About Us

The Family YMCA of the Desert is the largest provider of licensed childcare in the Coachella Valley, with facilities from Palm Springs to Mecca. We serve over 3,500 local kids and families each day at our forty-one sites. We also provide a variety of programs, camps, and other events and activities for members of our community. The primary focus of the Y is to reinforce caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility while also helping kids to develop social skills, confidence, leadership, and fitness. Learn more about our organization by following the links below.

History of the YMCA

Family YMCA of the Desert has a long history of operating here in the Coachella Valley. Learn more about our accomplishments and major milestones year-by-year. Read More

Board Members

Our Board Members help guide the activities and growth of the Y. Read More

Our Staff

Get to know the staff behind our daily operations here at Family YMCA of the Desert. Read More