Recreation

Recreation

Contact Us

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

Hours:
Monday-Friday
8 am-5 pm

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FAQs

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 for one, please lets us know.

Build Learn & GrowBuild Learn Grow Legos

A company that specializes in birthday parties, camps, and special events in the Central Texas Area. All camps are Monday-Friday, 9 AM-12 Noon, and take place at the Harris Community Center. Call Ms. Crystal to sign up at 254-598-1172, or visit their facebook page




Community GardenCommunity Garden Picture

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 Music ClassKids with Bubbles

Thursday morning from 9:30-10:15 AM at the Harris Community Center. This class is geared towards toddlers and their caregivers, but all ages and abilities are welcome. It features songs, movement, baby sign language, and instruments such as rhythm sticks and shakers. Instruments, snacks, and refreshments are provided. Cost is $5 per child per class, or $35 for an 8-visit punch card. No pre-registration is required. To opt in to receive texts regarding schedule and cancellations, please text “@mommymec” to 81010. For more details regarding this class, please email Katrina McGaughey.



Open Gym Picture Guys Shooting HoopsOpen Gym Program

The City of Belton partners with Belton Independent School District to provide open gym programs several times a year, designed to be a place for people 16+ to shoot hoops with friends. Cost is $3 per person per night.  5:30 PM-8 PM at the South Belton Middle School Gym. Upcoming open gym dates:


January 21
January 28
February 4
February 11
February 18
February 25
March 3


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 UMHB Campus, books will start at the footbridge that crosses Nolan Creek.
January 17-20: Martin Luther King Day Jr. Storywalk (book is: I Have a Dream with paintings by Kadir Nelson)
April 17-20: Earth Day Storywalk (book is: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein)
May 1-5: Cinco De Mayo Storywalk (book is: Cinco De Mouse-O! by Judy Cox)
July 3-6: Independence Day Storywalk (book is: Apple Pie Fourth of July by Janet S. Wong)
October 9-12: Indigenous People's Storywalk (book is: The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush by Tomie dePaola)

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 2019-20

Youth Sports Associations

League play that take 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.

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

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

FC Belton
FC Belton (Soccer)
Contact
P.O. Box 147, Belton TX 76513
Games Played at: Heritage Park

BCYC
Belton Christian Youth Center
(Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football, Volleyball)
Contact
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).