490 West D Street
Tehachapi, CA 93561
661-822-3228 (office)
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Dye Natatorium Pool

Pool Programs

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Location:
400-B South Snyder (View map)
Phone: 661-822-5943

DYE NATATORIUM IS OPEN FEBRUARY THROUGH SEPTEMBER.

Summer Family Pool Pass

summer pool pass

Come enjoy the pool this summer!

  • Includes: Unlimited Open Recreation Swim, Lap Swim, and Marti’s Water Aerobics
    **pass does not include swim lessons and lifeguard classes**
  • Dates: June 1 - August 31
  • Cost:
    $100.00/person OR
    $200.00/family of 4 + $25.00 each additional family member

* Summer Pool Passes may only be purchased at the TVRPD District Office ( Directions ).

Lap Swim

Lap Swim PassDive in and enjoy TVRPD's 6-lane, 25-yard pool. All swimmers are expected abide by TVRPD Lap Swim Etiquette, share lanes and circle swim when necessary. Patrons using the pool during lap swim must be swimming laps. Fins and kickboards available upon request.

Swim goggles, caps and assessories are available for purchase at the kiosk.

Ages: 14+
Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder ( Directions )

  • Days & Times:
    Monday - Friday: 5:00 A.M. – 7:00 A.M.
    Monday - Thursday: 7:15 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
    * Lap Swim hours are subject to change.
  • Fees: Drop-in $5
    Monthly Swim Pass $50 *
    Military and Senior discount of 10%

* Swim Passes may be purchased at the TVRPD District Office ( Directions ). Passes are non-refundable, non-transferable, are issued on the 1st of the month, and are not prorated.

More Information: call 822-3228 or email .

Recreation Swim

Bring your family and friends for open recreation swim! Children 12 and under must be supervised by an adult.

  • Dates: June 8 – August 14
  • Days & Times:
    Monday – Thursday, Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
    Friday: 7:15 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.
    * Open Recreation Swim hours are subject to change.
  • Drop-in Fee: $5/person
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder ( Directions )

More Information: call 822-3228 or email .

Marti’s Water Aerobics

This class is perfect for those looking to get in shape with a low-impact workout. Enjoy the sounds of upbeat music and a positive environment when you come for this 1 hour class.

  • Hours & Fees

    • Ages: 16+
    • Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
    • Times: 7:15 – 8:15 PM
    • Monthly Fee: $30 *
    • Drop-In Fee: $5
    • Instructor: Marti Sprinkle
    • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder ( Directions )

    * Monthly pass may be purchased at the TVRPD District Office ( Directions ).

  • Instructor Marti Sprinkle

    Born in the rural town of Tehachapi, California, Marti Sprinkle is a certified water aerobics instructor with over 25 years of experience. She is certified through American Exercise Association (AEA) and is also a member of Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI). She holds specialty certificates for Total Joint Replacement, Hip and Back, Back-Hab, Integrated Core Training, and Rheumatology. For the past seven years Marti has specialized in therapeutic exercises in a commercial spa. She teaches water aerobics for all ages.

Parent & Child Swim Lessons

Parent & Child Swim LessonsDeveloped for children 6 months to 3 years, Parent and Child Aquatics helps young children get ready to swim by emphasizing fun in the water. Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary swimming skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more.

Course length: Courses typically meet for 30 minutes over 7-10 sessions. In Level 1, children learn basic skills through fun activities, such as blowing bubbles and playing with water toys. In Level 2, parents work with their children to practice floating, kicking and swimming back to the side of the pool.

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  • Ages:
    Level 1: 6 months–1 1/2 years
    Level 2: 2–3 years
  • Dates:
    Session 1: June 22–July 3
    Session 2: July 6–17
    Session 3: July 20–31
  • Time: 12:00 P.M.–1:00 P.M.
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder ( Directions )
  • Cost: $55

Preschool Aquatics

  • Ages: 4-5
  • Dates:
    Session 1: June 22-July 3
    Session 2: July 6-17
    Session 3: July 20-31
  • Time:
    All Sessions: 8:00 A.M., 9:00 A.M., 10:00 A.M.
    Session 3 only: 5:00 P.M.
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder ( Directions )
  • Cost: $65

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  • Preschool Aquatics Level 1

