Sparkman Park & Civic Center – Update

Hartselle Parks and Recreation will be reopening Monday, June 1, 2020. However, it is important to note that this reopening will be different than in the past. In order to protect the safety of our employees and guests, there will be some restrictions, outlined below. Please understand that they are subject to change as days go forward and they could change in either direction based on data and recommendations from the Alabama State Department of Public Health and local information.

Operational information:

  • Sparkman Civic Center will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30am – 3:30pm. These will be the “normal” posted hours. This is subject to change based on room and center rentals.
  • All rooms and gymnasiums are available for use/rentals. Social distancing guidelines will be in effect and the responsibility of the civic center patrons.
  • No “open gym” basketball at this time
  • Weight room will not be open at this time
  • All events/tournaments are subject to review and approval by the Parks and Rec team. Approvals will be largely based on the ability to meet and maintain CDC social distancing recommendations and guidelines.
  • Playgrounds will open June 1, 2020 including the SNAP Playground and the Downtown Park. Social distancing guidelines will be required at all times and are the responsibility of the playground users
  • All pavilions will be available for rental beginning June 1, 2020. Pavilions can be reserved and rented by contacting the Civic Center office as usual. Social distancing guidelines will be required at all times
  • Splash Pad at the SNAP Playground will not be operational
  • Dog Park & Skate Park will open June 1, 2020. Social distancing guidelines will be required at all times and are the responsibility of the playground users
  • Farmer’s Market is open. Social distancing guidelines will be required at all times.
  • Sparkman Pond is open. Please get your permit at the Civic Center to fish in the pond
  • To reserve athletic fields for team practice, contact the Civic Center office at 256 773 2581
  • Please follow instructions and information provided by Hartselle Parks and Recreation staff

The City of Hartselle and Hartselle Parks and Recreation ask for your patience and cooperation as we all operate in this new place and time we find ourselves in currently.
All rules, regulations and changes are made to protect our guests, patrons and Hartselle City Employees. Please enjoy the amenities offered by the City of Hartselle and Hartselle Parks and Recreation, but follow new guidelines and restrictions.

Those who violate the guidelines and policies will be asked to leave the properties and not return.

Have a safe, healthy and happy summer!

Aquatic Center – Update

After many hours of discussion, a plan is in place to open the Hartselle Aquatic Center this season. This planned opening is completely contingent upon the ability to hire and train the required number of lifeguards to staff the center. At the current time we do not have the number necessary to operate.

Human Resources and Parks and Recreation staff are working diligently to recruit and hire guards to fill the needed positions. Also, training is being lined up when the hires are made.

Please read entire list of below. Very important information.

Also, all pre purchased passes will be refunded, please see below for refund information.

Operational information:

  • Planned opening date June 18
  • Days of Operation Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (Contingent on number of available trained lifeguards)
  • Hours of Operation 10:00 am until 6:00 pm (Contingent on number of available trained lifeguards)
  • Maximum patrons allowed inside center at any one time will be 250
  • No pass outs to leave the center and return will be allowed.
  • No pass sales (See below for refund information on already purchased passes)
  • Admission will be $5.00 per person per day. Under 3 admission is free
  • All guests under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult of at least 18 years of age
  • Adult Water Aerobics available Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7:00 am until 8:00 am
  • Adult Lap Swim available Monday, Wednesday and Friday. 7:00 am until 8:00 am
  • No parties during public operating days and hours
  • Private parties available Sundays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm & 4:00 PM – 6:00 pm (Groups of 50 or smaller, other than members of the same household, must remain six feet apart from other party guests)
  • All attendees, except those from the same household, must remain 6 feet apart from other attendees, in the water as well as anywhere at the center (No exceptions)
  • No lounge chairs will be provided
  • No outside chairs will be allowed inside the center
  • Thin pads to place under towels will be allowed
  • No outside coolers or food allowed inside center
  • Limited number of tables with umbrellas will be available
  • Lazy River, diving boards, slides, climbing wall and water toys will not be used or in operation
  • No rentals of floats, balls, toys, goggles, etc.
  • No personal floats, balls, noodles, toys etc. allowed inside
  • Personal goggles and flotation devices (floaties or swimmies for younger kids) will be allowed
  • Concessions limited to prepackaged items and bottled Coca Cola products
  • No swimming lessons this season
  • No large groups from local daycares, church camps, day camps, etc.
  • Follow instructions and information from Aquatic Center employees (No exceptions)
  • Splash Pad will not be opening at this time (This could change at a later date)

