The Artesia Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs especially for those 60 and over. Programs include a daily congregate or home delivery lunch program, free transportation, social groups, activities, special events, and excursions. Please download the latest Artesian for a full listing of upcoming activities and excursions.
Artesia contracts with Old-timers Foundation to provide congregate and home delivery lunches to individuals 60 and over.
American Style lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. South Asian lunches are also available on Wednesdays at 11:45 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $2.25 per meal.
Please contact 562-924-6509 to register and for reservations.
Artesia contracts with Fiesta Taxi to provide a free local transportation service to Artesia residents who are 60 and over or who are disabled.
Transportation is available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The shuttle will pick up and drop off anywhere between the boundaries of Alondra Boulevard (North), Del Amo Boulevard (South), Valley View St. (East), and Bellflower Boulevard (West). Service is also available to satellite locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Participants must register by appointment through the department office prior to using the service. Please contact 562-860-3361 for an appointment.