PS - Not-Quite-Summer Pool Party

  • Sat, June 04, 2022
  • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Palm Desert (address to be emailed 3 days prior)
  • 7


  • Attendance limited to first 60 people. We will maintain a waitlist in the event we reach capacity. If you find that you can't come after registering, please cancel your registration so other members may attend. However, there will be no refunds once you register.
  • We need three servers (no experience required).
  • We also need three clean-up helpers willing to stay until 7:00 pm

GOPS 2022 Not-Quite-Summer Pool Party

Registration For This Event Is Now Closed

GOPS members are invited to attend our Welcome POOL PARTY on Saturday, June 4 from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm. 

This party will have a Registration Fee of $10 for all members. We have a capacity of 60 for this event. You do NOT need to bring a potluck dish as a meal will be provided!  If you would like to bring a non-member, they will need to first join as a member online and then they can register online for this pool party.

All attendees must register individually and pay the event registration fee within 15 minutes of your registration. Once all of the requirements are met, the address will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event. 

This event includes indoor activities, including the use of restrooms, changing rooms and the kitchen, so the GOPS COVID policy on indoor events will apply. See vaccination requirements below.

Refunds - there are no refunds for this event. However, we do request that, if you are unable to attend, you cancel your registration so someone on the waitlist might be able to attend in your place.  Registration cancellations can be sent to:

This pool party will be at a member's home in Palm Desert.  The address will be included in your email reminder after verification that you have sent in a photo of your vaccination card if you haven't already sent one in.  That email will be sent to you 3 days before the event.

Food provided with be El Pollo Loco, along with various side dishes (which vegetarians should be able to consume). We'll also provide a variety of soft drinks and bottled water.  If you want to drink "adult beverages," please BYOB. Please no glass in the pool. There will be some Raffle Prizes also.


Saturday, June 4

  • 2:00 pm - Arrive 
  • 3:00 pm - Meal
  • 5:00 pm - Raffle Drawing
  • 6:00 pm - Departure

What to Bring: Towel, swimsuit (no nudity allowed), suntan lotion, folding chair and flip-flops.

Directions: Will be provided via email 3 days before the event to those who register.

Helpers: We need three servers (no experience required). We also need three clean-up helpers willing to stay until 7:00 pm. We will waive the registration fee for these helpers. 

Questions/Contact: George Padilla via email:

Photos:  Before taking photos, please ask the subject if that's OK with them... Some may not want their handsome faces to be splashed all over the internet.

Nudity Policy:  This event is NOT a clothing-optional event.  Please read our nudity policy - click here.

Special COVID Requirements

This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated. For more information - see the GOPS COVID Vaccination policy dated 4/26/2022 (click here).

Due to GOPS COVID indoor event restrictions you must:

  • Be a GO member to attend this event (you may become a member - click here); and
  • Have completed a COVID vaccination +14 days; and
  • Not attend if feeling ill, have any symptoms of COVID and/or test positive for COVID within 14 days of the event; and
  • Contact the event leader if you test positive for COVID within 14 days after the event; and
  • Be willing to send us a copy of your vaccination card in advance of this event upon registration if you have not done so previously.
  • You can send in a copy of your COVID vaccination card using the following methods:
    • Using a phone with a camera, take a picture of your COVID card with your thumb (or other method) hiding your date of birth. Email the photo to:; or
    • Submit the photo of your vaccination card to our membership person (Ed Emond-Worline) via a text message sent to: 760-902-1850

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