Friday, March 28, 2014


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FREE Moonlight Movies
Bring your low-back lawn chairs, blankets, and enjoy a free movie in the park. The movie will be shown on a 20' inflatable screen. Movies begin at 8 pm or later based on sunset.
La Quinta Park          MAP
(across from LQHS)
Friday, April 11

Adams Park              MAP
(Corner of Adams and La Palma)
Friday, April 25

Online Park Rentals
Now you can reserve Fritz Burns or La Quinta Park ONLINE!!!
Please visit and click "search" "facility" "calendar" and select your date and time.

La Quinta Museum
77885 Avenida Montezuma
(760) 777-7170
La Quinta - Then and Now
View our new exhibit, La Quinta - Then and Now. Learn what brought people to La Quinta, how it looked to the first settlers, and what prompted Walter Morgan to build the La Quinta Resort in 1926.
January 23, 2014  through October 31, 2014

First Friday - Birding along the Palms to Pines Nature Trail
Friday, April 4
5:30 p.m., FREE!

Presenter Kurt Leuschner will highlight many of the birds and other wildlife that you may see along the trail and answer any questions that you might have about wildlife viewing in the Coachella Valley.
La Quinta Library
78275 Calle Tampico
(760) 564-4767
Day of the Young Child
Saturday, April 5
9 am - 12 pm
All ages are welcome to join the Library staff for a whirlwind of book-related fun! This bilingual celebration will include FREE refreshments, entertainment, kids activities, special guests, and much more.
La Quinta Fitness Center
77865 Avenue Montezuma
(760) 564-9921
La Quinta residents can join today for only $50 
  • Spa Like setting
  • Wellness System
  • Smart Key Equipment
  • Fitness Assessments
  • Personal Trainers 
Save A Life!

April in La Quinta
La Quinta is a little piece of paradise surrounded by the majestic Santa Rosa Mountains offering year-round sunshine, scenic hiking and biking trails, spectacular golf, magnificent views, fabulous shopping and dining venues, and so much more.  
Community Activities

Click on the above photo to view our April classes, events, hikes, and much more. Pick-up the April issue of The Gem at the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce or inside City Hall.

Register for classes at
Featured Program
Picnic event
City Picnic and Birthday Party
Civic Center Campus     MAP
78488 Avenida La Fonda

Celebrate the City of La Quinta's 32nd Birthday Party with your friends and family while enjoying this high energy event. Enjoy non-stop entertainment, great music, carnival games, bounce houses, activities for children, hot dogs, cookies, cold drinks, and plenty of giveaways. this will be an event you will not want to miss!

Ages:  All ages are welcome!
Date:  Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time:  9 am - 1 pm
Cost:   FREE!!
Disc Golf Tournament

Grab your discs and join us for some high flying disc action. The City of La Quinta and Helix Disc Golf have teamed up with The First Tee of the Coachella Valley to bring you 18 holes of exciting disc golf. All ages and experience are welcome - there will be a division for everybody.  Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each division (advanced, novice, youth).
Date:  Saturday, April 12
Time: 10 AM
Cost:   $15 
Location:  The First Tee of the Coachella Valley  MAP
                 74945 Sheryl Ave, Palm Desert
Egg Hunt for Kids
Egg Hunt  

Grab your friends and a basket for the City of la Quinta's Annual Egg Hunt! Children, up to age 10, are welcome to participate in the egg-cellent event. Look for candy and toy filled eggs scattered around. A chalk drawing contest begins at 9:15am with a special guest judge Gloria Rodriguez, anchor and producer of the morning news at KMIR6. A special visit from the Easter Bunny is planned too! Also don't forget to check those eggs for a special golden ticket! Turn it in for a special prize!

Date:        Saturday, April 19, 2014
Time:        9 a.m. Sharp!
Cost:        FREE!
Ages:       Up to age 10
Location:  La Quinta Park          MAP
(Corner of Blackhawk Way and Adams)
Bring:        Basket to collect eggs
Hiking with Philip Ferranti

We invite you and your friends to join Author of 140 Great Hikes in and Near Palm Springs, Philip Ferranti on a hike through Garner Valley.
Date:  Saturday, April 12
Time: 9 AM
Cost:   FREE!! 
Location:  Meet at the Art Smith Trail Parking Lot in Palm Desert.   MAP
Nature Walks and Guided Hikes

Provided by the Stewards of the Fred Wolff Nature Preserve. Join us each month for a unique look at our local environment with special guest leaders and topics.
Nature Walk:
Nature Walks begin at the Shade Shelter on the Bear Creek Nature Trail at the corner of Calle Ensenada and Avenida Montezuma in the La Quinta Cove.  MAP
April 19 - Local Geology: Earthquakes, Faults, and Landforms (Adult Walk) 8AM
Guided Hikes:
Join us at the Cove Oasis Parking Lot. All participants should dress appropriately and bring water.  MAP
April 12 - Bear Creek Wash (Moderate) at 8AM

April 8 - Tuesday Hike with Bill Baker at 9AM. 
Save the Date - 3rd Annual Y Tri

Children ages 5-8 will bike, swim, and run a safe triathlon course! Our goal is to create a positive experience while promoting physical activity. Registration will open soon so stay posted.
Date:  Saturday, May 17
Time: 9 AM event begins
Cost:   $10 per participant
Location:  Fritz Burns Park    MAP
The Center

The Center will begin work on the La Quinta Community Health and Wellness project beginning Monday, March 31. The facility will be partially closed off to the public while we prepare for the new addition. The Center will remain open Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm.

The driveway entrance off of Avenida La Fonda will also be closed. Signage will be posted showing the public where to enter the parking lot off of Main St.

New Amenities coming Early 2015: 
  • State of the Art Fitness Center
  • 5,990 extra square feet
  • Aerobic Room
  • Outside Patio Area                                            
To review the LQ Active Newsletter please click here. Program information is also available online at 
La Quinta Community Services Department
78495 Calle Tampico 
La Quinta, CA 92253 
(760) 777-7090   |