Tehachapi Tots

Youth Programs

Tehachapi Tots

Tehachapi TotsTehachapi Tots is an enrichment, preschool program operated by the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District. The Program serves children 18 months through 5 years of age. Enrollment is open to the public, and children are admitted to the program without regard to race, color, creed, or sex.

The enrichment program, through fun filled activities, seeks to enhance you child's social, physical, emotional, and intellectual development. Activities include supervised play, singing, games, story-time, discussion of themes, special events, motor movement, field trips, and much more!

Program Philosophy: To present to children activities that will foster their growth and development, encourage their curiosity, expand their interest, and help them recognize all of their potential.

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Open Gym

  • When:
    Sundays 7:30 – 9:30 P.M.
    Tuesdays 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
  • Cost: $3
  • Where: Aspen Builders Inc. Activity Center gym, 410 West D St (directions)
  • Ages: 16+
  • Gym Supervisor: Jacob Burt

Start Smart Tots Sports

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Start Smart Tots SportsCash the Wonder Dog

Start Smart Programs, created by the National Alliance for Youth Sports, help kids get ready for sports… and succeed in life. It is an innovative step-by-step approach that builds confidence and self-esteem in a fun and safe sports environment. Start Smart was developed by top motor skill development specialists in the field of youth sports.

Parent-child groups perform motor skill tasks that gradually build confidence in children while they are having fun at the same time. Each Start Smart Program utilizes the Start Smart Sports Readiness Test to help parents objectively measure kids' abilities. As the program progresses and children show improvement, the skills and exercises are altered so that each child remains challenged.

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Wildlife Explorers

New 2017!

Wildlife ExplorersDid you know that scientists are a kind of explorer? They search for new discoveries and ideas. You can be a scientist, too! Science starts with curiosity and observation. If you keep your eyes and ears open and record what you notice, then you are practicing science skills. It’s a great way to explore a park. Let’s get exploring!

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Ages: 5 - 10 years old
Location: Philip Marx Central Park
Session 1: June 26- July 1 (Everyday)
Session 2: September 5 – October 10 (Tuesdays)
Cost: $30


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