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World’s Largest Swimming Lesson
All five of our aquatic locations will be participating in this global swim lesson to promote pool safety.

Take part in a global mission with DRD & Team WLSL, Bringing together tens of thousands of individuals from hundreds of communities around the globe to participate in a group swim lesson on June 20th to raise awareness about water safety and the fact that swimming is a vital life- saving skill that every child should learn.

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Cooling Centers
A safe place to beat the heat and cool off in Mecca, North Shore, Palm Desert, and Thermal

Our cooling centers offer cold water, snacks, and most importantly a place to get inside and cool down.  Days and Hours are as follow:

MECCA COMMUNITY CENTER:
JUNE TO OCTOBER 15, 2024
Mondays – Thursdays: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

NORTH SHORE BEACH & YACHT CLUB:
JUNE TO OCTOBER 15, 2024
Mondays – Fridays: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 4 – 8 p.m.

PORTOLA COMMUNITY CENTER IN PALM DESERT:
JUNE TO OCTOBER 2024
Mondays - Fridays: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Press Release

Cathedral City Swim Program Open House & Media Kick-Off
At Cathedral City High School Pool on Saturday June 22nd

We hope you’ll join us for an open house on Saturday, June 22, 2024, starting at 3 p.m. to celebrate the 2024 summer pool program and enjoy a dive-in movie! Mayor Mark Carnevale, Desert Recreation District General Manager Kevin Kalman, a representative from Palm Springs Unified School District, and Lenny the Landshark will be in attendance. 

• 3-3:30 p.m. – Media Kick Off

• 3:30-7 p.m. – Open Swim

• 7-8:30 p.m. Dive-In Movie (Trolls)