Hartselle Park & Recreation Winter Events – 2017/18

Hartselle Park & Recreation Winter Events

  • Letters to Santa- This is the perfect opportunity to get your letter to Santa! We have a direct connection with the big guy! We will forward your letter to Santa and he will personally respond. (Please enclose a stamp with your letter.) All letters are due by December 8 to allow Santa time to answer. Teachers, if you plan to do this as a class project, please have the letters to the civic center by December 4.
  • Night at the Depot- All aboard the Polar Express!! Join us on December 1 at 6 pm at the historic Hartselle Train Depot. Children ages 5-10 are encouraged to wear your favorite pajamas while you enjoy viewing a Christmas favorite, The Polar Express. Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased at the civic center no later than November 27. Ticket prices include a meal, snacks and a visit from a special guest. Parents are encouraged to drop off the kids and enjoy the evening. Several downtown merchants and restaurants are offering extended hours on this date for your shopping pleasure!
  • Shining Stars Basketball League- Athletes, with special needs that are ages 8 and older are invited to register from December 4-January 19 at the civic center. There is no fee for the athletes. Games will be played on Thursdays at 5:30 pm from February 8-March 15. All games will be played on half court with an 8 foot goal. Volunteer registration will be held on the same dates. There is a $15 fee for volunteers. If your company/organization is interested in sponsoring a team please contact the civic center at 256-773-2581.
  • Breakfast with Santa – We have a festive morning planned with Santa on December 9 at 9 am at The Depot. The event is open to boys and girls ages 12 and under. The fee is $10 per child and includes breakfast provided by Bentley’s. You must register and pay at the civic center no later than December 4.
  • Pool Pass Sale – We are having a one day pool pass sale on December 12 from 8 AM-8 PM. If you’d like to give the gift of fun this year, here’s your chance! We are offering season passes for the Hartselle Aquatic Center at a discounted rate of $70 for one and $35 for each additional in the household. We will have gift certificates available.
  • Hartselle Kiwanis Christmas Parade-The annual Christmas Parade will be held December 14 at 7 PM in downtown Hartselle! This event is sponsored by the Hartselle Kiwanis Club. For more information, please visit their website at hartsellekiwanisclub.org
  • Men’s Basketball League- Registration will be held the whole month of January. The fee is $450 per team. All players must be at least 18 years old. Games will begin in February. For more information contact the civic center at 256-773-2581

2017 HPR Fall Events

Hartselle Parks & Recreation
256-773-2581

 

