Community Services Department

The mission of the Community Services Department is to create community and facilitate positive communication with the City Council, residents, co-workers, and regional audiences.

Creating and Celebrating a Healthy and Vibrant Community

Atlantis Logo with Waves.jpgVoted Best Playground 2013 in "The Best of OC!"

parks-recreation-guide.pngCommunity Services offers year-round programs that provide a full range of opportunities for life enrichment, self improvement, personal growth, and artistic expression. Programs include

GG-Sports_0.gifThe Garden Grove Sports & Recreation Center is located at 13641 Deodara Drive off of Westminster Avenue. Read more about programs and schedules.

Parks-Recreation_0.gifLooking for the perfect park to hold an event? The City of Garden Grove has several different locations that include picnic shelters, park buildings and pavilions.

GG-Com-Garden.pngShort on space to plant your homegrown veggies, herbs, fruits and flowers? Consider renting a 10’ x 10’ plot in the City of Garden Grove’s Community Garden.

GGDayCamp-Final.jpg.jpgGarden Grove's Day Camp provides a fun and exciting experience for children ages 5 -12. Staff provides a safe

Park PatrolThe City of Garden Grove Park Patrol serves as a link between the Community Services Department and park guests. The Park Patrol establishes safer parks. When enjoying the City of

bc-logo.gifThe Buena Clinton Youth and Family Center provides no-cost to low cost programs and services focused on youth enrichment, safety, and community involvement/mobilization.

Magnolia Park Logo 1_0.jpgThe Magnolia Park Family Resource Center has enriched the community with health and family services for nearly 10 years. Their mission is to create healthier communities

SeniorCenter_0.gifThe H. Louis Lake Senior Center offers Seniors 50 years and older a multitude of services and activities. The Center is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

2015 GGP LOGO Print.jpgFor over four decades, the Garden Grove Pride Home Beautification program has recognized the owners of Garden Grove's best-kept homes

Community Meeting CenterThe City of Garden Grove offers three rental facilities conveniently located in the heart of the city just minutes from the SR22 freeway – the Community Meeting Center, the H. Louis Lake Senior Center, and the Courtyard Center. Each building is located in a beautiful park-like setting. From intimate meeting rooms to a spacious banquet room, the facilities are ideal for business

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adult-sports-softball_0.gifStudies show that regular exercise helps improve everyone’s quality of life. Sports offer a beautiful blend of recreation and physical activity that makes exercise enjoyable.


Special Events List

If you would like to keep informed of our upcoming events and concerts, you can click on the link below and request to be placed on the Community Events distribution list. Simply send an email to Community Relations and you will receive regular email updates of all our upcoming events and concerts.

Community-Relations_0.gifThe Office of Community Relations administers public information programs, news and media relations, and special events.

ggcf.gifThe mission of the Garden Grove Community Foundation is to contribute leadership and resources to enhance community life in Garden Grove.

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Theaters_0.jpg.jpgThe Gem Theater is located at 12852 Main Street. The Festival Amphitheatre is home to the Strawberry Bowl.

Aquatics_0.gifThe City offers swim lessons during the spring (limited sessions) and throughout the summer.