We ENERGIZE: An EPIC Kid Experience

By | Epic Extras

The We Energize program establishes wellness baselines, provides exciting opportunities, engaging connections, and encourages the development of several skill sets. Our goal is to address the risks and societal issues our youth face by creating epic experiences for all abilities, both indoors and outdoors, that change lives through physical, social, and emotional well-being. Sign up today at the Guest Service Desk at The Epic

We ENERGIZE: An EPIC Kid Experience
FREE for Epic Members Ages 11-14
Tuesdays & Thursdays  April 2 – May 2
6:30-7:30 p.m. starting in the lobby of The Epic near the library.

The Epic Culinary Kitchen presented by IKEA – Culinary Classes

By | Epic Extras

The Epic Culinary Kitchen presented by IKEA has the following offerings coming up.  Sign up at The Epic or online at jointheepic.com.

  • Saturday, Jan 26  12 noon        Best Pre & Post Snacks for workouts & training
    Fee: FREE with Membership
  • Tuesday, Jan 22    6 pm             Kids Cooking with Lola Betty
    Fee: $20
  • Tuesday, Jan 29    12 pm           Lunch & Learn with Artist In-Residence Horacio Castillo
    Fee: $8
  • Tuesday, Jan 29    6 pm            Gluten Free Cooking
    Fee: $8
  • Saturday, Feb 2      11 am         Kids Snacks & Youth Programs
    Fee: FREE with Membership
  • Saturday, Feb 2                           IKEA Kitchen Kids Cooking with Chef Lola Betty
    Fee: $20
  • Saturday, Feb 9      1 pm           Low Carb Cooking
  • Thursday, Feb 14   5:30 pm    Yoga, Josh Cellar Wine and Chocolate Tasting with Lesa
    Fee: $15
  • Friday, Feb 15         7 pm          Parent Night Out Date Night with 5 course Dinner with Josh Cellar Wine Samplers and childcare
    Fee: $40
  • Saturday, Feb 23    1 pm         Whole 30 Cooking

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The Epic – GRAND Opening

By | Epic Extras

The GRAND Opening for The Epic – Fitness, Arts and Entertainment is this Saturday, November 17th from 9 am to 5 pm.

Be there for the Ribbon Cutting at 9 a.m.  and receive a FREE day pass and enter to win memberships, party rentals and more. 

Guest Service

  • 9 a.m.             FREE Day Pass give away for the first 50 people  |  Front Lobby    |  FREE for General Public
  • 9 a.m.             FREE Raffle for giveaways for party rentals, group fitness add on, kids club add on and more  |  Front Lobby    |  FREE for General Public
  • 10 a.m.           Tours will be offered every 30 minutes starting with the last tour leaving at 4pm. |  Tour starts in the front lobby near library  |  FREE for General Public

Aquatic Hours 

  • 10:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.  |  Lap Swim, Splash Pool, Waterslides, Vortex resistance Pool & Spa   |  FREE with membership or day pass

Fitness Events

  • 9:30 a.m.       Yoga  |  2nd Floor Fitness Intensity 1 Room  |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 11 a.m.            Camp Epic  |  Outdoor Large Turf Area |  FREE for General Public
  • 1 p.m.             BollyX   |  2nd Floor Fitness Intensity 1 Room  |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 2 p.m.             CrossFit Demo, Q&A  |  1st Floor CF2960 Area  |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 3:30 p.m.       Epic Cycle  |  2nd Floor Fitness Spin Studio |  FREE with membership or day pass

Gym Activities

  • 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.     All Ages Pickleball EXPO  |  Multi-Purpose Court  |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 9:15 – 12:00 p.m.     All Ages Futsal EXPO: City Futsal Team   |  Futsal Court |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.   Ages 6+ Lifted Basketball Skills DEMO  |  Multi-Purpose Court  |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 12:30 -1:30 p.m.       All Ages Volleyball SKILLS DEMO |  Multi-Purpose Court  |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.      Ages 6+ Karate DEMO |  Futsal Court |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 2:30 -3:30 p.m.         Ages 5+ Gymnastics: 360 Athletics  DEMO  |  Futsal Court |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 1:45 – 4:45 p.m.       All Ages Open Play – ShootAWay: North Court & Pick-Up Games: South Court  |  Multi-Purpose Court  |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.       All Ages Open Play |  Futsal Court |  FREE with membership or day pass

*Athletic non-marking shoes required for gymnasium and futsal court use.  Ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult 15+

Youth

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.        Ages 3 years – 10years | Kids Play | 2hr babysitting available with membership or day pass + upgrade
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.        Ages 6 months – 2 years | Tiny Tots by the Pool | 2hr babysitting available with membership or day pass + upgrade
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.          Ages 6 years – 10years | Game Room | Pop-a-Shot Tourney FREE with membership or day pass
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.          Family Fun! Children must be with a parent/guardian | KidsPlay – both inside and outside play structures  |   FREE with membership or day pass
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.          Ages 13 – 17 | Teen Zone 1317 | Ping Pong Tourney FREE with membership or day pass
  • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.         Ages 13 – 17 | Teen Zone 1317 | Pirates of the Caribbean playing FREE with membership or day pass
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.          Ages 13 – 17 | Teen Zone 1317 | iWall Tourney FREE with membership or day pass

