What to Do in Our City: August

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The city of Grand Prairie offers affordable resources, facilities, services and programs that encourage healthy lifestyles.


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.

View Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation Parks and Trail System in a larger map


Recreation Centers

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]
Phone: 972-642-7529
Website: www.GrandFunGP.com/recreationcenters  

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]
Phone: 972-264-6890
Website: www.GrandFunGP.com/recreationcenters  

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]
Phone: 972-237-4760
Website: www.GrandFunGP.com/recreationcenters  

Kirby Creek Natatorium (Indoor Pool)
Check out Grand Prairie's heated indoor pool open year round.
Phone: 972-263-8174
Website: www.GrandFunGP.com/aquatics

Outdoor Pools
Several outdoor pools are open during the summer.
Phone: 972-263-8174
Website: www.GrandFunGP.com/aquatics



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]
Phone: 972-237-4141
Website: www.GrandFunGP.com/TheSummit




Grand Prairie libraries offer books, exercise DVDs, cookbooks, online databases, downloadable eAudiobooks and music (to listen while you work out!), and more. Library cards are free.

Healthy Home Awareness Recommended Reading:

Children’s Books

Main Library
901 Conover Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Phone: 972-5700

Betty Warmack Branch Library
760 Bardin Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Phone: 972-237-5770

Tony Shotwell Branch Library
2750 Graham St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
(inside the Tony Shotwell Life Center)
Phone: 972-237-7540

Website: www.gptx.org/library



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]
Phone: 972-237-4599
Website: www.gptx.org/farmersmarket