RE-OPENING INFORMATION

MASKS

Effective Wednesday, March 10, masks will be highly recommended but not required to enter City of Grand Prairie facilities. All other current modifications to the operations at individual facilities will remain in effect until further notice.

UPDATES EFFECTIVE IN SEPTEMBER

Starting in September 2021

  • Instructor-led art classes are back.
    • You Can Paint is on the second Monday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Register by the Friday before.
    • Art Therapy is on the last Monday of every month at 12:00 p.m. Register by the Friday before.
  • Yoga:
    o Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 9:00 a.m. ($20 for the month)
    o Tuesday & Thursday at 6:30 p.m. ($15 for the month)
  • Water classes:
    o Aqua-cise is Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 8:00 a.m. ($25 for the month)
    o Aqua-fit is Tuesday & Thursday at 6:00 p.m. ($20 for the month)
  • Still seeking volunteers for cafe, tours, greeter, and Friday/Saturday movies.

All other amenities and features of the Summit will be reevaluated and assessed every 30 days. Please be on the look out for more information and updates in the coming weeks.

MODIFIED HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday -Friday:  6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.*
*closed from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for deep cleaning.

Saturday:  8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday:  Closed

MEMBERSHIPS

  • All active and non-active members are now welcomed to join/rejoin.
  • Now accepting new members (residents & non residents).
  • Silver Sneaker and Renew Active now accepted.
  • Now offering $10 day passes for those 50+.

MODIFIED ENTRANCE / EXIT

  • All members will enter and exit from the front door.
  • North door (Athletic door) will be closed.

FITNESS AMENITIES

  • Fitness Floor
  • Walking Track
  • Natatorium.
  • Showers + Locker Rooms
  • Pickleball
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Personal Training
  • Massage
  • Swim Lessons
  • Sauna

Group Exercise Classes

  • There will be free and paid classes.
  • Free classes will be 30 minutes.
  • Paid classes will be one hour.
  • Check the Newsletter or call front desk for a list of classes 972-237-4141

Volleyball – Monday / Wednesday 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; 24 people max on court
Basketball – Tuesday & Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; 24 people max on court
Pickleball – Open to 2:00 p.m. Monday – Saturday; 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. Friday All 3 courts open, 24 people max
Personal Training – Pricing structure will be the same as before, $100 for 3 sessions, $180 for 6, $250 for 10. Please get in contact with trainer before making payment at the front desk. Call front desk 972-237-4141 for more information.
Massage – $35 for 30 minutes, $65 for 60 minute  package and other massage treatments available. Please get in contact with massage therapist before making payment at the front desk. Call front desk 972-237-4141 for more information.
Swim Lessons – Private lessons taught in swim lanes. $50 for four 30 minute lessons. Please call Gisselle Ruvalcaba for more information 972-237-4169
Ping Pong –  Tuesday & Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. in the Aerobic Room.

NUTRITION PROGRAM (MEALS FOR SENIORS)

Will continue as a delivery & drive through program.

SOCIAL PROGRAMS

  • Pottery – Open Monday, Thursday & Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. and Tuesday & Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. $30 monthly dues.
  • Art room capacity will be maximum of 24 people.
  • Garden Club – Meet Wednesdays at 1:00p.m and Thursdays at 9:00a.m.  $40 annual dues.
  • Book Club – Meets 2nd Tuesday every month at 11:00 a.m. in the Wings Theater.
  • You Can Paint – 2nd Monday every month at 9:00 a.m. $35 per member.
  • Crochet – Monday & Wednesday 12:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. in Wings Theater.
  • Jewelry – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. in Discovery 1.
  • Art Therapy – First class is 09/27 at 12:00 p.m.  Register before Friday 09/24.
    • Pottery – Open Monday, Thursday & Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. and Tuesday & Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. $30 monthly dues.
    • Crotchet – Monday & Wednesday 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. in the Wings Theater.
    • Jewelry – Open Friday from 12:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
    • Art room capacity will be maximum of 24 people.
  • Movies – Fridays at 6:00 p.m. & Saturdays at 12:00 p.m. (subtitles). Pick up tickets 30-minutes prior to showtime.
  • Table Games – bridge, bid whist, Texas hold’em, bunco, canasta, dominoes, 42, Rummy 2 etc. See the front desk to see what games we have available for check out.

