The City offers programs and services for residents and those visiting Brea. They include adult and youth excursions, adult and youth sports leagues, summer aquatics, park and ball field reservations, recreation classes, Tiny Tots and more.
There are three regional parks located in or adjacent to Brea, plus many neighborhood parks and playing fields, and a community swimming pool. The City's Community Services Department offers organized sports activities, excursions, classes and other recreational opportunities for all age groups. There are three public golf courses in the City. Soccer, Girls Softball, Little League Baseball and Pop Warner Football leagues are well established in Brea. The City boasts one of the strongest Scouting programs in the county. The City also has a Boys and Girls Club that offers after school child care and summer recreation programs.
Brea's very popular 52,000 square foot Community Center offers a fitness complex, youth activities, Family Resource Center, and meeting and banquet rooms. The Brea Senior Center provides activities, meals, and a gathering place for the City's older residents.