Category Archives: outdoor


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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Fish Fiesta


Wear your sunscreen and come to this FREE fishing derby. There is usually equipment and bait to borrow (while supplies last).

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Carrying On


This is a great chance to learn more about carriers, and it’s an opportunity to meet new friends.

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Family Fun-Stival


This event is to promote physical activity in Yuma. Everything is FREE. There will be healthy snacks, games, demos, and informational booths on site. Don’t miss out.

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Reminder for Saddles of Joy Play Days


On Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (1:00 p.m. during summer months).  It might still be considered summer since it sure doesn’t feel like fall.  Saddles of Joy hosts a Play Day, or  you can come at 8 a.m. to volunteer. The Play Days are free and open to the public (although donations are […]

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The Camel Farm is Open for the Season


  We had 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 are camels, ostrich, kangaroo, zedonk, miniature cow, chickens, pheasants, […]

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Catfish Rodeo & Nature Fair


Saturday, October 22 from 7 a.m. to noon at the West Wetlands kids 13 and under (accompanied by a parent) can participate in this FREE, annual event. If you’d like more information just call parks and recreation at (928) 373-5200 or Dr. Ray Corona at (928) 726-1100. “Youth will take a chance at catching one of […]

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Free Entrance Days in the National Parks


The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and they want everyone to join the party! On 16 days in ’16, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2016: January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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