About Parks & Recreation

Author:

Diana Powels Parks & Recreation Computer Support Assistant Parks & Recreation

Summary:

Parks & Recreation serves a diverse cross-section of citizens and visitors through the provision of programs, services, and facilities.

Last Updated:

6/28/2008

Yuma Parks and Recreation - Experience the Fun!

Parks & Recreation department logoOur 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.

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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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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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