  • Ballet- Dale Serrano Dance Studio instructs classes at the civic center on Monday and Thursday evenings. Children ages 2 ½ and older are encouraged to register. To enroll call 205-822-6378.
  • Tumbling- Classes are held on Mondays from 3:30-5 pm. The fee is $40 per month. This class is open to children ages 5 and older.
  • Aerobics- This low impacts aerobics class is suitable for all ages. Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8 am-9 am. The fee is $25 per month. No registration is required.
  • JMK Martial Arts- Registration will be held at the civic center on September 5 from 6:30-8:30 pm. For class locations, dates and fees visit www.jmkmartialarts.com.
  • Hartselle Shining Star’s Softball League- This league is open to male and female athletes with special needs. Players must be at least 6 years old by September 26. There is no age limit for this league. Games will be played every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 pm beginning September 26 at Grady & Margie Long Complex. There is no cost for athletes. The league will provide jerseys, game day refreshments for athletes, equipment and end of the season medals. We are currently seeking volunteers for the following positions: coaches and player assistants. There is a $15 fee to volunteer. This fee covers the league t-shirts and other expenses. All volunteers must attend one of two training sessions. All players and volunteers need to be registered no later than September 1. Call the civic center if you are interested in making a monetary donation, donating equipment, or if you are interested in becoming a team sponsor.
  • Baton- Former Crimsonette and current high school majorette coach, Kim Roberson, will be instructing baton classes beginning September 7. Classes will be held at 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm. The fee is $50 per month. For more information contact the civic center at 256-773-2581.
  • Multiple Sclerosis Support Group- This group will meet on September 18, October 16, November 20 and December 18 at 6 pm.
  • Weight Watchers- Meetings are held every Monday at 5:30 pm. Weigh-Ins begin at 5 pm. For more information visit www.weightwatchers.com
  • Hartselle Senior Center- Area seniors ages 55 and older meet Monday- Friday from 9 am-noon for food, fellowship and fun. There is a suggested daily donation of $1.25. Meals are available for home-bound delivery and transportation is also available. For more information contact Steve at 256-773-0786.
  • Depot Days- This year’s Depot Days festival will be held September 16 in historic downtown Hartselle. There will be games for kids, craft vendors, food vendors, entertainment and more!! Contact the Hartselle Area Chamber at 256-773-4370.
  • Girls Basketball Registration- Hartselle Girls basketball registration will be held September 11-September 29 during normal operating hours of the civic center. This league is open to girls ages 7-12. The birthday cut off is September 1. The registration fee is $70. New players must bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration.
  • Coed Basketball Registration- Boys and girls ages 5&6 are encouraged to register for this league. Registration will be held on September 11-September 29 during normal operating hours of the civic center. The fee is $70 per player. September 1 is the birthday cut off. All new players must bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration.
  • September Painting Party- Back by popular demand!! This party will be held on September 21 at 6 pm. The fee is $20 and includes all supplies. You may choose from a sunflower door hanger or a Welcome sign door hanger. This is a DIY class, step by step instruction is not provided. Please pay and register no later than September 15.
  • Boys Basketball Registration- Registration will be held every Thursday in October from 6-8 pm. The fee is $70 per player. The birthday cut off is September 1. All new players must bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration.
  • Hay Day- Bigger and better than before!! Join us on October 28 from 5-8 pm in downtown Hartselle for games, hay rides, food trucks, inflatables and of course lots of CANDY!!! This event is free! If your business is not located downtown but you would like to get involved contact the civic center at 256-773-2581. There is no fee to set up a booth but you must register no later than October 20.
  • Cooking 101- If cooking Thanksgiving dinner scares you, this class is for you! You will learn to make chicken and dressing, sweet potato casserole and banana pudding. This class will be held on November 2 at 6pm. The fee is $20 per person and includes all supplies. This class is geared toward adults. Please register and pay no later than October 30.
  • Pallet Art Class- We will create a double sided scarecrow/snowman pallet design on November 9 at 6 pm. The fee is $30 per project and includes all supplies. This is a DIY class, step by step instruction will not be provided. Please register and pay no later than November 3.

Upcoming Events- Christmas Canvas Painting Party, Breakfast with Santa, Candy Cane Hunt, Men’s Basketball League, Southern Market Days “Farm Fresh” Vintage Market.

July 4th Holiday Schedule

The offices at Hartselle City Hall, William Bradford Huie Library, Sparkman Civic Center and Hartselle Public Works will be closed July 3 and July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.

The Aquatic Center and Splash Pad will be open normal hours both days.

In the event of an emergency please call 911.

City Hall Auditorium – Screening Procedures

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE WALK-THROUGH METAL DETECTOR WILL BE USED FOR ALL MEETINGS OF THE HARTSELLE CITY COUNCIL. ITEMS PROHIBITED INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Any items such as bags, purses, backpacks or packages.
  • Any firearm as defined in Alabama Code Section 13A-11-61.2.
  • Any deadly weapon, dangerous or explosive device, or as would by common sense or common usage be used primarily or secondarily as a weapon.
  • Any other instrument that is specially adapted as a weapon or dangerous object.
  • Any knife or any knife-like instrument of any length the purpose or design of which suggests that it is not merely a normal pocketknife and normally carried.
  • Any straight razor or razor blade.
  • Mace or pepper spray.
  • Any alcohol or drug of abuse or illegal substance.
  • Any incendiary device or firework, including smoke and stink bombs.
  • Any type of device that operates as a noisemaker or sound amplifier, except a personal hearing aid that operates without disruption during the meeting.

The security officers may exclude any other item or items that caution, good sense, or professional experience suggest are inappropriate to the meeting environment, whether or not that item is specifically listed.