All preseason purchased passes will be refunded

For refunds please email hproffice@hartselle.org with the following information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Names of each member of the family a pass was purchased for

Purchases made with a credit card will be refunded via the same card

Purchases made with cash or check will be refunded by check

Refunds for 2020 souvenir cups:

  • Return the cup or cups to the Aquatic Center or the Civic Center Office
  • Fill out refund request form and return for processing (A check will be mailed to you)

Days and hours of operation may change without notice depending on the number of available trained lifeguards.

Changes may also occur if new rules or regulations are implemented by the Alabama State Department of Public Health or other regulatory organizations.

The City of Hartselle and Hartselle Parks and Recreation asks for your patience and understanding as we work through a very different season this year.

The above-mentioned items will be strictly adhered to without exception for the safety of our attendees and guests, as well as our Aquatic Center employees. Anyone not adhering to the guidelines will be asked to leave the facility and will not be allowed to return.

It is the desired intent to have the Aquatic Center open and operational for our guests.

2019 – Swim Lesson Schedule

Session I June 3-14
8:00-8:50      Level I-II
8:00-8:50      Level III, VI
8:00-8:25      Preschool                  
8:30-8:55      Preschool              
9:00-9:50      Level I-II
9:00-9:50      Level III, IV
9:00-9:25      Preschool
9:30-9:55      Preschool

Session II June 17-28
8:00-8:50      Level I-II
8:00-8:50      Level III, IV
8:00-8:25      Preschool                              
8:30-8:55      Preschool                  
9:00-9:50      Level I-II
9:00-9:50      Level III, V
9:00-9:25      Infant/Toddler                     
9:30-9:55      Preschool 

Session III July 8-19
8:00-8:50      Level I-II
8:00-8:50      Level III, IV
8:00-8:25      Preschool            
8:30-8:55      Preschool                  
9:00-9:50      Level I-II
9:00-9:50      Level III, V
9:00-9:25      Infant/Toddler
9:30-9:55      Preschool

Session IV (MINI) July 22-26
8:00-8:50      Level I-II
8:00-8:50      Level III, IV
8:00-8:25      Preschool                  
8:30-8:55      Preschool                              
9:00-9:50      Level I-II
9:00-9:50      Level III, VI
9:00-9:25      Infant/Toddler         
9:30-9:55      Preschool 

Christmas Events 2018

Hartselle Civic Center

Christmas Events 2018 Hartselle Civic Center 256-773-2581
Tai Chi – Tai chi is an exercise originally developed for self-defense. Now used for stress reduction and improved balance. This class is low impact and safe for all fitness levels. Classes are taught by Bill Graves, Senior Instructor with the Chinese Boxing Institute International. Classes will meet on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm beginning November 13. Class fees are $15 per session. Discounts are available when you pay in advance. For more information contact the civic center at 256-773-2581.

Slime Class- It’s Slime Time!! Do you love making slime? On November 19 from 10-11:30 am we will be making 3 different slimes at the civic center. The cost is $15 and this class is open to boys and girls in grades K-4. Please call the civic center at 256-773-2581 for more information.

Christmas Craft Night- Paint your very own vertical porch sign on November 27 at 6pm. The fee is $25 per project. The signs will be 10 in. wide and 5ft tall. You must register and pay no later than November 23. For more information, please call the civic center at 256-773-2581.

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 7 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 3.

Pool Pass Sale – We are having a one-day pool pass sale on December 11 from 8AM-8PM. 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. Souvenir cups will also be available for purchase. The cups are $15 for one or two cups for $25. These rates are only good on the pool pass sale day. We will have gift certificates available.

