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Harker Heights Senior Recreation Program is designed for ages 50 & up. The program offers activities and events that will provide services that empower the seniors to focus on what matters most: their goals, hopes and dreams. The program promotes the participation of residents and non-residents through quality programs in socialization, nutrition, health, and recreation. All participants must register before attending programs. The monthly trips and a few classes do have a small fee.

All activities are held at the Recreation Center (unless otherwise noted). 

Recreation Center
307 Miller's Crossing
Harker Heights, TX 76548
unless otherwise noted.

P: 254.953.5683 I E: [email protected]


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ANNOUNCEMENTS


ping pong


Senior Dance


BINGO


Ladies Night Out Feb 2023


Crafty Connection


CLASSES

PINOCHLE 
Mondays & Wednesdays, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Come join us for a relaxing day of playing cards. All levels of pinochle players welcome. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
 
GRANNY BASKETBALL 
Mondays & Fridays, 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing
This league uses the ladies basketball rules of the 1920’s. No experience needed. Show up for a game and see if you are ready to join the team. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
 
STRETCHERCISE 
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Designed to exercise muscles & joints. Exercises include seated activities, some balance work, higher level of activities, and walking a couple of miles each class. Wear good athletic shoes and appropriate workout clothing. Be prepared to have fun getting stretched. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
 
BEGINNER LINE DANCING 
Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
ADVANCE BEGINNER LINE DANCING 
Tuesdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing
Join in the fun of line dancing. You will be introduced to the basic steps that are used in line dance and you will experience performing them to music in easy line dances. It is excellent exercise and a great social activity. Smooth soled shoes or dance shoes are best for line dance. Foot tubes may be used over other shoes. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
 
SPADES 
Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Come join us for a relaxing day of playing Spades. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
 
PING PONG: TABLE TENNIS (starting Feb. 7)
Tuesdays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Enjoy an afternoon at the center playing ping pong. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.

WATERCOLOR WITH JOE FRIDDLE
Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Space is limited. Cost: $5.00 per class that you attend. 
Watercolor class is for beginners & up. We practice the basics of art, but most of all try to have fun and no one is a bad artist. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class registration is required.
 
SCRABBLE
Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Expand your vocabulary in this intellectual word game is great for a group of 2 or 4. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
 
BUNCO
Wednesdays, 1:00 pm 4:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
 A good time with a great bunch that will welcome you. You do not need to know how to play, we will teach you. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
 
LIFELONG LEARNING
Thursdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Join us as we watch a video series on a variety of topics. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
  
SENIOR P.E.
Thursdays, 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Active Seniors (50+) are invited to PLAY a varitey of old and new recreational activities. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
 
CANASTA
Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
A concentration game of cards. Senior Recreation Program member registration required; class pre-registration is not required.
BINGO
Every 3rd Thursday of the month
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Come join a game of Bingo. Prizes are awarded after each Bingo.
 
LADIES NIGHT OUT
Every 3rd Thursday of the month
5:00 pm
Local Restaurant
Attendees responsible for the cost of their own meal.

Ladies Night Out is designed for the lady who needs to get away, try new local restaurants, and meet new friends. Each attendee is responsible for purchasing their own supper. Make sure to sign up at the Recreation Center, so we can call ahead and make reservations. The group will meet at the restaurant at 5 pm. Don’t forget to invite your lady friends.

LUNCH & LEARN
Odd number months on the 3rd Friday of that month
11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Join us for lunch as we listen to guest speakers on varies topics. Guest speakers and topics will be listed in the newsletters. Make sure to RSVP on or by the Tuesday before Lunch & Learn so we are prepared for the number of participants.
 
CRAFTY CONNECTION
Even number months on the 4th Monday of that month
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing 
Bring a craft project you are working at home. Don't have one...don't worry, craft projects will be available at the center.
 

PICKLEBALL (Consider as an open gym activity) 
Mondays & Fridays, 9:00 am – 11:45 am 
Recreation Center, 307 Miller’s Crossing
Open Gym Fee applies
Pickleball is offered through open gym activity, which means it is open to the public of all ages and open gym pricing is applied. Pickleball is a fun tennis-style paddle game that is enjoyable for all ages. Watch a while or jump right in and play. Beginner to experienced players are welcome to join right in. Bring non-marking tennis shoes and comfortable clothes. 
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.
Contact Us
307 Miller's Crossing,
Harker Heights, TX 76548
P 254.953.5657
F 254.953.5658