Youth Programs

Introduction to Skiing/Snowboarding Boys/Girls – 8-15 years old
Does your child want to try skiing or snowboarding? This program is designed just for kids who are new to skiing or snowboarding. It’s a great way to get started and get better. This package includes transportation, equipment rental, lesson and use of the beginner area and lower lift. Register early, space is limited!
Fee: Child/Junior $115 Location: Meet and pick-up at Public Works (2301 Fruitvale Blvd, Yakima)
Saturday, January 21, 2023 (Register by 1/6/23) Time: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 11, 2023 (Register by 1/27/23) Time: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sledding Boys/Girls – 8-14 years old
What better way to spend a Saturday than snow tubing?! Escape the city for some winter mountain fun! Hold on to your winter hats and jump on board the Parks and Recreation van. Join us as we hit the slopes at Snoqualmie Pass. there we will have machine-groomed lanes, commercial-grade tubes with covers, and surface tows to pull you back to the top of the hill!!! With the provided transportation, it’s an unbeatable deal!!
Fee: $60/$55 Yakima Resident Discount
Saturday, January 7, 2023 (Register by 12/16/22) Time: TBD
Saturday, February 25, 2023 (Register by 2/3/23) Time: TBD
Location: Meet and pick-up at Public Works (2301 Fruitvale Blvd, Yakima)

Egg Hunt/Candy Dash Saturday, March 25
Grab your friends and baskets & join us for an egg-citement filled time! There will be music, lots of eggs and candy and of course, pictures with the Easter Bunny!! Don’t miss out, see you there and don’t forget to INVITE YOUR FRIENDS! Check-in begins 15 minutes prior to your child’s scheduled time.
Pre-registration is REQUIRED. For more information call (509) 575-6020
Fee: $5/Toddlers up to age 3, $8/Children 4-11 years old
Location: TBD
Toddlers, 3 years old: Egg hunt starts at 12:00 p.m.
Kids, 4-6 years old: Candy dash starts at 1:00 p.m.
Kids, 7-11 years old: Candy dash starts at 2:00 p.m.

Beyond the Bell After School program is full, please call (509) 575-6020 to be added to the waiting list.
What is your child doing after school? 
Enroll them in Beyond The Bell – a safe, supervised, drop-in after-school program with games, arts and crafts, homework assistance, fun, and friends. It’s educational, recreational and culturally rich-enriching the lives of Yakima’s youth.
Beyond the Bell follows the Yakima School District Calendar. Yakima Parks and Recreation is not responsible for the arrival or departure of children, and supervision is not provided before or after the times indicated. Register any time during the school year, if space is available.
Only $3 plus tax per child/per day (or $46 plus tax per month if paid by the 20th of the prior month).

  • Monday’s: 2:15 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday-Friday: 3:15 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Washington Fruit Community Center at Miller Park, 602 N 4th Street, Yakima, WA 98901

***Youth Sports & Activities***