Night at the Depot- All aboard the Polar Express!! Join us on December 14 at 6 pm at the historic Hartselle Train Depot. This is a family event and we encourage you 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 December 10. Ticket prices include a meal, snacks and a visit from a special guest.

Hartselle Kiwanis Christmas Parade-The annual Christmas Parade will be held December 13 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.

Upcoming Events- Baseball Registration, Softball Registration, Spring Soccer Registration, Southern Market Days “Southern Charm” Vintage Market

2018 Park & Rec 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 3:30-5pm. The fee is $40 per month. This class is for ages 5 and older.

Women’s Aerobics- This low impact aerobics class is suitable for all ages. Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8-9am. The fee is $25 per month.

Hartselle Shining Star’s Softball League- Athletes with special needs are encouraged to participate in this league. Players must be at least 6 years old. Games will begin on September 6. This league is free for all athletes. You must register no later than August 24. If you are interested in volunteering please give us a call at 256-773-2581.

Baton- Former Crimsonette and current high school majorette coach, Kim Roberson, will instruct baton classes at the civic center beginning on September 6. Registration will be held at the civic center August 23 from 5:30-6:30pm. The registration fee is $15. The monthly class fee is $60.

Weight Watchers- Meetings are held every Monday at 5:30pm. Weigh-ins will begin at 5pm. For more information visit weightwatchers.com

Hartselle Senior Center- Area seniors ages 55 and older meet Monday-Friday from 9am-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 on September 15 in historic downtown Hartselle. There will be games for kids, craft vendors, food vendors, entertainment and more!! For more information contact the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce at 256-773-4370.

Girl’s Basketball Registration- Hartselle Girls Basketball registration will be held September 10-21 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 per player. Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate when you register.

Coed Basketball Registration- Boys and girls ages 5&6 are encouraged to register for this league. Registration will be held on September 10-21 during normal operating hours of the civic center. The fee is $70 per player. September 1 is the birthday cut off. All players must bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration.

DIY Painting Party- Come be a part of this DIY door hanger painting night. We have many cut outs from previous classes available. Pick the project you would like to paint for only $10. This class will be held on October 4 at 6pm. Register no later than September 28. Space is limited so register early.

Shining Star Fishing Rodeo- This event will be held at the pond in Sparkman Park on October 6. For more information or to volunteer follow Hartselle Shining Stars on Facebook or give us a call at 256-773-2581.

Boy’s Basketball Registration- Registration will be held October 11, 18 & 25 from 6-8pm at 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.

Third Annual Hartselle Hay Day- Hartselle Parks & Recreation is happy to announce that Hartselle Hay Day 2018 will be on October 27 from 5-8pm in the Historic Downtown Hartselle. There will be CANDY, inflatables, hay rides, food trucks and a costume contest. This event is free!! If your business is not located downtown but you would like to get involved please 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 17.

**Upcoming Events- Shining Star Soccer, Youth Indoor Soccer, Christmas Painting Party, Breakfast with Santa, Night at the Depot, Men’s Basketball League, Southern Market Days “Southern Charm” Vintage Market.

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HPR – Winter/Spring 2018 Events

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AYSO SOCCER REGISTRATION – Soccer registration may be done online at ayso.bluesombrero.com/region773. If you are unable to register online, you may register at one of the live registrations at the soccer complex located on Groover Road on January 27 or February 3 from 9am until noon. The fee for new player is $55 and $35 for returning fall 2017 players. If you have question or concerns, please email aysohartselle@outlook.com

BASEBALL AND T-BALL REGISTRATION -You may register online January 15 through February 16 at hartselledixieyouthbaseball.siplay.com . If you are unable to register online, you may register at the live registration at the civic center on February 12 from 6-8pm. The fee is $50 for t-ball (ages 3-first year 5 yr old) and $75 for ages 5-14. There are family discounts available to those registering more than one child.

SOFTBALL REGISTRATION -Softball registration will be January 30, February 6, 13, 20 and 22 from 6-8pm at the civic center. The fee is $100 per player. Players must be 5 by January 1, 2018.

