Community Services

In accordance with current State and County health guidelines, our parks, including the Dog Park at Yorba Park are open for public use, weather permitting.  The public is encouraged to utilize the open space and walking trails to stay healthy, both physically and mentally. Please continue to practice social distancing by staying at least six feet away from those who are not part of your household.  Wash your hands frequently and do not use our parks if you are ill or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Large gatherings are prohibited. 

1.  What park amenities are open?

All park amenities including tot lots, outdoor fitness equipment, sports courts and picnic pavilions are open. Please remember to maintain social distance and avoid over crowding.  

2.  Can I book a City facility or picnic pavilion for an event?

Current State and County health guidelines allow for outdoor private events with modifications and a maximum of 100 people. Permits for picnic pavilions, jumpers, and green space are being issued by appointment only. Click here to book your appointment. Indoor facilities designed for private events such as the Sports Center at Grijalva Park, Park Community Buildings, and the Senior Center are not available for permits at this time. Please continue to check the City’s website and social media posts for updates to facilities and services.  As health guidelines change, the City will evaluate options to comply with the guidelines. 

3.  Is the Senior Center open?

The Senior Center remains closed; however, essential services such as meals, case management, and transportation are still available.  The meal congregate program has been replaced with a pick-up meal option.  Homebound seniors will continue to receive Meals-on-Wheels service.  For more information, contact the Senior Center at www.orangeseniorcenter.org or at (714) 538-9633.

4.  Are sports groups allowed to play?

The City requires permits to use sports fields for groups of ten (10) persons or more. The City is issuing limited permits for groups who comply with current health guidelines. To obtain a field permit and for more information about the permitting process, please email sports@cityoforange.org. Tournaments and community events are not permitted at this time.

For any additional questions, please call the Community Services Department at (714) 744-7274 or email csinfo@cityoforange.org.

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Role

 
Our goal is to provide lifelong learning opportunities, leisure activities, and recreational experiences in well-maintained parks and facilities. 

Responsibilities


You might think of us as Parks and Recreation. We are responsible for all of our City parks and trails. In addition, we provide exceptional recreation activities, programs, and city-wide events for all ages to enjoy. Our three divisions- Administration, Parks, and Recreation- help build community, unite families, and improve the quality of life of Orange residents and visitors.

Services and Programs


We proudly provide the following services and programs to the Orange community: