Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation

Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Recognized as an NRPA Gold Medal Winner, the Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Dept. is dedicated to “creating a GRAND lifestyle” for each and every citizen. www.Twitter.com/GrandFunGP

#FitnessFriday core challenge with The Epic• 10 Hanging Leg Raises• 45 Second Elbow Plank HoldRepeat 3x  Tag us if you t...
05/29/2020

#FitnessFriday core challenge with The Epic
• 10 Hanging Leg Raises
• 45 Second Elbow Plank Hold
Repeat 3x Tag us if you try this!

❓ Did you know 📽️The Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie has two original walls.When renovating and expanding the building b...
05/28/2020

❓ Did you know 📽️
The Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie has two original walls.

When renovating and expanding the building back in 2008, contractors found this original wall that was connected to a Dry cleaners, and you can still see the original shoe repair sign that connects to our green room!

Learn ESL with our team at Charley Taylor Recreation Center! 🔊Click here: youtube.com/watch?v=5Qt9TuhAGGU
05/27/2020

Learn ESL with our team at Charley Taylor Recreation Center! 🔊

Click here: youtube.com/watch?v=5Qt9TuhAGGU

See more information below or at www.gptx.org/covidtest
05/27/2020

See more information below or at www.gptx.org/covidtest

City of Grand Prairie will begin opening public access, with safety precautions in place, for most city facilities today, May 26. The City is committed to providing continuity of government services for residents while helping ensure our citizens and employees stay safe.

In addition, free COVID-19 testing is available for Grand Prairie residents or anyone who works in Grand Prairie. Appointments are available for today and Thursday, please visit http://ow.ly/uS6m50zQcas for more information.

05/26/2020
Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark re-opening! 🎉

With the ever changing world, we at Epic Waters have taken drastic steps to ensure compliance and regulations of new policies put in place. We look forward to seeing you again!

Great Memorial Day Weekend at Lynn Creek Park at Joe Pool Lake 🇺🇸
05/26/2020
Lynn Creek Park at Joe Pool Lake

Great Memorial Day Weekend at Lynn Creek Park at Joe Pool Lake 🇺🇸

Great Memorial Day Weekend at Lynn Creek Park at Joe Pool Lake 🇺🇸

Action Park Grand Prairie  🎉🛹
05/26/2020

Action Park Grand Prairie 🎉🛹

YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST KIDS 🤯 Tomorrow 5.22.20 we are officially OPEN. Things will look a little different than when you last saw us but please understand that everything we are doing is to provide a SAFE and EFFECTIVE operation for you to enjoy our facility. We will be limiting the amount of participants in the skatepark at one time, to do this the daily session has now be split up into 2 blocks. Session #1 is from Noon - 4:30pm Sanitation break 4:30pm-5:00pm Session #2 5:00pm-9:30pm. Pricing will be the same as always $10 per session but if you’d like to purchase both sessions at check in it will only be $15. Unfortunately the foam pit must remain closed at this time. Face coverings are recommended, social distancing will be enforced. Signage and place markers are now present throughout the parks. If you have any questions, let us know! Tag your friends, show up early! Let’s do this we are officially #OpenForBusiness tomorrow at noon only at #AllianceSkatepark

REMINDER - Food assistance is available for Grand Prairie residents at the city's three Recreation Centers tomorrow from...
05/26/2020

REMINDER - Food assistance is available for Grand Prairie residents at the city's three Recreation Centers tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. - noon.

La distribución de alimentos para los residentes de Grand Prairie se realizará en los tres centros de recreación de la ciudad los miércoles de mayo de 9 a.m. a mediodía.

Charley Taylor Recreation Center 601 E Grand Prairie Road
Tony Shotwell Life Center 2750 Graham Street
Dalworth Recreation Center 2012 Spikes Street

In partnership with Grand Prairie United Charities

Tune in at 10:00 a.m. for our Virtual Memorial Day Celebration! 🇺🇸 GrandFunGP.com View the program in comments.
05/25/2020

Tune in at 10:00 a.m. for our Virtual Memorial Day Celebration! 🇺🇸 GrandFunGP.com

View the program in comments.

