2016/2017 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! With grant support from the Foundation of YRMC,we are able to offer our annual 5K/10K Runs and Walks for FREE.
  • 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
    SNAG (Staring New At Golf) GOLF: This is an introduction to the game of traditional golf for the beginner instructed by golf professionals at Desert Hills Golf Course.
  • 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 2016/2017 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 50-page Guide.

When Can I Register?

• Monday, August 22, 2016 - City Residents may register in-person or via phone.

• Monday, August 29, 2016 - 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 22 for City Residents; Monday, August 29 for Everyone

(Not all programs are available for online registration.)

Coming for the 201 6/2017 Fall | Winter Season

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
  •  Infinite Imagination Youth Theatre for 12-17
  • Co-Sponsored Youth Sports
  • Zumba for ages 12+
  • 5k/10k Fun Runs & Walks + FAST Feet
  • Softball Leagues for ages 14+
  • Learn to Scuba Dive ages 16+

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

  • Basketball Tournaments 
  • 5 on 5 Flag Football Tournament
  • Cheerleading
  • Advantage Youth Tennis
  • Woodcarving / Woodburning
  • Canoe / Kayak the Colorado River

NEW for Fall | Winter Season

  • Youth Drawing
  • Youth Sculpture
  • Introduction to Photography
  • iPhone Photography
  • Tiny Tots - 'All Aboard!'
  • Youth - 'Lego Nights'
  • Hawaiian-Kenpo Karate
  • High School - 'Go Catch' Flag Football League
  • Chair Yoga
  • Disc Golf Tournament
  • Adult Kickball Tournament
  • Gourd Art

For FAMILY FUN you won't want to miss the following events:

•    Come Out & Play Day, September 10
•    Fiestas Patrias, September 17
•    Kickball Tournament (NEW), October 15
•    YumaCon, November 12
•    Children’s Festival of the Arts, November 5
•    North End Art Walk, November 18
•    Sports Turf, Tree & Landscape Expo, December 1
•    Outdoor Living Expo (NEW), December 3
•    New Year’s Eve Family Fun Night, December 31
•    Wood Carving Expo, January 20-21
•    Art in the Park, February 12
•    Boogie Brews & Blues Festival, February 18

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