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Desert Recreation District Announces Indoor Programming Reopening April 15, 2021
After a year of outdoor and online programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic and following restrictions, DRD is thrilled to welcome residents and guests back to indoor activities.

Tai Chi class indoors

Please note you may see the following as you return to our facilities:
·        At this time, masks will still be required to be worn.
·        We may have to limit the number of participants to smaller, socially distanced groups.
·        If the number of COVID-19 cases were to increase, we may have to move classes from one space or room to a different location to allow more space between attendees.

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INAUGURAL VETERANS FISHING DERBY
Register now to take part in this inaugural fishing derby on Saturday, April 17, 2021!

Register Online Here

When April 17, 2021

Where: Lake Cahuilla Veterans Regional Park
58075 Jefferson Street
La Quinta, CA

Schedule:
8 a.m. – Registration starts
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Tournament
12 p.m. – Awards

Fees:
Veterans & Military – Free with ID
Non-Veterans – $15
Children (12 Years of Age and Under) – $13

PLEASE NOTE: COST DOES NOT INCLUDE STATE FISHING LICENSE, REQUIRED FOR THOSE OVER THE AGE OF 16

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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.

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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

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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 …