Alhambra offers programs and services for people of all ages. A full range of aquatic classes and programs is available at the two city-operated pools, and dozens of leisure classes are offered throughout the year, along with youth and adult sports, open-play activities, after-school programs and summer recreation programs.

There are six parks in Alhambra, and the Alhambra Golf Course provides a unique course of uncommon design for beginning to accomplished golfers.

The Joslyn Senior Center offers a full array of programs, activities and services for seniors age 60 and older.