Palm Springs Parks, Pools, & Tennis Info

Palm Springs Parks

Palm Springs is Home to a large number of beautiful public parks, olympic size swimming pool, outdoor tennis courts, great golf courses and beautiful nature trails for hikes. With one of the best weathers in USA, Palm Springs is the place to be to take advantege of year-round outdooor activities, parks and recreation.

Ruth Hardy Park in Palm Springs

Ruth Hardy Park is located close to downtown Palm Springs in central Palm Springs at 700 Tamarisk Way, just four blocks east of Palm Canyon Drive, this beautiful Palm Springs park is spacious and large featuring 22 acres. This lush green lawns and beautiful tree-lined park is only a short walk from downtown Palm Springs. Always great for picnics and family celebrations, outdoor grilling, tennis, plus children’s playground equipment.

Palm Springs Outdoor Lighted Tennis Courts, Playgrounds, Basketball Courts,
Picnic Tables, Sand Volleyball

Ruth Hardy Park Tennis Courts

The well-located Ruth Hardy Park in central Palm Springs features children’s playground equipment, 8 lighted public tennis courts, 3 sand volleyball courts, picnic tables, a basketball court, tot lot, drinking fountains, grills and restroom facilities. Open until 10pm.

Baristo Park in Palm Springs
Located on Calle Segundo, this park encompasses 2 acres. Amenities of Palm Springs Baristo Park include picnic tables, a basketball court, tot lot, play structures, grills, and drinking fountains. Open until 10pm.

Palm Springs DeMuth Park
Located at 4365 Mesquite Avenue, DeMuth remains Palm Springs’ largest park, extending through 61 acres of beautiful greenery. Ball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, picnic tables, soccer fields, tot lot, drinking fountains and restroom facilities are all available. DeMuth has a great environment for picnics and a variety of outdoor sports and activities. It is also conveniently located next to the YMCA youth center. Open until 10 pm.

Palm Springs Highland Park
Located at 480 Tramview Road, this park lays across 18 acres. This park features a ballfield, basketball courts, picnic tables, grills, restroom facilities, play structures, and drinking fountains. The Desert Highland Park Gymnasium provides basketball, volleyball, badminton, and many indoor games. Highland Park is the home of the Desert Highland Unity Center, which provides a weight-lifting area and a community game room. Facility rentals are available. Open until 10 pm.
Phone: (760)323-8271

Palm Springs Frances Stevens Park
Located at 555 N. Palm Canyon Drive, this park lays on 4 acres. Park features include picnic tables and drinking fountains. Frances Stevens Park is located conveniently next to the Palm Springs playhouse and Art Center. Frances Stevens Park hosts many art and historical fairs on the weekends. Make sure to check The Desert Sun for these traveling art shows! Open until 10 pm.

Palm Springs Swimming Pool – Park
The beautiful Palm Springs Public Pool and Palm Springs Swim Center – all outdoor Olympic pool – is open year round – 7 days a week, admission $3.50 for adults, located in Sunrise Park by the Palm Springs Leisure Center on Pavillion Way. Open on holidays, special hours apply. Phone(760)323-8278

Palm Springs Dog Park
Located behind Palm Springs City Hall on Civic Drive, this fun setting spans 1 ½ acres. There are two night-lighted areas—one for large dogs and one for small dogs. Your dogs can run free without leashes, making new friends! There are park benches, shade canopies and drinking fountains. Open until 10 pm.

Palm Springs Public Golf Course
Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort

Located at 1885 Golf Club Drive, this beautiful course consists of the 18-hole “Legend Course” and the championship 18-hole “Resort Course.” Discount cards are available year-round for Palm Springs locals at the Leisure Center, 401 S. Pavilion Way, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-3pm.
Phone: (760)328-1956

Palm Springs Sunrise Plaza Park
Located at Sunrise Way between Ramon Road and E. Baristo Road, this glorious park roams 38 acres of lush greenery. The park features an exercise circuit, basketball court, baseball field, picnic tables, grills, drinking fountains, restroom facilities, and play structures, including the famous water-squirting turtles! Home of Palm Springs Stadium, Sunrise Park sits conveniently next to the Palm Springs Library. Open until 10 pm.

Palm Springs Public Recreation, Dept. of Rec Phone Numbers:

Palm Springs Public Library
Phone: (760)323-READ
Phone: (760)323-7323

Palm Springs Swim Center.
Palm Springs Public Pool

Phone: (760)323-8278

Palm Springs Stadium
Phone: (760)323-8272

Palm Spring Pavilion
Phone: (760)323-8272

Palm Springs Leisure Center – Parks & Rec Office
Phone: (760)323-8272

Palm Springs Village Fest -
Palm Springs Street Fair Office
Phone: (760)320-3781

Palm Springs Senior Citizens Center
Mizell Senior Center
Phone: (760)323-5689

Concerts in the Park
Phone: (760)323-8272

Palm Springs Skate Park
Phone: (760)323-8278

Palm Springs Lap Swim,
Palm Springs Public Pool

Phone: (760)323-8278

Palm Springs Victoria Park
This lovely, hidden gem is located at 2744 N. Via Miraleste on 8 acres. Features include picnic tables, a volleyball court, grills, a tot lot, play structure, sheltered picnic area, drinking fountains, and restroom facilities. Open until 10pm.