Arts & Music

  • 9:30 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m.   Hear Local Here on EpicRadioGP.com   |  Lobby Radio Booth |  FREE for General Public
  • 9:30 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m.   Epic coloring and art education survey  |  1st Floor Gallery 2960   |  FREE for General Public
  • 9:00 am – 1:00 p.m.    The Epic Theater will be available for viewing and Q&A  | 1st Floor Theater |  FREE for General Public
  • 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.     Artist at work.  Stop and ask questions  |  2nd Floor Artist In Residence Studio |  FREE with membership or day pass
  • 9:30 -11:30 a.m.       Demo Beats |  2nd Floor Recording Studio  |  FREE with membership or day pass

Culinary Kitchen by IKEA

  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Hot fresh cookies & infused water  |  Culinary Kitchen  |  FREE with membership or day pass

 

The Epic Operational Hours starting Sunday, November 18th

Sunday           11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday          5:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Tuesday         5:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday    5:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Thursday        CLOSED for Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Day is 1 of 3 Holidays The Epic will be CLOSED.

Regular Thursday hours are 5:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Friday            8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Reduced Holiday Hours.

Regular Fri hours are 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

BECOME A FOUNDING MEMBER!

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Join The Epic – GRAND OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT

By | Epic Extras

It’s the final countdown!  We are less than a month away.  On Saturday, November 17th, The Epic will host its Grand Opening from 9am-5pm and will officially be open to the public.

Join us at 9am for the official ribbon cutting ceremony.  We’ll have the whole building set up with interactive demonstrations and plenty of staff on hand to answer questions.  Our member services team will be available for membership information and sign-ups.

We’ll also have some giveaways with a chance to enter and win free guest passes and other membership add-ons.  So, bring the whole family out for what’s sure to be a day filled with fun and excitement!  Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer.

Join now at JoinTheEpic.com

BECOME A FOUNDING MEMBER!

Become a Founding Member and receive the best deals this month!

Join The Epic – How To Become A Founding Member

By | Epic Extras

Join The Epic and Become a Founding Member. Aside from having the designation of being one of our very first members, you’ll receive a free t-shirt, exclusive to founding members:

Register online and sign up to stop by to get your EPIC t-shirt and membership card by clicking the link below and signing up for the time that is best for you.
*Please note- 1 (one) shirt per membership.

 

https://jointheepic.com/memberships/ (To Purchase Membership)

https://www.prekindle.com/events/theepic (To RSVP for Open House/T-shirt Pick-Up)

(Advance sign up is required and you may enter the promo code “JOIN” to access the exclusive JoinTheEpic.com RSVP times)

BECOME A FOUNDING MEMBER!

Become a Founding Member and receive the best deals this month!

Join The Epic – Open House!

By | Epic Extras

Mark your calendars because it’s finally time for you to come see the recreation center of your dreams.

On November 3rd and November 10th (Saturdays), we will host our first ever open houses.  We’ll have all areas of The Epic on display so you and your family can envision the possibilities.  Whether it’s in our fitness area or in the arts and music side of the building, we’ll have staff on hand, ready to give you presentations, demonstrations and answer all of your questions.

Here is the list of rooms/amenities you will see:

  1. Member Services/Atrium/Library Kiosk
  2. 1st Floor Fitness: Free weights/Cardio/Machines/Outdoor Training
  3. 2nd Floor Fitness:  CrossFit 2960/Spin/Yoga/Group Fitness
  4. Indoor Track/Adventure Track
  5. Aquatics Department
  6. Game Room/KidsPlay/Zone 1317
  7. Radio Booth
  8. Recording Studio
  9. Art Studio/Art Gallery
  10. Culinary Kitchen
  11. All rental and multi-purpose rooms

If you decide to join and be a founding member, you’ll receive a free Epic T-shirt with a paid membership.  Come see us Saturday, Nov 3 & 10 from 12-6 pm.  Join now at JoinTheEpic.com.

BECOME A FOUNDING MEMBER!

Become a Founding Member and receive the best deals this month!

Childcare at The Epic: Introducing KidsPlay

By | Epic Extras

The Epic is pleased to introduce KidsPlay, our new drop-in babysitting add-on feature. Here is a sneak peak of the almost completed area:

KidsPlay is designed to provide a fun, safe, interactive, and engaging space for your children while you workout or attend one of our many other member programs. Our qualified and trained professional childcare staff will watch over children ages 6 months to 10 years for a 2-hour maximum. For your convenience, KidsPlay will include a reliable, state-of-the-art mobile check-in system.

In addition to a custom indoor and outdoor playground, your kids will enjoy toys, gaming consoles, crafts, and more. Whenever KidsPlay is not in use, there will be an option for parents to accompany children. Occasionally, the room will also be available for scheduled rentals. KidsPlay… yet another feature to make your experience epic!

Volunteers: Join us for the Epic Expo

By | Epic Extras

Volunteers:  Join us for the Epic Expo at The Epic, 2960 Epic Place, Grand Prairie, Texas 75052

Friday, August 24
1-5 p.m.

