The Community Services Department is entrusted to "Create A Healthy Community Through People, Parks and Programs" and consists of three full-time employees and part-time employees. Additionally, the Department utilizes the services of contract instructors for special interest classes and benefits from the numerous hours that many volunteers donate to the Department.
The Department is responsible for a variety of facilities and programs ranging from traditional recreation programs to arts and transportation. The Department operates the Community Recreation Center and Youth Activity Center, Sierra Madre Aquatic Center, Hart Park House – Senior Center, and six parks as well as supports and coordinates the activities of the City's Community Services Commission, Senior Community Commission, and various committees.
Department Mission Statement: The Community Services Department provides valuable resources to the community that decrease crime and increase property values. The Department strives to turn tax dollars and fees into fun, safe, healthy and accessible family orientated programs and services for the community.