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Palm Desert Aquatic Center

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Address: 730751 Magnesia Falls Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone Number: 760-565-7467
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Kids will love it.

One of the best municipal aquatic centers I've ever seen. Something for everyone in a safe and clean environment. The parking lot in a date grove is shady and beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Palm Desert, California
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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

One of the best municipal aquatic centers I've ever seen. Something for everyone in a safe and clean environment. The parking lot in a date grove is shady and beautiful.

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Corona del Mar, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Palm Desert Aquatic Center, also known as the YMCA (facility is owned by the city, but run by the Y), is an excellent facility. They alternate between long course and short course every other day and open at 5:30AM M through F. All huge pluses in my book.

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Beautiful aquatic center. This has something for everyone. Lanes for laps, group swimming for families and team sports. Very large and open for groups and parties. A very nice locker room and available staff. Pool is kept at a comfortable temperature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had a great time. We were looking for a place to swim without booking a hotel or pricey spa. This fit the bill. The water slides were a bonus to our teens. Nice, friendly people. Plenty of space. We will be back.

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

So beautiful, clean and state of the art facility for swimming of every kind. I have watched senior olympic swimming, and taken my family for free swimming. There are specialty classes that are very helpful.

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Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Beautiful newer pool facilities for all ages of kids. It's in the center of the Palm Desert community center and park which is just beautiful for walking around, basketball, Frisbee, etc. Well worth it and cheap!

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La Quinta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Palm Desert Aquatic Center is managed and run by the Family YMCA of the Desert. This state of the art complex has a 50 meter Olympic swimming pool, 2 giant slides, 25 yard pool, and kids pool. Nice snack bar, great location, as it is part of the city park. Great parking, low cost to get in.

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Indian wells
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Lovely location and large aquatic facilities. Peaceful place to go for a nice swim. Rare to find such a place.

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Easy access and lots of choices make this a great place to visit so give it a try. It's just off Fred Waring near the City Hall of Palm Desert and the city has great parks so it's a plus.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

would highly recommend. Great for all ages. Free parking, nice pools, decent facilities. Bring your own towels, and plenty of sunscreen.

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