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Welcome to the Bell Gardens Recreation and Community Services website. The Recreation Department is dedicated to serving the community of Bell Gardens and its residents. We pride ourselves with great service and first rate programing. Feel free to look through our scheduled programs and if there is anything you don't find on the web site, please don't hesitate to contact our office at (562) 806-7650 so that we may better assist you--enjoy your visit!

Learn How to Shop, Cook, And Be Involved In Your Community

In partnership with the Los Angeles Department of Public Health and First 5 LA Choose Health Los Angeles Kids (CHLAK), Human Services Association (HSA) is working in the community to prevent and reduce childhood obesity. HSA has been designated to work with Bell Gardens, Huntington Park, South Gate, Cudahy, Downey, and Vernon.


Marlow Park Receives a Playground Upgrade

Thanks to a grant from the California Parks and Recreation Society, children in Bell Gardens will be able to enjoy a brand new play structure in Marlow Park. The brightly colored equipment, which will be installed atop an impact-absorbing rubber surface, will replace an aging apparatus and is designed to encourage physical activity and fitness through active play.


2016 Small Fry Basketball Registration

Are you ready to get your kids active and moving? The 2016 Bell Gardens Youth Sports season is ready to get started this March. First up on the schedule is small fry basketball for the little ones aged four to seven. Registration opens Monday, February 8th 2016 and closes March 10, 2016. The program is designed for beginners and focuses on developing sensory and motor skills while having fun and making friends. We do not keep score and instead focus on teamwork, following directions, and sportsmanship.

Event date and time: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:00am - Thu, 03/10/2016 - 8:00pm
Event location: Bell Gardens Ford Park
Street address: 8000 Park LN, Bell Gardens , CA  90201

Basic CPR and First Aid Safety Tips

CPR and First Aid training can be the difference between life and death in any emergency situation, and even if you are not trained, knowing a few tips can help in the case of an accident. Getting CPR certified is simple and affordable, and it can even be done online in the comfort of your own home. Here are a few CPR safety tips to keep in your back pocket in case of an emergency.

Check the scene: the first rule of both CPR and First Aid training is to check the scene and make sure everything is safe. You cannot help someone if you also get hurt.


Community Meeting

Are you ready to make an impact in the City of Bell Gardens? Help us direct park funding for the next decade, we need your input!  We’ve taken stock of what we have: existing parks and recreation facilities and what kind of shape they’re in. Now we need to know what the community wants.

Event date and time: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 6:00pm
Event location: Ross Hall (Bell Gardens Veterans Park)
Street address: 6662 Loveland St., Bell Gardens, CA  90201


Visit some of the most exciting places in Southern California without the stress of driving!  Register with your friends and family for a day of exploration and fun.

Register at: John Anson Ford Park (8000 Park Lane)

Registration hours: Mon-Thu (8am-6pm) / Fri (8am-5pm)



Classes at Veterans Park

Reach your fitness goals! Our classes will help motivate you to work out at various intensity levels in the safest manner possible. High energy & intensely fun! Classes for various fitness levels are available. Join today!

For registration information call (562) 806-7650 or visit our Recreation Department Office at John Anson Ford Park (8000 Park Lane).


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