Duncanville offers an array of activities for active adults from arts to entertainment to recreation. The D.L. Hopkins Senior Center hosts an annual variety show each year where participants from the Senior Center act, dance and sing entertaining the whole community. Also, Duncanville boasts a community theatre, which hosts six shows a year. There are opportunities for active seniors to play tennis, enjoy the beautiful walking trails, the library and recreation center, dancing and musical lessons, and great local restaurants.
The Texas Historical Commission designated the City of Duncanville as an official Main Street City. When the Duncanville Air Force Base closed it was turned over to the city, which is now where the Duncanville Historical Park is located. Duncanville is a suburb of Dallas, southwest of the city near Joe Pool Lake.