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.



Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
There is a 30 minute closure period for a facility wide deep clean from the hours of 12:00p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

8:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m.
There is a 30 minute closure period for a facility wide deep clean from the hours of 12:00p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.



  • All staff and members will be subject to a forehead temperature check prior to entering the facility. Failure to comply will result in denial of access to the facility. Also, anyone with a temperature of 100 degrees or more will not be allowed access to the facility.
  • Tony Shotwell Life Center will temporarily operate as a fitness facility only. To gain entrance into the minimum age is 13 yrs. old. Ages 13 – 15 must be accompanied by their parent/guardian. We are only allowing individual workouts regardless if you live in the same household. Kids will NOT be allowed to wait in the building while you workout. Please come alone
  • Now Accepting NEW Members *Temporarily will be available for Grand Prairie residents ONLY (proof of residency required)
  • Membership rates will be 50% off of Resident Prairie Plan Individual ($5.00) and Resident Prairie Family Plan($10.00)(up to 5 people in the same household, 2 adults and 3 kids to age 25) everyone being listed on the family plan ages 18+ must show I.D. with proof of the same address.
  • In compliance with the state orders, we will operate at a maximum capacity of 50%. The max number of members allowed in the fitness area is 40. However, management reserves the right to limit that number at their discretion for the safety of everyone in the facility.
  • If we are at capacity, you will be put on a waitlist and asked to wait in line, in your car or walk around the trail until we call you from the front desk.
  • Each member will be limited to a max of a consecutive 60 minute workout, to be fair to all members, we ask that you track your time.  In any case that the fitness center is at max capacity and we develop a wait list the usage time will be reduced to 45 minutes.
  • Fitness equipment has been spaced at least 6ft apart and some equipment has been moved to the basketball court in order to adhere to the social distancing rule. Some equipment may not be accessible at a certain time or have dedicated TV screens.
  • Staff will be stationed throughout the facility, assisting with constant sanitization of equipment, surfaces and ensuring that members are adhering to social distancing for the safety of everyone in the facility.
  • Masks are mandatory when entering and exiting the facility, but will not be required to wear while working out.
  • Tony Shotwell Life Center staff will have on protective wear such as masks, gloves and sneeze guards while on job duty for the protection for all. Please maintain proper social distancing throughout the facility including interaction with staff.


  • Members will stop at temperature check tent outside front of the facility to have your temperature checked.
  • Members will enter front double doors once temperature check is completed and is normal.
  • Member will be directed to enrollment desk to renew fitness membership.
  • Once membership is renewed, member will then be allowed into the fitness center.
  • Member will be greeted by fitness attendant in the fitness center. If member wants to use the cardio machine the fitness attendant will assign a machine to the patron. You may only use the GREEN dotted machines. Red dotted machines are to make sure you are kept 6 feet away from the next person and will be off limits.
  • Members must maintain proper social distancing while working out. Please wipe down machine after use.
  • No weightlifting spotters will be allowed.
  • No showers or water fountains will be allowed for use.
  • Once the member’s workout is completed, they will exit the west door near the women’s restroom/locker room.