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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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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Featured Items

 
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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