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.

#ThrowbackThursday inside  Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie 📽️
08/13/2020

#ThrowbackThursday inside Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie 📽️

VOTE your Grand Prairie Farmers Market #1 in Texas! .bit.ly/GPFM2020WIN
08/12/2020

VOTE your Grand Prairie Farmers Market #1 in Texas!
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bit.ly/GPFM2020WIN

08/11/2020
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Beat the heat with a water balloon toss.
#SummerCamp #GrandFunGP #WaterBalloon #SummerFun

08/10/2020
Fingerknit Snake

Follow along as Tim from Tony Shotwell Life Center teaches us how to make a finger-knit snake. 🐍
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Tune in this week at 1:00 p.m. for more Virtual Summer Camp fun.
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Sign up for Friday's Craft Kit bit.ly/3j80y4N

Weekend reminder to wear a jacket, save a life! .#GrandFunGP #LifeJacket #WaterSafety
08/08/2020

Weekend reminder to wear a jacket, save a life!
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#GrandFunGP #LifeJacket #WaterSafety

Start your weekend at Grand Prairie Farmers Market. 🥕 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
08/08/2020

Start your weekend at Grand Prairie Farmers Market. 🥕 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

🥕 Stop by the Grand Prairie Farmers Market tomorrow from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and check out these *vendors:Texas Chef ...
08/07/2020

🥕 Stop by the Grand Prairie Farmers Market tomorrow from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and check out these *vendors:

Texas Chef Food Services
Mill Creek Farms
Cadenhead Farms
Apprentice Coffee
The Beard Place
Karen’s Cakes
Billy Clark Services
Lone Star Specialty Foods ( Round Rock Honey)
Peaceful Waters
Miss Ruthe’s Figs
Velvet Bakes Macarons
Linda’s Jams and Jellies
Taylor’d Salsas
Fo Real Dough Bakery
Nerdy Pup
Cheesa Pleesa
Tasty Paws

*Tentative list, subject to change.

08/07/2020
Camp Craft Kit

Today's Craft Kit is out of this world! 🌎⭐🛸
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Register now for next week's Virtual Summer Camp Craft Kit - Hawaiian Theme 🌴 bit.ly/33ChwTp

08/06/2020

Try these SUPER tips to maintaining healthy habits!
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#fitness #nutrition #legday #superhero #theater #action #health #wellness #goals #accountability

Read below for more information on this Saturday's free  drive through COVID-19 testing. ⬇️
08/06/2020

Read below for more information on this Saturday's free drive through COVID-19 testing. ⬇️

In addition to the Tuesday-Thursday testing, free COVID-19 drive through tests will also be available on Saturday, August 15 from 7 a.m. - noon. Testing is available by appointment only, for anyone who lives or works in Grand Prairie.

Testing will take place at the Veteran's Park Event Center. To schedule an appointment please call 1-888-766-6653.

For more information please visit : http://ow.ly/t3dN50ARSOz.
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La ciudad ofrecerá pruebas de detección de COVID-19 gratuitas el sábado 15 de agosto de 7 a.m. a mediodía. Las pruebas se realizan solo con cita previa, para cualquier persona que viva o trabaje en Grand Prairie. Las pruebas también están disponibles de martes a jueves.

Para programar una cita, llame al 1-888-766-6653.

Para mayor información por favor visite : https://www.gptx.org/city-government/city-departments/environmental-services/coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-testing-site-in-grand-prairie

VOTE your Grand Prairie Farmers Market #1 in the state! bit.ly/GPFM2020WIN
08/05/2020

VOTE your Grand Prairie Farmers Market #1 in the state!
bit.ly/GPFM2020WIN

08/05/2020
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Spatula tennis is sure to be a hit at home! Learn how to play from our team at Tony Shotwell Life Center!

08/04/2020

Follow along with todays Virtual Summer Camp activity - Fit with Vic!
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These excercices can be done with the entire family! Comment below if you give them a try!

⚽ Youth Soccer registration is open thru August 22! Join in the GRAND fun!.More info below. Register here: grandfungp.co...
08/04/2020

⚽ Youth Soccer registration is open thru August 22! Join in the GRAND fun!
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More info below. Register here: grandfungp.com/youth-athletics/
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Season:
First game is September 12. Teams will play 8 games.

Game Days:
Saturdays. Weeknights possible for rain-out games.

Practices:
One practice per week on weeknight determined by coach. Practices begin the week of August 31.

Game and Practice Location:
Mountain Creek Soccer Complex

Registration Fee:
$75 per player: Fee includes uniform.

Grand Prairie - PARD Athletics

UPDATE - The pickleball/tennis court at Friendship park will be closed tomorrow (8/4) for maintenance.
08/03/2020

UPDATE - The pickleball/tennis court at Friendship park will be closed tomorrow (8/4) for maintenance.

☀️ Enjoying Virtual Summer Camp? Register for our Friday Craft Kit to end the week with some GRAND fun! 🎨✂️⭐This Friday ...
08/03/2020

☀️ Enjoying Virtual Summer Camp? Register for our Friday Craft Kit to end the week with some GRAND fun! 🎨✂️

⭐This Friday - Under the Stars Theme bit.ly/2DMs6MI

Register through Wednesday 8/3.

