What if you could make almost anything?

Yakima Maker Space is a community of people just like you. We are: artists, makers, hackers, entrepreneurs, educators and craft enthusiasts with various interests and skills. 

Y.M.S. provides the space, the tools and the community for you to create, collaborate and educate. You provide the ideas and the materials, and your monthly dues cover access to the space and the tools. All of the skills needed to operate any of the equipment in Yakima Maker Space can be acquired by participating in one of our many classes or workshops.

Most of our tools are available to use as soon as your membership begins. However, some tools require sign-off before you may use them including: the table saw, miter saw, CNC router table, and wood lathe for example. We have wood shop orientations every other Monday. The ceramics area also requires orientation from one of the instructor before you can begin.

Once you have set up your account (online) you can come down to YMS on a Saturday between 10 am and 2 pm and a volunteer will review your account, give you an orientation, and get your keys ready.    If Saturdays does not work you can schedule an appointment by emailing info@yakimamakerspace.org

We are open to members by appointment only! https://ymsschedule.org/shop/

Yakima Maker Space (YMS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the re-opening the facility to members for limited access. This is a limited reopening done with important rules which have been prepared to meet State and County Health requirements designed to help prevent the spread of the COVID Coronavirus. Permission to re-open requires that our members understand and follow them carefully. Yakima Maker Space will operate within the scope of this written plan until we can transition into Phase 2 and beyond. READ HERE:

We believe there is greater value in making something than buying something, that you create a narrative when you make something and this story has a value greater than just the object you have created,  because it is your story, your touch-stone, and perhaps your impetus to learn something new. 

Upcoming Events


From Sewing Machines to Laser Cutters, Table Saws to 3D Printers, we have a vast array of shop spaces and tools for you to use.

Take a Class

If you love what we do but aren't sure where to start, sign up for a class or workshop. We recruit instructors from all over our valley who are eager to share their passion. 

Join Us

There are loads of ways you can join in on the fun. Volunteer, Become a Member, Sponsor Us, or Sign up for an Event or Workshop! Come spend some time at the Makers Space and feed your creative side.


We operate through memberships and classes, but also by the generous support of our business sponsors. Thanks to our all our sponsors for your support! Read more here

PAST community events

We hope everyone had a happy and safe time at Fresh Hop Ale Festival & we hope to see you again next year.


Members: 24/7 Access

Public Hours: 
Saturdays: 10am-2pm

See Events Calendar for Class & Workshop Times


16 S. 1st Street, Yakima WA 98901

Office: 509-571-1215

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Yakima Maker Space is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Donations are tax-deductible.

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