Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department will be hosting Summer Camps at the following recreation centers:

  • Charley Taylor Recreation Center (972)339-3770
  • Dalworth Recreation Center (972)237-4760
  • Tony Shotwell Life Center(972)237-7529

Ages: 5 to 15
Days: Monday – Friday(Closed July 4)
Dates: June 6 – August 12
Times: 7:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. (drop off time is from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. | camp starts at 9:00 a.m.)
Camp Activities: Weekly field trips, weekly swimming, mini-camps, outdoor activities, free lunch and much more…
Cost: Resident $100 per week
Non-Resident $110 per week
(Limited Financial Aid is available)

For more information contact the preferred recreation center listed above.


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


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!


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 – 7:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am – 6:00 pm


Youth - Karate

(Ages 6+)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
$35.00 for the first class (includes Karate uniform)
$25.00 a month.

Line Dancing

(Ages 16+)
Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
$5 per class (Buy One Get One Free during August).

Open Play Volleyball

(Ages 16+)
Thursdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Annual Texas Plan Membership required

Open Play Basketball

(Ages 18+)
Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturdays 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (subject to court availability)
Annual Texas Plan Membership required.


Dalworth Dodgeball League

More information coming soon.


Texas Plan

Texas Plan

Senior Annual Ages 62+$10/year$10/year
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

Work in Grand Prairie, but live outside Grand Prairie city limits
Adult Monthly Ages 16+$11.50/month$12/month$37/month
Adult Annual Ages 16+$108/year$158/year$218/year
Family Monthly
(up to 5 people that live in the same household)
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.


GymnasiumMeeting RoomsGame RoomKitchen
Practice Full Court$60/hrDuring Business Hours
$25/hrAfter Hours (only)$45/hrFor duration of Rental $30 Flat Fee
Practice Half Court$30/hrAfter Hours$50/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) 237-4760 or Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department (972) 237-8100.

Monte Whetstone, Center Supervisor
972-237-4760 | | Urgent After Hours: 972-237-8350
2012 Spikes St. | Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

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