Dunford Recreation Center

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1015 Green Canyon
Mesquite, Texas 75150
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Center Hours

Mon - Fri: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Crystal Cooksey Senior Recreation Supervisor
Ashley Chriss Recreation Specialist
Phillip Hill Recreation Specialist

  Current Happenings!

REGISTER NOW FOR OUR RECREATION AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AND EXCITING NEW CLASSES! (Click the activities on the left to get more information)

Dunford Activities:

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Beasley's Family Karate  

The program is designed to provide physical fitness, self-defense, discipline, and effective martial arts training. It is also structured so that the whole family can participate at the same time. When one family member joins, the next member can join at half price. Mondays, 7-9 p.m., Ages 6+, $30/$15 for additional family members


  •  Green Canyon Room
  •  Multi-Purpose Room
  •  Galloway Room
  •  Gymnasium
  •  Weight Room

A-1 Class:

Ballet and Beyond is a fun based ballet class for beginners! The class will feature basic ballet technique, fun and creative games, and a little bit of jazz and tap!

6:15-7pm & 7-7:45pm ages 6-8
6:15-7pm & 7-7:45pm ages 3-5
Dunford Recreation Center
$30 per month

Specialist Instructors

The Dunford Recreation Center is looking for energetic and innovative Instructors to teach youth and adults classes/programs. If you have a unique talent, skill or idea please submit your application here. Instructors will be paid a percentage of the tuition, the more students who register the more money you make.

A variety of recreational classes and special activities are offered at the recreation centers for all ages. Instructors are qualified, skilled individuals who have a passion for the classes they teach. Some classes offer a first time drop in fee so you can try a class out to see if it is the right class for you. Please check with the recreation center to see what classes are currently offered. Please register in advance for classes because classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met.

For your convenience, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, check or cash are offered as acceptable forms of payment. If a class is filled, individuals will be put on a waiting list and called if space becomes available. Refunds are issued if we cancel a class. All other reasons for needing a refund will be issued as a class credit for you to use for future classes, leagues, memberships or reservations.

Areas are available for free play in the lobby and gymnasiums. Equipment may be checked out with a current membership card. Lockers are also available free of charge as bags are not allowed in the Gymnasiums or Fitness Rooms. Participants under 12 years of age must be actively supervised by a parent/guardian 18 or older.

Please Note:

Effective June 1, 2013, membership prices will change to the following:



Gold Membership


Silver Membership


Participation Membership


Day Passes


Gold Membership: Access to any fitness room at any Mesquite Recreation Center.
Silver Membership: Access to fitness rooms at Florence, Dunford and Rutherford only.
Participation Membership: Access to basketball and lobby games at any Mesquite Recreation Center.
Day Passes: Non-Residents only.

Membership Information:

  • No day passes are available for the Fitness Room.
  • Day passes do NOT allow fitness room access nor, the ability to check out equipment.
  • Day pass holders get access to the gym and lobby ONLY

You must have a current valid picture Identification Card or Drivers License and proof of residency to purchase a membership or day pass. Anyone under 18 years of age must have a parent/guardian with them to purchase a membership or day pass.