The Loop Newspaper - Tehachapi's Online Community News & Entertainment Guide

By Ed Gordon 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?


June 22, 2019

Photo provided

Isabella, Raquel and Miguel Greenwood were first in the pool on opening day.

First through the gate

Isabella, Raquel and Miguel Greenwood were first through the gate when the Stallion Springs Pool opened for the season on June 8. A snack bar is open at the Community Center for snacks and to buy pool passes during open gym hours Monday thru Friday. Credit cards are accepted for pool passes.

Pool hours are Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. and Monday through Friday from 1 to 6:30 p.m.

Parks and Recreation

Tired of the same old boring job?  Do you enjoy community events? Are you ready to be creative, have fun and get paid doing so?  Then, the Stallion Springs Parks and Recreation is the place for you! We are currently looking for a Lead Recreational Aide who can assist with coordinating and running events, open gym and all of our community activities. The position also helps coordinate volunteer requests from the community; recruit, train and supervise volunteers; assist Recreation Director in planning, organizing, developing, scheduling and evaluating recreation and athletic programs; assist with public relations duties, such as preparing and distributing flyers, press releases and brochures; may assist in the development of classes, schedules and implementation of activities, programs and coordinates with the recreation programs for facility usage.

The applicant must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, public, news media and other departments and agencies; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to direct the work of others. Hours vary based on current and future activities.  Apply at 27800 Stallion Springs Drive, Attn: Vanessa Stevens.

Summer gym hours began June 7. The gym is free of charge for youth and adults Monday through Friday from noon to 4 p.m. It's a fun place to hang out and join in on activities such as volleyball, basketball and other pickup games. Pickleball co-ed games are Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Free yoga has been extended to every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for a limited time.

Police Report

Police Chief Gary Crowell filed a report of statistics for May 2019. The Department had three arrests, issued four citations, had 52 reports, 71 calls for service, completed 86 officer initiated investigations, eight field interviews and did five medical assists. There were 22 vacation house checks and 28 school bus stop checks. Additionally, the department assisted other law enforcement agencies 17 times.

If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911. The Stallion Springs Police Department is dispatched through the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

For non-life-threatening issues, please call (661) 861-3110. You may contact us by email or using the contact information provided on the CSD website, If you wish to make an appointment to speak with an officer contact the CSD at (661) 822-3268. Appointments maybe canceled at any time due to limited police staffing.

Going to the Dogs

Dogs are a great addition to every family, but we all know they need some exercise. Stallion has just the place for your furry friend. A new dog-friendly area is located on the corner of St. Andrews and Burning Tree Drive. Bring your pups and let them run in the fenced area and meet some new friends.

Notice: In order to preserve the area for family fun activities. There are no dogs allowed in Man O'War Park.

Enjoy Horsethief Park but remember to keep your dog on a leash.

Stallion Springs Board of Directors

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, July 16 at 6 p.m. in the CSD Board Room.

The CSD has three lots approved by the board for surplus sale. To bid on the lots contact David Aranda at the CSD.


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