Pool Programs

Pool Programs

Dye Natatorium pool programsDye Natatorium
400-B South Snyder ( View map )
Phone: 661-822-3228

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 AM – 7:00 AM
    Monday - Friday: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Monday - Thursday: 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    (Lap Swim hours are subject to change.)
  • Fees:
    Drop-in $5
    10 Visit Punch Card: $30 ($20 savings)
    Monthly Swim Pass $50 *

* 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 6 – August 12
  • Days & Times:
    Monday – Thursday: 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Fridays: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Saturdays: 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Sundays: 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    * Open Recreation Swim hours are subject to change.
  • Drop-in Fee: $5/person
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder ( directions )

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: 6:15 – 7:15 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 eight 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: Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • Times: 7:15 P.M. – 8:15 P.M.
    • Monthly Fee: $30
    • Drop-in Fee: $5
    • Instructor: Kathleen Kline
    • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder ( Directions )

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

Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

lifeguard certInterested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard.

Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional-level CPR and AED in one certificate. Digital certificate available upon successful completion of course.

  • Dates: Late Spring (TBA)
  • Times: TBA, Course is 25 hours 20 minutes total
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, TVRPD District Office
  • Cost: $210

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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.

  • Ages:
    Level 1: 6 months–1½ years
    Level 2: 2–3 years
  • Dates:
    Session 1: June 20 - July 1
    Session 2: July 5* - 15 (* In observance of Independence Day)
    Session 3: July 18 - 29
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder ( directions )
  • Cost: $55

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.


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