Keep your fun in the sun safe, be sure to pack your life jacket before heading out to the lake! ☀️💦
05/24/2020

Keep your fun in the sun safe, be sure to pack your life jacket before heading out to the lake! ☀️💦

COVID-19 TESTING BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The City of Grand Prairie will offer free drive through testing for COVID-19 for G...
05/22/2020

COVID-19 TESTING BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The City of Grand Prairie will offer free drive through testing for COVID-19 for Grand Prairie residents and people who work in Grand Prairie. To make an appointment, call or text 1-888-766-6653 Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

For more information on this free drive through test center, including testing criteria, please visit: https://www.gptx.org/city-government/city-departments/environmental-services/coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-testing-site-in-grand-prairie

COVID-19 TESTING BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The City of Grand Prairie will offer free drive through testing for COVID-19 for Grand Prairie residents and people who work in Grand Prairie. Para obtener información en español, consulte los comentarios a continuación.

To make an appointment, call or text 1-888-766-6653 Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

For more information on this free drive through test center, including testing criteria, please visit: https://www.gptx.org/city-government/city-departments/environmental-services/coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-testing-site-in-grand-prairie

#FitnessFriday - Start your weekend with this at home workout from our team at The Epic  💪🔥
05/22/2020

#FitnessFriday - Start your weekend with this at home workout from our team at The Epic 💪🔥

The Central Bark Dog Park will reopen Tuesday, May 26. 🐶🐾PLEASE NOTE:This park is not sanitized. Use at your own risk.Wa...
05/21/2020

The Central Bark Dog Park will reopen Tuesday, May 26. 🐶🐾

PLEASE NOTE:
This park is not sanitized. Use at your own risk.
Water features have been turned off. Must bring your own water.

05/21/2020
Visit Grand Prairie

#SeeYouSoon for #GrandFunGP

A message from our attractions to YOU! ❤️ #SeeYouSoon

Channel your inner artist with this fun painting class from The Summit 50+ Club - You Can Paint team! 🎨Click Here: bit.l...
05/21/2020

Channel your inner artist with this fun painting class from The Summit 50+ Club - You Can Paint team! 🎨

Click Here: bit.ly/3g3wMfN

Join us for a Virtual Memorial Day Celebration to honor those who gave their lives in active service to our country. For...
05/21/2020

Join us for a Virtual Memorial Day Celebration to honor those who gave their lives in active service to our country.

For more information, please call the Parks, Arts and Recreation
Department, 972-237-8100.

Watch live stream: grandfungp.com

A simple message can spread great joy. ☀️💜 #GrandFunGP
05/20/2020

A simple message can spread great joy. ☀️💜 #GrandFunGP

Phase 1 of the limited reopening of The City of Grand Prairie’s recreation facilities will include The Epic, Tony Shotwe...
05/19/2020

Phase 1 of the limited reopening of The City of Grand Prairie’s recreation facilities will include The Epic, Tony Shotwell Life Center, Dalworth Recreation Center, and Charley Taylor Recreation Center to restricted fitness use for members only. At this time, The Summit 50+ facility will remain closed out of an abundance of caution and for the continued safety of our members and volunteers, especially those who may be at a higher risk.

Please review our reopening pages for a full list of updates:
The Epic bit.ly/3cJKceO
Charley Taylor Recreation Center bit.ly/2X5iEtK
Dalworth Recreation Center bit.ly/36bwEGK
Tony Shotwell Life Center bit.ly/2WK4iA3

❓🧠🤓 #TriviaTuesday - post your guess below and check back tomorrow for the answer. -For more trivia and virtual programm...
05/19/2020

❓🧠🤓 #TriviaTuesday - post your guess below and check back tomorrow for the answer.
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For more trivia and virtual programming click here: bit.ly/3diHYUt

REMINDER - Food assistance is available for Grand Prairie residents at the city's three Recreation Centers every Wednesd...
05/18/2020

REMINDER - Food assistance is available for Grand Prairie residents at the city's three Recreation Centers every Wednesday in May from 9:00 a.m. - noon.

La distribución de alimentos para los residentes de Grand Prairie se realizará en los tres centros de recreación de la ciudad los miércoles de mayo de 9 a.m. a mediodía.

