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  • Prop 68 new park and community center grant

    Corey Torres, District Manager|Dec 18, 2021

    It is with heavy hearts that we announce that TVRPD’s application to bring a new park and community center to Tehachapi was not awarded funding. This was an extremely competitive statewide grant. There were 468 project applications, totaling $2.42 billion in requests with $548.3 million available. Over the last two years, I have had the privilege and opportunity to dream, shoot for the moon, and fight for a chance to bring resources to Tehachapi that would grow and expand our services and facilities. In the position I hold, I feel that it is m...

  • Skatepark construction bid awarded

    Corey Torres, District Manager|Jul 31, 2021

    On July 28 the TVRPD Board of Directors held a Special Meeting to award the bid for the construction and installation of the Modular Steel Skate park located at West Park. We are pleased to announce the bid was awarded to American Ramp Company, a decorated company with a footprint of incredible skateparks all around the United States. For those unaware, this project is made possible by available non-competitive grant funds through the State of California's Parks and Water Bond Act of 2018...

  • A message from Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District:

    Corey Torres, District Manager TVRPD|Mar 14, 2020

    Over the last week, Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District has been closely monitoring the guidelines for COVID-19 from Governor Newsom, the California Department of Public Health, the Kern County Public Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The health and safety of our community and staff is our number one priority. Furthermore, with careful consideration, we have come to the decisions below effective immediately: Facilities: All park restrooms will be...

  • Summertime fun was spelled T-V-R-P-D

    Corey Torres, Rec. Supervisor|Sep 1, 2018

    Summer 2018 was incredible for TVRPD. This time of year is a special time for us and always our favorite season. We get to offer many outstanding programs and events that touch so many people across the Tehachapi Valley. As Recreation Coordinator and Supervisor, Ashley Krempien and I have the privilege of being part of these offerings which ensure we provide recreation to as many participants as possible. We had our 9-week Summer Adventure Camp. We housed campers ages 4-14. In total, we served...