A Bearable Adventure

Virtual Rec Programs


The Mission of Yakima Parks and Recreation is “to provide beautiful places with quality recreation opportunities that enrich the well being of our community”

Parks & Recreation Manager

Ken Wilkinson
Yakima Parks and Recreation
2301 Fruitvale Blvd
Yakima, WA 98902
509 575 6020

Parks & Recreation Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission is governed under Ordinance No.1573 to:

  • advise on policy, plans and programs
  • maintain and operate City parks
  • advise and maintain recreational programs

The Park Commission meets at 5:30pm the second Wednesday of each month at City Hall. The public is welcome to attend or can watch on Cable TV Channel 194 or stream the meetings live.
View the agendas and minutes by visiting the City Document Center

Important Documents



Thursday, March 26, 2020


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Drive-In Movie Series

Friday, July 31, 2020

Saturday, August 8 – Sonic the Hedgehog Saturday, August 15 – Aladdin Saturday, August 22 – Rudy Due to ongoing COVID-19 precautions for social distancing, concessions will not be offered. Those attending the movies will need to remain in their vehicles. Yakima Parks and Recreation encourages community members to only have members of their immediate […]

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2020 Pirate Island Virtual Lego Tournament

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Arghhh, Matey! Join us for our 2020 Pirate Island Virtual Lego Tournament! To enter the competition, just fill out the Entry Form and email the form and a photo or video of your Lego Creation to Leslie Richards, Recreation Program Supervisor, by Friday, August 28th, 2020. The theme for the Tournament is Pirate Island. ALL […]

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Harman Center Volunteer of the Month

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Our Volunteer of the Month is Melba Kelley. She is originally from Yakima. She met her husband in Seattle at Seafair. He was in the Navy. She has 2 sons, 2 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. She used to be an Office Supervisor. She enjoys reading and playing Skip Bo. Melba began volunteering at the […]

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