RECREATION AND SPORTS

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Grand Prairie offers recreation options (indoor and outdoor!) for the whole family. 

 


 

BOWLING

Forum Bowling Lanes 
2001 S. Great Southwest Pkwy. 
Grand Prairie 
972-641-4406

Sixty lanes available for recreation and league play.

 


 

FITNESS FACILITIES

Tony Shotwell Life Center 
2750 Graham St. 
(972) 237-PLAY(7529) 
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Features a full-scale gymnasium, indoor jogging track, weight room, two activity rooms, game room, public computer lab, branch library, police storefront, kitchenette and private showers and locker rooms. Day passes available.

Grand Prairie YMCA 
4556 South Carrier Parkway 
(972) 642-9632 
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Providing opportunities for individuals and families to achieve their full potential through a variety of programs and services that build strong children, strong families and strong communities.

 


 

LAKE PARKS AND MARINAS

Loyd Park (on the shore of Joe Pool Lake) 
3401 Ragland Road 
Grand Prairie 75052 
(817) 467-2104 
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Cabins, meeting room, wooded campsites with water, electricity and concrete pads, group campsites, group picnic areas, dump station, restrooms, showers, hiking trail, off-road bicycle trails and equestrian trails, beach, swimming, fishing, playground, boat docks, softball field. A Good Sam park

Loyd Park Cabins & Meeting Room 
(on the shore of Joe Pool Lake) 
3401 Ragland Road, 
Grand Prairie, TX 75052 
(817) 467-2104 
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Camp in style with eight cabins and a conference cabin in Loyd Park on the shore of Joe Pool Lake. Each cabin sleeps six and has one or two bedrooms. The cabins are equipped with satellite TV, HVAC, stove, oven, refrigerator and sink, and bathrooms with showers. All are fully stocked with bed linens, towels and kitchen utensils. Bring your sense of adventure or enjoy sitting on the large front porch enjoying the lake view. A Good Sam park.

Lynn Creek Marina 
5700 Lake Ridge Pkwy. 
Grand Prairie 
817-640-4200 
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Full service marina, boat rental, fishing pier, restaurant and club on the water.

Lynn Creek Park 
5700 Lake Ridge Pkwy. 
Grand Prairie 
817-467-2104 
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A day park with boat ramps, group picnic sites, beaches, volleyball, playground, restrooms, full service marina, driving range on Joe Pool Lake. Two miles south of I-20, use Great Southwest Parkway exit.

 


 

PARKS AND TRAILS

Visit the Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department website, GrandFunGP.com , for more information on Grand Prairie's 52 parks, 6 lake parks, 14 miles of trails and more than 5,000 park acres

Fish Creek Linear Park 

4500 Coventry Drive 
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110 acres. 3-mile trail with rest stops (connects with 4 miles of trail in Arlington), full basketball court, 1/2 basketball court, 4 playgrounds, pavilion, 2 multi-purpose fields, practice backstop and individual picnic tables.

Lone Star Trail 

Near Gate 1 at Lone Star Park (Belt Line Rd @ I-30)
Grand Prairie 
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3.2 mile park. Hike and bike the linear park that runs along the Trinity River and through the Grand Prairie Entertainment District. Parking available at the Tourist Information Center.

McFalls Park 

1300 S.W. 3rd St./505 Dickey Rd. 
Grand Prairie 
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Swimming pool, 6 lighted baseball fields, 2 soccer fields, concession building, pavilion/restrooms, playground, and pond.

Mike Lewis Park 

2600 block of North Carrier Pkwy. 
Grand Prairie 
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Fitness trail, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball court, fishing pond, softball fields, playground, pavilion, riding arena, basketball courts.

Traders Village RV Park

2602 Mayfield Road
Grand Prairie 75052
(972) 647-8205 
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212 sites, all concrete and level, swimming pool, laundry, recreation hall, restrooms, showers, picnic tables, barber shop/beauty salon, barbecue pits, playground, ATM, mini-mart, propane, gas station, dump station, wireless Internet access and 24-hour patrol. One of the best rated RV parks in the area. A Good Sam park.

Turner Park 

600 N. Belt Line Road 
Grand Prairie 
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Pavilion, gazebo, scenic open space acreage, meeting facilities, Women's Club, outdoor learning center, tennis courts.

Waggoner Park 

2122 N. Carrier Pkwy. 
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Creative playground, pavilion, tennis courts, softball fields, baseball fields.

 


 

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS

AirHogs

Lone Star Park

FC Dallas Soccer

Grand Prairie AirHogs

 

Lone Star Park
at Grand Prairie

FC Dallas Soccer

Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Mavricks

Dallas Stars

Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Mavericks

Dallas Stars Hockey

Texas Outlaws Indoor Soccer

Texas Motor Speedway Texas Rangers

Texas Outlaws
Indoor Soccer Team

Texas Motor Speedway

 

Texas Rangers

 


 

MOVIE THEATERS

Cinemark Movies 17 
220 East Westchester Pkwy. 
Grand Prairie 
972-263-0343 
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Seventeen screens of the latest offerings from Hollywood.

United Artists Theatre 
510 E. Westchester Pkwy. 
Grand Prairie 
972-642-3101 
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Ten screens featuring Hollywood's newest films.

 


 

WATER PARKS AND POOLS

Kirby Creek Indoor Pool 
3201 Corn Valley 
Metro 972-263-8174 
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Open year round, this indoor heated swimming pool is fully accessible to the physically disabled. It is equipped with dressing areas, and showers are available.

Splash Factory 
601 E. Grand Prairie Road 
972-263-8174 
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Splish, splash your way to fun in the sun at the Splash Factory at Grand Prairie's Charley Taylor Recreation Center. This interactive water playground features toddler, nature and water gun play areas. Ground sprays, water falls, a magic mist, fountains, a spraying cannon, a power geyser and magic touch water gun will delight your toddler to young teen at this water play park.

 


 

ROLLER-SKATING

Forum Roller World 
1900 S. Great Southwest Pkwy. 
972-641-0661 
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Public skating, private parties and skating lessons.

 


 

SKATE PARK

Alliance Skate Park 
1002 Lone Star Pkwy.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050 
972-641-0661 
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Competitive skate park for in-line skating, biking and skateboarding.

 


 

DOG PARK

Central Bark 
2222 West Warrior Trail 
(972) 237-8575 
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An off-leash dog park, Central Bark is a park for people who love dogs. Dogs can play off leash in one of three exercise areas. The park is open from dawn to dusk.