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SWIM & WATER ACTIVITIES

We have it all here in the Coachella Valley: warm, sunny weather, fabulous DRD Aquatics facilities and extensive swimming and water activities to help you and your family stay active while having fun. DRD operates Pawley Pool in Indio, Bagdouma Pool in Coachella, and Mecca Community Pool in Mecca.

make a Splash!

We're back making a splash with scholarships for free children's swim lessons, so please click on the link below to access the applications - we look forward to seeing you at one of our pools!
CLICK HERE TO GO TO APPLICATION PAGE

CLICK HERE FOR ADAPTIVE AQUATICS PROGRAM INFORMATION 

ADULT WATER AEROBICS

This low-impact workout is an excellent way for adults to stay fit and cool at the same time!  Great for building muscle strength, flexibility, and endurance, and a good way to work out for those with injuries.
REGISTER ONLINE

 

INFANT SWIM LESSONS

Parents learn basic skills with their child.  Parent & Me Level 1 is for ages 18 months to 3 years, and Parent & Me Level 2 includes activities from Level 1 plus basic swimming skills for ages 2 to 3-1/2 years old. A parent/adult must accompany the child in the water.
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PRE-SCHOOL SWIM CLASSES

Let's get our swimming on!  Children with a basic comfort level with water are introduced to the fundamentals of safe and effective swimming.  Children are placed in classes based on their ability.  Parents do not accompany children in this class.
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GRADE & MIDDLE SCHOOL SWIM CLASSES

Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise and just plain fun!  There are five levels of classes based on age and swimming ability.

Penguins 1 & 2 - Register Online

Stingrays - Register Online

Barracudas - Register Online

Sharks - Register Online
 

ADULT SWIM LESSONS (bEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE)

It's never too late to learn to swim or to improve those basic skills you may already have.  We will introduce basic skills for our beginners, and work on strokes and endurance for the intermediate student.
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OPEN SWIM

Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, Open Swim sessions are a great time to let the kids practice swim lessons, to relax and refresh in the pool, or just to have some family fun! open swim hours as follow:

 

Bagdouma Pool
2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays
2 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 9 p.m. Fridays though Sundays

 

Mecca Community Center Pool
12:30 - 3:30 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays
12:30 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 9 p.m. Fridays through Sundays

 

Pawley Pool Family Aquatic Complex
12 - 3:30 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays
12 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 9 p.m. Fridays through Sundays 

 

water safety with lenny the landshark(NEW)

Join us for a fun, interactive introduction to water safety for children with Lenny the Landshark.  Topics will include basic water safety, sun safety, canal safety, how to call for help and more.  Open to kids 3 through 12 years old - Free event but you will need to register ahead of time to attend.
CALL 760-347-3484 TO REGISTER

 

LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE (3 DAY) (NEW)

Prepare for the summer swim season with this three day training course. Click "Register Online" below for requirements and to enroll.
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JUNIOR WATER POLO (NEW)

Water polo is energetic and fun!  Teamwork and game strategy are key in this exhilarating sport.  Participants learn shooting and passing skills.  Requirements: Intermediate swimming skills, ability to tread water and swim two lengths of the pool non-stop.
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JUNIOR LIFEGUARD COURSE (NEW)

Participants in this class will be taught basic skills of lifeguarding - water safety - plus leadership tools you need as a junior lifeguard.  Open to those 11 to 14 years old.
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Have an idea or suggestion for a new class or program?  
Contact us at: fun@myrecreationdistrict.com or call (760) 347-3484.
We would love to hear from you!