Saturday, August 25
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Interested in volunteering?  Spend time in a state-of-the-art facility with features and programs that are trend setting. We need service minded people who can carry out the City of Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department’s vision for an EPIC service experience.

  • Guest Services
  • Fine Art and Music
  • Radio
  • KidsPlay

Part-time Staff:  Join us for the Epic Job Expo

Interested in a Part-time Job? Spend up to 20 hours per week in a state-of-the-art facility with features and programs that are trend setting. Interested in improving the health and wellness of others through Fitness and Wellness, Culinary Arts, Athletics, and Aquatics programming? Want to ensure all people have access to benefits of recreation through Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation and Youth Programs, Fine Arts, Music, and Radio? We are hiring service minded people who can carry out the City of Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department’s vision for an EPIC service experience.

It takes exceptional employees to make it all happen.

  • Guest Services
  • Fitness Attendant
  • Gym Attendant
  • Lifeguard
  • Swim Lesson Instructor
  • KidsPlay Babysitting Attendant
  • Teen Club Leader
  • Arts & Music Attendant
  • Contract Instructors – Art, Culinary, Athletics, Youth
  • Contract Instructors – Fitness Instructors, Personal Trainers, Functional Training Coaches, Nutritionist, Massage Therapy
  • Contract Engineers – Music – Sound and Lighting

Apply Online At Gptx.Org/Jobs

 

Job Expo at The Epic

By | Epic Extras

Join us for a Job Expo at The Epic, 2960 Epic Place, Grand Prairie, Texas 75052

Friday, August 24
1-5 p.m.

Saturday, August 25
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Apply online at gptx.org/jobs

Interested in a Part-time Job?   Spend up to 20 hours per week in a state-of-the-art facility with features and programs that are trend setting.  Interested in  improving the health and wellness of others through Fitness and Wellness, Culinary Arts, Athletics, and Aquatics programming?  Want to ensure all people have access to benefits of recreation through Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation and Youth Programs, Fine Arts, Music, and Radio?  We are hiring service minded people who can carry out the City of Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department’s vision for an EPIC service experience.

It takes exceptional employees to make it all happen.

  • Guest Services
  • Fitness Attendant
  • Gym Attendant
  • Lifeguard
  • Swim Lesson Instructor
  • KidsPlay Babysitting Attendant
  • Teen Club Leader
  • Arts & Music Attendant
  • Contract Instructors – Art, Culinary, Athletics, Youth
  • Contract Instructors – Fitness Instructors, Personal Trainers, Functional Training Coaches, Nutritionist, Massage Therapy
  • Contract Engineers – Music – Sound and Lighting

Apply online at gptx.org/jobs

The Epic
2960 Epic Place
Grand Prairie, Texas 75052

The Epic Roadshow travels to Hot August Nights & more!

By | Epic Extras

The Epic Roadshow
Enter to Win a free EPIC Membership for The Epic Recreation, Arts and Entertainment Center. Join us at these fun events to find the EPIC mobile trailer stocked with giveaways, answers to questions on The Epic and enter to win memberships at The Epic. See you on the road …through Grand Prairie!

Friday, August 3 from 5-9 p.m.
EpicCentral located off Arkansas and Epic Place for Hot Aug Nights featuring live music from Rock Band The Vinyl Stripes on the GrandLawn
EPIC fitness equipment demos at The Epic Roadshow trailer between The Epic and Epic Waters

Friday, August 10 from 5-9 p.m.
EpicCentral located off Arkansas and Epic Place for Hot Aug Nights featuring live music from County Music Performer Blane Howard on the GrandLawn
EPIC Arts and Music demos at The Epic Roadshow trailer between The Epic and Epic Waters

Saturday, August 11 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Lynn Creek Lake Park located at 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway for Pulling Together Epic Tug-of-War Battle East vs. West Benefiting Children’s Cancer Fund
EPIC fitness equipment demos at The Epic Roadshow trailer

Friday, August 17 from 12-4 p.m.
The Ruthe Jackson Center located at 3113 S. Carrier Parkway centrally located in Grand Prairie for all who stop by for FREE GIVEAWAY DAY
Enter to win a FREE Membership and in addition there will be several chances to win a FREE Party Rental at The Epic

Friday, Aug 17 from 5-9 p.m.
EpicCentral located off Arkansas and Epic Place for Hot Aug Nights featuring live music from Classics Band Memphis Soul on the GrandLawn
EPIC fitness equipment demos at The Epic Roadshow trailer between The Epic and Epic Waters

Saturday, August 18 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon
The Grand Prairie Main Library located at 901 Conover Drive for the End of Summer Reading Program
EpicRadio.com will be doing book reviews with kids to be featured on The Epic internet radio

Friday, August 24 from 5-9 p.m.
EpicCentral located off Arkansas and Epic Place for Hot Aug Nights featuring live music from All-Star Jazz Combo Mood Swings on the GrandLawn
EPIC fitness equipment demos at The Epic Roadshow trailer between The Epic and Epic Waters

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