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

 
"People of Yuma" by Alex Tanguay Wins United For Yuma Video Contest

United for Yuma announced Alex Tanguay's video "People of Yuma" as the first place winner in the Show Us Your Yuma video contest at a press conference in the Council Chambers of City Hall, at 9:30 a.m. on December 18. Continued... 12/18/2014

Fire House Facts & Tips on Reporting Suspicious Behavior

From Sunday December 7, 2014 through Saturday December 13, 2014, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 247 emergency calls for service. Continued... 12/17/2014

City Council Agenda Preview, Dec. 17
City Council Agenda Preview, Dec. 17

The Yuma City Council will consider an ordinance that would amend sections of the Yuma City Code and adopt by reference the 2012 National Fire Protection Association 1 Fire Code during Wednesday's City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m. Continued... 12/17/2014

City Hall Closure And Pickup Schedule For Holiday Weeks

Yuma City Hall will be closed Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26, and Thursday, Jan. 1 and Friday, Jan. 2 during the winter holidays. Curbside recycling pickups will take place one day early on Thursday route. Continued... 12/16/2014

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Featured Items

 
December - The weather outside is... perfect! Get out and join us! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)
December - The weather outside is... perfect! Get out and join us! (Parks & Recreation Monthly Newsletter)

In this month's newsletter, we discuss the upcoming Senior Games, a park social, an art expo, scrapbooking galore, family and teen golf clinics 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...

Senior Games
Senior Games

Connect with old or new friends, compete in any of over 30 different events and have a great time when you join us for the Annual Senior Games! Family, friends and the general public are always welcome to attend the events and it's FREE to spectate. Continued...

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