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 April 24, 2015
City of Yuma Road Report for April 24, 2015

This week's update of road construction projects: Fog Seal program; 16th Street near 4th Avenue; Arizona Ave. and 22nd Street; 16th Street and Avenue 3E; I-8 at 16th Street; E. Main Canal bike path; and more... Continued... 04/24/2015

Fire House Facts and Tips on Water Recreation Safety

From Sunday April 12, 2015 through Saturday April 18, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 252 emergency calls for service. Continued... 04/22/2015

City of Yuma Road Report for April 16, 2015
City of Yuma Road Report for April 16, 2015

This week's update of road construction projects: 16th Street near 4th Avenue; Arizona Ave. and 22nd Street; 16th Street and Avenue 3E; Crowder Ave., near 16th St. and Ave. B and more... Continued... 04/16/2015

ARTbeat 8 Set for Saturday

The Yuma Art Center will host the 8th annual ARTbeat fine art exhibit and sale, 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 18, on the 200 block of Main Street in Historic Downtown Yuma. Continued... 04/16/2015

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Featured Items

 
April - Spring into Summer with us! ... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
April - Spring into Summer with us! ... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In this month's newsletter, we discuss the 2015 Spring / Summer Activities Guide, the Tunes & Tacos Festival, ArtBeat 8, and happenings from the City of Yuma Parks & Recreation department. Continued...

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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