Contact Us

401 N. Alexander St.
Belton, TX 76513
P.O. Box 120
Office: (254) 933-5860
Fax: (254) 933-2469

8 am-5 pm

Parks Master Plan

logoThe 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 for one, please lets us know.

Community Garden
Community Garden

Located at Heritage Park (100 Park Avenue). The Garden has 39 plots, each 4 ft by 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 a plot, fill out the application and return to the Belton Parks and Recreation office. Community Garden Application

Mommy & Me Movement and Music ClassKids with Bubbles

Classes will be held once a week: Thursday from 10-10:45 AM. Thursday's classes will be held indoors at the Harris Community Center. Cost will be $5 per child or $35 for an 8-visit punch card. To opt in to receive texts regarding schedule and cancellations due to weather or illness, please text “@mommymec” to 81010.  For more details regarding this class, please email us.

Story Walk ProgramStorywalk MLK Book

The Storywalk Program is a fun, educational, self-guided activity that places pages from Children’s books along a trail. Storywalk was created as a way for people of all ages to combine physical activity with books and to help build children’s interest in reading while encouraging healthy activity for all. (The Storywalk program was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vermont, and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library). All Storywalks will take place at the Nolan Creek Hike and Bike Trail. Tip: Park at the Harris Community Center and walk towards Yettie Polk Park. Story will be along the Hike and Bike Trail.
January 14-18: All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold
February 18-22: I Am Enough by Grace Byers
March 11-14: Lola Plants a Garden by Rosalind Beardshaw
April 8-11: Pete the Cat and the Itsy-Bitsy Spider by James Dean
May 6-9: Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
June 17-21: The Golden Acorn by Katy Hudson
July 1-5: Apple Pie 4th of July by Janet S. Wong
August 12-15: One-Dog Canoe by Mary Casanova
October 21-24: How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow? by Wendell Minor
November 11-14: The Wall by Eve Bunting
December 22-27: Bear Stays Awake for Christmas by Jane Chapman

Thumbs Up from YAC kid

Youth Advisory Commission (YAC)

The City of Belton Youth Advisory Commission is an official commission of high school students residing in Belton. The goal of YAC is to make a difference in the community and the lives of youth. YAC members coordinate and run our annual One Community One Day event.  YAC Application for 2022-23 School Year.

Youth Sports Associations

League play that takes place in City of Belton Parks are ran by Youth Sports Associations. Please reach out to each association directly for information regarding registration, weather cancellations/field conditions, or scheduling.

Belton Youth Baseball Association
P.O. Box 1111, Belton TX 76513
Games Played at: Heritage Park & Jaycee Field

Belton Youth Softball Association
P.O. Box 1684, Belton TX 76513
Games Played at: Chisholm Trail Park Softball Complex

FC Belton
FC Belton (Soccer)

P.O. Box 147, Belton TX 76513
Games Played at: Heritage Park

Belton Christian Youth Center
(Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball)
505 East Avenue C, Belton TX 76513
Location of Games Varies

ZumbaZumba Women Dancing

Tuesdays from 6-7 PM at the Harris Community Center. $5 per class. First class is free! Zumba 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. Classes are taught by Ms. Ivy Foster (Licensed Zumba Instructor).  


Interested in Fencing? This summer join Swordplay Recreation Fencing Program  at the Harris Community Center on Wednesdays from 6-7 PM. $50 Monthly Registration beginning in May 2022. This is a recreational Fencing Program with an optional achievement level that students may choose to attain through academic study, physical practice and development of skills in the program. Classes are held on Wednesday. Students of all levels learn to spar with all students in class. Focus on the fencing skill of decision making, speed, point control, concentration, strategy, and FUN!
April 27, Wednesday at the Harris Community Center 401 N. Alexander is the first meeting for students to be measured for equipment, classes begin Wednesday, May 4.
For more details regarding this class, please email us.