SHINING STAR BASKETBALL – The Shining Star League showcases athletes with special needs. We encourage everyone to stop in to watch these amazing athletes in action. There is no fee to attend. Games will be played on Thursday evenings beginning at 5:30PM beginning February 8 and ending March 15, 2018.

YOGA – Yoga combines physical exercises, mental meditation, and breathing techniques to strengthen the muscles and relieve stress. Classes will be on Thursday mornings at 8am beginning February 1, 2018. The monthly fee is $20. There is no registration required but we do ask that you bring a yoga mat for floor exercises.

ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL -This league is designed with second and third shift workers in mind. Games will be played Wednesday mornings beginning February 21 through March 28. The first game will begin at 9AM. This is a co-ed league. The fee is $150 per team. For more information, please contact the civic center.

MAKE AND TAKE CRAFT NIGHT – Join us for a night of creativity and fun. Each month we will do a different type project. Craft nights begin at 6PM on February 8, March 8 and April 12. We plan to paint your choice of a mason jar or welcome door hanger in February, create a porch sign in March and paint mason jars and make flowers in April. The fee will vary per class. Like our Hartselle Parks and Recreation Facebook Page for more details.

YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL -The inaugural season of youth coed flag football will begin in March. This league is for boys and girls age 5-13. Games will be played at the youth football field at the Grady and Margie Long Sports Complex. The fee is $40 per player. You may register at the civic center no later than February 12. Like our Hartselle Parks and Recreation Facebook Page and watch for more details.

SOUTHERN MARKET DAYS -Southern Market Days “Farm Fresh” Vintage Market will have a wide variety of unique, vintage goods as well as handmade items and boutique clothing. This event will be March 2-4 from 10am-4pm each day. The daily admission in is $5 per person. If you would like to be a vendor, please call 256-773-2581 for more information. Be sure to like our Facebook page Southern Market Days Vintage Market.

POOL PASS ONE-DAY SALE – Get your 2018 season passes to the Hartselle Aquatic Center for 30% off. The ONE-DAY SALE will be Tuesday, March 13th from 8A-8P at the Civic Center. With the discount the first pass will be $70 and each additional will be $35 each IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD ONLY. Season passes will be good from May 26th until August 12th. IF we are able to open on weekends until Labor Day weekend, passes will still be honored. Pool hours will be Monday-Wednesday-Friday-Saturday 10A-6P, Tuesday-Thursday 10A-8P, Sunday 1P-6P. In addition, you can purchase your 2018 Hartselle Aquatic Center souvenir cup on this day. Prices are one cup for $15 or 2 cups for $25. The 2018 souvenir cup gets you free refills all summer! After this sale, there will be no discounts on multiple cups.

RUMMAGE SALE -Reserve your spot now for this one-day rummage sale. Sellers will be setting up in the parking lot directly in front of the civic center. Spaces will only be $10 each. The sale will be April 7 from 8am-1pm. If you are interested in selling, please pay and register no later than March 31.

SHINING STAR PAGEANT -This year’s Shining Star Pageant will be Saturday, April 28 at 10AM at the civic center. This pageant is for males and females of all ages with special needs. There is no fee for contestants or for spectators. If you know someone that might be interested in participating, please give us a call. All contestants must register no later than April 20.

AEROBICS -Aerobics classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8-9am in the back gym at the civic center. The fee is $5 per class or $25 per month. The first class is free! Classes are suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

BATON – Baton classes meet every Thursday afternoon. Each skill level will meet at different times beginning at 3:30PM. The fee is $50 per month. Kim Robertson is the instructor this class.

POOL PARTY -We have already started accepting reservations for parties at the aquatic center for the summer. If you are interested in having a party at Hartselle Aquatic Center, please call Lacy at 256-773-2581 for more details.

BALLET -The Dale Serrano Studio of Performing Arts instructors are at the civic center on Monday and Thursday afternoon teaching boys and girls age 2 an older the art of dance. For information on times and fees, please call the studio office at 205-822-6378.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • FREE SUMMER MOVIES SERIES – MAY 4, JUNE 1, JULY 6, AND AUGUST 3
  • SPRING FLING INDEPENDENT BUSINESS SHOW – MAY 12
  • SWIMMING LESSON REGISTRATION –MAY 14
  • AQUATIC CENTER OPENING DAY – MAY 26

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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.