Park & Rec – Christmas Events 2016

Christmas Cards by You! – Create your very own Christmas cards with the help of instructor Laura Symonds. You will design two cards of five different holiday designs to take home. The fee, including all supplies, is only $25. Please register and pay at the civic center no later than November 28. The class will be December 3 at 10AM.

Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration – Join Life Church and the downtown merchants for the lighting of the Downtown Christmas Tree at 7:30PM on Sunday, December 4. The downtown merchants will also be open from 1-5PM. The tree will be located in the parking lot of Life Church. There will be entertainment, Christmas Caroling and more!

Painting Party – Express your creative side on December 6 by styling a festive door hanger! You may select from an ornament, a whimsical Grinch design or a stack of presents. The fee is only $15 per project and includes all supplies. This event will be December 6 at 6PM. Please pay and register no later than December 1.

Hartselle Kiwanis Christmas Parade -The annual Christmas Parade will be held December 8 at 7PM in downtown Hartselle! This event is sponsored by the Hartselle Kiwanis. For more information, please visit their website at hartsellekiwanisclub.org

Crafty Christmas Kids – Boys and Girls ages 7 and older, this class is for you! You will be designing Christmas cards of your own! What better gift to give than something that you’ve made yourself? The fee, including all supplies is only $25! This class will be December 10 at 10AM. You must pay and register at the civic center no later than December 5.

Letters to Santa – This is the perfect opportunity to get your letter to Santa! We a have a direct connection with the big guy! We will forward your letter to Santa and he will personally respond. (Please enclose a stamp with your letter.) All letters are due by December 14 to allow Santa time to answer. Teachers, if you plan to do this as a class project, please have the letters to the civic center by December 5.

Pool Pass Sale – We are having a one day pool pass sale on December 13 from 8AM-8PM. If you’d like to give the gift of fun this year, here’s your chance! We are offering passes for the Hartselle Aquatic Center at a discounted rate of $70 for one and $35 for each additional in the household. We will have gift certificates available. Please note that the aquatic center hours will change this year. Hours will be Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10AM-6PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 10AM-8PM and Sunday from 1-6PM.

Santa-Grams -Parents, would you like to schedule a personal visit from Santa for your kids? We can help! Stop by the civic center and schedule a time. Santa will stop by your house and talk with your children. The fee is $25 for the first child in the household and $5 for each additional. Please pay and register at the civic center no later than December 9th.

Supper with Santa – We have a festive evening planned with Santa on December 16 from 6-8PM. The event is open to boys and girls ages 5-10 years old. The fee is $20 per child and includes supper, games, crafts and more! Please pay and register at the civic center no later than December 12.

Mrs Claus’ Candy Kitchen –Santa’s helpers, ages 10-14 are encouraged to attend this hands-on candy making class on December 20 from 10AM-noon. The fee, including supplies is only $10. Everyone will bring home samples and directions for making the candies at home. Please pay and register no later than December 15

Veterans Parade – 6th Annual

The 6th Annual Veterans parade will be on Saturday, Nov. 12th. The exhibits on Railroad Street will begin at 9:00 AM, a program at 10:00, and the Parade begins at 11:00. The speaker this year will be Maj. Gen. Allen Harrell from the ANG in Montgomery. The program will be in front of the Depot on Railroad Street. There is an entry form posted below on this page. It is free to enter and there will be free hot dogs and drinks for all veterans provided by the Morgan County Cattlemen.

To participate, if you would bring your group to the Hartselle Junior High School on Sparkman Street (old HHS to us old folks), and someone will line you up. Bring your entry forms if you haven’t dropped it off at City Hall before the event. The Parade takes the usual Christmas Parade route and ends up at the Tractor Supply parking lot. Join us in welcoming our hometown heroes back home!

Christmas Parade – Hartselle Kiwanis Club

The Annual Hartselle Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade is held on the 2nd Thursday night in December (Dec 8th, 2016) starting at 7:00 pm. The parade route starts at the football stadium and goes down Railroad Street to Main Street in Downtown Hartselle. You can download an entry application and make an online payment for the entry fee from the website below.

2016 Theme: “Christmas Miracles”

Click here for more details and an application for the parade.