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

Memorial Day

City facilities will be closed Monday, May 30th, in observance of Memorial Day.

Message from the Mayor

Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, let us not forget that for 240 years, our liberty and way of life has been secured by those willing to fight for our nation. We owe all those who have worn the uniform of the United States a debt that cannot be repaid.

Yet we owe the special obligation of remembrance to those who have given, in Abraham Lincoln's words, the "last full measure of devotion." They selflessly offered their own lives so that others may live, and our democracy endures.

“Mere words pale in the face of so profound a sacrifice. Let us honor the fallen by our deeds: respecting and caring for the veterans who have returned home, assisting our military families with life's burdens, and ensuring that a government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

In our memories, those we have lost are forever young and forever brave. In the days to come--and especially on this Memorial Day--they are forever in our hearts."

May God bless our military, and may God Bless The United States of America, may she always be the greatest, most powerful nation on earth.

 

Sincerely,
Mayor David Averitt

David Averitt
Mayor - Haltom City, Texas

Haltom City Mayor's Cup Golf Challenge

2016 Summer Activities

From sports leagues to our popular Super Kids Summer Camp, the Haltom City Parks & Recreation Department has a variety of activities available.

Summer Camp

Sports Leagues

Junior Fire & Police Camp

This camp will cover fire/EMS skills, fire science, fire extinguishers, first aid, CPR, search & rescue, vehicle extrication, hose operations & more.

July 25-29
8:30AM - 4:30PM

Arts Council NE Masterworks Concerts

Haltom City will be hosting two concerts at the HCPL on Friday, June 10th & June 24th. The concerts will be held from 3:30 - 4:30PM.

June 10th
"Boitumelo"
South African Music

FREE

June 24th
"Mr. Blue Shoes"
Children's Entertainer

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2016 Summer Reading Program

The HCPL's SRP will hold its kick-off event on June 3rd and continue through July 29th. This year's theme is "On Your Mark, Get Set...READ!".

Weekly Activities!

Special Guests!

Starts June 3rd

Haltom City Entry Sign

Ladies' Night Out "Early Bird" Tickets

"Early-bird" tickets are being sold at a discounted price of $39 through June 18. "Early Bird" purchases will be entered in to a drawing for a diamond necklace!

6-10PM

August 13th

Catered by Chef Tyler

2016 Photo Contest Winners Selected

342 entries were judged and the winners have been chosen.

IH820 Retail Development

Highway frontage/proximity to I-35W, development incentives and existing infrastructure make this an ideal development opportunity.

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NTE Says "Know Before You Go"

The North Tarrant Express (NTE) project consists of a series of major highway improvements to the critical I-820 and SH-121/183 (Airport Freeway) corridor between I-35 West and Industrial Boulevard in North Tarrant County. The NTE will relieve congestion, improve safety and provide for anticipated traffic growth in one of the country’s fastest developing regions.nte mapw logo

The project will improve the efficiency of the highway system by offering drivers a reliable choice during heavy congestion between the general purpose lanes and new toll managed lanes. The project will reconstruct interchanges and upgrade existing facilities to optimize operations.

Construction began in late 2010 and is on fast track for completion by 2015.

The NTE is being designed, built, financed, operated and maintained by NTE Mobility Partners, which is working in close collaboration with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and local communities. This important highway project will be wholly owned by TxDOT.

In partnership with local communities and the state, NTE Mobility Partners is committed to developing and operating the safest, most advanced and reliable roadways for drivers and their families.

Resouces exist online notifying commuters of project timelineslane closures, and detours.

An open house was held in 2010 just before the project broke ground, video of which can be seen here.

Library News/Events

HCPL's Caterpillar Cam

haltom city libraryThe Haltom City Library is once again showing a live stream of their caterpillar/butterfly display.

2016 Summer Reading Program

haltom city library summer reading program 2016The Haltom City Library's Summer Reading Program will hold its kick-off event on June 3rd and continue through July 29th. Open to all ages, this year's theme is "On Your Mark, Get Set...READ!". The kick-off event on June 3rd at 2:00 p.m. will feature the Perot Museum of Science and Nature's TECH truck. The finale is on July 29th, at 2:00 p.m., featuring an appearance by the Dallas Puppet Theater.

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Super Science Saturday - June 4

haltom city library super science saturdaysJoin us at the library for the first Saturday of each month where science meets fun at our HCPL's Super Science Saturday! Appropriate for ages 6 – 12, this hands on educational activity is held from 9 – 10:30 a.m. June 4th's topic will be "Geology".

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HCPL's 16th Annual Writing Contest

haltom city public library logoTime is running out to submit your entries to the 16th Annual Writing Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Haltom City Public Library. The deadline is Tuesday, May 31st, 2016. The suggested theme for short story and poetry entries is "The Write Way", though writers are not required to follow this theme.

There are 4 age divisions:

  • 5th & 6th grades
  • 7th – 9th grades
  • 10th – 12th grades
  • Adult
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Parks & Rec News/Events

2016 Super Kids Summer Camp

haltom city parks recreation summer campAre you looking for something to keep your kids active, entertained, and educated this summer? The Recreation Center is offering a full day summer camp for kids ages 6-13. Each week we will keep the kids active, involved, and entertained from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sports camps by Bowmen Sports, arts and crafts, games, movies, outdoor activities, and more will be offered. Early drop-off (starting at 7:30 a.m.) and late pick-up (until 5:30 p.m.) is available. Camp will begin June 6th and run through August 12th. Camps will have limited spaces per week, so register early. Online registration is open now. An enrollment/release from is available for download here. An enrollment fee of $25 and first week’s fee ($100) is due at time of registration in order to secure your spot.

If you would like more information about the Super Kids Summer Camp contact Recreation Supervisor Christi Pruitt.

Haltom City Parks & Recreation

"Super Kids Summer Camp"
June 6 - August 12

Register Online

Parks & Rec Summer 2016 Activities

haltom city parks recreation logoThe Haltom City Parks & Recreation Center will be offering a variety of leagues/activities this summer. There is surely something for everyone. Online registration is available.

Activities include summer sports leagues and our annual Super Kids Summer Camp.

If you have any questions about any of the activities listed below please call us at 817-831-6464. You may also contact us by filling out this form.

 

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Summer Youth Basketball League

haltom city parks recreation logoHaltom City Parks & Recreation will be offering a boys & girls summer basketball league for ages 9-12. Cost will be $50/player. Coaches are needed!

Online registration is available here.

Spraygrounds Open May 27

haltom city broadway park spraygroundThe Spraygrounds at Broadway Park and Whites Branch Park will be back in action for the season, beginning Friday, May 27th. Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week. Hours will be subject to change due to water restrictions, weather, or unforeseen repairs. The spraygrounds will close for the season Labor Day weekend. Shelters at these parks will not be available to rent during this time. In order to keep our spraygrounds safe and enjoyable for everyone, please follow a few simple rules:

  • Please monitor your children for safety
  • Appropriate clothing is required
  • No water balloons, glass containers, bicycles, skates, or skateboards allowed on the sprayground
  • Please do not put anything into the spouts or fixtures or block the drains. This causes damage that will require closing the sprayground

Please do your part to help keep our parks clean and pick up after yourself. We hope you enjoy this refreshing summer activity!

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