2017 – Summer Events Park & Rec

Swimming Lesson Registration – Registration will begin May 8 from 8AM-4PM Monday through Friday.  The session dates are as follows: (1) June 5-16, (2) June 19-30, (3) July 10-21 and (4) July 24-28.  All sessions will met Monday through Thursday with the exception on Session 4.  It is a mini session and will meet for only one week, Monday through Friday.  Fees for sessions 1, 2 and 3 are $45 for ages 5 and under and $50 for ages 6 and older.  The fee for session 4 is $25 and $30, respectively.

Hartselle Aquatic Center – On May 27 at 10AM the Hartselle Aquatic Center will open for the 2017 season.  The aquatic center will be open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10AM until 6PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 10AM until 8PM and Sunday from 1:00-6:00PM.  The fees for admission are $10 for ages 13 and older, $8 for ages 6-12, $5 for age 3-5 and ages 2 and under are free.  Season passes are also available.  Pass rates are $100 for the first one in your household.  Each additional pass is $50 each.

Birds, Bees and the Law – Parents are encouraged to attend this free class instructed by local attorney, Patrick Caver.  He will share with you the dangers to teenagers of modern technology.  This class will be May 16 at 6:30PM There is for registration for this class.

Exploring Our Wetlands – On June 7 from 10AM-2PM, join the fun at Water Works, located just north of Hartselle on Highway 31, as we learn more about the world around us.  Beginning at 10am, you will learn in this hands-on class about solar energy, water purification, living off the grid, honeybees, fishing and much more.  After lunch, everyone will take a canoe trip through Flint Creek to learn more about nature around us.  This event is open to all ages.  However, a paying adult must accompany children under 8 years old.  The fee is $20 per person, which includes all supplies and lunch.  Class is scheduled to end at 2PM.  Please pay and register at the civic center by June 2.  Transportation will not be provided.

AYSO Fall Soccer – Registration for the 2017 Fall Soccer Season will be held June 10 from 10AM -1PM at the soccer complex on Groover Road.  The fee is $85.

Baton Clinic – Kim Ellis Robertson and Paige Robertson will be instructing girls entering grades K-7 the basics of twirling, basic strut and a dance twirl routine during this class.  Kim is listed in the Who’s Who in baton twirling.  She is a former NBTA Champion with over 100 twirling awards.  Paige is currently a University of Alabama Crimsonette.  Give your daughter the opportunity to learn from these talented ladies June 12-14 from 9-11AM. The fee is $50 per child.  You must register and pay at the civic center no later than June 9.

Youth Fire Academy – Get to experience a day in the life of a real firefighter on June 22 from 9-11AM.  Hartselle Fire Department will be in Sparkman Park to share information with children ages 5-12.  They will try on uniforms, explore the fire engines and other fun fire fighter activities.  This event is free but we ask that you register at the civic center no later than June 15.  Kids, be prepared to get wet!

Luau – The annual Luau will be June 23 from 6-8PM. DJ Jammin’ Jeff will be rocking the house!  The fee is $5 per person.  Season passes will not be honored for the Luau.  There will be a cannonball contest, a limbo competition and much more!  The concession stand will also be open. Call the aquatic center for more information at 256-751-0665.

Boys 2 Men – With an increasing number of single mothers, a lot of boys are missing out on what is traditionally considered“manly skills”.  This class will be June 26-30 from 9-11AM. During the class, boys ages 10-14 will learn basic automotive care, lawn care, basic power tool and tool information, etiquette and grooming, camping/survival skills and more.  The fee is $10 per person.  Upon completion of this class, each guy will receive a one day pool pass.  Scholarships are available for those with financial concerns.

Tumbling Clinic – Calling all gymnasts!! Mellonie Chappell will be instructing kids ages 5-10 the basic of tumbling June 28-29 from 2-4PM.  Please register and pay the $25 fee no later than June 26.  We must have at least 5 students or the class will be cancelled.

