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Kid’s Fishing Day – February 11

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KIDS FISHING DAY - FEBRUARY 11

Kid’s Fishing Day
February 11 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Mike Lewis Park | 2600 Blk of N. Carrier Pkwy.
Come reel ‘em in at Mike Lewis Park Pond! This popular event is FREE to children 16 and under. The pond will be stocked with trout. There is no registration or entry fee to participate
in the Kid’s Fishing Day, but there will be an on-site signup table. A limited number of loaner rods and reels will be available on a first come first serve basis with a driver’s license or credit card deposit. Registration is 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on February 11. For more information, call 972-237-8100

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration & Holiday Closures

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY CELEBRATION & HOLIDAY CLOSURES

HOLIDAY CLOSURES

The following Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, January 16 to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Administration Building
  • Charley Taylor Recreation Center
  • Dalworth Recreation Center
  • Kirby Creek Natatorium
  • The Epic
  • The Summit 50+ Club
  • Tony Shotwell Life Center

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY CELEBRATION

Annual MLK Parade & Celebration
January 16 | 9:00 a.m.
Grand Prairie City Hall | 200 Block of W. Main St.

Parade begins at City Hall. Celebration to follow at Dalworth Recreation Center.
The annual parade and celebration honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This event will showcase talent from the Grand Prairie ISD and recognize community leaders. Participants will receive a free lunch immediately following the event.

Dalworth Recreation Center
2012 Spikes St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Upcoming Across Grand Prairie Parks – January 2022

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UPCOMING ACROSS GRAND PRAIRIE PARKS, ARTS & RECREATION

Find something for every member of the family with Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department. We are dedicated to bringing people together and changing lives. Read below to find activities and programs upcoming across #GrandFunGP. Also take a moment to view the recent Life is Grand magazine available in the digital format.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

February 2023

11Feb10:00 am2:00 pmKid’s Fishing Day

18Feb1:00 pmEpic Plunge 2023

23Feb6:30 pmHoops for History

24Feb6:30 pm8:30 pmDaddy Daughter Dance

28Feb5:30 pm7:30 pmBridal Open House

March 2023

11Mar(Mar 11)8:00 am18(Mar 18)8:00 pmSpring Break at EpicCentral

EPIC CENTRAL

EpicCentral has a lot of exciting movement going on! Chicken N’ Pickle recently opened, construction is underway for new development, parks and facilities across the campus are in full swing. Read more below.

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

EPIC NEWS – Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark was nominated for Best Waterpark for Families in DFW Child’s Best for Families reader survey, and they need your help! All you have to do is fill out the survey questions and select all of your DFW favorites. Answer at least 14 of the survey questions to be entered for a chance to win a $250 Visa gift card!  Click the link below to submit your vote for North Texas’ largest indoor waterpark! Voting closes Monday, January 31.
VOTE HERE

The Epic

The Epic offers a variety of events, shows, and actives. Click  below to view the calendar and purchase tickets.

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The Summit 50+ Center

The Summit 50+ Center offers a variety of activities and programs. Click below to view their webpage and browse their monthly newsletter.

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PlayGrand Adventures

PlayGrand Adventures provides a safe and fun playground experience of ‘EPIC’ proportions for all ages and abilities. The playground includes adventure areas which are designed to stimulate, challenge, and encourage development of several skill sets while providing social interaction, sense of discovery, creativity, and exercise.

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Chicken N' Pickle Now Open

Chicken N Pickle Grand Prairie features indoor and outdoor pickleball courts, lawn games, a rooftop bar and a full-service restaurant using locally sourced foods to offer a variety of delicious dishes. Chicken N Pickle Grand Prairie will host pickleball clinics for players at all levels, as well as professional and amateur pickleball tournaments.

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Coming Soon to EpicCentral

The city is building two connecting hotels with a shared convention center, six restaurant spaces, parking garage and creating a water/light show on the lakes as well as interactive technology experiences on the land.  The project will emphasize Grand Prairie’s family, friendly, fun culture and offer exciting new options for dining and entertainment.

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RECREATION

Our recreation division offers a variety of programs, events, leagues, and more! Read below to find upcoming events and browse ongoing offerings.

Charley Taylor Recreation Center

Out of caution due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, the 2022 Daddy Daughter Dance has been canceled.
 
Charley Taylor Recreation Center Staff will be in contact with those registered or you may reach out directly at (972) 339-3770.
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Dalworth Recreation Center

Martin Luther King Day Parade & Celebration 

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Grand Prairie NAACP will present the 2022 MLK Jr. Day Parade on Monday, Jan. 17. The parade will kick off at 10 a.m. at City Hall Plaza, 317 College St. in front of the Liberty Bell, and end at David Daniels Elementary School.  Enjoy a program at 11 a.m. across the street at Dalworth Recreation Center, 2012 Spikes Street. For more information, call: 972-237-4760.

  • To register your group to participate in the parade, complete the Parade Registration Form below. Please email to Eleticia.lopez@gpisd.org or deliver to Grand Prairie ISD Family Service Center @ 2341 S. Beltline Road, Grand Prairie 75051 on or before January 7, 2022.
  • There is no entry fee.
  • REGISTRATION FORM
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Kirby Creek Natatorium

The Kirby Creek Natatorium is a great facility open year round with an indoor pool that is heated for your enjoyment. Whether you are looking for a place to have a pool party or somewhere to exercise or learn to swim, we have got you covered!

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Tony Shotwell Life Center

The Tony Shotwell Life Center (formerly Bowles Life Center) is one of Grand Prairie’s beautiful facilities and its purpose stretches beyond recreation. In addition to the full size basketball court, game room, weight room with state of the art fitness equipment, two meeting rooms, multipurpose room, aerobics room, men’s and women’s showers and locker rooms, it also has a branch library with a public computer lab, This facility truly is a center aimed at improving the quality of our citizens’ lives

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Tangle Ridge Golf Course

Tangle Ridge Golf Club in Grand Prairie, TX, will challenge your senses and skills. This 18-hole championship public golf course features exciting elevation changes, subtle Champion Ultra Dwarf Bermuda Grass Greens, tree-lined fairways, and water and sand hazards.

Tangle Ridge caters to every level of player with each hole varying in length, bunkering and style – offering a new direction, a new choice, a new experience every time you play.

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Prairie Lakes Golf Course

Prairie Lakes Golf Course in Grand Prairie offers 27 holes recently renovated, including Texas’ largest practice area featuring 8 target greens with a fairway. Mature mesquite trees guard hybrid Bermuda fairways as they weave around water features and along Mountain Creek Lake shore and up to Bermuda greens. Wide, open landing areas speed and ease play, while water hazards, trees and doglegs offer challenges and test skills.

Located on Mountain Creek Lake in Grand Prairie, the course offers picturesque views and fantastic conditions in the center of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

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ARTS

The Historic Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie is excited to welcome Grand Prairie Arts Council to the stage to host their 2022 Presenting Series. Click the link below for the line up and ticket information.

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February, 2023

11Feb10:00 am2:00 pmKid’s Fishing Day

18Feb1:00 pmEpic Plunge 2023

23Feb6:30 pmHoops for History

24Feb6:30 pm8:30 pmDaddy Daughter Dance

28Feb5:30 pm7:30 pmBridal Open House

Grand Prairie Parks & Recreation

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