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City of Norwalk Suspends all City-Sponsored Events and Programming through July as a Result of State Guidelines

    The City continues to adopt guidelines recommended by Governor Gavin Newsom and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.  The City’s proactive and aggressive measures are being implemented to help slow the transmission of COVID-19.

    As part of ongoing evaluations and in an abundance of caution and adhering to state guidelines, the City has suspended all City-sponsored public events and programming through July. Further, the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex will remain closed effective March 13 until further notice. City Hall is opened by appointment only. Please call respective departments for scheduling.

    As information on coronavirus evolves, the City will continue sharing information and expanding preparedness measures to ensure the safety of its residents and employees.

    For more information on coronavirus, please call the hotline at 562-929-5760 or visit or




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    Activities are held at Gerdes Park, 14700 Gridley Road, unless otherwise noted. To register for programs or to be added to the mailing list, please call 562-929-5922, or visit/call the Therapeutic Program staff at Gerdes Park, 562-929-5611 during operating hours Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

    CLASS (Ages 6-22)

    This fun and interactive after school program is specifically designed for your child with disabilities.  Homework assistance, games, crafts and socializing will be the main focus.


    HEART  (Ages 13 & Over)

    This program is designed for children, teens, and adults with developmental, physical, and/or learning disabilities. Participants are encouraged to maximize their abilities through recreation activities with a social emphasis. Recreation staff at a 1:6 ratio conducts the program. All participants must have a current medical/emergency form on file with the department in order to participate.

    PLEASE NOTE: Although group homes are encouraged to participate, an attendant or program aide must remain to assist as needed.

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