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Haltom City, TX  76117
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Veterans Memorial Fundraiser - Aug 26

Funds Will Go Towards Amenities at the Veterans Memorial at Haltom Road Park

haltom city veterans memorial renderingDon’t miss the Haltom City Veterans Memorial Park Fundraiser on Saturday, August 26th at the American Legion Post #655, located at 2817 Carson St. in Haltom City. The festivities begin at 12:00 p.m. with memory expert Ron White, who will be writing the names of the fallen soldiers from Afghanistan by memory on a memorial wall. This is a powerful and mov­ing experience, taking several hours to complete.

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Summer Camp - STEM by Girls Inc.

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

summer stem camp haltom cityThe Haltom City Recreation Center is thrilled to host Girls Inc. for their Summer in STEM program on Friday, July 14, 21 & 28, 2017. This program is designed to get girls interested in STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This free program is held on three consecutive Fridays and is divided in to three age groups. Please call the Recreation Center at 817-834-6464 to register as space is limited. You may also register online.

Girls ages 6 to 8 meet from 9 - 10:00 a.m.,  girls ages 9 to 11 meet from 10 - 11:00 a.m. & girls ages 12 to 14 meet from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Haltom City Veterans Memorial

Honoring Veterans & First Responders

haltom city texas veterans memorial groundbreakingConstruction 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.

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.

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Bowmen Summer Sports Camps

Weekly Camps Offered Throughout the Summer

bowmen sportsThe Haltom City Recreation Center is thrilled to be offering summer sports camps for kids ages 6 to 13 from Bowmen Sports. Have fun mastering new skills through drills and game play. Learn from a knowledgeable and dedicated group of coaches. Each week has a different theme! Bring a snack, water, and gym shoes. Each weekly sports camp is $60 and meets from 1 - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday in the gym at the Recreation Center, located at 4839 Broadway Ave.

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Veterans Memorial Park Fund

haltom city veterans memorial dedication november 2016Haltom 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.

 

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'17 Super Kids Summer Camp

Camp Will Be Held Weekdays From June 5 - August 11, 7:30 a,m, - 5:30 p.m.

2017 haltom city super kids summer campJoin us for our 2017 Super Kids Summer Camp, filled with sports, crafts, spraygrounds, field trips and more. For ages 6-13, the camp runs during weekdays, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., between June 5th and August 11th. The cost is $100/week, plus a one-time nonrefundable $25 registration fee. Online registration is now available.

 A parent's information packet along with release forms can be downloaded here in PDF format. A Standards of Care form is available here.

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2017 Haltom Stampede Results

haltom stampede february 11 2017The results for the 2017 Haltom Stampede can be viewed online here.

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New Parks and Recreation Director

haltom city parks recreation director christi pruittChristi 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.

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Veterans Memorial Site Dedication

haltom city veterans dedication november 2016 veteransThe 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.

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Futsal Open Skills Play

futsalThe 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.

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Smoking Ordinance Amended

haltom city haltom road park pavilionEffective 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.

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Gym Floor Refinishing Complete

haltom city recreation center new gym floorThe 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.

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Little Fossil Park Renovation

little fossil park haltom city renovationThe grand opening for the renovated Little Fossil Park was held Saturday, March 29th. The renovated park, located at 4412 Hadley St., now has:

  • three tournament quality softball fields
  • new lighting system
  • new playground
  • new concession building
  • new restroom building
  • 85 additional parking spaces

The improvements to the park were made possible by funds from the 2010 bond election.

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Rec Center Seeks Class Instructors

Haltom City Parks & RecreationThe 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.


 

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Summer Track Team Recognition

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.

Qualifiers are:

  • 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.

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New Neighborhood Park

revere park1A 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.

See photo gallery of Revere Park.

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Parks & RecreationFeatured News & Events

  • Veterans Memorial Fundraiser - Aug 26

    Don’t miss the Haltom City Veterans Memorial Park Fundraiser on Saturday, August 26th at the American Legion Post #655, located at 2817 Carson St. in Haltom City. The...

  • Summer Camp - STEM by Girls Inc.

    The Haltom City Recreation Center is thrilled to host Girls Inc. for their Summer in STEM program on Friday, July 14, 21 & 28, 2017. This program is designed to get girls...

  • Haltom City Veterans Memorial

    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...

  • Bowmen Summer Sports Camps

    The Haltom City Recreation Center is thrilled to be offering summer sports camps for kids ages 6 to 13 from Bowmen Sports. Have fun mastering new skills through drills and game...

  • Veterans Memorial Park Fund

    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...

  • '17 Super Kids Summer Camp

    Join us for our 2017 Super Kids Summer Camp, filled with sports, crafts, spraygrounds, field trips and more. For ages 6-13, the camp runs during weekdays, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30...

  • Veterans Memorial Site Dedication

    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...

  • Haltom City Parks

    Haltom City has 11 parks located throughout the city that are maintained by the Parks & Recreation Department. Rent a pavilion at one of our parks for $10/hour, with a...

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