Located along the lower Colorado River in southwest Arizona, Yuma is a historic, cultural and outdoor recreation destination historically known as the “Gateway to the Great Southwest.” Boosting quality of life for Yuma’s local families and visitors, the City of Yuma’s Parks & Recreation Department manages over 600 acres and over 30 parks.
This episode of Big Blend Radio shines a spotlight on Yuma’s Parks & Rec Department, featuring:
- Debbie Wendt - City of Yuma Parks & Recreation Director, West Wetlands Park & Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex
- Lindsay Benacka - Arts & Culture Program Manager at the Yuma Art Center & Historic Yuma Theatre
- Esther Markle - Manager of the Yuma Civic Center
- Drew Smith - Golf Course Manager at Desert Hills Golf Course
Featured music is “Chase, Dance, Laugh” by Domingo DeGrazia, as featured on the Ted DeGrazia album Please Remember Me. Thank you to the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, for sponsoring this episode.