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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 are listed below.
**please note on weekends, during evening hours only, open swim hours may vary due to private rentals - please call the location you wish to visit to confirm weekend evening open swim times:
Bagdouma Pool (760-275-5268)
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 though Sundays
Mecca Community Center Pool (760-701-1034)
2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays
2 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 9 p.m. Fridays through Sundays
Pawley Pool Family Aquatic Complex (760-342-5665)
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
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
Prepare for the summer swim season with this three day training course. Click "Register Online" below for requirements and to enroll.
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.
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.