Miller Park Improvement Project

2022-2027 Comprehensive Master Plan


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


August 2022 Harman Center Volunteer of the Month

Monday, September 12, 2022

Inez Harris is our Harman Center Volunteer of the Month for August 2022. She is from Yakima. She has two sisters, Bev and Joan, and two sons, Brad and Tony. […]

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Letters to Santa

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

FREE EVENT! Come enjoy the magic of the holiday season in the 3rd Annual Letters To Santa Drive-Thru Event hosted by Yakima Parks and Recreation! Load the car up and […]

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Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

This plan, prepared in 2016 and 2017, builds on previous comprehensive planning efforts by updating the 2012-2017 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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