More information: bit.ly/3fudQGU

Charley Taylor Recreation Center 601 E Grand Prairie Road
Tony Shotwell Life Center 2750 Graham Street
Dalworth Recreation Center 2012 Spikes Street

In partnership with Grand Prairie United Charities

Enjoy some exercise and fresh air this sunny Sunday on one of our #GrandFunGP trails! ☀️🌳. . .Check out our interactive ...
05/17/2020

Enjoy some exercise and fresh air this sunny Sunday on one of our #GrandFunGP trails! ☀️🌳
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Check out our interactive map here bit.ly/GrandFunMap

05/16/2020

Don't let the rain dampen your day! Bring on the competition with this rubber duck race from our team at The Epic.🏁🏆
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Find more activities and virtual programming here: bit.ly/3diHYUt

05/15/2020

#FitnessFriday 💪❤️ - We miss our members and can't wait to get back to creating success stories!

Thank you to State Representative Chris Turner for stopping by the Food Bank at Dalworth Recreation Center yesterday and...
05/14/2020

Thank you to State Representative Chris Turner for stopping by the Food Bank at Dalworth Recreation Center yesterday and providing masks to those in attendance! We appreciate your support across the community!

I was happy to spend some time this morning at the Dalworth Recreation Center to provide face masks and info on COVID-19 for the team from Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation to include with their food boxes. They're doing great work to help the community and being sure to maintain proper social distancing to keep everyone safe!

Did you know ❓ - The original Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie had 1,100 seats, which included a balcony. After the 2008 ...
05/14/2020

Did you know ❓ - The original Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie had 1,100 seats, which included a balcony. After the 2008 renovation the seating is now 408.

Due to the remaining uncertainty of the Covid-19 outbreak and for the continued safety of the citizens and employees, th...
05/13/2020

Due to the remaining uncertainty of the Covid-19 outbreak and for the continued safety of the citizens and employees, the annual Crawfish Boil scheduled for Saturday, June 6th has been canceled. We are as disappointed as those who were looking forward to attending this year, and are already looking forward to Crawfish Boil 2021!

05/13/2020

Learn ESL with our team at Charley Taylor Recreation Center! 📝

Ruthe Jackson Center was featured on Fox & Friends for offering complimentary garden ceremonies during the month of May....
05/12/2020
Texas wedding venue allows couples impacted by COVID-19 to use site for free

Ruthe Jackson Center was featured on Fox & Friends for offering complimentary garden ceremonies during the month of May. 👰🤵💍💐

For more information please contact [email protected]

The Ruthe Jackson Center in Grand Prairie, Texas, is hosting free social distancing weddings during the pandemic; the general manager and a couple getting married at the venue join 'Fox & Friends.'

#TriviaTuesday - post your guess below and check back tomorrow for the answer. ❓🧠🤓-For more trivia and virtual programmi...
05/12/2020

#TriviaTuesday - post your guess below and check back tomorrow for the answer. ❓🧠🤓
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For more trivia and virtual programming click here: bit.ly/3diHYUt

#GetFitGP ❤️
05/12/2020

#GetFitGP ❤️

It is important to be kind to your mind. Staying active and keeping, the body moving is a good habit to maintain positivity! #GetFitGP

Es importante ser amable con tu mente. Manteniendo el cuerpo en movimiento y activo es un buen hábito para mantener la positividad! #GetFitGP

REMINDER - Food assistance is available for Grand Prairie residents at the city's three Recreation Centers every Wednesd...
05/11/2020

REMINDER - Food assistance is available for Grand Prairie residents at the city's three Recreation Centers every Wednesday in May from 9:00 a.m. - noon.

La distribución de alimentos para los residentes de Grand Prairie se realizará en los tres centros de recreación de la ciudad los miércoles de mayo de 9 a.m. a mediodía.

More information: bit.ly/2WkNn72

Charley Taylor Recreation Center 601 E Grand Prairie Road
Tony Shotwell Life Center 2750 Graham Street
Dalworth Recreation Center 2012 Spikes St #1207

In partnership with Grand Prairie United Charities

It's our goal to bring the #GrandFunGP! Check out these great activities from our Kidz Love Soccer program! ⚽Click here:...
05/11/2020

It's our goal to bring the #GrandFunGP! Check out these great activities from our Kidz Love Soccer program! ⚽

Click here: bit.ly/2WkNn72

Grand Prairie - PARD Athletics

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400 College St
Grand Prairie, TX
75050

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Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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