Winter Session (February 8-April 10)

is currently in session.

Click HERE to register for Spring Session 

Wednesday March 17, at 8:00am.

Spring Classes will run for 9 weeks from April 19-June 19


Summer Classes and Camp schedule will be posted May 1

Registration information

Please CLICK HERE to see the Spring 2021 Assessment List

Returning Participant Registration: If you have a returning participant you SHOULD have an account online. Please just click the “Forgot Password” button and a email to reset your password will be sent to you shortly. If you do not receive a reset password email, please create a new account and proceed through the system by creating a new participant to register for a class.  If you have any trouble with this registration process, please email Program Director Charles DeLorey: or call The Golf Center at Palm Desert (760) 779-1877

Safety: The Safety of your child is our most pressing concern and we will be taking multiple precautions to keep all First Tee families, Coaches, Volunteers and Staff healthy. Please read through the entire FTCV safety plan for classes: CLICK HERE to read the Parent Handbook Winter 2021

  • For Safety reasons, class sizes for the Winter Session are limited to EIGHT students per class. Please sign up for the class day/time you prefer your child to be registered for. Add your name to the wait-list if the class is full and we will use that information to open up more classes as needed.


Little Linksters: Participants Ages 4-6: Due to COVID-19 safety restrictions we are requiring for the Winter Session that a parent or guardian must CHAPERONE their Little Linkster for the entirety of the 45 minute class.
  • Little Linksters 1: Ages 4-5 (Pre-school/Kindergarten)
  • Little Linksters 2: Ages 5-6 (Kindergarten/First Grade)
5-year-olds: Parents, Please choose the class you feel your child will fit best into (If your child listens well to instructions, they will be ready for Little Linksters 2)
If your child is turning 7 years old prior to February 8th, please enroll for a PLAYer 3 class.

Par/Birdie/Eagle Participants: Certifications for these levels will be scheduled over the Spring Break. Please enroll your child in their current level for the Winter Session.  If you have questions regarding Assessments/Certifications, please take a look at the Assessment/ Certification Document . Please remember that the First Tee recommends that every child stays at each level of the program (i.e. PLAYer level, Par Level, etc.) for at least TWO (2) years before moving to subsequent levels.

NEW PARTICIPANTS:  please enroll them according to age:

PLAYer 3: ages 7-8

PLAYer 6: ages 9-11

PLAYer 9 ages 12 & up)

LPGA/USGA Girls Golf : These classes will be offered as supplemental classes to our First Tee – Coachella Valley Life Skills Classes. Your participant must be enrolled in a Life Skills Class (I.E. PLAYer, Par, Birdie, Eagle) to be able to participate in these fun Girl Only classes. For more information about these popular classes CLICK HERE!


COST: Due to COVID-19 and the loss of the Spring Session in 2020, we will be extending a one (1) session credit to those who were enrolled in the FTCV program last year.
If your child is not an active member (membership expired in 2020) this session will be $65.
If you believe you have an active First Tee – Coachella Valley Annual Membership (and do not need to make a payment at this time), please apply for FINANCIAL AID and we will verify your status. Once you apply for financial aid, your class registration will be secured, but not completed until you have been verified. Please look for a verification email within 1-2 days of applying for Financial Aid to COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION. Your class registration will not be completed until this final step is processed and you receive an email confirming your registration.
Moving forward, First Tee – Coachella Valley is moving to a “Per Session” payment program. The cost per Session is $65 per student. There is an Annual Membership opportunity for $200 per Student, which includes all four (4) Sessions during the year (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer). Please inquire with Charles Delorey for more information on this option ( In addition, there are Military and Sibling Discounts available and as always, any family can apply for financial aid through the website during enrollment.


  • First Tee-Coachella Valley programming sessions are held in the Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer
  • Daily access to The Golf Center at Palm Desert, home of First Tee – Coachella Valley is included for current participants in a session
  • Use of all necessary golf equipment and programming materials is included
  • Daily access to the driving range including a small bucket of balls and golf equipment is included for active participants in a session
  • Participation in PGA/LPGA golf tournaments and other special First Tee events

Junior Scholarships

First Tee – Coachella Valley has many scholarship opportunities for participants. We offer partial and full scholarships for our Life Skills Program. Financial Aid requests are available through the check out process in our online registration portal.