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.
Camp will be held weekdays from June 5 - August 11, 7:30AM - 5:30PM
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 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.
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.
New classes are coming this fall to the Haltom City Parks & Recreation Center. Latin Dance, PiYo (a pilates & yoga fusion class) and Homeschool PE/Music Classes are new additions to our class offerings. Zumba classes also return on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
A full list of classes offered, with descriptions, can be found here.
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