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Grand Prairie's Premier 50+ Club

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!

Click here for a full list of amenities.

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Why Join The Summit?

"The facility evokes a WOW reaction! Bravo!"
-Dr. John Collins, Professor of Recreation and Leisure Studies
University of North Texas

"The 50 plus generation migrate to places that have amenities. The Summit will help Grand Prairie enhance its tax base."
-Dr. John Crompton, Distinguished Professor on Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Texas A&M University

"The Summit is an amazing facility which will be a model for cities across America."
-Phil T. Hester, Chairman 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'Sullivan, Ph.D., Certified Parks and Recreation Professional
President of Leisure Lifestyle Consulting

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Memberships - On Sale Now for Grand Prairie Residents and Non-Residents!
Purchase a membership today online or 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
Ages 50-64

Non-Resident Memberships
Ages 65 & up
Ages 50-64

Membership Guidelines
Click here to view the membership guideline packet which answers many frequently asked questions.

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. Click here to apply online.

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2975 Esplanade
Grand Prairie, Texas 75052
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The Summit - Amenities

Café • Fitness Area • Classrooms • Group Exercise Room • Indoor walking track
100-Seat Movie Theater • Locker Rooms with Saunas • Banquet Rooms with Full Kitchen
Outdoor Covered Patio Overlooking Lake with Grill and Fireplace
Indoor Swimming Pool with Lap Lanes, Exercise Vortex & Hot Tub
Gym for Basketball and Volleyball

Hours of Operation
5:30 am – 9:00 pm
5:30 am – 9:00 pm
5:30 am – 9:00 pm
5:30 am – 9:00 pm
5:30 am – 9:00 pm
8:00 am – 8:00 pm
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


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Coming soon!


Upcoming Events

Summit Dance Night : Membership not required
Thursday, April 6 •  7 p.m. •  $6 per person

Patio Party : Membership not required
Friday, April 7 • 6 p.m. •  $10 burger/hot dog meal

Patio Party : Membership not required
Friday, April 14 • 6 p.m. •  $10 catfish meal

Happy Easter
Sunday, April 16 • Summit CLOSED

Defensive Driving
Thursday, April 20 •  12 p.m. • $15 member / $20 non-member fee

Summit Dance Night : Membership not required
Thursday, April 20 •  7 p.m. •  $6 per person

Texas Health Speaker: Joint Health
Monday, April 24 •  10:30 a.m.

Patio Party : Membership not required
Friday, April 28 • 6 p.m. •  $10 kabobs meal


Rental Information

The Summit offers many unique rental opportunities for reunions, anniversaries, business meetings and more.


Ballrooms I, II or III
64 person capacity

Dining Room
120 person capacity

Conference Room
15 person capacity

84 person capacity

300 person capacity

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For more information on rentals, please call 972-237-4141 or download the 2017 Rental Packet.


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For schedules and class information, check out the Life is Grand or visit the classes page.