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Community Services

Our office is located at 230 East Chapman Avenue, Orange, CA 92866, telephone: 714-744-7274. We are open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and closed alternating Fridays.

COMMUNITY SERVICES INFORMATION IN SPANISH: (Información en español)


SPORTS CENTER AT GRIJALVA PARK IS OPEN!: The Sports Center is located at 368 N. Prospect Ave. and is a state-of-the-art, energy efficient, 26,200 square-foot facility that features a dance room with a wood floor, ballet barres and mirror wall, a large multipurpose room and a spacious gymnasium with basktball and volleyball courts, and plenty of fan seating.

Hours of operation vary based on scheduled programming, please click on the button below or call (714) 744-7274 for business hours.


Sports Center at Grijalva Park Website Button


WATER CONSERVATION IN OUR CITY PARKS: The Community Services Department is very conscious of the water issues that the entire state is facing. We are developing plans to re-tool our entire irrigation control system. We are also working with the Metropolitan Water District and Municpal Water District of Orange County to take advantage of funding being made available to retrofit park irrigation control systems. Our plan is to utilize technology to control the irrigation in parks and other City faciltiies to operate based on weather data and be able to automatically shut off during rain or in the event of a broken irrigation pipe. The systems are also able to be monitored and manipulated remotely, allowing for better control overall. We anticipate that these changes will eventually result in a significant water savings in our parks. The City is also looking at other alternatives, such as low-flow fixtures and other devices that will help save our limited resources. This department and the City continue to look for ways to conserve and looking at all viable alternatives to do this.

GREAT GIFT ANYTIME!: The Community Foundation of Orange announced its newest fund-raising project, Brick By Brick, wherein donors can have their family or business names engraved on a brick that will make up the walkway to the Grijalva Park Gymnasium/Sports Center. Click here for more information and the form.

For more information on the Community Foundation of Orange's role in the Grijalva Gymnasium/Sports Center, to make a donation, or inquire about naming opportunities, go to Community Foundation of Orange website, or phone 714-288-9909. 

Mon., December 22, 2014
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