District Facility Updates

October 5 Update: 

Playgrounds are now open and available for use. Please review the playground guidelines before going. 

What's Happening

Facilities Update May 14

JUNE 23, 2020

Truckee Community Pool’s 2020 Summer Swim Lessons are Cancelled. 

Canceled Programs - Fashion Camp, Advanced Craft for Teens, Girls Trip!, Special Needs Swim, All Puppy Training Lego Camps, Volleyball Camp.

4th of July at West End Beach Details

June 8, 2020Color Logo Final


The Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District has been given permission to open the Truckee Bike Park and the Truckee Skate Park with conditions that people maintain social distancing of six feet. Effective Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 the Truckee Skate Park is open for public use. Effective Friday, May 22nd, 2020 the Truckee Bike Park will be open for public use. It is important to comply with distancing rules so that the parks can remain open for the public’s enjoyment.

May 18, 2020

TDRPD Covid-19 Update

Sailing Program is Canceled. Anyone that has registered for the program will receive a full credit. 

Due to the continued threat that coronavirus poses on our overall health and the restrictions on group gatherings we have made the difficult decision to cancel our two main summer events:

Music in the Park is Canceled for the 2020 summer season.

4th of July Event is Canceled. 

Facility Updates and Clarifications:

West End Beach opening on June 12, 2020. Please visit West End Beach’s page to see more details.  

Ponderosa Golf Course is expanding tee times: 

     • Starting Friday, May 22 our tee times will be open until 6pm.

     • Starting Friday, May 29 our tee times will start at 7am.

Child Care is Back!

     Preschool Program & Kids Kare operations and registration information.

Legacy Trail is Open.


April 28, 2020

TDRPD Covid-19 Update

The Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District follows the authority of the Nevada County health officer and the State of California with regards to the decision of opening and closing facilities during the Covid-19 Pandemic.  On April 27th the Nevada County Health Officer issued new orders that conform to the State of California which allows people to travel to local locations for recreation.  This new order allows TDRPD to open some of our currently closed park and recreation facilities.  

“It is important that everyone practice safe social distancing guidelines, or facilities could be closed again in the future.”  Facilities are being opened for IMMEDIATE FAMILY and HOUSEHOLDS only!   Athletics are allowed only with members of your immediate family or your household.  Please do not congregate in our parking lots.  

Effective Friday, May 1, 2020 the following facilities will be open to the public to provide mental and physical well-being for our community:

Regional Park – Tennis Courts, Disc Golf, Rodeo Arena

                             Fields and grass areas may be utilized by immediate families/households

                             (Group gatherings and organized games are strictly prohibited)

Donner Lake Public Piers – for immediate families and households

Donner Lake Boat Launching Facility – the facility will begin being staffed on May 8, 2020

Shoreline Park at Donner Lake – open only for small boat launching

Meadow Park - Fields and grass areas may be utilized by immediate families/households

                          (Group gatherings and organized games are strictly prohibited)

Riverview Sports Park - Fields and grass areas may be utilized by immediate families/households

                                         (Group gatherings and organized games are strictly prohibited)

                                         Bocce Ball Courts – for immediate family/households

Ponderosa Golf Course – Go to  ponderosagolfcoursetruckee.com   for safety guidelines and to make a reservation  

  • Tee times are required to be made online and paid with a credit or debit card
  • Golfers are not to touch or remove flagsticks
  • No riding carts will be rented.  Pull carts will be available for rental
  • Putting greens and practice and hitting nets are closed

NOTE:   Bathroom facilities will be open and cleaned on a daily basis.  

              Please practice safety measures when using our bathrooms.  

The following facilities of Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District will remain closed to the public until further notice:

  • All playgrounds throughout the District
  • All picnic areas throughout the District
  • West End Beach at Donner Lake
  • Truckee Skate Park (Now Open as of May 20, 2020)
  • Truckee Bike Park at Riverview Sports Park (Now Open as of May 20, 2020)
  • Truckee Amphitheater at Regional Park
  • Community Recreation Center
  • Community Art Center
  • Community Swimming Pool
  • Veterans Building

For the latest information on the status of programs, facilities and parks, please visit our web site tdrpd.org.  Closed facilities will re-open as soon as we can get approval from Nevada County health and the State of California.  

Registration is open now for summer programs starting after May 31, 2020.  View our summer brochure.


Steve Randall

General Manager

Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District




Is your building open?

No...during the closure none of our facilities will be open.

Am I going to be refunded?

Yes! Please be patient with this process as we will be processing the refunds throughout the next few weeks. 

What about my membership/event/punch card?

We’ll be extending them once we re-open to ensure you get all your missed time. We will figure the details once we know exactly how many days we are closed.