The city of Grand Prairie offers a variety of affordable resources, facilities, services and programs that encourage a physically active lifestyle.
Parks and Trails
Grand Prairie has 52 parks and miles and miles of trails. Find one that's closest to you:
Activities: Boating, basketball, baseball, fishing, picnics, soccer, football, swimming, tennis, walking, hiking, biking.
Tony Shotwell Life Center
Recreation center with low membership fees, offers full size gym, game room, fitness equipment, indoor running/walking track, fitness classes and recreation programs.
2750 Graham St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Google Map]
Charley Taylor Recreation Center
Recreation center with low membership fees, weight room, pre-K sports leagues, classes, gym, and more.
601 E. Grand Prairie Road, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Google Map]
Dalworth Recreation Center
Dalworth Recreation Center is currently closed for renovations and will reopen later in 2014.
2012 Spikes St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Google Map]
Kirby Creek Natatorium (Indoor Pool)
Check out Grand Prairie's heated indoor pool open year round.
Several outdoor pools open during the summer.
The Summit Active Adult Center (for ages 50+)
Over 50? The 60,000-square-foot-facility offers state-of-the-art fitness areas, gym, indoor infinity edge pool with lap lanes and exercise vortex, sauna, cafe, classes, exercise programs, indoor walking track, gym, and much more for members ages 50 and older.
2975 Esplanade, Grand Prairie, TX 75052 [Google Map]
"Get Outside" Recommended Reading List:
Get out! : outdoor activities kids can enjoy everywhere (except indoors) by Hallie Warshaw with Jake Miller.
Go outside! : over 130 activities for outdoor adventures by Nancy Blakey.
Are you ready to play outside? by Mo Willems.
Grand Prairie libraries offer numerous books, exercise DVDs, cookbooks, online databases with research on various health issues, downloadable eAudiobooks and music (to listen while you work out!), and more. Library cards are free!
901 Conover Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Betty Warmack Branch Library
760 Bardin Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Tony Shotwell Branch Library
2750 Graham St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
(inside the Tony Shotwell Life Center)
Grand Prairie Farmers Market
Open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March-December, the Grand Prairie Farmers Market features locally grown fruits and vegetables, plants, tamales, breads, salsas, dips, relishes, soy candles, eggs, soaps, honey, chips, cookies and more.
120 W. Main St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050 [Google Map]