2018-2019 Fall | Winter Activities Guide


  • Arts
    A fun, hands on art experience for the whole family with art projects that children can make and take home. Held annually in November, Downtown Yuma's Main Street, Admission is FREE.
  • Awards
    The Fun Runs and Walks are a great way to introduce children to the joy of running at a young age!
  • Basketball
    Our Youth Sports Basketball programs introduce basketball skills, team concepts and game strategy to boys and girls in grades 2nd through 8th!
  • SNAG golf
    Tee It Up Yuma: A six-week program for beginning youth golfers. Tee It Up Yuma teaches golf and life skills, focusing on honesty, ethics, fair play, reliability, and manners.
  • Twinkle Toes
    Young dancers experiment and explore their movement and rhythm through music through our Twinkle Toes program hosted by the Yuma Art Center.
  • Fitness Walks
    Meet up and walk with us! From December through March we will head out for a walking route that is between 1.5 and 2 miles of easy terrain. We start at Gateway Park, Ramada #38. It is free, for all ages, and strollers are welcome!

The 2018-2019 Fall | Winter Activities Guide is your resource for all Yuma Parks & Recreation programs, events, news, and information and now it's available online for your convenience. Just one click gets you a PDF, printable version of the Guide.

When Can I Register?

• Monday, August 27, 2018 - City Residents may register in-person or via phone.

• Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - Non-residents may register online,  in-person or via phone for programs not requiring a birth certificate/registration form.
(Not all programs are available for online registration.) 

 Get your copy of the guide now!

Additional Registration Information

Registration Begins Monday, August 27 for City Residents; September 4  for Everyone

REGISTER ONLINE
(Not all programs are available for online registration.)

Coming for the 2018-2019 Fall | Winter Session

There are fun and adventurous programs for all ages! Here are just a few examples:

  • Tiny Tots for ages 3-5 
  •  Shining Stars ages 6-10
  • Tee It Up Yuma ages 8-16
  •  Infinite Imagination Youth Theatre for 7-16
  • Co-Sponsored Youth Sports
  • Learn to Scuba Dive ages 16+

There are many activities for Tweens and Teens only as well! Here are a few examples:

  • Basketball Tournaments 
  • Advantage Youth Tennis
  • Canoe / Kayak the Colorado River

Here are some SPECIAL EVENTS you won't want to miss: 

  • 9/22 - Battle of the Bands
  • 9/22 - Fall Co-Rec Kickball Tournament
  • 10/6 - YumaCon
  • 10/12 - Tribute of the Muses
  • 10/13 - Spruce Up Your Park
  • 10/13 - Zombie Run / Movie in the Park
  • 10/20 - 31st Annual Catfish Rodeo
  • 10/26-27 - Motorcycle Show 'N Shine
  • 10/27-28 - Halloween Two-Person Golf Challenge
  • 11/3 - Children's Festival of the Arts
  • 11/10 - Turkey Trot
  • 11/16 - North End Art Walk
  • 11/17 - Yuma FCE Community Bazaar
  • 11/30 - It's A Christmas Ball
  • 12/1 - Loko Bandito Obstacle Run
  • 12/6 - Sports Turf, Tree 7 Landscape Expo
  • 12/8 - Holiday Art Bazaar
  • 12/15 - Reindeer Roundup
  • 12/22 - Family Fun Parent/Child Golf Tournament
  • 12/31 - New Year's Eve Family Fun Night
  • 1/5 - New Year's Resolution Run
  • 1/5 - Everything Men's Expo
  • 1/8 - 35th Annual Senior Games
  • 1/12 - Art in the Park
  • 1/18-19 - Wood Carving Expo
  • 1/19 - German Fest
  • 1/25 - Scottish Burns Supper
  • 2/9 - Great Yuma Road Race
  • 2/16 - Boogie, Brews & Blues Festival

The Yuma Parks and Recreation team is committed to creating opportunities for all ages to get active and connect with our community.