Palm Springs “Wellness” Park
Located on the corner of Via Miraleste and Tachevah, The Wellness Park sits on 5.5 acres. This the relaxing neighborhood park near Desert Regional Medical Center, consisting of walkways, landscaping, a fitness course, park benches, and water fountains.

Palm Springs Visitors Information Center
2901 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Come check out current information on Palm Springs hotels, attractions, and restaurants. Open seven days a week.
Phone: (760)778-8418 or (800)34-SPRINGS/
(800)347-7746

Palm Springs Tennis – Public

The Plaza Racquet Club
Palm Springs Public Tennis Courts

Outdoor Courts, Lessons, Leagues, Doubles, Open Play.
Affordable rates.
Call for more information:
Phone: (760)323-8997
East Baristo Road at Ave. Caballeros
Map to Plaza Racquet Club Tennis Courts in Palm Springs
www.plazaracquetclub.net/map.htm

Palm Springs Tennis

Mesquite Golf & Country Club 2700 E. Mesquite Avenue
Palm Springs
Phone: (760)323-1502
Tennis: 8 courts (private). Racquetball: 2 courts

Palm Springs Country Club 2500 Whitewater Club Drive
Palm Springs
(760)323-8625
Tennis: 2 courts

The Plaza Raquet Club
Tennis Center

1300 E. Baristo Road
Palm Springs
Phone: (760)323-8997
Fri., Ladies’ Day; Wed. & Thurs., Men’s Day
Sign up for lessons, private or group clinics. Ongoing day and evening clinics for adults, juniors, seniors.
USPTA pros, ball machines. Tennis: 9 courts

Ruth Hardy Park in Palm Springs
Located in central Palm Springs at 700 Tamarisk Way, this local classic park boasts 22 acres. Ruth Hardy Park features very nice public tennis courts – 8 lighted public tennis courts. Free pubic use of these Palm Springs tennis courtys.

DeMuth Park
4375 Mesquite Avenue
Palm Springs
Phone: 760-323-8272
Tennis: 4 courts

Palm Springs Hikes and Nature Trails

Hiking Trails in the Palm Springs Area – Palm Springs Hiking! Locations, Local Listings for Palm Springs Trails.

Palm Springs Power Baseball

Palm Springs Power Baseball
June 3 – July 30
Address: Palm Springs Stadium, 1901, E. Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA
Phone: (760)778-4487
All games begin at 7:05 p.m.
Tickets: Adults $7.00; Students & Seniors $6.00. A $10.00 POWER Ticket includes a hot dog and soda

Palm Springs Public Pool

Palm Springs Swimming – Lap Swim

Phone: (760)323-8278

Open 7 Days a week!

Summer Special Extended Hours
Lap Swim +
Recreational Swim
Open to the Public
Saturdays & Sundays
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,

Special weekend hours for the Palm Springs Public Pool on Saturdays and Sundays for July and August 2011, now open laer until 5:00 p.m. Closed July 4, Independence Day, also closed Labor Day.

Located at 405 S. Pavilion, Palm Springs, Ca, the Palm Springs Swim Center is the City’s public pool – a beautiful outdoor Olympic-size 50 meter pool – perfect for lap swim (and separate recreational swim for children and families) open to the public year round, every day; but closed most holidays. Conveniently located off Ramon Road, just a short drive to downtown Palm Springs.
Phone: (760)323-8278
Palm Springs City Pool
Public Admission Rates

New Rates – updated March 2011
$4.00 for adults (residents)
$5.00 for adults (non-residents)
$3.00 children 4-12
Free 3 years and under

By far the largest public pool in Palm Springs with a capacity for 680 people, the Palm Springs city pool also offers recreational swimming for children, featuring a large seperate shallow children’s pool that is from 2 to 3 ft deep.

The wonderfully large Palm Springs public pool is outdoors under the sunshine, open for adult lap swim, recreational swim and children’s swimming year round. There are open air locker rooms and showers with (open to the blue skies above) with separate facilities for men and women.

This Palm Springs public pool for lap swim is heated to a comfortable 81 to 82 degrees in the cooler winter months. In summer months, the pool water is cooled to maintain a comfortable lap swim water temperature of approximately 78 to 82 degrees.

For updated hours, phone, or water temperature information, the phone for the Palm Springs Public Pool Swim Center & Lap Swimming is (760)323-8278.

No Night Swim Special Summer Hours for Lap Swimming: Cancelled for 2011, no summer night lap swim hours will be available.

However, the Palm Springs City Pool has extended day-time hours for summer months of July and August 2011. From July 1 to August 31, the swim center is open Saturday and Sundays until 5:00 p.m. and Monday through Friday, the pool is open until 6:30 p.m. for lap swim.

