Welcome to San Gabriel
Community Services Department! 

Art in the Park, children and staff holding their artwork
We are taking appointments for in-person services such as passports, class/ swim registration, future park reservations and facility rentals. To schedule your appointment, call 626.308.2875.
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Winter Programs

Our Winter Guide is now available! Class registration begins December 1st.

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Letters to Santa

Write Santa a letter to tell him a little something about yourself and how you’ve been good all year! Remember, Santa knows if you have been bad or good! We have created a template for your convenience.  
Letters must be postmarked by December 10th. 
Mail or Drop off location:
250 S Mission Drive,
San Gabriel, CA 91776
You can also e-mail your letter to AFranquez@sgch.org.

Holiday Tree Lighting

Tuesday, December 7
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Plaza Park
428 S. Mission Drive

The event will included food trucks, refreshments, live entertainment, ornament decorating and a tree lighting ceremony at 7pm, followed by a visit from Santa. 

Please contact Matthew Morales-Stevens, Recreation Supervisor, at mmoralesstevens@sgch.org or 626-308-2875 for additional information. 

To view the event flier click here

Tree Lighting -Santa on historic fire engine

Holiday Cheer: Cocoa & Games

Adult Recreation Center

324 S. Mission Drive

Wednesday, December 15

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

An afternoon of holiday fun awaits! The event includes hot cocoa, treats, and games. A special holiday edition of loteria is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Registration is required.

Course # 5556.100 | Cost: Free

Hot Cocoa

Sports at Jefferson Middle School: Coed Basketball

For full schedule and dates, refer to program flyer or website.

Ball out during our four and five-week training program! 
This program is designed to teach players the fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense. This program is only for Jefferson Middle School students. 
All levels of play welcomed!
This program will adhere to all LADPH Guidelines for Re-Opening Youth Sports Leagues.

Registration begins Wednesday, December 1st! Click here to register online! 

youth-basketball - child holding basketball

Lunar New Year

Saturday, January 29, 2022

11: 00am - 7:00pm

320 S. Mission Drive

San Gabriel, 91776


The City of San Gabriel is thrilled to welcome back the Annual Lunar New Year Festival in person. This year's festivities includes: 

  • Lion & Dragon Dances
  • Live Performances
  • Kids Zone
  • Crafts & Vendors
  • Street Foods
  • Food Trucks


For more information please contact the Community Services Department at 626-308-2875. 

Lunar New Year Performer

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Class Survey 2021