City of Yelm Parks and Recreation Programs

The City of Yelm invites residents and visitors to take advantage of their Parks and Recreation Programming. 

If you have any questions regarding programming, please contact Line Roy, Communications & Recreation Coordinator at 360-458-8420

Current Programs: 
Yelm's Parks Passport Program introducKEY Flyer (24 × 18 in)es Yelm 's young (and young at heart) to our parks, as they earn stickers at different events throughout the year. At the end of the year, kids can redeem their passports for fun prizes. 

Our next sticker stops: 
Pop Up Valentine Station
Historic Walking Tour of Yelm











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Celebrate Yelm's Centennial with a self-guided
Historic Walking Tour that will take you through the places and events that helped shape our city. 

The guide can be found here



Bunny Breakfast (1)
Celebrate the coming of spring by hopping to the Yelm Community Center! That’s when the City of Yelm Parks and Recreation team will host a Bunny Breakfast featuring egg-citing activities for the entire family!
Bunny Breakfast features a breakfast buffet, a craft led by the Easter bunny, story time, and cookie decorating. Pre-registration is required and children will need an adult with them throughout the event, to help them with the craft project and cookie decorating, and for supervision.
Children tickets include breakfast, craft, cookie decorating
Adult tickets include breakfast
Register here for this awesome event: https://lf.yelmwa.gov/Forms/BunnyBreakfast

Midnight Eggstravaganza (2)
Step into a world of mystery and excitement as we present “Midnight Eggstravaganza" an electrifying adult-only flashlight egg hunt like no other! Join us for an evening filled with laughter, adventure, and a dash of mischievous fun under the moonlit sky. Adults only, 21+
Date/Time:
March 16
Check in 7:30-8 pm
Hunt 8 pm
Prizes awarded 8:30 pm
Now accepting prize sponsors. Reach out to Line at liner@yelmwa.gov for more information.

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Indulge your senses in our exquisite Charcuterie Board Workshop, where the art of crafting a perfect charcuterie spread becomes a delightful experience. Join us for a hands-on session that takes you through the essentials of creating a visually stunning and palate-pleasing charcuterie board.
In this workshop, participants will learn the art of balancing flavors, textures, and aesthetics to assemble a gourmet charcuterie masterpiece. Our expert instructor from Lacey Graze Co will guide you through the selection and arrangement of premium cured meats, artisanal cheeses, flavorful condiments, fresh fruits, and assorted nuts. Discover the secrets behind pairing complementary flavors and creating a harmonious composition that is sure to impress your guests.
Whether you're a seasoned entertainer or a novice in the world of charcuterie, this workshop is designed for all levels of expertise. Gain valuable insights into the world of charcuterie etiquette, presentation techniques, and the principles of flavor pairing. Bring your creativity to life as you design a personalized charcuterie board that reflects your unique taste and style.
You'll go home with a board suitable for 4-6 people and a complimentary wooden board you can use to create your own charcuterie any time!

Taco Tuesday Cookie
This class is for the beginning cookier or for the person who is curious what cookie decorating is all about. If you have limited experience with sugar cookies, found yourself frustrated with royal icing, or if you're trying to up your game for the holidays, then this class is for you!
We will be doing the cutest TACO TUESDAY themed set that tastes amazing and will look even better once you've completed your decorating.
We provide everything you need, from the cookies, icing and sprinkles, and also a box to take your awesome creations home in - we just need you! You will also receive a special gift, which is a cookie "tool box" as a take home, that includes an icing scribe tool, scissors, piping practice pages and recipes.
This class is on Tuesday, April 30th at 6PM with 20 tickets available. The class is two hours so we will have enough time to decorate and ask questions along the way.
Get ready for a fiesta!


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Join us for intergalactic fun and excitement as we celebrate May the 4th (be with you) at Galaxy Fest! Embrace the Force, whether you’re a Jedi Knight, a Sith Lord, or a humble droid enthusiast, there’s something for everyone at this cosmic extravaganza.
✨Meet real life Star Wars Characters!
✨Make a hero or villain to take home!
✨Participate in a special Agents of Discovery Space Challenge!
✨Take lots of pictures along the way!
✨Earn a sticker for your Parks Passport!
This is a City of Yelm Parks and Rec FREE Event