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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!

2015 Turkey Distribution: Over 100 Bell Gardens Residents Receive Turkeys

The holidays are about “giving back” and this Thanksgiving season the Bell Gardens Recreation Department was able to do just that with our annual turkey distribution event. The department received generous donations from Golden State Water and Bell Gardens City Attorney Arnold M. Alvarez-Glassman in order to purchase over 130 turkeys from Smart & Final (who also helped out with discounted prices).


5 Awesome Tips to Help You Win The Bell Gardens Home Decorating Contest

The holidays are coming. The holidays are coming. Run and tell your friends, because the greatest time of the year is officially here! Some people might not like holiday music, caroling, champurrado and all that mouth-watering food, but the Bell Gardens Recreation Department sure does. One of the best things about Christmas, besides the tamales of course, is the decorations.


Recreation and Community Services Jobs

The Bell Gardens Recreation and Community Services Department is currently looking for the following position(s) to be filled:

application/pdf icon Recreation Leader II (clerical, open until filled).pdf

Please refer to job bulletin for full information. If you have any questions you can contact our office at (562) 806-7650.

For job vacancies currently open in other departments please visit the city website.


5 Ways To Keep the Weight Off During the Holidays in Bell Gardens

The holidays may be the most magical time of the year, but November and December are also the months where people gain the most weight. By the time January rolls around everyone in Bell Gardens is sick of pozole, tamales, pies, turkeys and everything else they ate during Thanksgiving and Christmas (actually, I take that back, you can never get sick of tamales and pozole). So this holiday, let’s make an effort to avoid those extra 10 pounds, while still enjoying all the great food, by following a few simple healthy eating tips.


Bell Gardens Holiday Decorating Contest

The holidays are finally here! And what better way to spread that Christmas joy with a home decorating contest right in here in the City of Bell Gardens. If you love the holidays and have a bit of a competitive edge, this is the contest for you! Stop by the Ford Park front office and fill out a FREE application to enter.

Event date and time: Thu, 12/03/2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Event location: Your home
Street address: 8000 Park LN, 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)




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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