GAME ROOM

Billiards/Shuffleboard room will be open at a limited capacity and designated hours.

  • Billiards – Open Monday – Friday from 6:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. and Monday/Thursday/Friday from 4:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.; Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
  • Shuffleboard – Open Tuesday/Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
  • Game room capacity will be maximum of 20 people.
  • Aerobics room will be maximum of 10 people.

GIFT SHOP

  • Gift shop will be open during business hours (Monday – Friday 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) as long as its staffed by Gift Shop volunteers.

RENTALS

Please contact Michelle Morin for more information at 972-237-4147.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

  • Masks will be highly recommended if not swimming or actively exercising.
  • Staff will be continually cleaning and disinfecting equipment.
  • Sanitizing stations will be prominently placed throughout the facility.
  • There will be a 1 hour closure M-F between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. for facility sanitization.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

The Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation Department opened the doors to the newest addition to the city, The Summit, on June 18, 2010. The $23 million dollar, 60,000 square foot facility located in Central Park is designed specifically for active adults ages 50 and older.

With state-of-the art fitness areas, gym, indoor infinity edge pool with lap lanes & exercise vortex, theater, locker rooms with sauna and more, this will be the talk of Texas for years to come!

“The 50 plus generation migrate to places that have amenities. The Summit will help Grand Prairie enhance its tax base.”

Dr. John CromptonDistinguished Professor on Parks, Recreation and Tourism Texas A&M University

“The facility evokes a WOW reaction! Bravo!”

Dr. John CollinsProfessor of Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of North Texas

“The Summit is an amazing facility which will be a model for cities across America.”

Phil T. HesterChairman of the NRPA Gold Medal Awards & Director of Parks, Recreation and Marine Long Beach, California

“Abraham Lincoln is reported to have said, 'It's not the years in your life but the life in your years.' And just think The Summit empowers the 50+ residents of Grand Prairie to have both. It's just about as 'grand' as it gets.”

Dr. Ellen O'SullivanPh.D., Certified Parks and Recreation Professional President of Leisure Lifestyle Consulting

CURRENT NEWSLETTER

NEWSLETTER & CALENDAR (PDF) - AUGUSTNEWSLETTER & CALENDAR (PDF) - SEPTEMBER

AMENITIES

*Some amenities will be unavailable as The Summit 50+ Club re-opens. Please see information above to view current available amenities.

Terrace Café • 100-Seat Movie Theater • Scores Billiards & Card Playing Room • Gift Shop
Social Sitting Area • Reading Room • Enrichment Classrooms

Outdoor Covered Patio Overlooking the Lake with Fireplace • Outdoor Games
Performance Stage, Banquet & Dining Rooms with Full Catering Kitchen*

Cardio & Strength Fitness Area • Group Exercise Room • Massage Room
Indoor Walking Track Overlooking the Lake & Grand Central Park
Gymnasium for Pickleball, Basketball, Volleyball and Fitness

Heated Indoor Pool with Hydro-Jets, Exercise Equipment, Lap Lanes & Resistance Vortex
25-Person Hot Tub Spa • Outdoor Sunning Patio • Locker Rooms • Saunas

*Catering Kitchen only accessible to professional catering businesses. 

PHOTO GALLERY

UPCOMING EVENTS

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MEMBERSHIPS

Purchase a membership today in-person at The Summit. Memberships make a great gift, too! Purchase one for yourself, a family member or a friend.

Resident Memberships
Ages 65 & up$55/year
Ages 50-64$205/year

Non-Resident Memberships
Ages 65 & up$205/year
Ages 50-64$505/year

Member Fee Scholarships
The City of Grand Prairie provides scholarships for part or all of the membership fees for those residents of Grand Prairie who are in need of financial support. This facility is dedicated to Grand Prairie residents who are 50 years and over and is committed to assure that each and every one has the ability to enjoy The Summit.

Volunteer Opportunities
The Summit offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities from working at the front desk, to greeting members, food service, giving tours of the facility, picking up members in our golf carts and teaching new skills and trades to others. Please ask our staff about all the exciting details on how to become a volunteer at The Summit.

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Daniel Cauthen, Manager
972-237-4141 | dcauthen@gptx.org | Urgent After Hours: 972-237-8350
2975 Esplanade | Grand Prairie, Texas 75052

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