Recreation

Recreation

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Office: (254) 933-5860
Fax: (254) 933-2469

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 120
Belton, TX 76513

Physical Address:
401 N. Alexander St.
Belton, TX 76513

Hours:
Monday-Friday
8 am-5 pm

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Recreation
The City of Belton has a number of recreational programs that take place at the Harris Community Center, (401 N. Alexander St.) and elsewhere. These programs provide a broad range of quality recreational programs for citizens of Belton and surrounding communities.The Parks and Recreation Department is always looking to provide new recreational programs to the community. If you have the ability to teach a recreational class or have a suggestion one, please lets us know by calling (254) 933-5861 or by E-mail.


Adult and Pediatric CPR, First Aid, AED Training Course

Provided by Clover Health and Safety Training. This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. Upon successful completion of course a digital certificate will be issued, valid for two years through American Red Cross.For more information or sign up for a class, go to website: chst-training.com
All sessions are at the Harris Community Center from 6-8 PM. 

Session A (Adult & Pediatric):
-January 14, 2019
-February 11, 2019
-March 25, 2019
-April 8, 2019

Session B (Adult Only)
-January 16, 2019
-February 20, 2019
-March 27, 2019


Bricks 4 Kidz
B4KBricks 4 Kidz is described as a way to develop a child's potential by encouraging curiosity and creativity. Children learn and grow with fun filled model plans that are designed by engineers and architects and provide an engaging platform that reinforces S.T.E.M. based principles and learning with Lego(R) bricks. The program is also described as a way to enhance self esteem, improve fine-motor skills, and teach important classroom lessons such as organization and following directions. Classes are at the Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander St. For information on the classes e-mail Michael Dark, or visit the Bricks 4 Kidz Website.




Garden photoCommunity Garden
In partnership with Leadership Belton and the Belton Chamber of Commerce, the City of Belton has opened a Community Garden located in Heritage Park, 100 Park Avenue. The Garden has 39 plots, each 4 ft. X 8 ft. Plots are available to residents of Belton upon request. Membership requests require applicants to show proof of residency within Belton city limits. There are no fees associated with being granted a plot, however, members are required to adhere to Garden Rules, and commit to participating in a Spring and Fall cleanup each year. To request plots at the Community Garden visit the Belton Parks and Recreation Office, 401 N. Alexander St. 
Belton Community Garden Application


Mommy & Me Music and Movement Class
These classes are for toddlers and their caregivers. They feature songs, movement, baby sign language, and instruments such as rhythm sticks and shakers! All music supplies and a snack are provided.
Where: Harris Community Center
When: Each Thursday 9:30-10:15 AM. 
Price: $5/child per class (No pre-registration required)

For questions regarding this class, please contact Katrina McGaughey at kmcgaughey@beltontexas.gov


"Make It & Take It" Kids Craft Class
These classes are a chance for kids ages 2-6 to create a seasonal craft to take home with their caregivers. All craft supplies and a snack are provided. Children should bring an adult and wear clothes that can get messy! 
Where: Harris Community Center
When: Each Tuesday from 10-11 AM starting in February 2019
Price: $5/child per class (no pre-registration required.
For questions regarding this class, please contact Katrina McGaughey at kmcgaughey@beltontexas.gov



Youth Advisory Commission (Y.A.C.)

DSC04259 - CopyThe City of Belton Youth Advisory Commission is an official commission of high school students residing in the Belton Independent School District. The goal of YAC is to develop youth leaders committed to learning about local government and the roles they can have in it, making a difference in our community and the lives of youth. Y.A.C. members coordinate and run our annual One Community One Day event, a service day where community members assist those in the community who need assistance with yard work or other projects. 

YAC Application/ Proposed Calendar 2018-19



Youth Sports Associations

Belton Youth Baseball Association
President: Steve Scott
P.O. Box 1111
Belton, TX 76513
Games Played at: Heritage Park & Jaycee Field
Belton Youth Softball Association
Association Contact: Marina Trevino
P.O. Box 1684

Belton, TX 76513
Games Played at: Chisholm Trail Park Softball Complex
Belton Christian Youth Center
(254) 939-5759 
505 E. Ave C
Belton, TX 76513
 
FC Belton Soccer Club 
President: James Huckaby
Games Played at: Heritage Park 













Zumba

Instructor: Ivy Foster (Licensed Zumba Instructor)
Tuesday & Thursday 6-7 PM
at the Harris Community Center
$35 for 10 visit Punch card or $5/per class
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Zumba Fitness® is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive. 
"First class free to first time visitors! I would love for you to come party with us at the Harris Community Center! "-- Ivy Foster