5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, TX 76117 817-222-7700
Live Tobacco Free Pgm - Oct
Four Evening Classes During Month of October
Are you a resident of Tarrant County who wants to quit smoking? Have you tried everything to stop smoking and nothing seems to work? Has a stressful event caused you to restart smoking? Are you ready to experience immediate health benefits and save money? If you answered “YES” to any of these questions this program is for you!
Tarrant County Public Health is offering a FREE Tobacco Cessation Program, Live Tobacco Free, at the Haltom City Recreation Center during the month of October.
2017 Fall Adult Softball Season Starts in September
Registration for the 2017 Haltom City Parks & Recreation Adult Fall Softball League is now under way. Cost is $300 per team...save $20 if you register by August 1. Co-ed league will play on Thursday nights & the men’s league will play on Friday nights. All games are played at North Park. The season will begin in September.
Register online here or in person at the Haltom City Recreation Center, located at 4839 Broadway Ave.
Construction will begin this summer on our Veterans Memorial at Haltom Road Park. This memorial will serve to honor the courage and sacrifice made by our veterans and first responders. A site dedication was held on November 11, 2016 and a groundbreaking ceremony was held on April 21, 2017.
Haltom City is currently accepting donations that will fund accents and amenities to the memorial, including a water fountain, gazebo, additional parking and a new restroom facility. There will be a fundraiser on August 26, 2017 at American Legion Post #655.
Donations can be made through a recurring deduction on the financial account residents use to pay their water bill or by making a one-time donation. A recurring deduction can be made by filling out this form and selecting the Veterans Memorial Fund. If you would like to make a one-time donation please contact the City Manager's Office at 817-222-7748.
Haltom City and the Veterans Memorial Committee would like to thank Randy Haefli & Component Construction Company for their generous donation to the Veterans Memorial Park fund. Component Construction Company of Haltom City was the first business to donate to the fund, which will support the construction and maintenance of the Haltom City Veteran’s Memorial at Haltom Road Park.
Donations can be made through your Haltom City utility bill or by contacting the City Manager’s office. An online form (also embedded below) is available if you would like to donate to this fund or any of the five others listed. A recurring donation (minimum .50) will be deducted monthly from the account you have chosen to pay your bill with. If you would like to make a one-time donation please contact the City Manager's office.
Christi Pruitt, just promoted to Director of Parks & Recreation in November 2016, is a familiar face in Haltom City, serving as the Recreation Supervisor for the last 12 years. She joined Haltom City in December of 2004 and re-opened the Recreation Center after renovations, adding top-of-the-line fitness equipment, new classes, community events, and reviving old classes and sports programs. Through the years, Christi has grown the Recreation Center and its programs and has developed many relationships with residents and business owners in the process.
The City of Haltom City honored our country’s heroes on Veterans Day on November 11, 2016. The ceremony was held at the North end of Haltom Road Park. City officials, the Veterans Memorial Committee and staff were present to conduct a site dedication for our new Veterans Memorial Structure that will be coming soon to Haltom Road Park.
The Haltom City Recreation Center is now offering Futsal skills classes for ages 7 - adult in the large gym at the Recreation Center, located at 4839 Broadway Ave. Get faster, stronger, build endurance and strength during these weekly sessions:
Tuesdays from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. for ages 7-13, skills and workout session
Thursdays from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. for ages 14 - adults, Futsal open play
The cost is $5 per person per session. For more information call Danny at 817-903-2433.
Effective June 13, 2016, the Haltom City Council approved the amended Smoking Ordinance No. O-2016-013-10, which regulates smoking and tobacco use in Haltom City parks. The Ordinance now states that smoking and tobacco use is prohibited in ALL City parks to include the use of electronic vaping devices. Smoking is ONLY permitted in the parking lots.
Please be sure to properly dispose of your cigarette butts. We appreciate your cooperation in making our parks safe, clean, and enjoyable for everyone.
The main gym at the Recreation Center has completed the restoration of their wood floor. The City Council approved a request to refinish the floor, which included sanding down to the bare wood and re-striping the entire gym floor. This is just in time for our youth basketball league, which gets under way this month.
The Haltom City Parks & Recreation Department is looking for instructors of new classes that can be offered to citizens at the Recreation Center.
Do you have the knowledge and the passion to teach others? Become an instructor at the Haltom Recreation Center and get paid to do what you love. We are currently accepting class and camp proposals for youth and adult activities, including fitness, fine arts, and specialty programs. For more information, contact Heidi Smith at Heidi Smith at 817-831-6710.
If you qualify to instruct such a class or have your own idea for a class please download/read this PDF information sheet and fill out/return the attached form. You may also fill out this online form (also embedded below), but please download and read the PDF instruction sheet before applying via the online form.
If you have any questions, please contact Heidi Smith, Recreation Supervisor, at 817-831-6710 or by email.
Five members of the Haltom City Parks and Recreation Summer Track Team qualified for the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation state meet. Congratulations to the following athletes for this accomplishment. The team is coached by Ron Jones.
Tre Jones 2nd place in the triple jump 14U
Ozzy Henry 3rd place in the 80M hurdles 12U
Degan Henry 5th place 400M dash 8U
Brandon Chatman 5th place 400M dash 12U
Donovan Whiting 6th place long jump 10U
The meet will be held in Corpus Christi July 25-28, 2013.
A new neighborhood park, located at 4150 Revere Street, has opened to the public. The newly completed park, called Revere Community Park, includes a walking trail, picnic pavilion and swings. A formal grand opening will occur in the spring of 2013.
Haltom City received the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Member City of the Year Award Population 35,000 to 74,999 for 2012. The award was received for promoting and improving athletic programs for our citizens and for increased involvement in TAAF. Parks and Recreation Director Tom Henry received the award on behalf of the city from TAAF President Jeff Goodman.
pictured at right: Haltom City Parks and Recreation Director Tom Henry (left) and TAAF President Jeff Goodman