What to do This Summer

Top 10 Recreation & Park Activities

With the extended weekend coming up, it's time to get out there and recreate.  TDRPD has so many options for you and your family to keep your schedule full all weekend. Below we have listed our top 10 facilities for you to come out and enjoy.

 

1. Ponderosa Golf Course

A 9 hole golf course catering to beginner and intermediate golfers, this course is a quick 2 hour round fast enough to allow you time for many more activities thoughout the day. Twilight rates start at 2:30pm and are only $25 for adults/seniors and an even better deal for kids at $15 twilight rate. Click for more information and fees.

 

2. West End Beach

Our opening weekend at the beach includes a 10-acre park with Boat Rentals, Lifeguard Swim Areas, Concessions, Horeshoe Pits, Play Areas, Boat Storage, Picnic & BBQ, Beach Volleyball, Tennis Court, and a Pavilion. No dogs, glass, or smoking at the beach. Click for more information and fees.

 

3. Truckee Bike Park

FREE access: Located in Riverview Sports Park, the bike park has Pump Track, Dirt Jumps, Flow Lines, Dual Slalom Track, XC Trail, Drop Zone & more...From beginner to expert, there is something at the park for everyone. On Saturday, May 26 is the annual Little Big Festival that has racing, jump contests and clinics that makes for a great day on two wheels. Click for more information.

 

4. Truckee Skate Park

The skatepark is offered FREE to residents and visitors! It's located in Regional Park next to Brockway Rd, near the large ballfield. The skatepark can be rented out for private parties or competitions. The park is open from sunup to sundown. If you're looking for some rad instruction from the pros, sign up for a STOMP Session later this summer. Click for more information.

 

5. Community Indoor Pool

Our indoor pool continues to be a success for our community as another option for swimming. If the lakes are not quite warmed up this weekend, our indoor pool is a great option to get into the water. Our Lap Pool features 10-lanes (25 yards/lane). Open Swim times in the Lap Pool include a diving board, basketball, rope climb & 3-5 lap lanes are available. Come play today in our heated recreation pool! Take a load off in the current channel, get your kicks on the water slide, or chill on the water lounge. We've got a little bit of everything, so the whole family can find something to splash! Click for more information and fees.

 

6. Disc Golf

Check out our FREE PDGA-rated disc golf course located across the Chief Truckee Lawn in Truckee Regional Park. This is an 18 hole course that includes views of the Truckee River. The course has a mixture of tight trees, and open meadows that provide a challenge for all you disc throwers. Click for more information.

 

7. Donner Lake Piers 

Once again this is a FREE facility of 37 public piers that are lined up along Donner Pass Rd. on the North Side of Donner Lake. Enjoy some sun rays, have a picnic, and take a dip in the lake from the piers provided by TDRPD. Click here for more information.

 

8. Boat Ramp

The boat ramp at Donner Lake is open so bring out your boat for a refreshing day on Donner Lake. Click here for fees and inspection information.

 

9. Shorline Park

This park features bank fishing, picnic tables, and hand launching of small craft and windsurfers. The All Access Fishing Pier is designed to provide lake access for persons with any level of physical disability. Click here for more information.

 

10. Fitness Center

The Fitness Center and Indoor Track offers a variety of workout equipment and weight machines upstairs at the Community Recreation Center. On days when the weather is a challenge to stay active outside, the gym can keep you active while you wait for the weather to clear. You gotta be in shape to be able to keep up with all the fun you're going to have this weekend. Click here for fee's and hours of operation.

 

Happy Memorial Weekend!