Department Commissions include: Senior Citizens, Human Services, Recreation and Parks and Youth Commissions. All are comprised of one appointee by each Councilmember and the Mayor; additionally, the Youth Commission has five members appointed at large by the appointed members. All Commissioners serve in an advisory capacity to the department.
The Recreation Division is responsible for the creation, development, implementation and administration of recreational, social and community service programs and activities. These are categorized into distinct service areas: adult sports, aquatics, children’s day care, City-wide special events, contract classes, developmentally disabled programs, facility reservations, Nakaoka Community Center programming, park and after school programs, youth sports, individual and group counseling services, and at-risk programs.