Effective Wednesday, March 10, masks will be highly recommended but not required to enter City of Grand Prairie facilities. However, for your safety, city staff will continue to follow recommended health protocols, including wearing masks. All other current modifications to the operations at individual facilities will remain in effect until further notice.



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


Please refer to our reopening page for current modified operations hours and amenities.

Want to get in shape but don’t know what to do? Try a group workout class where you will be guided through a workout designed to get you pumping. Pick from abs and buns, yoga, fitness boot camps, personal training, seniorcize, and much more!

For Program Class Information, please call the Tony Shotwell Life Center at 972-237-7529. If you are interested in teaching a class at the Shotwell Life Center, please contact Senior Recreation Supervisor, Rod Hayes, at 972-237-7529 or email

  • Abs & Buns
  • After-School Program
  • Ballet Folklorico
  • Ballet/Tap Dance
  • Boot Camp
  • Boxing
  • Clogging
  • Creative Movement Dance

  • Modern Dance
  • Open Play Basketball
  • Spring Break Camp
  • Summer Camp
  • Yoga
  • Zumba


Please refer to our reopening page for current modified operations hours and amenities.

Rod Hayes, Center Supervisor
972-237-7529 | | Urgent After Hours: 972.237.8350
2750 Graham St. | Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

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