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James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center

James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center

City of Palm Springs

Community center offering a variety of recreational activities, learning opportunities, and special events for individuals and families.

Services Offered

Recreation • Community Center • Adult Education • Fitness • Youth Program


The James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center is a community center that offers a variety of activities and services for a minimal annual membership. Special events include:

  • Halloween Carnival
  • Annual Christmas Party
  • Kwanzaa
  • Black History Month Opening Ceremony, Pageant, Parade & Basketball Tournament
  • Annual Awards Banquet
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Program and Activities include:

  • Drill Team & Drum Squad
  • Flag Football
  • Early Childhood Literacy
  • Summer Camp
  • Basketball
  • Kids Homework Club
  • Youth Connection
  • Weight Exercise
  • Adult Computer Learning and Readiness
  • After School Session & Tutoring


480 Tramview Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92262 33.867919 -116.5524127

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • All are welcome!
  • Programs available for children as young as one year.
  • Annual membership fee is $5 per person.


  • All ages welcome

How to Apply

Individuals may call 760-323-8271 to begin the membership enrollment process.