Recreation Athletics Center Bocce Ball Pickleball Racquetball Squash Basketball Horseshoes


Desert Princess offers a full range of recreational opportunities for its members and guests: tennis, fitness, bocceball, pickleball, racquetball, squash, basketball, horseshoes, and swimming. The lap pool is open from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m.

Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

Saturday: 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

Sunday:   7 a.m. – 12 noon       

For information about Recreation, please call the Recreation Office at 760 322-5178

Athletics Center


With state-of-the-art, programmable cardiac fitness equipment, and a full complement of strength building equipment, the Desert Princess Fitness Center is one of the most up-to-date facilities in the Coachella Valley. Chilled and filtered water is available from the new, bottle-filling station and healthy snacks can be purchased from the on-site vending equipment.

Attendants are Certified Personal Trainers and are available to create and customize a program designed to meet your fitness and health needs.

Athletics Center Summer Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday: 7 a.m. – 12 noon

Fitness Center Drop in Fee (Short-Term renters, Hotel guest, Local Walk-Ins): $10 per person/day

20 Fitness Visits (Pre-paid) $100 (May be shard with additional names)

Click to view Athletic Center Rates

Bocce Ball

Enjoy bocce ball, one of the most ancient of games. First played 2,000 years ago the sport is popular among persons of all ages as they try to strategically place their balls as close as possible to the “pallino” some distance away. The bocce ball court at Desert Princess is a high-quality clay court, preferred by professionals the world over.

Bring your friends, some wine and cheese, and enjoy this game of old.




Do you want to play a game named after the family pet of its inventor that can be as “easy” as you like it or as competitive as you need it?

Pickleball is one of the nation’s fastest growing sports. It is fun, easy to learn, and quick to master. Join your friends on one of our two lighted, regulation courts. It’s FUN!

Please call 760-327-2053 for more information.



The primary strategy of racquetball is to command the center of the court. The two courts each have a floating hardwood floor playing surface and individual climate controls in order to create ideal playing conditions. Need some equipment? Borrow ours to try out the sport.

Racquetball memberships available at the Tennis & Athletic Center!

Racquetball Only Membership (Non-Residents): $175/year*

* Tennis & Racquetball Members must pay the drop in fee for use of Fitness room.

Racquetball Court Rental (Short-Term Renter, Hotel guest, Local walk-ins): $10 per person/hr

Racquet Rental: $5 per racquet/day



Please call 760-327-2053 for more information.


Whether a friendly game of HORSE or some serious three-on-three, the Desert Princess half-court is the place to be. Regulation striping, great surface, and a solid backboard make this the place to play and make friends…. Hoop it up! Balls available at the Athletic Center.

The court is lighted until community quiet time at 10 pm.



It’s not just a game for country folk, horseshoes can be played by any and all. Bring the family…. Sit under the trees…. Listen to your friends toss those ringers and muse awhile.

Horseshoes is one of those games where “close” does count. Come on out. Give it a try.

Please call 760-327-2053 for more information.