Grand Central: An Epic Destination


Stay tuned! Additional phases will be added to the timeline during the process.
Please note, however, that with projects of this magnitude dates may change.

Sales Tax Election Passes

Grand Prairie – May 10, 2014

The voters of the City of Grand Prairie voted to use the two 1/8 cent sales taxes be combined into a ¼ cent sales tax to build a mega recreation center, library, indoor/ outdoor water park, amphitheater, trails and gigantic playground. The center will be located at Grand Central, west of State Highway 161 and adjacent to the future extension of Waterwood Drive, across the lake from The Summit and Public Safety Building.

Architect Selection

Request for Qualifications
Staff Committee Review
Development of Finalist List
Oral Interviews
Finalist Selection
Fee Negotiation

EPIC Encounters

Community input meetings.

Design Started

Site planning and preliminary scope of facilities began.

Architect Selected

HKS Architects, Dallas, Texas

Waterpark Operator Selected

American Resort Management was awarded a contract for pre-opening consultant services.

EPIC Design Teen Dream Team

Visioning Meetings with Teens.

EPIC GrandBreaking

Official ground breaking event.

Construction Company Selected

Lee Lewis Construction awarded a pre-construction contract.

Anticipated Grand Opening!

Tentative and subject to change. Epic Waters set to open November 2017.