The City of Cerritos
While Cerritos’ central location has spurred its growth, innovation and leadership have sustained it. The City has pioneered in many areas, including building America’s first solar-heated City Hall, under-grounding all utility lines, and constructing a recycled water system to irrigate parks and street medians.
Families are attracted to Cerritos by the outstanding ABC Unified School District and Cerritos College.
The award-winning Cerritos Library is open daily and features museum-quality exhibits, a collection of original artwork, and a wealth of electronic and print resources.
A total of 28 parks and recreation facilities in Cerritos provide residents with playing courts, an indoor pool, athletic fields, and picnic shelters. The City’s Iron-Wood Nine Golf Course is a popular course with the City’s golfers. The Community Gymnasiums at Cerritos and Whitney High Schools provide youth activities and indoor sports for residents of all ages.
The Cerritos Senior Center at Pat Nixon Park offers a variety of special events, recreation, special interest classes, and human services to seniors, age 50 and older.
The Cerritos Sheriff’s Station/Community Safety Center offers a full range of public safety services to residents 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
Premier music, dance, and Broadway performances are featured in the world-class Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, a state-of-the-art facility that features an innovative flexible auditorium.
Beautifully maintained neighborhoods, carefully planned retail areas, abundant recreational facilities, and a world-class performing arts center make Cerritos an exciting place to live and work.