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 March 26, 2015
City of Yuma Road Report for March 26, 2015

This week's update of road construction projects: Spring Slurry Seal Program starts April 1; Spring Fog Seal Program; Arizona Ave; County 14th; Gila Ridge Rd.; and more... Continued... 03/26/2015

Fire House Facts & Tips for Dealing with Bees
Fire House Facts & Tips for Dealing with Bees

From Sunday March 15, 2015 through Saturday March 21, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 279 emergency calls for service. Continued... 03/25/2015

Kite Festival Location Changed

The location of Saturday's Krazy Kite Festival has changed to Shaw Field, next to Joe Henry Park on 1st Street between Avenue B and 23rd Avenue. The event will be held 8 a.m. to noon. Continued... 03/25/2015

Skimming Alert at Local Gas Stations

The City of Yuma Police Department has taken several reports recently at local gas stations of "skimming" devices being found at the gas pumps. Continued... 03/24/2015

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Featured Items

 
March - Lucky to be us! ... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
March - Lucky to be us! ... (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In this month's newsletter, we discuss 2nd Annual Family Fitness Fest, the Tunes & Tacos Festival, CASA's Tribute to Elvis, 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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