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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


Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

This plan, prepared in 2021 and 2022, builds on previous comprehensive planning efforts by updating the 2017-2022 Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan. The plan considers parks, recreation and open space […]

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Draft Environmental Assessment for the Chesterley Park Conversion

Friday, April 28, 2017

View the EA Chesterly Park and Replacement Park PDF […]

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Park and Picnic Shelter reservations are now available online.  Click HERE to reserve now! […]

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