James Earl Carter

Family YMCA of the Desert - Licensed Childcare and Youth Programs | James Earl Carter

Palm Desert, CA

The YMCA of the Desert provides licensed school age childcare on the James Carter campus. There is a capacity for 60 children between the ages of TK-5th grade. To register, please contact by email or phone. The registration fees are $150 for the first child and $50 for a second child, each child after two is no cost. We have a monthly payment schedule and financial assistance is offered for those who qualify.

Site Supervisor:

Perla Torres
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Community Program Director:

Justin Hickey
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TK-5th grade


74-251 Hovley Lane
Palm Desert, CA 92260

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Monday - Friday


M,T,W, F: 7:00 to 8:30am

M,T,W, F: 1:30 - 6:30pm

Thursdays: 7:00 - 8:30am ; 12:30 - 6:30pm