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Palm Springs City Parks - Public Pools - Tennis Courts

Palm Springs Info for: Parks - Recreation - Public Golf Courses - Public Swimming Pools - Palm Springs Bike Rentals - Lap Swim Pools - Tennis - Hiking- Walking Trails

With its splendid weather and resort beauty, Palm Springs provides a perfect setting for beautiful public parks, olympic size swimming pool, outdoor tennis courts, great golf courses and beautiful nature trails for hikes. With 350+ days of sunshine annually, Palm Springs is an excellent location for enjoying year-round outdoor activities, parks and recreation.

Palm Springs Parks
Recreation + Swimming

Palm Springs Public Parks
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 1/2 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)778-4487

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

Location: 2901 N. Palm Canyon Drive, 
Palm Springs, CA 
Phone: (760)778-8418 or (800)34-SPRINGS/ 

Come check out current information on Palm Springs hotels, attractions, and restaurants. Open seven days a week.

Palm Springs Tennis - Public

The Plaza Racquet Club
Palm Springs Public Tennis Courts

Address: 1300 E. Baristo Rd, 
Palm Springs, Ca 92262 
Phone: (760) 323-8997

The Plaza Racquet Club is conveniently located in downtown Palm Springs. The complex boasts nine beautiful, lit tennis courts in a breathtaking mountain setting, with club lounge and pro shop.

One of the unique benefits of the Plaza Racquet Club is their ability to arrange suitable matches for you, whether you are a beginning, intermediate, or advanced Tennis player. With that in mind, feel free to give a call at least 24 hours before you would like to play in a game.

Looking for instruction, league or tournament play? The Plaza offers instructional programs for juniors, adults and seniors. The facility also hosts 5 tournaments annually and has league play available at many different levels.

With more than 30 years in the hospitality industry, the Plaza Racquet Club is ready to get you on the Tennis courts and enjoy this wonderful sport of a lifetime!

Palm Springs Tennis

Mesquite Golf & Country Club

2700 E. Mesquite Avenue 
Palm Springs 
Phone: (760)323-9377

Tennis: 8 courts (private). Racquetball: 2 courts

Palm Springs Country Club

2500 Whitewater Club Drive 
Palm Springs 

Tennis: 2 court

The Plaza Racquet 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 courts.

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

New Extended Hours Starting Fall 2014!

Location: 405 S. Pavilion, 
Palm Springs, Ca, 92262 
Phone: (760)323-8278

Weekend Hours

Lap Swim + 
Recreational Swim 
Open to the Public Daily 
Saturdays & Sundays 
Hours: 5:30 am - 7:00 pm.

Hours vary by day of week and season. For up-to-date hours and pool temperature, phone the Palm Springs Public Swim Center at (760)323-8278.

Special weekend hours for the Palm Springs Public Pool & Lap Swim Center for Saturdays and Sundays - open 7am to 3 pm. Also open weekdays starting at 5:30 a.m. Hours vary by day of week and season. For up-to-date hours and pool temperature, phone the Palm Springs Public Swim Center at (760)323-8278.

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.

Palm Springs City Pool

Public Admission Rates

$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.

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-7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Saturday and Sunday Lap swim

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 
Public Swimming Pool 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

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 Golf Courses

Click Here for complete info on public golf courses in the greater Palm Springs area


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