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 October 16, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for October 16, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: Fall Fog Seal to start October 20; Catalina Drive Reconstruction; 16th Street, Sunridge Drive; 16th Street, eastbound approach to Pacific; 16th Street, eastbound approach to Avenue C; and more. Continued... 10/16/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Fire Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 5, 2014 through Saturday October 11, 2014 and Tips on Fire Safety. Continued... 10/16/2014

5th Annual Scary & Safe Trick or Treat at the Yuma Territorial Prison
5th Annual Scary & Safe Trick or Treat at the Yuma Territorial Prison

The Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, in cooperation with the Yuma Police Department, is pleased to announce the "Scary & Safe Trick or Treat" at the Yuma Territorial Prison on Halloween night from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Continued... 10/14/2014

City Invites Youth to Share, Then Bury, a Vision of Yuma's Future
City Invites Youth to Share, Then Bury, a Vision of Yuma's Future

Yuma's Centennial year continues with its next planned event coming soon, but first our youngest residents are invited to both predict Yuma's future and check their predictions 50 years later. Continued... 10/13/2014

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Featured Items

 
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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