Fitness & Recreation Program

The Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide range of year-round recreational classes for all ages. Between our Recreation Center and Activities Center, there's something for everyone!
For more information on Fitness & Recreation contact:
Nichole Broemer | 254.953.5683 | [email protected]
For more information on Outdoor Classes contact: 
Kailie Gomez | 254.953.5465 | [email protected]

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FITNESS CLASSES
 

FOLKLORICO DANCE
Mondays, Feb. 6 - April 26, 2023
Ages: 6 – 10                 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ages: 11 & Adult         7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
$40.00 per session (12 classes & recital; Feb. 6 - April 26)(maximum 15 participants per session)
No class on: 2/20/2023 (rescheduled to 2/24/2023) & 3/13/2023 (rescheduled to 3/22/2023)
Class moved: 4/24/2023 (moved to Carl Levin Park Pavilion, 400 Miller's Crossing)
Class Recital: 4/26/2023 (Carl Levin Park Amphitheater, 400 Miller's Crossing)
Instructor: Ruby Novoa
Harker Heights Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing
Folklorico classes are a creative way to exercise, stay active, learn about the Mexican culture, increase confidence levels, AND have fun! Classes will be geared toward beginner students from 6 years old to adults and will focus on developing coordination skills, stage presence, and technical aspects of folklorico (footwork, arm and body movements). There will be bending, jumping, twisting and other dramatic movements involved.
What to wear or bring: bottle water. Female participants will need folklorico practice skirts (any color) on the first day of class. All students will need folklorico shoes (preferably black) by the first practice in March. Please contact instructor, Ruby Novoa, at [email protected] for information on where to purchase items.
 

FEEL GOOD YOGA
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$48.00 Monthly / $40.00 Monthly (Senior 50+) 
$14.00 Drop In per class / $12.00 Drop In per class (Senior 50+)
(maximum 8 participants per class)
What to bring: yoga mat, bottled water, towel, and a yoga pad for knees if needed. 
Ages: 10 and Up 
Instructor: Cindy Gerdes, Cert. 200 hrs. YTT Yoga Institute of Houston 
Recreation Center, 307 Miller’s Crossing 
Yoga improves strength, balance, and flexibility. Not only improving strength in muscles Yoga also strengthens bones and improves memory. Yoga has a relaxation effect. 
 

OUTDOOR GENTLE FLOW YOGA
3rd Saturday of the Month, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Feb. 18, 2023      
March 18, 2023   
$12.00 Per Class / $10.00 Per Class (Senior 50+) 
(maximum 8 participants per class)
What to bring: yoga mat, bottled water, towel, and a yoga pad for knees if needed. 
Ages: 10 and Up 
Instructor: Cindy Gerdes, Cert. 200 hrs. YTT Yoga Institute of Houston 
Carl Levin Park Ampitheater, 400 Miller's Crossing
Genlte Flow Yoga is great for the beginner and the advanced. The class is usually outside in the park but if in inclement weather it will be moved indoors to the Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing. 
 

ADAPTIVE CHAIR YOGA
Mondays, 10:00 am - 11:00 am (No class on: 1/16 & 2/20)
$8.00 per class
$5.00 Senior (55+) per class
(maximum 10 participants per class)
What to wear or bring: bottle water, towel, comfortable clothes and shoes, yoga mat (recommended).
Ages: Adults 18+
Instructor: Jenny Lawson, Certified RYT 200 in Hatha & Flow (New Moon Yoga Teacher Training)
Recreation Center, 307 Miller’s Crossing
Adaptive Chair Yoga is one of the gentlest forms of yoga. It is accessible to everyone, in all bodies. Adaptive Chair Yoga centers around using a chair, wheelchair, or other mobility device to bring a practice to you. Helping to promote accessible practices to your mind and body.  
TAE KWON DO - HOUSE OF DISCIPLINE
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Beginner     5:30 pm – 6:15 pm   
Advance     6:45 pm – 7:30 pm 
$40.00 Non-Resident - Monthly
$35.00 Resident - Monthly
Preregistration required before start of class as space is limited (5 minimum and 30 maximum per class).
What to wear or bring: bottle water, wear face coverings, shoes, and uniform to class. 
Ages 6 & Up
Instructor: Grand Master James McMurray

Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing

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HAPKIDO - HOUSE OF DISCIPLINE 
Tuesdays & Thursdays
8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
$40.00 Non-Resident - Monthly
$35.00 Resident - Monthly
Preregistration required before start of class as space is limited (5 minimum and 24 maximum per class).
What to wear or bring: bottle water, wear face covering, shoes and uniform to class.
Ages 17 & Up
Instructor: Grand Master James McMurray

Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing

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SWORDPLAY: RECREATIONAL FENCING
Thursdays
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
$50.00 Monthly
Preregistration required before start of class as space is limited (5 minimum and 25 maximum per class).
What to wear or bring: bottle water, wear face covering, closed toe shoes, and long pants to class.
Ages 7 - Adult
Instructor: Coach Jo Tye
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing

Olympic style foil, epee, and saber. Fencing teaches self-confidence, self-control, quick thinking, and good sportsmanship. Everyone from the beginner to advanced fencers will have fun learning new skills and techniques practices and used throughout history. All ages and physical condition will benefit from this historically based sport. No experience required. Equipment is provided. 2-3 class tournaments per year. Class motto: Respect, Honor, Tradition. Homeschool curriculum guide is available upon request. Face covering, closed toe shoes, and long pants required. 


OUTDOOR RECREATION
 

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GO Heights Program Contact:
Kailie Gomez
254.953.5465 
[email protected]
Jeff Achee
Jeff AcheeDirector of Parks and Recreation[email protected]
Our Vision
To Create Community through People, Parks, and Programs.

Our Mission
To provide community enrichment opportunities through exceptional customer service and innovative programs, and by creating and maintaining attractive, safe, clean, accessible, interconnected parks and facilities.
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Harker Heights, TX 76548
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