Classes Offered at Haltom City Recreation Center

A variety of reasonably priced classes are offered at by Haltom City Parks & Recreation. The information below can be downloaded in PDF format here. You may register online for classes here.


Bellydance 101

Students who have already attended Bellydance Basics and want to take their skills to the next level with performance opportunities. Instructor approval is required prior to registration.

  • Meets: Thursdays from 7:45-8:45 p.m., Aerobics Room
  • Ages: 15 to Adult
  • Cost: $25/month ($45/month if you take both Bellydance classes!)
  • Instructor: Amy Hunter

Bellydance Basics

Don't be intimidated! Learn the basic moves of Middle Eastern Dance and get a great workout at the same time!

  • Meets: Tuesdays from 7:45 - 8:45 p.m., Aerobics Room
  • Ages: 15 to Adult
  • Cost: $25/month ($45 month if you take both Bellydance classes!)
  • Instructor: Amy Hunter

China Oil Painting

Learn to paint on canvas, porcelain, glass and more.

  • Meets: Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $7/class
  • Ages: Adults
  • Instructor: Joan Neal

Goshin Karate

Learn the art of Goshin Karate while building self-confidence, self-discipline and earn self-respect through the martial art form of Karate.

  • Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • $25/month
  • Instructor Sensei Mike Rangel, 2nd degree black belt

Preschool Classes

Children will learn the alphabet, numbers, colors and shapes through the use of games, music and crafts. Different theme each week in the summer! Snack included. This class gives your little one a head start on school. Must be potty trained.

Ages: 3-6 years old

  • Meets Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $75 (plus $5 supply fee to instructor on first day of class)
  • Instructor: Ms. Dottie Nicholson

Tai Chi

This class combines agile steps, joint safe exercise and mental strength to improve mobility, breathing, and relaxation in ways the help you feel in greater control over your daily life.

  • Meets: Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Ages: Adult
  • Cost: $20/month
  • Instructor: Jim Fesler

Wing-Jitsu

Gain self-confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect through the art of Wing-Jitsu, using Ju-Jitsu, Kung Fu, and Kempo martial art forms. Taught by 8th degree black belt, Dale Rodgers.

  • Classes meet Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 p.m. and Saturdays 12:15-2:15 p.m.
  • Cost: $25/month ($5 discount for additional family members)

Zumba

Zumba has exploded at the Haltom City Recreation Center! Classes are held in the gyms for plenty of space to work it out. This Latin-infused, dance-based party will leave you feeling great and burning tons of calories. Ditch the workout, join the party!

  • Mondays - 7:45 p.m.
  • Tuesdays - no classes
  • Wednesdays - no classes
  • Thursdays - 6:30 p.m. & 7:45 p.m.
  • Saturdays - 1:45 p.m.
  • Ages: 12>
  • Instructors: Lilia Garza
  • Cost: $25/10-class punch card for ANY Zumba class or $5/class
  • Due to the size of classes, no children under age 12 are allowed.

Childcare is required for the evening classes (now available on Saturdays!) for $1/child. $10 punch cards are also available.

Zumba Gold

All the fun of Zumba at a more friendly pace...low‐impact Zumba Gold is designed to improve overall health and balance, reduce stress, and improve your social life! This class is appropriate for all ages, including beginners, active older adults, and anyone looking for a fun, high‐energy workout that is easier on the body.

  • Mondays & Thursdays - 5:15-6:15 p.m.
  • Cost is $5/class or $25 for a 10-class punch card
  • Instructor: Mike Colbert, certified Zumba instructor