Charley Taylor Recreation Center offers a range of grand fun for all ages! Stop by to tour our facility, book a rental, or register for a class! For more information, please call 972-339-3770.
About Charley Taylor
Charles Robert Taylor, a legendary figure from Grand Prairie, Texas, left an indelible mark on the world of professional football. Born on September 28, 1941, Taylor’s extraordinary journey took him from the fields of Grand Prairie to the pinnacle of the NFL. After honing his skills as a standout college football player with the Arizona State Sun Devils, he was chosen by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the 1964 NFL Draft. Taylor’s impact on the game was immense, earning him recognition as a six-time All-Pro and an eight-time Pro Bowl selection during his 13-season career with the Redskins. His contributions were pivotal in leading Washington to the playoffs five times and a Super Bowl appearance after the 1972 season. In honor of his extraordinary career, Charles Taylor was rightfully enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1984. His journey from Grand Prairie to NFL stardom is a testament to his dedication and talent, leaving an enduring legacy in the world of sports.