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

Pool Programs

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

Summer Family Pool Pass

Come enjoy the pool this summer!

Summer Family Pool Pass is good for a family of 4. Each family member will receive a pool pass to use this summer at the Dye Natatorium. You can come to lap swim hours, open recreation swim hours or try two of our new water aerobics classes: Aqua Zumba and Deep Water Aerobics.

Passes can only be purchased at the TVRPD District Office (directions).

What is Included? Unlimited:
Lap Swim
Open Recreation Swim
Aqua Zumba
Deep Water Aerobics

  • Dates: June 9 - September 3
  • Cost: $150.00 family of 4, $210.00 family of 4 (out of district)
  • Additional Family Members: $25.00 per member, $40.00 per member (out of district)

Recreation Swim

Bring your family and friends for open recreation swim!

Children 12 and under must be supervised by an adult.

Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder (directions)

  • Days & Times:
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
    Thursday: 2:15 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
    Friday: 7:30 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.
    Saturday: 10:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
    Sunday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
    * Open Recreation Swim hours are subject to change.
  • Fees:
    Family summer swim pass* available $150.00 for a family of four
    Individual summer swim pass* $50.00
    Drop-in $5.00/person

* Summer Swim Passes must be purchased at the TVRPD District Office (directions). All passes have unlimited access to lap swim, open recreation swim, Aqua Zumba, and Deep Water Aerobics (**not valid for Marti’s Water Aerobics**). Valid June 9 – September 3. Non-refundable and non-transferable. 

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Lap Swim

Dive in and enjoy TVRPD's 6-lane, 25-meter 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+
Lap Swim PassLocation: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder (directions)

  • Days & Times:
    Monday - Friday: 5:00 A.M. – 7:00 A.M.
    Monday - Thursday: 8:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
    Friday: 6:15 P.M. – 7:15 P.M
    Saturday: 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.
    * Lap Swim hours are sublect to change.
    No Lap Swim July 25 due to Swim Lessons
  • Fees:
    Drop-in $5.00
    Monthly Pass $50.00 *
    Out of District Monthly Pass $65.00
    Senior Pass $40.00 (62+) – Must reside within District
    Family summer swim pass* available $150.00 for a family of four

* Swim Passes must be purchased at the TVRPD District Office (directions). All passes have unlimited access to lap swim, open recreation swim, Aqua Zumba, and Deep Water Aerobics (**not valid for Marti’s Water Aerobics**). Non-refundable and non-transferable. Monthly Passes are issued on the 1st of the month and are not prorated.

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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: Monday and Wednesday
    • Times: 7:15 P.M. – 8:15 P.M.
    • Monthly Fee: $30.00 *
    • Drop-In Fee: $5.00
    • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder (directions)

    * Monthly fee must be paid at 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.

Deep Water Aerobics

A 50-60 minute workout for all ages and fitness levels! Let the water reduce the stress on your joints while still gaining the benefits of increasing your heart rate, increasing lung capacity, muscle strength and flexibility. This is for people who have tried aerobics or not! Men and women alike.

  • Hours & Fees

    • Ages: 16+
    • Days: Monday and Wednesday
    • Times: 7:15 P.M. – 8:15 P.M.
    • Monthly Fee: $30.00
    • Instructor: Kathleen Kline
    • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder (directions)
  • Instructor Kathleen Kline

    Kathleen Kline brings her 10 + years of experience back to Tehachapi where she has moved her “land classes” into the pool. “This is where I can help encourage you while helping you get in shape and have a good time while doing it,” Kathleen says encouragingly.

Aqua Zumba

Slash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise. Known as the Zumba “pool party,” the Aqua Zumba program gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout. Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.

  • Ages: 16+
  • Days/Times:
    Tuesdays and Thursdays: 7:15 P.M. – 8:15 P.M.
  • Monthly Fee: $30.00
  • Instructor: Francine Balkar
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder (directions)
  • No bikinis and water shoes are advised.

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Parent & Child Red Cross Swim Lessons

Developed 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.

  • Ages: 6 months – 3 years
  • Session Dates: (each session is 2 weeks)
    June 16 – 27
    July 7 – 18
    July 21 – August 1
  • Days: Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
    Starting July 21 addtional sessions Monday – Friday, 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
  • Fee per two week session per child: $50 Resident, $65 Non-Resident
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder (directions)

Red Cross Swim Lessons

Preschool Aquatics

  • Ages: 4+
  • Session Dates: (each session is 2 weeks)
    June 16 – 27
    July 7 – 18
    July 21 – August 1
  • Days: Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
    Starting July 21 addtional sessions Monday – Friday, 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
  • Fee per two week session per child: $60 Resident, $75.00 Non-Resident
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder (directions)

  • 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 Level5 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:
    1. Personal Water Safety
    2. Fundamentals of Diving
    3. Fitness Swimming

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 Main Office, 490 West “D” St. (directions)
or call 661-822-3228.