Forms, Permits & Rates
Find out about facility rates, apply for a permit or download a form.
Find out about facility rates, download a form or apply for a permit. If there's something you need but don't see or you have questions or need more information, please let us know.
Permit holders are allowed to bring alcoholic beverages into the park. Permits are issued for use ONLY on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays for Gateway, West Wetlands, Carver, Kennedy, Smucker, Caballero, Joe Henry, Riverside and Friendship Parks.
Looking for a venue to host a sporting event, family picnic, quinceañera, corporate celebration or birthday pool party? Reserve a park or athletic facility for a something special! The City of Yuma has a vast selection of venues to choose from.
Fill out a Facility Reservation Form to get the process started. The Parks and Recreation Facility Committee meet weekly to review facility requests. Please turn in your completed form (doc) at least ten days before the date requested. We are also available to meet with groups to discuss event logistics and share our experience to assist in a successful outcome for most types of events. Please call 373-5243 to request a meeting.
For larger scale events occurring at Gateway Park that will require parking beyond the spaces provided at the Park please reference the Historic Downtown Yuma Parking Map. Event participants must park in paved areas only.
Vendor Permit Application (pdf)
Relevant vendors may apply for a permit to sell legal, consumable items. Vendors with permits will be allowed in West Wetlands, Gateway, Carver, Joe Henry Memorial, Kennedy and Smucker Parks.
For More Information
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation office.