The Parker Youth & Sports Foundation is dedicated to the support and preservation of parks, sports facilities and athletic programs in the greater Yakima area.



Saturday, August 28th • 2021 HIGH HOPES GOLF TOURNAMENT

The High Hopes Golf Tournament will be held at Apple Tree Golf Resort with a shotgun starting time of 1:00 PM. Introducing the “Companion Pair”. $130.00 for the first golfer and the second golfer at half price. Player fees include a round of golf, a shirt, raffle ticket and the barbeque dinner. Sponsorships are available from $250.00 to $2500.00. Golf program advertisements are available from $750.00 full page ads to $50.00 business card size ads. Pre-registration is requested for assured placement. Please call 509-469-9336 to make your reservation or register online.

The High Hopes Golf Tournament will be followed by a legends barbeque. Tributes will be made to Dave Edler, Shag Williams and Coach Carol Finney.


Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Parker Youth and Sports Foundation will be held on October 13, 2021 at 7:00PM. Details will follow depending on health officials directives.

Proceeds generated by the event provide the funding source for our grant program. We support grant requests for matching funds up to $1000.00, pro-active requests of $300.0 and grant requests for youth athletic programs in the Yakima valley. Since 2004, we have awarded $578000.


High Hopes

"High Hopes" is an original creation by award-winning Yakima artist Don Crook. Commissioned by the Foundation to create a scene representing our mission, Don used old photographs of the original Parker Field and his own memories in his depiction of the grandstands, press box and lights while incorporating youth and their dreams to further convey the purpose of the Foundation. An alumnus of Yakima High School and Yakima Junior College, he played football and baseball in the original Parker Field.

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