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Desert Recreation District Continues Preparations for Resuming Operations
While we have had to slow down the resumption of operations due to recent changes in COVID-19 cases, we are continuing to prepare to welcome guests back

Front of brochure that reads "DRD begins to welcome you back"

Safety of our staff, participants, volunteers and guests has been our top priority, and continues to be as we move forward in preparing our facilities and training staff on new protocols and procedures.  Due to the rapidly-changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have to adjust the timing and manner of programming for the near future.


Important Information for Indio Residents
Providing Clean, Safe Parks and Recreational Activities for Indio Residents

Photo of park with playground with wording "Protecting Safe Places"

DRD is working to address challenges to ensure clean, safe parks and recreational programs into the future as current facilities are aging, and demand for programs is over capacity as the community continues to grow. You can read more below on the Fact Sheet, and click HERE to take our online survey TODAY and tell us your priorities for DRD services in Indio.

 Fact Sheet


Leaders In Training Teens Tour KESQ Station

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Teens enrolled in the Leaders In Training Program offered by The Desert Recreation District recently toured behind the scenes and observed the Noon News live at KESQ, the ABC affiliate for the Palm Springs television market. Read more …