Online Resources


This is your place to FIND fun, FIND education, and FIND resources to keep you active while some programs are temporarily closed. We are committed to ensuring that we continue to create community and provide you with resources to maintain healthy lives.

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Hang Time with Thaddis Basketball – ONLINE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS
August 12, 19, and 26 we will be posting demonstrations in basketball fundamentals like dribbling and footwork - check it out!

Basketball with hoop in the distance

For those 6 to 13 years of age, you can view these online instructional videos on August 12, 19, and 26 on YouTube at, on Facebook at, or on Instagram at drd_eastvalley

What to Have on Hand: A basketball and water bottle.

Video Segment 1 – August 12, 2020:

Video Segment 2 – August 19, 2020:


Preschool Story-time – ONLINE CLASS
Join us for a special morning story-time as we read a new story and create an arts & crafts project based on the story we read. While it is geared for children 2 - 5 years of age, the whole family can join in!

Little girl reading a story on a tablet

Children ages 2 to 5 (but the whole family can listen in!) are invited to join this hour of story-time and crafts.

Mondays, August 17, 24, and 31 from 10 – 11 a.m.
YouTube at or on Facebook at

We will have a limited number of craft kits available for pick-up on Friday, August 14 from 2 – 4 p.m. at our Indio Community Center, 45-871 Clinton St. in Indio.  Kits are given out on a first come, first served basis OR you can use supplies you have on hand at home.


Do you want to learn inline skating, or are you an experienced skater who would like to learn new skills? Either way our instructional videos may be just the thing for you!

Man and woman holding hands with children rollerblading

All ages are welcome to watch these online instructional videos at 5 p.m. each Friday in August on YouTube at or on Facebook at

What to Have on Hand: Inline skates; protective gear; water bottle

Best Location: Smooth outdoor surface

Please email Janet Cook at if you are interested in doing an outdoor, socially distanced in-person class!

Video Segment 1 – August 7, 2020:


These videos will focus on physical fitness specifically involving football agility drills and skills, which will gradually increase in difficulty to improve endurance and athletic conditioning.

Football on grass

For those 7 years of age and over, you can view these online instructional videos at 3 p.m. each Tuesday in August on YouTube at or on Facebook at

What to Have on Hand: Athletic marking cones or tape; football; water bottle; athletic wear (shorts, shirt, exercise shoes or cleats).

Best Location: Outdoor open area (enough space to run short distances)

Video Segment 1 – August 4, 2020: