Del City is attached to the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area. The city has had much new construction since 2006. It is an easy drive to the downtown Oklahoma City area which makes it attractive for many commuters. Such attractions as the Bricktown Ballpark, Ford Center, and the State Fair Grounds are all less than a 15-minute drive.
Del City offers The Eagle Harbor Aquatic Center which is a main attraction for visitors and the Del City Community Center offers many activities for young and old.