Community Services

The Community Services Department is responsible for the development and delivery of the comprehensive leisure/human services including community enrichment programs.

The Department oversees public and group use of many City facilities including the:

  • Community Center
  • City Gymnasium
  • Sports Park
  • Other athletic field parks
  • Historic Town Center Park
  • Los Rios Park
  • Community Gardens
  • La Sala Auditorium
  • Courtyard
  • City rental park sites
  • Reata Park and Event Center

Programs and services are available for pre-school age children to senior citizens. Additionally, the Department conducts many important community-wide events such as the:

  • 4th of July Celebration
  • San Juan Summer Nites Concerts
  • Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Annual Fiesta de Las Golondrinas Swallows Day Parade

The Department publishes a quarterly community newsletter and maintains the Community Services Department's web pages on the City website which provides important program and services information.

The Department also provides staff support to the:

  • Parks
  • Recreation
  • Senior and Youth Services Commission
  • Trails and Equestrian Commission
  • Youth Advisory Board
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley
  • San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association
  • Age Well Senior Services
  • Community youth / adult sport organizations
  • Various active community-based service groups