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Community Services

The Community Services Department strives to offer the residents of Rancho Santa Margarita the highest quality recreation classes, special events, senior services, facility accommodations, and customer service.  We are committed to facilitating activities that grow strong families, promote healthy lifestyles, and support the strong sense of community shared by the residents of Rancho Santa Margarita.

Recreation Classes
Through a wide variety of programs, classes and seminars, the Community Services Department provides the opportunity for lifelong play.  No age is too young and no soul is too old to enjoy the classes offered at the Community Center.  Please visit our homepage for a complete listing of classes.

Facility Rentals
The Bell Tower Regional Community Center is the perfect venue for your upcoming event!  Towering palm trees, blooming bougainvillea in terracotta pots and the backdrop of the Saddleback Mountains adorn the grounds of the Bell Tower Regional Community Center.  Antique wooden doors welcome guests into a private walkway decorated with stone bricks and a picturesque water fountain. The vaulted sky-lit atrium and floor to ceiling windows bring a beautiful natural light into each room.  Whether you need a ballroom for a wedding or gala event, a smaller room for a birthday party or baby shower, a conference or meeting room for a business meeting, or a technology room for training, the Bell Tower Regional Community Center is here to serve you.  Call 949.216.9700 extension 1261 or email for more information. 

Facility spaces available for your event:
- Multipurpose Rooms
- Conference Rooms
- Technology Center
- Arts and Crafts Room  
- Facility Rental Fees
- Frequently Asked Rental Questions and Insurance Requirements
- Terms and Conditions of Use

Senior Services
Keep yourself moving!  The Community Services Department partners with Age Well Senior Services and the Santiago Seniors Club in order to offer daily programs, meals, and entertainment for local seniors.  Need a ride to the doctor or grocery store?  The Senior Mobility Program allows for seniors to receive a discounted taxi fare in RSM and surrounding areas.  For more information about the Senior Mobility Program click here.

Special Events
The Community Services Department hosts two signature events per year: New Years Eve Celebration and the Summer Concert Series.  These events bring the community together in a safe, upbeat, and positive setting.  For more information on Community events click here.

Youth Drop-In Center
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley has been contracted by the City of Rancho Santa Margarita to provide summer programming at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center.  The free summer program will offer activities from core program areas that the Club typically provides such as education and career development, the arts, health and life skills, character and leadership development, sports and fitness and of course, a variety of field trips. 

The Summer Day Camp is for ages 7 to 12 years old and runs from July 3rd through August 31st.  All youth must have a completed parent signed membership form to attend.  There is NO membership or Day Camp Fee.  Field trips are an extra fee. 

If you have questions, please contact the Youth Center at 949.216.9700 ext 1280.

Community Events Calendar 
The Community Services Department is the essential connection to the residents and their community. The Department collects information on resources, events or services available for residents and the surrounding areas.  Events posted on the calendar are those that are not-for-profit and open to the public.  This calendar is an excellent opportunity for you to gain exposure and plan events that could possibly influence your attendance numbers.  For an event to be considered for posting on the Community Events Calendar, an Event Information Form must be completed with signature for each event.  The calendar is easily accessed on the City's website homepage, under the Quick Link "Community Events".  If you have any questions regarding the Community Events Calendar, please call 949.216.9700.

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