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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
askparks@yakimawa.gov

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


Spotlight

COVID-19

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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Harman Center March 2021 Volunteer of the Month

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Our Harman Center Volunteer of the Month for March 2021 is Ellen Matich. Ellen came to Yakima years ago from the coast when her husband, that was working for the State Patrol, was transferred here. She has one daughter and 1 granddaughter, which is the “Apple of her eye.” She worked as the Secretary for […]

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Harman Center February 2021 Volunteer of the Month

Monday, March 15, 2021

Meet Loren! He is our Harman Center February 2021 Volunteer of the Month. Loren is from Yakima. He joined the Navy in 1972. He met his wife, Merla, while he was in the service at the Port-O-Call Servicemen’s Center in Castro Valley, CA. He has one daughter, Nina. Loren enjoys ping pong, cards, swimming, gardening, […]

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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 land, facilities and programs, collectively referred to as the park system. […]

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