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 July 25, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for July 25, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: 8th Street, Orange to 6th Avenues APS; 40th Street and Avenue 4E Intersection; 21st Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues; Avenue A, 24th Street YRMC; South Frontage Road ADOT; and more. Continued... 07/25/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Water Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday July 13, 2014 through Saturday July 19, 2014 and Tips on Water Safety. Continued... 07/23/2014

CIP News: Main Street Water Treatment Plant
CIP News: Main Street Water Treatment Plant

A 2000KW diesel generator and accompanying 4,000 gallon double wall diesel fuel tank were recently installed at the Main Street Water Treatment Facility. With a full tank, this new generator has the ability to run the facility for up to 3 days. Continued... 07/18/2014

City of Yuma Road Report for July 17, 2014
City of Yuma Road Report for July 17, 2014

This week's update of road construction projects: 40th Street and Avenue 4E intersection four-way stop; Repair work scheduled on 24th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues; Traffic change near Avenue A and 24th Street; Avenue A, 24th Street - YRMC; and more Continued... 07/17/2014

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Featured Items

 
'Selfie in the Park' Photo Contest
'Selfie in the Park' Photo Contest

Friday, August 15th is the last day to send us HAPPY, FRIENDLY, SMILEY photographs of families, children and/or animals playing in any of the Yuma parks or recreational facilities. You could win a Season Pool Pass! Continued...

July is National Park & Recreation Month!
July is National Park & Recreation Month!

In this month's news letter, we'll find out why 'Out is In'; share 'Selfies' in the park and catch up on the latest events and happenings from Parks & Recreation. 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...

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...

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