Palm Springs Public Pool Address & location for Lap Swimming:
The Sunrise Park
405 S. Pavilion,
Palm Springs, California 92262

Lap Swim, Recreational and open swimming for the public in Palm Springs Sunrise Park! Phone for info: (760)323-8278

Monday through Friday Mornings
“Early Bird” Morning Lap Swim Hours: Monday through Friday from 5:30 am – 8:30 am; plus lap swim 11am-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Saturday and Sunday Lap swim

Special Summer Extended Hours
Lap Swim – Recreational Swim
Open to the Public
Saturday & Sunday
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,

Extended Weekend hours on Saturday and Sunday for July and August 2011, now open until 5:00 p.m. Closed July 4, Independence Day, and Closed Labor Day.
Saturdays & Sundays
Palm Springs City Pool
Lap Swim Recreational Swim

Phone: (760)323-8278

Open to the public.
Cost to swim/admission/fee:

$4.00 for adults (residents)
$5.00 for adults (non-residents)
$3.00 children 4-12
Free 3 years and under
Discounted Pool Passes Available

For frequent lap swimmers, discounted punch card pool passes are available for sale at the Palm Springs Leisure Center, the Parks & Recreation administration building directly north of the Swim Center. Price for the punch pass card is $60.00 for 25 swim admissions for residents and $75.00 for non-residents, with admission punch cards for 25 admissions to the Palm Springs public pool, and $75.00 for non-residents.

Palm Springs Swim Center
City Pool Specs & History

Built in years 1974-1975, the Palm Springs public city pool (locally called the Palm Springs Swim Center) is a true Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool measuring 50 meters long by 25 yards wide in size. The gorgeous and well maintained Palm Springs public outdoor pool holds 500,000 gallons of water.

This Palm Springs public swimming pool first opened to the public in November, 1975 and was officially dedicated on December 6, 1975. (The swim center is located on what was once the Palm Springs Rodeo grounds.)

The Palm Springs pool has hosted such Olympians such as Greg Louganis, Matt Biondi, Janet Evans, Amy Van Dyken and Gary Hall Jr.
Group Parties – You Can Rent this Huge Palm Springs Pool for Your Group or Special Event

The Palm Springs Public Swimming Pool can be rented for private parties at very affordable rates, for as low as $200.00 based on the number of guests. Fees are $40.00 for the private party plus approximately $1.00 per child and $2.00 per adult. For more information, please call the Palm Springs Public Pool Swim Center phone (760)323-8278

Bike Palm Springs -
Palm Springs Bicycle Rentals

Bike Rentals in Palm Springs Ca – Rent a Bicycle by the hour, day or week!
Downtown Palm Springs
Next to Thai Smile Restaurant
625 N Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs California 92262
Phone: (760)832-8912

Hourly, Daily, Weekly bike rentals.
Reserve online and pick up as you like
Free maps and touring routes included
Freelock and helmet use
Open 7 days a week
Featuring Electra bikes: cruisers, Townies, tandems plus kids bikes available.

Call (760)832-8912
www.bikepsrentals.com

Palm Springs Swimming Pool

Palm Springs Public Pool Update: The Palm Springs Swim Center – all outdoor Olympic pool – is now open – year round – admission cost is $5.00 for adults (non-resident) and $4.00 for Palm Springs Residents. Children admission is $3.00. Closed on Holidays. Call (760)323-8278

Palm Springs Lap Swimming –

Palm Springs Public Pool

phone: (760)323-8278

The Palm Springs Swim Center and Palm Springs public pool is an Olympic size pool open to the public 7 days a week, closed most holidays.

Palm Springs Public Pool
Lap Swim

Address/Location:
405 S. Pavilion
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760)323-8278
Olympic size pool and lap lanes.
Lap Swim Hours:
M-F 5:30am-8:30am
MWF 5pm-6:30pm
Sat-Sun 9am-11am

Palm Springs Public Swimming Pool
Palm Springs Swimming Center

Palm Springs Swim Center is the City’s beautiful outdoor Olympic-size public pool perfect for lap swim and open to the public year round, 7 days a week. Also offers recreational swimming for children, featuring a shallow children’s pool. This Palm Springs public pool is heated to approximately 81 degrees in the cooler winter months.

Pool Address/location:
The Sunrise Park
405 S. Pavilion
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Lap Swim, Recreational and open swimming pool Sept 1-June 30
Mon., Wed., Fri Hours: 11am-5pm
Tues & Thurs, Sat-Sun 11am-3pm
July 1-Aug 31
Daily 11 am-5 pm.

For more info call the
Palm Springs Swim Center & Outdoor Public Pool
Phone: (760)323-8278

Palm Springs Recreation

Palm Springs Bowling:
Palm Springs Lanes- Bowling Center
68051 Ramon Rd
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: (760)324-8204
Make sure to check for featured nights of laser bowling!

Palm Springs Horseback Riding
Smoke Tree Stables
2500 S Toledo Ave
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone: (760)327-1372

Palm Springs YMCA
Indoor Sports and Youth Activities
4365 Mesquite Ave
Palm Springs, CA 2264
Phone: (760)320-6430

Palm Springs Public Pool Parks & Recreation
Office Location

Address:401 S. Pavilion Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Palm Springs Parks & Rec

Phone: (760)323-8272
Fax: (760)323-8279

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