Students receiving pilot training at US Aviation Academy have the option to stay in our convenient student apartments while attending the academy. These furnished apartments are less than 10 minutes away from our campus and give students the opportunity to get acquainted with others in the pilot training program.
Student Apartment Features:
- Furnished two-bedroom apartments
- High-speed Internet access
- On-site laundry facilities
- Ceiling fans
- Fitness center
- Swimming pool & spa
- Sport courts
The Denton Square, surrounding the original courthouse, has been ranked among the best in the country. As a lively college town, the square always has something going on. Every year Denton holds a jazz festival, film festival, various music events, and much more. Dozens of trendy shops and restaurants surround the square, making it a great place to pass an evening.
This grand, historic movie house in downtown Denton was renovated in the early 1990s and is now a 300-seat performing arts theatre that puts on more than 100 musical and theatrical performances each year. It is the showplace for Denton Community Theatre and Music Theatre of Denton, as well as many other community performance groups.
Bayless-Selby House Museum
The walls of this Victorian-style house museum tell the story of life in Denton at the turn of the 20th century. Visitors hear the story of Denton County prior to 1908 and pass through the music room with the E. Gabler & Bro. grand piano, the elegantly set dining room table and the majesty of the Eastlake-style adult bedroom suite. From the moment visitors step foot on the garden grounds or the wrap-around porch, the walls of the Bayless-Selby House museum begin to tell their story.
Hangar 10 Flying Museum
The Hangar 10 Flying Museum is located at the Denton Municipal Airport and boasts four planes. Here you will see the Lockheed 10A plane, which has been owned by several individuals, including child movie star Margaret O’Brien. The Stagger Wing, built by Beech Aircraft, was used mainly for VIPs, admirals and dignitaries. The PT-22 was primarily used by the Army Air Corps as a trainer for rookie pilots. The last of the planes is the small, sporty-looking Piper L-4, which was used during World War II as a reconnaissance plane. The museum is free and open to the public.
The University Gardens
Right around the Little Chapel in the Woods, located on the Texas Women’s University campus, lie gardens that were designed to display a diverse collection of plants from Texas and other areas. First established in the 1930s as a laboratory for biology students and a recreational area for all garden lovers, the gardens were neglected during World War II. During the late 1970s, however, the area was restored.
Arts & Entertainment
Sherman’s arts and entertainment options are plentiful, especially considering the city’s size. Downtown is considered the arts district, which is home to theaters, Kidd-Key Auditorium and Austin College. Year round, the beautifully restored Auditorium is host to the Community Series, a concert series including opera arias, chamber music, pop performances and the Sherman Symphony Orchestra. Further, the Sherman Community Players and Theatricks put on excellent theater performances for all ages, which is a fun way to spend any free time.
Sherman has a rich history, so there are plenty of opportunities to visit museums and historical sites. The Sherman Museum has a wealth of information, exhibits and photos that chronicle Sherman’s history beginning in the mid-19th century. The Sherman Jazz Museum is a new addition to downtown and is housed in one of Sherman’s oldest and most well-known buildings, the Masonic Lodge. The Sherman Jazz Museum is home to Maynard Ferguson’s entire estate and offers tours and programs about the history of jazz music in America.
Outdoors & Recreation
If you’re an outdoors and recreation enthusiast, then the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge has plenty for you to enjoy. Not only is it the perfect backdrop for activities like hiking, birding and boating, but it also hosts monthly seminars and auto tours to better educate visitors. The lottery-only, bow-hunting season is some of the best hunting in the state of Texas. Sherman’s parks are home to sporting tournaments year round for baseball, softball and soccer. Of course, Lake Texoma is a short drive from Sherman and is world famous for its striper fishing, sailing and recreational opportunities.
Do you love to shop? So do we. Sherman’s shopping is unique because the city offers big-city selection at great bargain prices. Whether you’re searching for clothes, furniture, antiques, recreational or specialty items, Sherman is sure to have it all.
Our proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex offers residents access to several nationally recognized entertainment attractions, including nine other North Texas water bodies.
Six Flags Over Texas
With so many choices, where do you begin? From pulse-pounding roller coasters to gentler options for tots, Six Flags Over Texas promises fun for any thrill seeker. Take a break at one of the entertaining shows, and even grab a bite at one of the restaurants.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
With three million gallons of water circulating through its attractions, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Arlington is famous for its heart-pounding rides, which are all soaked with bigger, better and wetter excitement!
The West End Marketplace
Today, more than seven million people visit the West End annually, making it one of Dallas’s leading tourist attractions. As Dallas’s oldest entertainment area, the West End is still a premier destination for special events. It is the site of street festivals, such as the West End Block Party series, personal occasions like birthdays and anniversaries and fun times out on the town with good friends.
North Texas Sports
Do you enjoy sports? Well, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the right place for you. Dallas is a huge sports town with popular professional sports including but not limited to baseball, football, hockey, and basketball. The Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars proudly call Dallas home.
The Fort Worth Zoo
The Fort Worth Zoo is a zoo in Fort Worth, Texas. Founded in 1909 with one lion, two bear cubs, an alligator, a coyote, a peacock and a few rabbits, the zoo is now home to 5,000 native and exotic animals. Further, it has been named as a top zoo in the nation.
The Fort Worth Stock Yards
The Fort Worth Stock Yards is a historic district in Fort Worth, Texas and is home to the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. This yearly event offers a unique atmosphere rich in tradition and history. Also known as Tarrant County’s largest annual event, the Stock Show attracts more than one million visitors each year. The 118-year old event is the nation’s oldest livestock show, featuring more than 22 thousand heads of world-class livestock on exhibit. Further, the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is home of the World’s Original Indoor Rodeo.