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General District Election
It is an election year for Desert Recreation District with a total of two seats on the ballot for the November 8, 2022 General District Election.

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Board Member, Division 1 – four-year term
Board Member, Division 4 – four-year term

The nomination period for issuance of election documents for all seats is Monday, July 18, 2022, to Friday, August 12, 2022, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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Cathedral City Residents – Please Take our Community Survey
Let us know your Park & Recreation priorities!

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Take the ENGLISH survey here.
Realice la encuesta en ESPAÑOL aquí.

Cathedral City and Desert Recreation District are exploring a partnership that would allow DRD to upgrade the condition of local parks, keep them well maintained and offer improved parks and recreation services to Cathedral City children, families and seniors.


Desert Recreation Foundation First Annual Bowling Tournament FUNdraiser

Desert Recreation Foundation First Annual Bowling Tournament FUNdraiser

The first annual Desert Recreation Foundation Bowling Tournament took place Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Fantasy Lanes at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio. This year’s event raised funds to support our mission that everyone should have access to quality parks, recreation activities, and education programs despite the barriers of income or ability. One hundred bowlers participated and a great time was had by all!

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