Our mission is to provide a variety of recreational, social, and library services to meet the needs of residents of all ages; support Signal Hill businesses; and further the image and livability of the City through its programs and development activities. Follow the links to learn more about all Parks, Recreation & Library Services (formerly Community Services) has to offer.

Parks, Recreation and Library Services provides:

  • Comprehensive youth programs, including after-school programs, summer camps, excursions, and sports
  • Book clubs, story-time programs, and resource workshops at the library
  • Citywide special events
  • Rental spaces, picnic shelters and facilities for celebrations, meetings, and events
  • Senior activities, excursions, workshops and social events
  • Eleven community parks, featuring walking trails, sports facilities, picnic shelters, playgrounds, and views of the Pacific Ocean
  • Transportation, food assistance, and recreation scholarships for low-income residents
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Arts programs, summer concerts in the park, and free classes for residents