City of Yankton offices including City Hall are closed to the public; however, staff is available to assist residents by phone, email, or through online services.  Regular garbage and recycling collection are not impacted.  Police, fire and other emergency services continue to operate as normal, with only minor safety precautions affecting their day to day operations.  The Yankton Community Library and the Summit Activity Center are also closed.  The City Commission unanimously approved an ordinance temporarily closing on-site services at some businesses and limiting public gathering.  For a guide to closures and full text of the ordinance, visit

  • Walnut Street

    Newly completed Walnut Street project

  • Yankton 4th of July Fireworks

    Yankton's annual 4th of July fireworks show over the Missouri River.

  • Meridian Bridge

    Winter Scene

  • Fire Prevention Week

    Fire Prevention Week

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake

  • Jim River Bridge

    Jim River Bridge

  • Lake Area Trail

    Lake Area Trail

  • Meridian Bridge Moonlight

    Meridian Bridge Moonlight

  • Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

    Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

  • Walnut Street

    Walnut Street

  • Bragging Rights

    Bragging Rights

  • Downtown Streetscape

    Yankton's Downtown

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Missouri River Bluffs

  • 4th of July

    4th of July Fireworks Show

  • Riverside Park

    Riverside Park

  • Meridian Bridge Fog

    Meridian Bridge Fog

  • Meridian Bridge Winter

    Meridian Bridge Winter

  • Meridian Bridge Fall

    Yankton Meridian Bridge Fall

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake walking trails.

  • Rockin' Ribfest

    June 3-4

  • Yankton Marina

    Yankton Marina

  • Yankton Missouri River

    Yankton Missouri River

  • Fishing the Missouri

    Missouri River Yankton

  • Meridian Bridge

    Meridian Bridge

  • Ice Sailing

    Missiouri River Ice Sailing

  • Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

    Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

  • Missouri River Yankton

    Merry Christmas

  • Yankton Discovery Bridge

    Yankton Discovery Bridge

Online Registration

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Online Registration for classes and activities

2018_Summer_Recreation_ActionYou may register online for classes and activities right from our website! In just minutes you can view a list of classes and activities, register and submit your payment from your computer.

If you have recently had a Summit Activities Center membership or participated in programming, call the Summit Activities Center to setup your online account password.  You DO NOT need to create a new account.  By getting your account setup early, all you will need to do is register for activities when registration begins.

recware_signupnowIt’s quick and easy and you’ll receive immediate confirmation via e-mail. The service is made possible through registration services from Maximum Solutions, a web registration company for sports and recreation.

  • Begin registering for summer programs online April 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.signupnow-web
  • No lines, no waiting!!! Any Computer with web access, Anywhere, Anytime!!!
  • Simply follow on-screen instructions.
  • All online payments must be paid with major credit or debit card.
  • All registrations based on current age or grade entering this fall, unless otherwise noted.
  • Summit Activities Center members may register at the SAC on Monday, April 15 from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

If you do not have access to a computer, walk-in registration is available for City of Yankton summer programs and activities, which will be held in conjunction with the online registration on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Summit Activities Center.


2018_Summer_Recreation_SideREFUND POLICY – All refunds must be requested within 5 working days prior to the start of a program. Refunds are subject to $5.00 handling fee. Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing.

Fees are not intended to eliminate participation in our programs. If any family feels the charge may prevent them from participating, please contact the Summit Activities Center at 668-5234 for assistance or visit the scholarship page.

The City of Yankton reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the information printed on this page or in the brochure.

Photograph Notice - Please be aware that staff does take pictures of recreation program participants, visitors at the parks, golf course and the Summit Activities Center. These pictures may be used for publicity purposes and may appear in the Parks and Recreation Brochure, Parks and Recreation Newsletter or other marketing publications. Also, please note that if you have photos of family participating in recreation programs, in the parks, golf course, or Summit Activities Center that you would like to donate to the Department of Parks and Recreation to be used for publicity purposes, you may drop them off at the Summit Activities Center or send photos by email to

2019 Summer Recreation Brochure


Download the 2019 Summer Activities Brochure

Summit Activities Center  

1801 Summit Street
PO Box 176
Yankton, SD 57078
(605) 668-5234

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