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Sven Serves It Up

By Sven Leff - Recreation Superintendent

Apr 23

Where Your Stars Take You

Posted on April 23, 2021 at 11:41 AM by Kyle Jost

When my daughters were little, we wanted to expose them to as many activities as we could to see what they enjoyed, to see what talents they had, and to see what social skills they could develop and friends they could make.  Most of their early exposure started in parks & recreation programs or in community programs in/on park & recreation facilities.  A part of their young experiences included facilities provided by TDRPD as well – such as Riverview Sports Park and West End Beach.

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Mar 19

We Beat COVID

Posted on March 19, 2021 at 12:46 PM by Kyle Jost

I’ve been in the public recreation industry a loooooong time.  I got my first paycheck in it while Reagan was P.O.T.U.S.  Lots of people think all we do is play with kids, like they’re little toys that exist for our entertainment.  It’s an easy misconception; kids are cute (usually) and their laughter is priceless. But what really brings me the most satisfaction in my work is the friendships built through our programs regardless of age.  It’s in these relationships that I see the value of our work really hitting home. 

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