The Community Services Department provides a variety of programs and operates the Senior Center in Central Park including the Hoag Health and Wellness Pavilion and the Social Services Resouce Center. Other activities include youth sports, adult sports, which consists of men, coed, and seniors softball and soccer teams, clubhouse rentals, and the annual Fourth of July Celebration. This division also provides staff assistance for many boards and commissions, including the Children's Needs Task Force, Fourth of July Board, Human Relations Task Force, Oak View Task Force, Sister City Association, Youth Board, and Council on Aging.
View the HBCOA "Outlook on Active Aging" publication
Solar energy can also be used for making potable, brackish or saline water. Without using electricity or chemicals, waste water can be treated. Creating salt from sea water is also one of the oldest uses of solar energy.