ABOUT THE FACILITY

Charley Taylor Recreation Center 

To contact staff, email center manager Halima Baquedano at hbaquedano@gptx.org or call 972-339-3775. We will return your call as soon as possible.

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer a wide range of classes and activities for all ages.  From karate to arts and crafts, special events, dance, gymnastics, and exercise/wellness.

Building and Park Pavilion Rentals

Charley Taylor Recreation Center has one multi-purpose room that can be rented out for birthday parties, reunions, baby showers and more. Rentals must be made at least two weeks in advance.

The room is available for rental Saturdays from 2:00 p.m. – 1 0:00 p.m., and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturdays from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. the room rental rate is $25/hr, with an optional $30 flat fee for use of the kitchen
Saturdays after 6:00 p.m. the room rental rate is $50/hr, with an optional $30 flat fee for use of the kitchen
Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. the room rental rate is $50/hr, with an optional $30 flat fee for use of the kitchen.

After School Program

The after-school program meets five days a week at Charley Taylor Recreation Center. The program picks up at Lee Elementary every day after-school and is targeted for ages 6-12. Program is $20/week per child includes homework help, daily snack, activity/play time and much more. Program will pick up kids on school early release days. For more information on this program, contact us at 972-339-3770.

Registration fee $27

Pre-K Sports Leagues

Charley Taylor Recreation Center specializes in pre-kindergarten sports for children ages 3-5 years. For all leagues, you must make a payment in order to reserve your child’s spot. No spots will be held until the payment is received. If you have any questions regarding our leagues, contact Sean Keller 972-339-3774. 

Basketball Ages 4-6 (January & July), Soccer Ages 3-5 (March & August), Tee ball Ages 3-5 (May & October)

Adult Programs

Charley Taylor Recreation Center offers adult classes such as Cardio Boxing, Karate and Ballet Folklorico.

Instructors Needed

Ages 21+. Do you have a special talent or skill that you feel would be a great asset to our Gold Medal Recreation Centers. Charley Taylor is looking for music, craft, theatre arts, cheerleading, and Pre-K Learning Camp instructors! Enrich people’s lives and earn some extra income by getting in contact with the Charley Taylor Staff @ 972-264-6890 or email Halima Baquedano.hbaquedano@gptx.org
*background checks and drug tests are completed on all applicants.

A+ Dance Class

Ages 6-12. A+ Dance Class teaches a variety of different dances such as modern, ballet, hip hop and praise dance. These dance classes will get you out of your seat and on your feet! Hip-hop and praise dance classes emphasize modern movement with a vivacious urban feel. Every Monday from 6-7pm.
Fee: $25/month

Ballet Folklorico

Ages 6+. This class is preserving Latino culture and history through dance and education using Hispanic traditions from North, Central, and South America, and the Caribbean. Our promise is to offer top notch quality for everyone to enjoy and learn! Amor A Nuestra Cultura has experience with various internationally recognized Ballet Folklorico instructors.

Beginners: Wednesday nights from 6-7pm  $45/month
Advanced: Thursday & Fridays from 6pm-8pm and Saturdays 10a-1p Fee: $45/month

Cheerleading

Ages 3-14. This class will teach you cheers, chants, pom dances, basic stunting, basic tumbling, jumps and more!

Tuesdays: 6:00pm-7:00pm Fee: $45/month.

Karate

Classes held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7pm. Fee is $45/month.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Sunday Closed
Monday10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday10:00 am – 700 pm
Saturday9:00 am – 6:00 pm

DAILY SCHEDULE

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
After School Program
3-6pm
After School Program
3-6pm
After School Program
3-6pm
After School Program
3-6pm
After School Program
3-6pm
A+ Dance
6-8pm
Karate
6-7pm
Ballet Folklorico
6-8pm
Ballet Folklorico
6-8pm
Ballet Folklorico
6-8pm
Ballet Folklorico
9am-12pm
Karate
6-7pm

Class Fees

A+ Dance$25/month
After School Program$20/week
Ballet Folklorico (Beginners)$35/month
Ballet Folklorico (Intermediate - Advanced)$45/month
Karate$45/month

MEMBERSHIP PLANS

Texas Plan

Texas Plan

PlanResidentCorporationNon-Resident
Adult Annual Ages 16+$12/yearN/A$37/year
Youth Annual Ages 6-15$7/yearN/A$27/year
Day Pass$4N/A$6
Texas Plan allows for access into the building, use of game room, study room and gymnasium during open play and allows for meeting room rentals and program registration.

Prairie Plan

Prairie Plan

PlanResidentCorporation
Work in Grand Prairie, but live outside Grand Prairie city limits
Non-Resident
Adult Monthly Ages 16+$11.50/month$12/month$37/year
Adult Annual Ages 16+$108/year$158/year$218/year
Family Monthly
(up to 5 people that live in the same household)
$21/monthN/A$40/month
Family Annual
(up to 5 people that live in the same household)
$218/year (Resident/Non-resident family annual fee)N/AN/A
Prairie Plan allows for access into the building, use of game room, study room and gymnasium during open play and allows for meeting room rentals and program registration. The Prairie Plan can be used at Tony Shotwell Life Center, Dalworth Recreation Center, and Charley Taylor Recreation Center.

RENTAL FEES

GymnasiumMeeting RoomsGame RoomKitchen
Gathering/Event$100/hrDuring Hours$25/hrAfter hours (only)$45/hrFor duration of rental$30
Practice Full Court$60/hrAfter Hours$50/hr
Practice Half Court$30/hr

All Rental Fees are due at time of reservation. Rentals must be made at least 2 weeks before the event. Cancellation must be completed 72 hours before the event for full refund.

Check with staff for computer availability, board games, and check out equipment such as hula hoops, balls, etc. For updates and questions about classes or events, call 972-339-3770.

Halima Baquedano, Center Supervisor
972.339.3775| hbaquedano@gptx.org | Urgent After Hours: 972-237-8350
601 E. Grand Prairie Rd  | Grand Prairie, Texas 75051

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