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

 
City of Yuma Road Report for August 14, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for August 14, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Catalina Drive, 8th Avenue to 4th Avenue; Gila Ridge Road, Pacific to Avenue 3E; South Frontage Road - ADOT: City street maintenance; and more. Continued... 08/14/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips for Monsoon Season

Fire House Facts for Sunday August 3, 2014 through Saturday August 9, 2014 and Tips for Monsoon Season. Continued... 08/13/2014

Fire House Facts and the ABC's of Drowning Prevention

Fire House Facts Sunday July 27, 2014 through Saturday August 2, 2014 and the ABC's of Drowing Prevention. Continued... 08/07/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for August 7, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for August 7, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Avenue 3E, County 14th Street; 21st Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues; South Frontage Road - ADOT; City street maintenance; and more. Continued... 08/07/2014

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Featured Items

 
August - Get in Gear, the Fall Season is Near! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
August  - Get in Gear, the Fall Season is Near! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In August's newsletter, we feature an iconic art unveiling, a community food drive to benefit the Yuma Community Food Bank, recreational activities for everyone, and we catch up on the latest events and happenings from Yuma Parks & Recreation. Continued...

Wedding & Quinceañera Expo
Wedding & Quinceañera Expo

Shop dozens of vendors and meet them face to face. You'll find everything you need in one day, in one place: Jewelers, fashion trends, hair & make-up, caterers, photographers, dj's, decorators, event planners, venues and more! Continued...

Online Registration for Parks & Recreation Programs Now Available
Online Registration for Parks & Recreation Programs Now Available

Our spring programs begin April 14, 2014 and summer programs begin June 2, 2014. On-line registration is available for programs not requiring a birth certificate/registration form. Some programs are not available online. Continued...

Last Chance to Submit 2014 Tribute of the Muses Nominations
Last Chance to Submit 2014 Tribute of the Muses Nominations

Do you know someone who represents Yuma's best arts advocate? Nominate them TODAY for the Tribute of the Muses Award! Continued...

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