Activities

Sports and Leisure
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!

All leisure activities have a minimum participation requirement and are subject to cancellation. Registrations are due no later than September 23. If a cancellation occurs prior to September 23, a full refund will be provided for that activity. Full refunds can not be guaranteed for cancellations received after September 22 and on-site registration will be on a space-available basis only.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2022 / 12:00PM SHOT GUN START
GOLF TOURNAMENT - INDIAN WELLS GOLF RESORT, PLAYERS COURSE

Please plan to meet at the Indian Wells Golf Resort, a short 5 minute walk from the hotel no later than 11:45 AM for review of rules and prizes. A box lunch will be provided beginning at 11:30 AM.

$199 per person and includes greens fees, cart fee, range balls and boxed lunch.

Golf Clubs

Golf clubs can be stored with the bell staff upon checking into the hotel. Please indicate on your registration if you would like golf club rentals for the tournament. Let us know your preference for right-hand or left-hand, men's or ladies and we'll handle the rest! Golf club rental request by be submitted before September 23. Club rentals are $75 for the golf tournament.

Dress Code

No denim allowed on course or in the clubhouse. Men must wear a collared shirt and Bermuda length shorts. Mock turtlenecks are acceptable. Ladies must have a collar or sleeves on their top. Shorts or skirts of appropriate length are allowed.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2022 / 12:45 PM - 5:00 PM
FAULT LINE JEEP TOUR

Please plan to meet at the Conference Center entrance, jeeps picks guests up from the hotel.
The jeeps will leave promptly at 1:00 PM.

$300 per person. Includes 3.5 hour private jeep tour with naturalist guide, bottled water, granola bar, all taxes and gratuities.

Guests will be picked up form the hotel in jeeps before heading out on an adventure to learn about the plants, animals, geology, and seismology of the California Desert and San Andreas Fault Zone.

This tour also explains how and why the Cahuilla Indians lived in the fault zone and how they built and maintained a vibrant culture in this arid and inhospitable environment. Extraordinary scenery abounds as your jeep winds its way through the labyrinth of geological cuts and canyons of the San Andreas Fault Zone as your naturalist guide entertains you with stories about the plants, animals, geology, seismology and history of the California desert.

Take a walk between the steep walls of canyons created by the powerful forces of plate tectonics, water, wind, and time and enjoy spectacular views and unique geologic features as your guide describes the geologic forces and local history that shaped the Coachella Valley. Visit a natural palm oasis where crystal clear water bubbles up year round from the underground aquifer. Here, you will learn how the Cahuilla Indians used desert plants for food, medicine, shelter, tools, and weapons and how they built and maintained a vibrant culture in this arid and inhospitable environment.

Enjoy a guided tour of a recreated Cahuilla Indian Village that sits on the former site of the ancient Cahuilla Village site of Paltewet. Your guide will share stories about the culture and lifestyle of the Cahuilla People as you tour a ceremonial long-house, sweat lodge, and kishes (family huts) adorned with interpretative displays.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2022 / 12:45 PM - 5:00 PM
INDIAN CANYON HIKING TOUR

Please plan to meet at the Conference Center entrance at 12:45 PM for transportation.
The Jeep will depart promptly at 1:00 PM. Allow for a 45-minute drive to and from hotel.

$290.00 per person. Includes roundtrip transportation, up to a (2) hour guided hike at White Water Canyon Preserve, all entrance fees, bottled waters, granola bar, all taxes and gratuities.

Hike through lush palm oases and across the desert landscape Hikes range from easy to moderate, depending on the trail Andreas Canyon Trail Guests will enjoy an easy hike along a tranquil stream as they learn about how the Cahuilla Indians lived in these peaceful and lush canyons This option requires a little bouldering over small to medium sized rocks (about the difficulty of going up a set of stairs). HIKE DIFFICULTY: Easy Murray Canyon Trail Enjoy a guided 3.7 mile round trip hike across the desert landscape from Andreas to Murray Canyon. The Murray Canyon Trail will take you further and higher into the San Jacinto mountains than the Andreas Canyon Trail. HIKE DIFFICULTY: Moderate. Either trail features California fan palms and other desert vegetation including cacti, desert willows and cottonwood trees There is also abundant wildlife, including countless species of insects, birds, lizards, and also some snakes