La Palma Community Services collaborates with the City of Cypress Recreation Department to offer a variety of special events, activities, and other opportunities.

2019 Activities Date / Time
Teen Dodgeball Night February 15 at 6:00 p.m.
March 8 at 5:30 p.m.
Teen Fashion Scene March 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Teen Choice Dance April 6 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.


InspoTeen is a free afterschool "hangout" for Walker Junior High School students on campus. InspoTeen staff are on campus on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Teens can play games, hangout with friends, watch movies, make crafts, and of course, eat. For more information, call 714-690-3350.


Teen Dances

The City of La Palma in partnership with the City of Cypress offers teen dances throughout the school year. These dances are limited to students in the seventh or eighth grade only. Please read the NEW Ticket Procedures required before a teen can purchase a ticket:

  • The teen MUST live in or attend a school in La Palma or Cypress
  • The teen MUST provide proof of residency at ticket purchase
  • A parent or legal guardian MUST be present with the teen at ticket purchase
  • At ticket purchase and to gain entrance to the dance, the teen MUST have / show a valid school ID card or be able to verify through Aeries portal

Tickets are $10 will be available to purchase starting the Monday before the dance.


The City accepts 20 Teen Volunteers (13-17 years of age) that are residents of La Palma (proof of residency is required) to assist our trained Day Camp Counselors each summer at Club La Palma Day Camp and Camp Tiny Tot. Teens must submit an application online and attend an interview. If chosen to participate they must attend weekly meetings and training, in addition to working 200 hours over the course of the 10 week program. At the completion of the program each Volunteen will receive a $200 stipend, Letter of Recommendation, and be recognized at a City Council meeting. Volunteen Applications will be available online beginning February 25 and must be completed by 5:30 p.m. on March 25.

Youth Action Committee

The City appointed Youth Action Committee works in conjunction with the City of La Palma and outside groups for the benefit of the community and its youth. We are looking for high school students who will help promote programs and inform the public about teen opportunities for Cities. Application will be available online and at the Community Center.