08/03/2020
08.03 Chalk Art Selfie.mp4

Learn to create your own Chalk Art Selfie Station with our team at Charley Taylor Recreation Center. ☀️🎈

🥕🥦 Do you think Grand Prairie Farmers Market is one of the best in the nation? Tell American Farmland Trust by voting he...
08/03/2020

🥕🥦 Do you think Grand Prairie Farmers Market is one of the best in the nation? Tell American Farmland Trust by voting here: bit.ly/GPFM2020WIN

#NoFarmsNoFood

☀️ Sign up for next Friday's Virtual Summer Camp Craft Kit. We will provide all the supplies for you to pick up, have fu...
08/02/2020

☀️ Sign up for next Friday's Virtual Summer Camp Craft Kit. We will provide all the supplies for you to pick up, have fun, and follow along.

Register here: bit.ly/2DMs6MI

Splish and splash with saftey in mind. Wear a jacket, save a life.
08/01/2020

Splish and splash with saftey in mind. Wear a jacket, save a life.

Start your weekend at Grand Prairie Farmers Market! -8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
08/01/2020

Start your weekend at Grand Prairie Farmers Market!
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8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

🥕 Stop by Grand Prairie Farmers Market tomorrow from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and find the following vendors: Apprentice C...
07/31/2020

🥕 Stop by Grand Prairie Farmers Market tomorrow from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and find the following vendors:

Apprentice Coffee
Billy Clark Services
Cadenhead Farms
Fo Real Dough Bakery
Karen’s Cakes
Linda’s Jams and Jellies
Lone Star Specialty Foods ( Round Rock Honey)
Mill Creek Farms
Miss Ruthe’s Figs
Peaceful Waters
Texas Chef Food Services
The Beard Place
Velvet Bakes Macarons

07/31/2020
Superhero.mp4

Follow along as our Virtual Summer Camp team walk us through today's Superhero Friday Craft Kit
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Register for next week's kit - Under the Stars theme ⭐
bit.ly/2DMs6MI

🌳 We are celebrating #ParksAndRecMonth by highlighting individuals at the heart of our parks Department. ☀️Meet Jeremy -...
07/31/2020

🌳 We are celebrating #ParksAndRecMonth by highlighting individuals at the heart of our parks Department. ☀️

Meet Jeremy -
◾ Program Supervisor at The Epic.
◾ Jeremy has been with the City of Grand Prairie for 8 years.
◾ At The Epic, Jeremy is responsible for: supervising Youth Services, Athletics, Aquatics, and Party Rentals. He previously supervised the Aquatics division pools and Splash Factory.
◾Jeremy is a camping enthusiast, handyman, thankful husband, and proud father of two girls.

#WeAreParksAndRec National Recreation and Park Association

#ThrowbackThursday featuring the Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie 📽️
07/30/2020

#ThrowbackThursday featuring the Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie 📽️

Your Grand Prairie Farmers Market is one in a MELON 🍉-See you Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.-Modified operations: grand...
07/30/2020

Your Grand Prairie Farmers Market is one in a MELON 🍉
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See you Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Modified operations: grandfungp.com/farmersmarket

Tune in tomorrw at 1:00 p.m. as our team from Tony Shotwell Life Center teach us how to make ghost bubbles! -Supplies ne...
07/29/2020

Tune in tomorrw at 1:00 p.m. as our team from Tony Shotwell Life Center teach us how to make ghost bubbles!
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Supplies needed:
- Dawn dish soap
- Corn syrup
- Water
- Jar
- Spatula or spoon
- Craft pipe cleaner or bubble wand

07/29/2020
07.29 Uno Fitness.mp4

Exercise and fun at the same time?

Follow along as our team at Charley Taylor Recreation Center demonstrates Uno Fitness!

🌳 We are celebrating #ParksAndRecMonth by highlighting individuals at the heart of our parks Department. ☀️Meet Patty  -...
07/29/2020

🌳 We are celebrating #ParksAndRecMonth by highlighting individuals at the heart of our parks Department. ☀️

Meet Patty -
◾ Executive Assistant/Reservationist for Grand Prairie Lake Parks
◾ Patty has been with the City of Grand Prairie for 19 years.
◾ Within our Lake Parks division, Patty is responsible for: reservations and financial accounts of daily receipts. Decorating cabins and lodge for various holidays such as Halloween.
◾Patty has been married 44 years, has 2 children, and 4 grandchildren.

#WeAreParksAndRec National Recreation and Park Association

Tune in tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. for Uno Fitness with our team at Charley Taylor Recreation Center! 💪
07/28/2020

Tune in tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. for Uno Fitness with our team at Charley Taylor Recreation Center! 💪

07/28/2020
ColorRaceBeads.mp4

Can you beat Victoria's time for todays Virtual Summer Camp bead race? ⏱️
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Comment below with your time!

Race the clock tomorrow wiith our Virtual Summer Camp activity at 1:00 p.m. ⏱️- Supplies needed:- 4 cups or bowls- 4 set...
07/27/2020

Race the clock tomorrow wiith our Virtual Summer Camp activity at 1:00 p.m. ⏱️
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Supplies needed:
- 4 cups or bowls
- 4 sets of 20 beads (four different colors)
- Timer or clock

07/27/2020
Magical Plate Art

☀️🎨 Follow along as our team at Dalworth Recreation Center walks us through a Plate Magic activity!
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Tune in Monday - Friday at 1:00 p.m. for more Virtual Summer Camp fun!
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Friday activity supplies are avaliable to pick up at a recreation center near you, register today: bit.ly/2Wug2pP

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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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