5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117
817-222-7700

Independence Day

City facilities will be closed Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Join us at the NE Family 4th Fireworks Celebration!

Classes Offered at Recreation Center

Classes are Available for Both Children & Adults

haltom city parks recreation logoA variety of reasonably priced classes are offered at by Haltom City Parks & Recreation. You may register online for classes here or at the designated link listed for a particular class.


Pre-K Camp - Battle of the Stars

This Star Wars themed camp is sure to delight your little ones. Enjoy learning and adventure this summer! Miss Dottie’s program teaches alphabet, numbers, colors, and shapes through the use of games, music, and crafts. Snacks and all supplies will be provided. This is a great start for pre-k or kindergarten. Campers must be potty-trained.

  • For ages 3-6
  • Meets Thursdays, June 1 – 29 from 12 - 1:30 p.m.
  • $45
  • Instructor: Ms. Dottie Nicholson

Dance - Creative Movements with Spanish

Children will learn basic dance steps and stretching exercises in correspondence with educational themes to include the Spanish language. Examples of themes include the weather, nutrition, bugs/insects, and animals. Spanish will be included every session.

  • Ages: 3 – 5
  • Meets Thursdays, July and August from 4 – 5:00 p.m.
  • $40/month

Ballet & Tap

Students will learn beginner ballet moves including barre exercises and center combinations along with introductory tap dance routines.

  • For ages 4 – 8
  • Meets Thursdays, July and August from 5 – 6:00 p.m.
  • $40/month

Dance - Youth Cheer

Students will learn the basics of cheerleading including chants, cheer, dance/pom pom routines, and beginner tumbling and stunting. The cheerleaders will be taught a routine to perform at one of the center's youth basketball games.

  • For ages 4 – 10
  • Meets Saturdays, July and August from 3 - 4:00 p.m.
  • $40/month

Young Rembrandts - Drawing Classes for Kids

June's Workshop Theme: Cartoon Zoo
Do you love animals? Join us for a trip through the zoo as we learn to cartoon a variety of animals found in the zoo. We will learn cartoon expressions, movement, exaggeration, sequencing to tell a joke while drawing giraffes, elephants, bears, monkeys and more. Children will complete several cartoon drawings each day. Materials used include pencils, color pencils, Sharpies™ and markers. Young Rembrandts provides all classroom supplies.

  • For ages 5 - 12
  • Meets Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, June 12-14 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • $75 for 3-day workshop

July's Workshop Theme: Camping
Get ready for summer fun as your budding artist explores the great outdoors with Young Rembrandts. As always, Young Rembrandts provides a fun and creative environment where your child will learn how to draw and explore his or her artistic skills. Our students will learn how to shade with color pencils in our lantern still life lesson. Our mountain boot drawing will give your child the opportunity to create a very detailed and well composed image. A heightened awareness of design, pattern, and color is the emphasis in our raccoon graphic lesson. Our vibrant geyser drawing will strengthen coloring skills. Discover the fantastic world of drawing and Young Rembrandts. Enroll your child today! Young Rembrandts provides all classroom supplies.

  • For ages 5 - 12
  • Meets Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 6 - 7:00 p.m.
  • $44 for 4-day workshop

August's Workshop Theme: Favorite Apps & Video Games
Art is all around us, including on phones and online! Join Young Rembrandts for a workshop mimicking the amazing imagery of our Favorite Apps and Video Games! Every day students will learn new illustration and coloring techniques inspired by popular video games. Artwork is inspired by a pixel block characters, plants, zombies and many more classic apps and games. If your child loves to game or draw, they’ll have a blast putting their own personal touches on some of these favorites! Register your special gaming artist today! Young Rembrandts provides all classroom supplies.

  • For ages 5 - 12
  • Meets Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, August 7-9 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • $75 for 3-day workshop

Summer in STEM - Girls, Inc.

This program is designed to get girls interested in STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This FREE program is three weeks long and divided by age groups. Join Us Fridays, July 14 – July 28, 2017. Please pre-register as space is limited. More information available at www.girlsinctarrant.org.

  • For girls, ages 6 - 8
  • Meets Fridays, July 14, 21 & 28 from 9 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Free, pre-register at link above
  • For girls, ages 9 - 11
  • Meets Fridays, July 14, 21 & 28 from 10 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Free, pre-register at link above
  • For girls, ages 12 - 14
  • Meets Fridays, July 14, 21 & 28 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Free, pre-register at link above

Karate

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

  • All ages welcome
  • Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • $25/month
  • Instructor Sensei Mike Rangel

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. Try your first class for FREE!

  • All ages & skill levels welcome
  • Meets Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. & Saturdays from 12:15 - 2:15 p.m.
  • $25/month
  • Instructor: Dale Rodgers

Zumba

Zumba has returned to the Haltom City Recreation Center! This Latin-infused, dance-based party will leave you feeling great and burning tons of calories. Ditch the workout, join the party!

  • All ages are welcome
  • Meets Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 9 - 10:00 a.m.
  • $5/class or $25 for $10 classes with punch card from the walk-up desk

Tai Chi

Enjoy meditation in motion. Relieve stress, improve balance, and increase flexibility with this low-impact workout.

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

PiYo

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing Yoga movements. Use your own body weight to perform a series of continuous, targeted moves to define every single muscle.

  • All ages welcome
  • Meets Saturdays from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
  • $15/month or $5 drop-in

Oh Baby! Fitness

Oh Baby! Fitness offers the widest variety of pregnancy and mom & baby exercise classes in the U.S.A. Oh Baby! Fitness offers pregnant women and new moms a way to work out with their babies and gain support from other women. All of our instructors are specifically certified to teach prenatal and postnatal fitness courses, so exercise is fun and safe. Oh Baby! Fitness classes include toning/fitness/yoga combo.

  • Geared towards pregnant women & new moms and their babies
  • Meets Tuesdays, June 27 - July 25 at 10:00 a.m. (excluding July 4th)
  • $60 for the four sessions or $18/class
  • Register at www.ohbabyfitness.com
  • Call 214-643-6774 for more information

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