West Point is a community in Surprise, and is bounded by Litchfield Road to the west, Bell Road to the north, Grand Avenue to the east and Greenway Road to the south. This community has over 3 miles of walking paths, and several playgrounds. West Point has 1,622 homes, that were built between 1997 and 2001. Smaller subdivisions within West Point include Legacy and Heritage, Dave Brown at West Point, West Point Towne Center and Kaufman Broad at West Point.
Things To Do: Surprise has a large Aquatics Center, a large community park, and is home to Maricopa County’s northwest regional library, which are popular amenities with the many families who live in Surprise. Other community parks include Asante, Dreamcatcher, Stonebrook and Veramonte, among others. The Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex features 25 tennis courts available for rent, including 17 which are outfitted with lights for nighttime play.
Golfing options within Surprise include the Granite Falls Golf Course, Coyote Lakes Golf Club, Desert Springs Golf Course and Arizona Traditions Golf Course. Surprise Stadium is the Spring Training home to Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals. Surprise Stadium also hosts movie nights for the families of Surprise as well as a festival and fireworks display on the Fourth of July.
Given its proximity to the original Sun City development, Surprise is also popular with retirees, who are drawn to the modestly-priced homes as well as the lower property taxes. Shopping centers include the Surprise Marketplace within West Point (which houses a Target and a Lowe’s), and further afield, Surprise Town Centre as well as many smaller shopping areas along Bell Road and Grand Avenue.
Schools: West Point Elementary is located within West Point, and Dysart Unified School District provides the majority of the public elementary and secondary schooling options within Surprise.