    • Purpose: To orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills.
    • Learning Objectives: Enter and exit water using ladder, steps or side. Blow bubbles through mouth and nose. Submerge mouth, nose and eyes. Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects. Front and back glides and recover to a vertical position. Back float and recover to a vertical position. Roll from front to back and back to front. Tread with arm and hand actions. Alternating and simultaneous leg actions on front and back. Alternating and simultaneous arm actions on front and back. Experience wearing a life jacket in the water. Learn how to stay safe, including recognizing an emergency and knowing how to call for help. Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including the use of a life jacket, recognizing lifeguards and sun safety.
  • Preschool Aquatics Level 2

    • Purpose: To build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Level 1
    • Prerequisites: Successfully demonstrate the exit skills assessments from Preschool Aquatics Level 1
    • Learning Objectives: Enter water by stepping in. Exit water using ladder, steps or side. Bobbing. Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects. Front and back floats and glides. Recover from a front or back float or glide to a vertical position. Roll from front to back and back to front. Tread water using arm and leg actions. Combined arm and leg actions on front and back. Finning arm action on back. Learn how to stay safe, including recognizing an emergency and knowing how to call for help. Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including the use of a life jacket, recognizing lifeguards and sun safety.
  • Preschool Aquatics Level 3

    • Purpose: To increase proficiency and build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Levels 1 & 2 by providing additional guided practice with increased distances and times.
    • Prerequisites: Successfully demonstrate the exit skills assessments of Preschool Aquatics Level 2
    • Learning Objectives: Enter water by jumping in. Fully submerge and hold breath. Bobbing. Front, jellyfish and tuck floats. Recover from a front or back float or glide to a vertical position. Back float and glide. Change direction of travel while swimming on front and back. Combined arm and leg actions on front and back. Tread water using arm and leg actions. Combined arm and leg actions on front and back. Learn how to stay safe, including recognizing an emergency and knowing how to call for help. Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including the use of a life jacket, recognizing lifeguards and sun safety.

Red Cross Learn to Swim Program

  • Ages: 5+
  • Dates:
    Session 1: June 22–July 3
    Session 2: July 6–17
    Session 3: July 20–31
  • Time:
    All Sessions: 8:00 A.M., 9:00 A.M., 10:00 A.M., 11:00 A.M.
    Session 3 only Levels 1–3: 5:00 P.M., 6:00 P.M.
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder ( Directions )
  • Cost: $65

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  • Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills

    There are no prerequisites for this course. The objective of Level 1 is to help students feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely. Level 1 participants learn to: enter and exit the water safely, submerge mouth, nose and eyes, exhale and open eyes under-water, roll over from front to back and back to front with support, explore floating on front and back with support, explore swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions with support and use of life jacket.

  • Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills

    Student must have passed or show competency in Level 1 skills. This level marks the beginning of true locomotion skills. Level 2 participants learn to: Enter water by stepping or jumping from the side, exit water safely using ladder or side, submerge entire head, blow bubbles (bobbing), open eyes underwater, float on front and back, front and back glides, change directions, rolls over from front to back and back to front, tread water, and swim on front, back and side using combined arm and leg actions.

  • Level 3: Stroke Development

    Student must have passed or shown competency in Level 2 skills. Level 3 participants learn to: Jump into deep water, dive in, bob with head fully submerged, rotary breathing, front and back glides, float on front and back in deep water, change from horizontal to vertical position on front and back, front and back crawl, and butterfly-kick and body motion.

  • Level 4: Stroke Improvement

    Student must have passed or shown competency in Level 3 skills. The objective of Level 4 is to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills. Level 4 participants learn to: Perform standing dive, swim underwater, feet-first surface dive, open turns on front and back, treading water, front and back crawl, breaststroke, butterfly and elementary backstroke.

  • Level 5: Stroke Refinement

    Student must have passed or shown competency in Level 4 skills. The objective of Level 5 is to provide further coordination and refinement of strokes. Level 5 participants learn to perform the following: Standing, shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, front and back flip turns, front and back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and survival swimming.

  • Level 6: Swimming & Skill Proficiency

    Student must have passed or shown competency in Level 5 skills. The objective of Level 6 is to refine the strokes so students swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Level 6 is designed with “menu” options that focus on preparing students with a variety of activities.

Pool Parties / Rental

The Dye Natatorium is available for private pool parties!

  • $80/hour for 50 people or less
  • $120/hour for 51+ (150 people maximum)
  • 2 hour minimum

Schedule your party today at TVRPD District Office, 490 West “D” St. ( Directions )
or call 661-822-3228.