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Curb Painting by Canning Hunger

City of Los Alamitos residents will soon receive curb painting services that will include a City logo and their street address. This free service is optional for residents and will be performed by Canning Hunger, a non-profit hunger relief organization. As such, residents may remit a voluntary donation of $30 intended to help feed a family of 4 for an entire week. All donations are tax-deductible and can be made by check or online at canninghunger.org. For any questions or concerns related to this project, please contact Greg Contopulos from Canning Hunger at 1-888-354-3663.

Work will begin the week of February 26 in various parts of the City, weather permitting.

Park Rehab

Park maintenance is complete at Little Cottonwood Park and Laurel Park. We appreciate your patience through this process. Be on the lookout for programs and events taking place at our parks.

Recreation and Community Services

Calling All Pickleballers

It's pickle time! We’ve heard your requests; pickleball is back! Join us every other Thursday, beginning February 29, at Laurel Park (10862 Bloomfield St., Los Alamitos) for Drop-in Pickleball from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The cost is $5 per person, and participants must be 18+. 

Bring a friend, a squad, or come solo to court #4. All skill levels are welcome, and on-site instruction will be available. Equipment will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own. We can’t wait to see you and have a smashing time together!

List of dates through April:

2/29, 3/14, 3/28, 4/11, 4/25.

Race on the Base is Back

The ever-popular UWS Race on the Base Reverse Sprint Triathlon and 5K Walk/Run is returning on Saturday, April 13, at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base.

Registration is now open at: www.raceonthebaselosal.com. You can also click below.

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Calling All Performers

Make sure to save the date for Weekend of Art, a two-day visual and performing arts exhibition for all ages! Weekend of Art will occur on Saturday, March 16, and Sunday, March 17, at the Oak Middle School Multi-Purpose Room. 

Performance applications are due no later than March 1, and late applications will not be accepted. Performance applications are available online at the link in our bio or at the Los Alamitos Community Center – Building Two (10909 Oak Street, Los Alamitos). Space is limited.

Spring Brochure

Spring is almost here; we are so excited to announce that the online 2024 City of Los Alamitos Spring brochure is available now! There are so many amazing new classes, events, seasonal activities, and programs for the community to discover.

Los Alamitos Aquatics is Year Round

Lap Swim Information - Lap Swim is available for participants 15 and over; if participants are 18 and under, they must be accompanied by an adult. Lap swim is open on Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended to guarantee a spot, walk-ins are welcome based on available space. No on-site cash payments. Reservation spots will open one week in advance on the Monday prior to your desired date. 


Los Al Youth Track & Field 

Run into the spring season with the City of Los Alamitos Co-ed Youth Track and Field program! This six-week program will occur on Mondays at the Oak Middle School Track from April 9 – May 14. The program will cover various track and field techniques and events led by Recreation Staff. All skill levels are welcome; the program is a great introduction to Track and Field events. The last session of the program will entail a Track & Field Meet where participants will compete amongst each other for top place finishes in various events such as the 50m, 100m, 200m, and Long Jump. 4th-8th grade will compete in the 400m and 800m, depending on skill level. An award and a singlet are included in the fee. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!


Educational Seminars

The City of Los Alamitos and Community Services Department will be hosting free, monthly educational workshops on a variety of topics catered to the aging adult. We welcome you to bring a friend and take advantage on these amazing resources!

The City of Los Alamitos has partnered with the Long Beach Table Tennis Club! 

Join us for drop-in play year-round on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at the Oak Middle School Gym (10821 Oak St.). Whether it is your first time playing or you are a seasoned pro, this program is an excellent opportunity to increase your skillset through friendly and fun competition.

In addition to drop-in play, league play is seasonal. The next season will be available on Wednesdays (7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.) from February 21 – April 10. League play consists of grouped competition based on skill level. Participants can improve their skill rating as the league progresses. The top four finalists from each division in the league will compete in a playoff on Wednesday, April 24.

For more information regarding the Long Beach Table Tennis Club, please contact the Los Alamitos Community Center at (562) 430 – 1073, or the City’s website at https://cityoflosalamitos.org/232/Adult-Sports


2024 Recreation & Community Services

Special Event Opportunities

The Recreation & Community Services Department invites your business to get involved as a Special Event Vendor or an Event Sponsor at one of our upcoming special events. Your partnership can help support our events and keep them free to the public while gaining a wide variety of marketing and community engagement benefits. To view full details, requirements and applications, please click below:

Vendor Application
Sponsor Application

Economic Development

Revive Los Alamitos

The Economic Development Division is excited to launch the Revive Los Alamitos Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program on February 26. Los Alamitos-based businesses will be invited to consider this grant opportunity as a way to invest in their property and make aesthetic or structural improvements that they may qualify for. For more information, please visit the City website at cityoflosalamitos.org/development or contact the Development Services Department at (562) 431-3538. 

Online Calendar

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Business Calendar

Upcoming City Meetings

The Los Alamitos Planning Commission Meeting will meet in person on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at 3191 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos, CA 90720.

Full agenda details can be found on the City's website at: 


Upcoming Schedule City Business

The City Council and appointed Commissions meet regularly to discuss City businesses. Meetings are open to the public and your input is always welcome and appreciated. You can sign up to receive notifications every time a new agenda is posted on the City’s website here: http://cityoflosalamitos.org/List.aspx

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Commission

The City is looking for a volunteer looking to help the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Commission! There is one full-term position available and applications will be accepted until the seat is filled. Requirements include being at least 18 years old, a registered voter in Los Alamitos, and a passion for service. 

For more information visit us online at https://cityoflosalamitos.org/161/Boards-Commissions-Committee 

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