Activities & Entertainment


Here at Bentsen Grove Resort mobile home and RV Park we have many exciting activities for you to enjoy. Whether you are an artist, an athlete, a card player or a birder, our tight-knit retirement community offers the opportunity to engage with others who share your passions.  All activity levels are welcome - from beginners to advanced.

Join us in some (or all) of our activities. Do something you love or try something new!

Come join one of our many popular activities, including:

(Click on an activity or scroll down to view photos and learn more!)
Pickleball
Birding
Rock Club
Woodcarving
Stained Glass
Glass Adventures
Swimming
Bicycle Club
Motorcycle Club
Billiards
Golf
Card Games
Softball
Theater
Table Tennis
Shuffleboard
Oil & Watercolor Painting
Quilting
Craft Shows
Auctions
Non-Denominational Church Service
Friday Night Dances
Card Making
Bingo Nights
Weekly Fresh Produce
Yoga/Fitness
Holiday Meals
Computer Club
Ceramics
Horseshoes
Clogging
Paper Quilling
Darts
Volleyball
Tennis
And many more!

Click Here to view a sample weekly activity schedule.

Is your favorite activity not listed here? Don’t fret! Contact our activity manager at (956) 585-0703 to see if an activity or group already exists. If not, we can help you launch a new group or activity and ignite a trend!

Pickleball

Bentsen Grove Resort has both indoor and outdoor pickleball courts for you to enjoy. We are constructing a new air conditioned building with 2 courts, giving Bentsen Grove Resort a total of 4 pickleball courts (3 indoor and 1 outdoor) for you to enjoy.  Whether you are new to the sport or a pickleball superstar, you will have a blast playing this fast-paced sport with your friends.  As one of our most popular activities, there is always someone to play with so come pick up a paddle and join us in the tropical weather of South Texas!

Birding

Bentsen Grove resort is located just 2 miles down the road from the World Birding Center, a world-class birding destination.  The park was set up as a partnership of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and is home to more than 500 recorded species of birds. Whether you are an avid birder or just starting out, Bentsen Grove Resort is one of the best retirement communities in South Texas for spotting our feathered friends.

Rock Club

Are you a rock hound? Come join our Rock Club and explore the wonderful world of geodes and gemstones in the Rio Grande Valley. Our largest group at Bentsen Grove Resort, the Rock Club offers classes in Silversmithing, Rock Tumbling, Jewelry Wrapping and Stone Carving.  Our annual Rock & Mineral Show is held in February.

Woodcarving

Calling all whittlers and woodcarvers! Join our Woodcarving Club and experience the joy and relaxation of creating beautiful pieces out of natural wood. Amateurs and experts alike can show off their creations at one of our Woodcarving Shows, or perhaps sell your items at one of the Bentsen Grove Resort Craft Shows.

Stained Glass

Come and learn the intricate art of stained glass. You can learn and master the techniques required to create beautiful wall hangings or even create your very own stained glass window to enjoy with all the sun we have here in South Texas.

Glass Adventures

One of our newer activities . . . join the Glass Adventures club at the best RV and mobile home park in south Texas and you will be able to craft beautiful pieces of art made out of glass. Picture frames, sculptures, vases... the only limit is your imagination!

Swimming

Relax by our heated indoor or outdoor pools or take a dip in our hot tub in the tropical weather of south Texas. Whether you are looking to swim laps, join a water aerobics class or just soak up the sun poolside, we have the place for you.  

Bicycle Club

Love riding bikes? Join our Bicycle club on frequent rides to the many beautiful trails near Bentsen Grove Resort.  Or, maybe take a ride to the World Birding Center just 2 miles down the road.

Motorcycle Club

Feel the wind in your face and join the Motorcycle Club for relaxing rides around the Rio Grande Valley.

Billiards

Shoot some pool with your buddies on one of our ten billiard tables in our pool hall, or play competitively in the organized leagues that are played from the mobile home parks in and around Bentsen Grove Resort and the Rio Grande Valley.

