Established in 1959, Dalworth Recreation Center has offered community fun and support for generations.

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.

Contact the rec center to find out more about:

  • Rec Memberships
  • Weight Room Memberships
  • Youth Day Camps
  • Classes
  • After-School Program
  • Pre-K Sports Leagues
  • Summer Camps
  • Meeting Space Rental
  • and Much More!

Stop by today and tour the facility, featuring our new game room and computer lab additions, expanded playground/outdoor area, and meeting rental space equipment!

In the event of inclement weather, holiday hours, or other facility closures, updates will be listed on the Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department homepage.


Check out the Life is Grand magazine for information about classes, programs, leagues, and special events at the Dalworth Rec Center. 

If you have questions about current activities or suggestions for future activities, please get in touch with our front desk at 972-339-4760

Hours of operation

Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


The Texas Plan allows for access to the Dalworth Recreation Center, use of the game room, study room, and gymnasium during open play, and allows for meeting room rentals and program registration.  Day passes are available for $4 (Grand Prairie residents) and $6 (non-residents).

Resident Non-Resident
Senior Annual Ages 62+
$10 annually
$10 annually
Adult (16+)
$212 annually
$37 annually
Youth Annual (Ages 6-15)
$7 annually
Youth Annual (Ages 6-15)

The Prairie Plan allows for access into the building and use of the game room, study room, and gymnasium during open play, and it 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.

Resident Corporate Non-Resident
Adult (16+)
$108 annually ($11.50/month)
$158 annually ($12/month)
$218 annually ($37/month)
Family (up to 5 people that live in the same household)
$218 annually (or $22/month)

rental fees

All Rental Fees are due at the time of reservation. Rentals must be made at least two weeks before the event. Cancellations must be completed one week before the event for a 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 972-339-4760.

Gymnasium Meeting Rooms Game Rooms Kitchen
Full Court $60/hr, Half Court $30/hr
$25/hr, After Hours $50/hr
$45/hr (After Hours only)
$30 for duration of rental

Amenities & ACtivities

Open Play Basketball

(Ages 18+)
Tuesday & Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (subject to court availability)
Annual Texas Plan Membership is required.

Open Play Pickleball

Ages 16+
Wednesday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
An active Pickleball Membership ($10/Year) is required to participate.

Youth Volleyball

Youth Volleyball registration is now open, and we welcome participants aged 12 to 15.
Season starts March 30. The fee for new individual registrations, including a jersey, is $65.
Join us for a season of fun and competition!


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 Center? Charley Taylor is seeking music, craft, theatre arts, personal training, and pre-K learning instructors! Enriching people’s lives and earning some extra income. For more information, contact Rebecca Estrada at 972-237-4760 or [email protected].

*background checks and drug tests are completed on all applicants.

Contact Us

William Ford, Center Supervisor
972-339-4762 | [email protected] | Urgent After Hours: 972-237-8350
2012 Spikes St | Grand Prairie, Texas 75051