James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center

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 Out of an abundance of caution to help halt the spread of COVID-19, the City of Palm Springs is temporarily closing the following Parks and Recreation facilities:

• The Leisure Center • The Pavilion • James O Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center • Demuth Community Center • The Palm Springs Swim Center • The Palm Springs Skate Park

Closures are effective March, 16, 2020 through the end of March. Closures will be reassessed at the end of March. Additionally, ALL recreation programs, events & activities are postponed during this time frame. Thank you for your patience and understanding.



Cierres Temporales

Por precaucion para ayudar a detener la propagacion del COVID-19, la ciudad de Palm Springs esta cerrando temporalmente los siguientes edificios de parques y recreacion:

• El Leisure Center • El Pavilion • James O Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center • El Centro Communitario de Demuth • El Centro de Natacion de Palm Springs • The Centro de Patinar de Palm Springs

Los cierres son efectivos el 16 de Marzo del 2020, hasta finales de Marzo 2020. Los cierres seran reevaluados a finales de Marzo. Todos los programas de recreacion, eventos y actividades se posponen durante este tiempo. Gracias por su paciencia y comprension.






James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center provides basketball, volleyball, badminton, indoor games, weight room and a community room/game room. Ball field, basketball courts, picnic tables, grills, restroom facilities, play structure, and drinking fountains are available in the park. Facility rentals are also available. For more information click the FAQ's page. If you would like to join or renew your Membership Card, please click here.

 MARCH 2020 Newsletter



Jarvis Crawford, Community Center Manager 

Annjohnnette Collins, Recreation Program Coordinator

Linda Gray, Literacy Coordinator

Angela Cannady, Recreation Program Assistant


Center operational hours:

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: Special events only

For more information, please call us at (760) 323-8271 or (760) 416-5716

Fax: (760) 416-5720

Physical Address: 480 Tramview Road - Palm Springs - California - 92262

Mailing Address: PO Box 2743 - Palm Springs - California - 92263



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