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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!

Family Fishing Derby

Bring your entire family out for a day fun at the John Anson Ford Park Pond. This annual event is a great opportunity for family bonding and for meeting new friends. A food vendor will be available with great tasting items for sale.


* Free registration begins at 7:00am

*Adult anglers may fish only if you bring along a minor to fish with you.

*Anglers 16 years of age & older must display a fishing license.

*One fishing rod per angler.

Event date and time: Sat, 11/04/2017 - 8:00am - 1:00pm
Event location: John Anson Ford Park - Pond
Street address: 8000 Park Lane, Bell Gardens, CA  90201

Pet Care Fair

Bring your beloved cat or dog out to enjoy fun activities and take advantage of various resources.

SEAACA will be offering a low cost vaccination clinic with pet licensing, humane education, pet adoptions, and microchipping. 

Enter the free Pet Costume Contest sponsored by the Bell Gardens Police Officers Association. Submit your pet costume pictures today by posting them on;

* FACEBOOK: The Bell Gardens police Department

* INSTAGRAM: @bellgardenspolice

Event date and time: Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Event location: Bell Gardens Veterans Park
Street address: 6662 Loveland St., Bell Gardens, CA  90201

Dia de los Muertos

Celebrate and learn about this historical Mexican holiday. Make sugar skulls and enjoy traditional treats.


Cost: FREE

Event date and time: Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Event location: Game Room @ Bell Gardens Veterans Park
Street address: 6662 Loveland St., 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.


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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