Parks & Recreation
Yukon’s ‘best’ recreation features a well-rounded variety of family oriented activities offered throughout the year. The award winning City of Yukon Parks & Recreation Department oversees three recreational facilities, three aquatic facilities, 12 beautiful parks and over 20 annual special events. Yukon offers it all. There are programs for toddlers, seniors and everyone in between.
The Yukon Community Center, Jackie Cooper Gym and the Robertson Activity Center offer free membership to Yukon residents living in the 73099 zip code. All children attending Yukon Public Schools are eligible for free membership. Non-residents wishing to use the Yukon Community Center or Jackie Cooper Gym facilities are required to pay a $5.00 daily fee. These two facilities offer over 100 programs annually.
The Yukon Community Center, 2200 S Holly, 405-354-8442, has a full size basketball court, a game room, weight room and offers meeting rooms available for public use. Programs are offered to elementary age students during school breaks. Other offerings include morning fellowship with Wake Up and Walk, tennis classes, Bunko, Garden Club and many other programs and sports leagues throughout the year. The Learning Connection Preschool is also offered.
The Jackie Cooper Gym, 1024 E. Main Street, 405-350-8920, is a popular local athletic venue. It offers two full size courts for basketball, volleyball and badminton. Volleyball and basketball leagues, indoor t-ball, soccer for four and five year olds, pick-up games and many other programs and sports leagues are offered throughout the year.
The Robertson Activity Center, 1200 Lakeshore Drive, 405-350-7680, offers seniors 55 and older a place for activities, reminiscing and tasty daily lunches. A wide variety of programs that appeal to senior adults are offered, such as dominoes, wood carving and dancing. A van is available to pick-up seniors needing transportation to and from the center. The center is also available for public rental. Small and large banquets, receptions and other gatherings can be accommodated.
Yukon citizens can enjoy City Splash, Kimbell Bay and Sunrise Splashpad when the hot summer looms and a fun way to cool down is needed.
Kimbell Bay, 525 S. 7th Street, 405-354-7191, located at Kimbell Park, has a low dive and water slide to keep swimmers busy. Swim lessons are offered for all ages, from tots to adults and those with special needs.
City Splash, 2200 S. Holly, 405-350-7684, located at the Yukon Community Center, has a low dive and water slide. The pool hosts a wide array of activities, including the Dolphins Swim Team, water aerobics and Zumba.
Sunrise Splashpad, 550 S. Yukon Parkway, 405-350-8937, located at Sunrise Park, offers spray fun with an Aqua Dome, Bucket Trio, Ground Geyser and more. It is a cool, fun and wet time!
Twelve beautiful parks comprise the Parks & Recreation system where, “Parks are for People,” is the motto. City Park, Freedom Trail Playground and Chisholm Trail Park are the hub of busy Yukon activities. These parks include walking trails, playgrounds, Boot Hill observation mound, water features, Mulvey’s Pond and numerous special events during the year.
Yukon Parks & Amenities
Chisholm Trail Park, 500 W. Vandament, Includes a large gazebo, small gazebo, large pavilion, and boot walking trail.
City Park, 2200 S. Holly Avenue; Includes pavilions, picnic tables, playground, nature trail, basketball court, baseball fields, football fields, tennis courts, pond, walking/jogging trails, horseshoe courts, sand volleyball.
Freedom Trail Playgound, 2101 S. Holly Avenue; Freedom Trail Playground is an award winning handicap accessible playground. Areas of interest include a toddler play area, dinosaur dig and Oklahoma Native areas.
Kimbell Park, 525 S. 7th Street; Pavilions, tennis courts, playground, kimbell bay swimming pool, baseball field, and walking/jogging trails.
Bledsoe Park, 1 Ash Street; Includes pavilion, playground, and picnic tables.
Hilcrest Park, 425 Cornwell Drive; Includes a playground, and baseball field.
Ranchwood Park, 712 Oakcreek Drive; Includes playground, basketball court, tennis courts, soccer fields, and picnic tables.
Sunrise Park, 550 S. Yukon Parkway; Includes splashpad, pavilion, picnic tables, playground, basketball court, softball field, and jogging/walking trail.
Taylor Park, 410 N. 11th Street; Includes Home of Yukon BMX Raceway, J. Calvin Field for special needs, Southwest Covenant Christian School's Patriot Football Field, Taylor Park RC Speedway & practic fields.
Welch Park, 615 Annawood; Includes Picnic tables, pond, and walking/jogging trails.
Dickenson Park, 201 Poplar; Includes soccer practice fields, and benches.
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The Yukon Parks & Recreation Department hosts over 20 annual special events. There is always something to do in Yukon. Click Here for a listing of Yukon Events.
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