Golf

Bentsen Grove Resort has a putting and chipping green for you to enjoy. We are also a short drive from a number of beautiful golf courses.

Card Games

Texas Hold'Em? Poker? Rummy? Bridge?  Just to name a few.  Whatever your game, join our card nights for some great fun! You'll also love our Casino Nights!

Softball

Join our residents in games of softball for some exciting fun! 

Theater

Are you an actor, singer, dancer or director? Join our theater group to put on fabulous productions for our Bentsen Grove residents!

Table Tennis

Grab some friends and play a game of table tennis at one of our seven table tennis tables.

Shuffleboard

Our park has sixteen shuffleboard courts for our residents to enjoy!  Play a friendly game with a friend, or join a team and compete in a tournament with other teams in the Rio Grande Valley area.

Oil & Watercolor Painting

Let out your inner-artist at one of our painting classes!

Quilting

Create beautiful quilts with your friends in our quilting club, then show them off in the Quilt Show to everyone in South Texas!

Craft Show

Come shop (or sell) at one of our monthly craft shows from November through March, then enjoy some lunch at our Y-Cook Café.  We have some very talented residents as well as other vendors from the Rio Grande Valley area that offer cute and clever items.

Auctions

Looking for a great deal?  Bentsen Grove Resort is the only RV and mobile home park in south Texas that holds a monthly auction.

Non-Denominational Church Service

Bentsen Grove Resort offers a non-denominational church service on Sunday mornings right in our main hall.  Everyone is welcome.

Friday Night Dances

Big Bands, Country, Rock & Roll . . . Bentsen Grove Resort has it all.  Come join us every Friday night and dance the night away.

Card Making

Card Making and Scrapbooking are becoming quite popular.  Come learn a new craft or meet others that share your passion!

Bingo

Monday nights are for Bingo here at Bentsen Grove Resort mobile home and RV park.

Weekly Fresh Produce

The produce truck arrives every Friday afternoon offering fresh fruits and vegetables at a great price.  And there is nothing better than a fresh juicy pineapple cut just for you!

Yoga

Bentsen Grove Resort offers all types of exercise classes to keep you feeling fit and trim.  Stretching, Line Dancing, Yoga, Water Aerobics, and Tai Chi - just to name a few.  We even offer Zumba classes with our very own licensed instructor.

Holiday Fun

Our residents love to celebrate!  Come join us for a delicious meal and celebrate the holidays with us.  Bentsen Grove Resort kicks off the season with our annual Halloween costume party.  We also have tree trimming parties, holiday sing-a-longs, cookie contests and bake-offs, parades and block parties.  We love to have fun here at the best mobile home and RV park in south Texas!

Computer Club

Need help with your new computer or tablet?  Bentsen Grove Resort has computer classes for beginners and pros.  We also have computers available for your to access the internet or check your email.

Ceramics

Love ceramics?  We offer that too!  Sculpt your own piece of pottery and fire it up in our kiln.

Horseshoes

Bentsen Grove Resort mobile home & RV park has 4 horseshoe pits.  Grab a friend and play, or join a team and play in a tournament.

Clogging

Whether you are a pro or a beginner, come and have some fun at our clogging classes.  Learn a new routine and perform with us at Bentsen Grove Resort and other mobile home & RV parks in the Rio Grande Valley.

Paper Quilling

Come and learn the art of paper quilling.  This craft has been around for hundreds of years and is the art of rolling narrow strips of paper into coils or scrolls and arranging them to form a decorative design.

Darts

Join us in the "Hangar" for a game of darts on one of our 8 dart boards.

Volleyball

Grab a few friends and meet us on the court for a fun game of volleyball.

Tennis

Tennis Anyone?  There is no excuse for being bored with all the activities offered here at Bentsen Grove Resort mobile home & RV park.