Yuma Parks


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The City of Yuma has over thirty beautiful parks to enjoy! With our fabulous winter weather, they are a great option for your kids to burn some energy and for you to meet other moms. In the summer, enjoy Yuma’s park with water play.  

$2 Mini Train Rides

$2 Mini Train Rides

The Yuma Territory Live Steamers is offering rides today and tomorrow (May 23 & 24) on their miniature railroad.  A $2 donation will be welcomed for all who wish to ride.  Train rides begin...
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$2 Train Rides

$2 Train Rides

      Yuma Territory Live Steamers will give rides this Saturday, October 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park (right below the prison).  The cost is just a $2...
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Bark Park

Bark Park

Have you ever visited Yuma's Bark Park?   The hours have changed, so we wanted to share.
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Barkley Ranch Park (and Mesquite Elem.)

Barkley Ranch Park (and Mesquite Elem.)

    Barkley Ranch has its own little park over near the corner of Avenue D and 28th Street. There is a large, grassy field for soccer or frisbee, a playground area, and a swingset...
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Carrying On

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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Cars Movie in the Park

Cars Movie in the Park

Cars will play on a blow up screen at the West Wetlands Park on Saturday, June 4, at 7:30 p.m.  This is a FREE event.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair.  All ages are welcome.  No alcoholic...
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Carver Park & Splash Pad

Carver Park & Splash Pad

 Carver Water Park is located at the corner of 5th Street and 13th Avenue (1250 West 5th Street, click here for map). Water will shoot out of the ground, then out of the rings, then the whale...
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Castle Park / West Wetlands / Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground

Castle Park / West Wetlands / Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground

While Yuma has many wonderful parks, the Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground is the most impressive. The Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground is located in the West Wetlands Park...
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Castle Playground Opening!

Castle Playground Opening!

What a wonderful gift this holiday season!
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Catfish Rodeo & Nature Fair

Catfish Rodeo & Nature Fair

Youth will have a chance to catch one of ten tagged fish and win prizes.  There will be experts on site to give fishing advice.  Bring your own bait equipment if you have it, but there is also...
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Catfish Rodeo & Nature Fair

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...
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Celebrate the Child Fair

Celebrate the Child Fair

This is a FREE event for kids and open to anyone. How fun!
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Community Outreach Forum for Park’s Future

To unite various interests in the future of the Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground, City Hall is hosting a community outreach forum at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, inside Council Chambers...
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Dinosaur Park

Dinosaur Park

Not sure of this park's real name, but "Dinosaur Park" works! There aren't very many parks in the Foothills area, but this one, tucked back in the Tamarack neighborhood (near the college), is a...
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East Wetlands Trails

East Wetlands Trails

If you haven't been there yet, the Herb Guenther Scenic Overlook along the river in the East Wetlands is definitely an eye-opener. With comfy benches about 25 feet above the river, the overlook...
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Family Fun-Stival

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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Fit4Mom Free Week

Fit4Mom Free Week

FREE week of Stroller Strides starting tomorrow for first timers! All you need to bring is your baby, water, snacks, toys for your child, and yourself. Join in tomorrow at Ray Smucker Park at 9...
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Foothills Optimist Park

Foothills Optimist Park

    Ok, it's not much. A field, a gazebo....yeah. That's about it. BUT if you need someplace for the kids to play and you live in the Foothills, the Optimist Park might be a nice option for...
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Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

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...
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FREE Fall Festival in the Foothills

FREE Fall Festival in the Foothills

The Foothills Optimist Club is hosting this FREE Fall Festival at the Optimist Park on Camino Del Sol.  This park is right off of Camino Del Sol next to Mesa Del Sol Driving Range.  Follow North...
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FREE Kids to Park Day

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...
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FREE Park Fundraiser

FREE Park Fundraiser

This FREE event benefits the Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative playground, Castle Park. Come have fun for the afternoon on Sunday, February 22, at Las Palmillas Shopping Center!  
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Friendship Park

Friendship Park

Come out and play! Friendship Park is the place to be - summer or winter! Friendship Park (1631 West 34th Place), located right off Avenue A in the Valley, is a quiet park with many amenities....
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Friendship Park + water play

Friendship Park + water play

Looking for a fun affordable way to cool off this summer?  Yuma has a couple of water parks, including this one at Friendship Park.  Enjoy the elephant, dinosaur, dolphin and more as they spray...
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Gateway Park & Swimming

Gateway Park & Swimming

If you're looking for an escape from the Yuma heat and sun, Gateway park provides a nice shady place to play in the sand and water.  Just under the Ocean to Ocean Highway bridge, below the Yuma...
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It's GO Time!

It’s GO Time!

The Hidden Village is hosting a Pokemon Go event at the West Wetlands Park on August 6.  This is a great way to possibly get your water Pokemon and also have the chance to win prizes, contests,...
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It's GO Time!

It’s GO Time!

Hidden Village puts on a great, FREE event at the West Wetlands for Pokemon Hunters. The next one is September 3.  
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Joe Henry Park

Joe Henry Park

Joe Henry Memorial Park and Yuma Territory Live Steamers Mini-Train Rides  Joe Henry Memorial Park is a quiet, out of the way park located  at North 23rd Ave. and W Colorado St. (not to be...
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Kennedy Park, Pool, & Skate Park

Kennedy Park, Pool, & Skate Park

Kennedy Park, located at 23rd St. & Kennedy Lane, has a ton of stuff to keep your family busy all year long! Here are a few of the highlights:       Of course,...
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Movie in the Park: Hotel Transylvania

Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy an outdoor movie under the stars! Welcome to Hotel Transylvania (rated PG), Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can...
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You may rent a ramada for your special event  through the Parks and Recreation Department.

“Ramada reservations are only issued by the City of Yuma Parks and Recreation Department. Individuals wishing to make a reservation may either walk-in and make a reservation or phone-in a reservation using a credit card. Ramadas can be reserved up to one year in advance.  A nominal fee is charged and reservations are non-refundable and non-transferable.”