Category Archives: outdoor


Catfish Rodeo & Nature Fair


Each year the Catfish Rodeo happens at the West Wetlands Park thanks to the Yuma Optimist Club, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Land Management, and the City of Yuma Parks & Recreation. This FREE event is so much fun for kids 13 and younger. There are 10 tagged fish in the pond. Children that catch […]

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Farmer’s Markets to Open


Yuma has two pretty consistent farmer’s markets open during the cooler months. One is open each Tuesday on Main Street and the other is open each Saturday at the mall (in the large parking where Old Navy is located). On Friday, November 24, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the mall location will have a […]

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The Camel Farm Will Open for the Season


The Camel Farm will open September 30 for the season! We have so much fun at The Camel Farm.  The animals are all very friendly.  The staff is so willing to visit and educate the kids (and parents) if you choose.  There are many exotic animals to see. Some of the animals I can recall […]

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Athletic Complex is Finally Opening


This Friday, September 1, the gates will open at the Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex. Let’s all check it out!

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Hike Telegraph 


Hike Telegraph and really see the full moon on June 8. Everyone is invited!

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4th of July Fireworks & Concert


Cocopah is treating the community to a FREE, kid-friendly 4th of July event. There will be two inflatable water slides for the kids, food vendors, and a fireworks show. Fortunate Son A Tribute to Creedence Clearwater & John Fogerty will put on a show. Beer garden available. Doors open 6 p.m.

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Outdoor Experience for Kids Ages 8-15


If your child likes the outdoors and wants to have the ultimate outdoor experience here in Yuma, this might be it. From June 6 – June 8 kids ages 8 – 15 can experience archery, kayaking, fishing, and more. It’s from 7 – 11 each morning and the cost is just $33. Call (928) 373-5200 […]

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Summer Sink It!


Register for this family golf scramble tournament being held at The Yuma Golf & Country Club. It benefits the KIDS CuddleKit Closet. You can golf with the kids then play in the pool.

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FREE Kids to Park Day


From 6-8 p.m. all are welcome to the West Wetlands to enjoy fun with families. This is a FREE event. There will be hot dogs and water while they last. There will also be games and activities happening.

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Come Out and Play Day


Mark your calendars with this popular event! It’s FREE.

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