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The Tule River Recreation Department

Tule River Tribal Council

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Recreation Department is to improve the morale and physical fitness levels of the Tule River Indian Reservation Community members of all ages, through participation in ongoing recreational and cultural activities offered by the Tule River Tribe’s Recreation Department. The Recreation Department’s activities shall include but not limited to recreation activities, sports activities, leagues, clinics, tournaments, social, cultural, and community events.

Facility Scheduling/Management

The Recreation Department is currently maintaining the Tule River Community Gymnasium, the Cultural Department, Ayashume Park and Bob Ojeda Baseball Field. The gym has a fitness room, men’s and women’s restrooms/locker rooms and a stage available to community members. Table and chairs are available for checkout through the Tribal Council.

The Recreation Department offers a safe place where the community can interact socially through active living. The department has increased the number of activity offerings and continues to grow with both adult and youth sports leagues.

Youth Sports & Activities

Football                       Spring, Winter, and Summer Break Activities

Basketball                    Arts & Crafts

Baseball                       Wrestling

Softball                        Volleyball


Adult Sports & Activities

Basketball                    Weight Room

Mushball                     Arts & Crafts

Volleyball                    Softball


Community Events & Activities

Family Speaker Night             Backpack Giveaway

Family Movie Night               Community Health Walks

Breast Cancer Awareness       Community Cultural Days

Red Ribbon Week      

General Information


Claude “Larry” DeSoto, Jr.                                         Director

Stevee Moya                                       Activities Coordinator

Juanita Perez                                       Activities Coordinator

Melissa Hunter                                                          Secretary

Brent Moody                                      Recreational Assistant

Kendra Allen                                       Recreational Assistant

Halona Zuniga                                    Recreational Assistant

Shawn Gonzales                                 Cultural Coordinator


Please contact Recreation Dept. Director.

Claude “Larry” DeSoto, Jr.
Tule River Recreation Department Director

Tule River Recreation Department
308 N. Reservation Rd.
Porterville, Ca. 93257

(559) 782-5554 ext. 2103 (O)
(559) 788-0877 (F)

Tule River Indian
Tribe of California

340 N Reservation Rd
Porterville, CA 93257.

Phone: (559) 781-4271
Fax Number: (559) 781-4610

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