fire House Facts & Fireworks Safety

From Sunday June 21, 2015 through Saturday June 27, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 224 emergency calls for service. Continued... 07/02/2015

July - Summer of Fun! ... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
July - Summer of Fun! ... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In this month's newsletter, we discuss a 30 year anniversary for Parks & Recreation month, the City of Yuma 4th of July All American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular, a Summer Skate Park Championship, and other happenings. Continued... 07/02/2015

Fireworks Advisory

The law allows for the public to possess or use novelty/minor types fireworks, however many types of fireworks remain illegal in Arizona, specifically those designed to rise into the air and/or explode. Continued... 06/30/2015

City of Yuma Road Report for June 25, 2015
City of Yuma Road Report for June 25, 2015

This week's update of road construction projects: 24th Street, Avenues C to D; 24th Street, Camino Alameda; Madison Ave., 1st-3rd Streets; East Main Canal pathway, 16th to 24th streets; Catalina Drive, 30th Street to Country Club Drive; and more. Continued... 06/26/2015

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Upcoming Events

 
July 4 4th of July All American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular!

First annual City of Yuma All American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular inside the beautiful Desert Sun Stadium/Ray Kroc Sports Complex! 4:00 PM More ...

6 Summer Tiny Tots (Session III)

Give your toddlers something fun to do this sping! (07/06/2015 thru 07/16/2015) 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM More ...

6 Kids Kayak (Session II)

Explore parts of the river you've never seen before! (07/06/2015 thru 07/09/2015) 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM More ...

6 Duct Tape Dynasty

Don't buy those cool duct tape wallets - learn to make them yourself! (07/06/2015 thru 07/09/2015) 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM More ...

11 Interesting Insects

Got ants in your pants this summer? Learn what it's like to be a bug. 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM More ...

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