Palm Desert Aquatic Center (PDAC) announces its Dive-In Movies series, which begins Friday, May 3, featuring Disney’s popular animated hit, “The Little Mermaid.” The gates open at 7 p.m. for every Dive-In movie, played on a giant screen at sundown.

Following on Friday, June 7, is the animated “Spiderman: Into The Spider-Verse”; on Friday, July 5, “Bumblebee,” the sixth installment of the live-action “Transformers” series; and on Friday, August 2, Disney’s highly adored song-filled animated comedy, “Lilo & Stitch.”

Tickets are $4 per person, with no charge for children under 2 years old. Tickets can now be pre-purchased at the front desk window at PDAC, or at the time of event until sold out.

Snacks will be available at the concession stand for purchase, select pool areas will be open, and slides will be open from 7 to 8 p.m. With limited seating poolside, guests are encouraged to bring towels for the grass areas. No outside chairs/furniture, food or beverages are allowed (except bottled water in plastic containers).

For additional information about the movies being played at the Dive-In Movies, visit The Palm Desert Aquatic Center is a City of Pam Desert facility, managed by Family YMCA of the Desert. It is located at 73751 Magnesia Falls Drive in Palm Desert, behind Civic Center Park, and can be reached at (760) 565-7467.


About Palm Desert Aquatic Center

Palm Desert Aquatic Center offers 365 days of fun with three year-round heated pools, multiple slides, diving boards, and a variety of play features designed to delight water lovers of all ages. All or part of the 8-acre facility can be rented for private parties, corporate events, swimming competitions, and other special occasions. Located in Palm Desert Civic Center Park, the Aquatic Center is owned by the City of Palm Desert and operated by Family YMCA of the Desert.

About Family YMCA of the Desert

Family YMCA of the Desert is one chapter of the national YMCA, a leading nonprofit organization, strengthening valley communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Serving the entire Coachella Valley since 1982, there are 41 locations in the desert cities, serving 3,800 youth daily. With dedication and consistent leadership, the Y programs promote character with strength of mind, body, emotions, and value systems. The supervised programs and organized activities are curriculum-based, serving age groups of 2 years to 18 years with the mission of building character, offering good citizen modeling, and contributing to the development of future leaders. For more information on the Family YMCA of the Desert visit