NEWS & EVENTS
6TH ANNUAL VENTURA ECO EXTREME MUD CHALLENGE- April 27, 2019
The Ventura Police Officers' Association presents the 6th Annual Ventura Eco Extreme Mud Challenge hosted by the Ventura Land Trust on April 27th, 2019 at Harmon Canyon off Foothill Road at Kimball Road. The event features a 5k mud challenge and a 1k kids mud challenge.
The goal of this event is to create a fun and challenging adventure while raising scholarship funds for the Dee Dowell Foundation.
CHILLIN' WITH VPD- June 1, 2019
The Ventura Police Department, Ventura Police Community Foundation, and McConnell's Fine Ice Cream invite the community to come "Chill with VPD." The third annual community event will be held in the south west parking lot of the Pacific View Mall nearest to McConnell's.
Community members will have the opportunity to view a K9 demonstration, SWAT, Motors, Patrol, CSI and more. Visitors will be given a "VPD Passport" and after they fill their passport with stamps from Officers they will be able to submit the passport for an ice cream.
This year will feature a new bike rodeo! Bring the kids, bikes and helmets to participate in the bike course and learn about bike safety. There is no cost to attend and community members can drop by anytime between 10:00am-2:00pm.
22ND ANNUAL PAL GOLF TOURNAMENT- June 7, 2019
The Ventura Police Community Foundation and Aera Energy, LLC proudly present the 22nd Annual PAL Golf Tournament, June 7, 2019 at 8:00 am at Olivas Links Golf Course located at 3750 Olivas Park Drive in Ventura. Proceeds raised at the tournament help to support afterschool programs for local youth. The $145 donation per player includes: green fees and cart, gift bag, awards ceremony and lunch.
PAL was founded back in 1997 with a primary goal to provide at-risk youth with meaningful recreation, educational, and cultural programs designed to keep youth away from the influence of gangs, drugs, violence and delinquent behaviors. Today, PAL now operating as the Ventura Police Community Foundation, plays an important role in Ventura’s Program Enrichment for After-school Kids (PEAK) and After-School Enrichment and Safety (ASES) Programs. These programs are a partnership between PAL, Ventura’s Parks, Recreation and Community Partnership Department and the Ventura Unified School District. The programs proudly serve over 630 youth each day in a safe and supportive environment.