About Parks & Recreation
Parks & Recreation serves a diverse cross-section of citizens and visitors through the provision of programs, services, and facilities.
Yuma Parks and Recreation - Experience the Fun!
Our Mission: "Enriching lives through quality programs, experiences, and facilities that preserve the past, provide for the present, plan for the future and promote the spirit of fun."
Our Vision: To provide 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.
The department consists of several areas that serve the public:
All of these areas reflect our efforts to continually contribute to the quality of life enjoyed by the citizens of Yuma.
Just So You Know
The Yuma Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to photograph facilities, activities, and program participants for potential future use. All photos will remain the property of the City of Yuma and may be used for publicity or promotion purposes.
More Recent News...
- City of Yuma Road Report for October 23, 2014
This week's update of road construction projects: Fall Fog Seal; Catalina Drive Reconstruction; 16th Street, Sunridge Drive; 16th Street, eastbound approach to Pacific; 16th Street, eastbound approach to Avenue C; and much more. Continued... 10/23/2014
- Paint-A-Thon Still Welcoming Volunteers This Saturday
There's already a team for every house to be painted, but individual volunteers are still encouraged to take part in the 2014 Rock & Roll Paint-A-Thon, the City's annual National Make A Difference Day project. Continued... 10/22/2014
- 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
- 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!
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
Find out about Recreation classes, shows at the Historic Yuma Theatre, Yuma Civic Center events, and much, much more. Continued...
- Alcohol Permits
Alcohol permits for nine of the City of Yuma parks are now available for purchase online from the City's website. Continued...