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Stay Healthy and Fit This Summer

Post Date:05/30/2019

Swimming

Local Grand Prairie Pools

Swimming and water exercise does wonders for your body without putting the strain on your joints like running or land sports. Working out in the water allows you to use more muscles for better over all toning…and it’s fun! We offer a variety of aquatic programs, and one is just right for you.

Lynn Creek Park

On the northwest shore of Joe Pool Lake, Lynn Creek Park covers about 784 acres. Park amenities include a new white sand swimming beach, playground, restrooms, showers, two boat ramps with eight lanes, a concession stand, almost 100 picnic sites, group picnic pavilions, and a sand volleyball court.

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

2970 Epic Place

Come play at the expansive, glass-enclosed water park with playful slides & pools, plus an arcade, gift shop & eatery. The outdoor wave pool just opened too!

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Golf

Grand Prairie has two beautiful golf courses to get some summertime swings in! 

Prairie Lakes Golf

Top-ranked Tangle Ridge offers Champion Bermuda greens set in rolling hills and a natural landscape. Tangle Ridge gives you the feel of the Texas Hill Country.

Tangle Ridge

Always a “Place to Play,”  Prairie Lakes is a 27-hole course set on the shores of Mountain Creek Lake that offers fast, affordable play. With the largest practice putting green in Texas and the local favorite Eddlemon’s BBQ serving slow cooked brisket every day, Prairie Lakes offers a “grand” golfing experience.

 


 

Yoga

Move It Mondays: Yoga N' Da Hood

Join us each Monday this summer as we bust a move.

Dates: June 3, 10, 17, 24
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Betty Warmack Library, 760 Bardin Rd. 

Kitten Yoga

Let the cats and kittens of Prairie Paws Adoption Center join you for a fun Yoga class! Not only will you get to enjoy some relaxation moves, but will also get to spend time with pets in need of companionship. 

The cost is $25 per person. Proceeds will benefit the Tammy Chan Youth Scholarship, a college scholarship for high school seniors in Grand Prairie who have exemplified leadership in keeping Grand Prairie beautiful. 

Date: June 13
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: Prairie Paws Adoption Center, 2222 W. Warrior Trl. Grand Prairie, 75052

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Goat Yoga

Make your Summer Epic and join us on the GrandLawn (located behind The Epic and Epic Waters) for Goat Yoga with Goat Yoga Dallas! This is a free event to the first 70 participants. First come, first serve! A waiver will have to be signed for participation. Mats and goats are provided.

Please wear something that you don't mind mingling with goats in. Ages 5 and up are welcome with a guardian onsite.

Dates: July 9 and August 6
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Epic Central, 2960 Epic Place

 


 

Dance

June Events

SRC: Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Ensemble

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Tony Shotwell Library, 2750 Graham St.

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Location: Betty Warmack Library, 760 Bardin Rd. 

SRC 2019 kicks off with a high energy, educational and interactive performance. Experience the delightful sounds of West Africa while moving to the beat!

Try it Tuesdays: Adult Ballet

Join us each Tuesday this summer as we try  new, fun and free workouts! 

Dates: June 4, 11, 18, 25
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 901 Conover Dr. 

Summer Nights at the Library: Family Dance Party - Let's Luau!

Come kick off your summer with a Luau Dance Party for all. We provide the music, you just dance!

Date: June 13
Time: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Tony Shotwell Library, 2750 Graham St.

 

Indie Jam Dance Party

Come dance to Indie music featuring ManInTheRaw and DTNS!

All ages welcome. Tickets are $8 pre-sale or $10 at the door.

Date: June 22
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Epic, 2690 Epic Place

July Events

Move it Monday: Line Dancing

Join us each Monday this summer as we bust a move.

Dates: July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Betty Warmack Library, 760 Bardin Rd. 

Try it Tuesdays: Tribal Style Belly Dancing

Join us each Tuesday this summer as we try  new, fun and free workouts!

Dates: July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 901 Conover Dr. 

 

Grace Hula Dance Company

Come learn more about this Polynesian dance style during this interactive program. 

Date: July 15

Locations and times: 

  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Tony Shotwell Library, 2750 Graham St.
  • 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Main Library, 901 Conover Dr.
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Betty Warmack Library, 760 Bardin Rd. 

Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet

Come learn more about this Polynesian dance style during this interactive program. 

Date: July 22
Locations and times: 

  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Tony Shotwell Library, 2750 Graham St.
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Betty Warmack Library, 760 Bardin Rd. 

August Events

Move it Monday: Zumba

Join us each Monday this summer as we bust a move.

Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Betty Warmack Library, 760 Bardin Rd. 

 

Try it Tuesdays: AfrikoPop

Join us each Tuesday this summer as we try  new, fun and free workouts!

Dates: August 6, 13, 20, 27
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 901 Conover Dr. 

 


 

Cyclin' with the Mayor

Join Mayor Ron Jensen for monthly bike rides as part of the Get Fit GP community wellness initiative. The rides feature a different routes each month and are set at a casual pace. Bikes are required. 

Fish Creek Trail Ride
Date: June 19
Time: Meet at 6 p.m., ride at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Starrett Elementary, 2675 Fairmont Dr.

Loyd Park "Back the Blue" Ride
Date: July 23
Time: Meet at 6 p.m., ride at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Loyd Park, 3401 Ragland Rd. 

Nottingham Ride
Date: August 27
Time: Meet at 6 p.m., ride at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Larson Elementary, 2620 Avenue K.

 


 

Other

June Events

Free Guys Night Out at AirHogs

In honor of Men's Health Month, Get Fit Grand Prairie is hosting "Get Fit GP Guys Night Out" at the Texas AirHogs baseball game at 7:05 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The event—free with a Get Fit GP voucher—includes admission to the AirHogs vs. Saints baseball game along with access to health screenings, playground, bounce houses, giveaways and more. This is a family-friendly event open to all City of Grand Prairie residents and employees!

Print out the Get Fit GP ticket voucher and redeem at AirHogs Ballpark prior to June 5, 2019 to receive reserved seating. Redeem on June 5 and receive only available seating. Every person must have a ticket for admission into the event.

Date: June 5
Time: 7:05 p.m.
Location: AirHogs Stadium, 1600 Lone Star Pkwy. 

Loyd Park Party

Bring family and friends for this fun-filled evening: food and drink, live music, inflatables, and games.

Date: June 29
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Loyd Park, 3401 Ragland Rd. 

 

July Events

Family Field Day

Join us for some indoor field day activities. Round up your team for crafts, big games and hula hoop competitions.

Date: July 11
Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Betty Warmack Library, 760 Bardin Rd. 

All Summer Long

Grand Prairie Farmers Market 

120 W. Main St.

Grand Prairie Farmers Market at Market Square is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays from April through mid-December and features locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, tamales, salsas, dips, relishes, eggs, honey, chips, plants, soaps, candles and more.

The Epic

2960 Epic Place

Work out at The Epic with cardio and strength equipment, indoor and outdoor tracks and fitness training, group fitness, CrossFit, basketball, volleyball, pickleball, futsal, and aquatics. The Epic also features an indoor theater, cooking classes, art classes, and more. 

Day Passes are $10, or become a member

Parks and Recreation Centers

Grand Prairie has an expansive walking/jogging trail system, and plenty of award winning parks and recreation centers to get up and get moving! 

 

Discover more great activities this summer by visiting our calendar!

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