2019 Spring | Summer 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 2019 Spring | Summer 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, March 18, 2019 - City Residents may register in-person or via phone.

• Monday, March 25, 2019 - 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, March 18 for City Residents; March 25  for Everyone

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

Coming for the 2019 Spring | Summer 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: 

  • 4/13 - Tunes & Tacos Festival
  • 4/13 - Fairy Party
  • 4/18 - Arbor Day Celebration
  • 4/20 - ArtBeat 12
  • 4/28 - Family Fun Golf Tournament
  • 5/4 - Cinco De Mayo Co-Rec Softball Tournament
  • 5/5 - FootGolf Day @ Desert Hills Par 3
  • 5/10 - Summer Kickoff Kickball Tournament
  • 5/18 - Family Fish Fiesta
  • 5/24 - Men’s 12” Softball Home Run Contest
  • 5/25 - Valley Aquatic Center Opening Day!
  • 5/25 -5/26 - Denny Donnelly Memorial Softball Tournament
  • 5/25 - 5/27 - Men’s City Championship @ Desert Hills Golf Course
  • 6/1 - Come Out and Play Day
  • 6/1 - Movie in the Park “Angels in the Outfield” @ Cibola Athletic Field
  • 6/1 - Children’s Museum of Yuma County Opens @ Yuma Art Center
  • 6/21 - Washoes and Cornhole Tournament @ Yuma Civic Center
  • 6/22 - Night at the Museum Sleepover @ Yuma Art Center
  • 7/4 - 4th of July All American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular
  • 7/13 - Night at the Museum Sleepover @ Yuma Art Center
  • 7/19 - Adaptive Recreation’s “Night on the Town”
  • 7/20 - Late Night Spike Night Sand Volleyball Tournament
  • 7/20 - City of Yuma Back to School Rodeo
  • 7/26 - 7/27 - Paul Riley Late Night Men’s 12” Softball Tournament
  • 8/24 - Seventh Annual Woof Splash
  • 8/24 - Wedding, Quinceañera, and Party Expo
  • 9/15 - Fiestas Patrias
  • 9/21 - Battle of the Bands

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