Hartselle Adult Softball League – Team registration will be July 3 – August 4.  The fee is $450 per team.  Games will begin in mid-August.  If you have questions, please contact Heather at 256-773-2581.  Like our Facebook Page Hartselle Adult Softball Leagues for more information.

Youth Police Academy – Hartselle’s finest will be at the civic center on July 6 from 9-11AM to give children an idea of what really goes on behind the scenes.  The police officers invite children ages 5-12 to look inside a patrol car and learn about exciting police procedures.  This event is free but we ask that you do register no later than June 30 if you plan to attend.

Summer Celebration – Join us every Wednesday in July at 3PM at the SNAP Splash Pad behind the civic center.  We will be giving away free Sno-Cones to children ages 12 and under.  There is no need to register for this event.

Soccer Clinic – AYSO will host a soccer clinic July 25-29.  For more information or to register, visit www.aysosoccercamps.org

KBCS Barbecue Cook-Off – Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce will host their annual barbecue cook-off in Historic Downtown Hartselle on July 28 & 29.  Call the chamber at 256-773-4370 for more information.

Special Olympics Volleyball Clinic – This clinic is for those that may be interested in competing on the Special Olympics Volleyball Team.  The clinic will be held at the OWO Gymnasium on August 14 & 15 from 5-7PM.  We must have enough participants at the clinic before a team can be formed.

Tumbling – Beginning June 5, Mellonie Chappell will instruct a basic tumbling class for children ages 5 and older.  Classes will be every Monday from 3:00-4:30PM.  The fee is $40 per month.

Weight Watchers – Meetings are held at the civic center on Mondays at 5:30PM

Wrestling – New South Wrestling will be hosting professional wrestling shows at the civic center May 13 and June 17 at 7:30PM.  Ticket prices are $20 for a golden ticket, $15 for ringside and $10 for general admission.

JMK Martial Arts – The summer program registration will be Monday, June 5 from 6:30-8:00PM.  Charles Owens II will instruct classes for children ages 3 and older, adults, martial arts training, black belt acceleration and fitness boot camp.  For more information, you may contact Charles at 256-318-8626 or email at jmkmartialarts1@gmail.com

Aerobics – Mellonie Chappell teaches an aerobics class on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 8:00. The class is suitable for all ages.  The fee is only $25 per

Call 256-773-2581 with any questions.

Park & Rec – Winter/Spring Events 2017

Winter/Spring Events 2017 – Hartselle Parks & Recreation

Men’s Basketball League- You may register a team now through January 31 at the civic center. The fee is $450 per team. Players must be at least 18 years old. If you have any questions give Lacy a call at 256-773-2581. For more information and updates, like “Hartselle Men’s Basketball League” on Facebook.

Baseball & T-ball Registration- Online registration will begin on January 18. There will be a live registration night at the civic center on February 23 from 6-8pm. The fee for online registration is $80 for t-ball (age 4) and $115 for baseball (ages 5-14.) The link for online registration is www.hartsellebaseball.org. The fee for live registration is $90 for t-ball and $125 for baseball (ages 5-14). The registration fees include a jersey and a hat. The birthday cut off is May 1, 2017.

Softball Registration- Online registration for softball will begin on February 1 at www.hartsellesoftball.com. There will be live registration on February 2 and February 7 from 5-8pm at the civic center. The registration fee is $95 for the first child and $80 for each additional child. The birthday cut off is December 31, 2016. Follow “Hartselle Softball” on Facebook.

Soccer Registration- Register online at eayso.org then bring your completed paperwork and registration fee to the soccer complex on January 14 or February 4 from 9am-Noon. The registration fee is $55 for new players and $35 for returning players. For more information email aysohartselle@outlook.com or follow them on Facebook at “Hartselle AYSO Soccer”.

Painting Party- Join us on the following dates from 6-9pm and create your very own door hanger. The fee is $20 per project. January 23 (Welcome Sign, Valentine’s Day Truck, Mittens), February 16 (Home Plate, State of Alabama, Pot of Gold), March 21 (Bunny Hat, Cross, Bird Feeder), April 20 (Flower Pot, Memorial Day theme, Awareness Ribbon), May 16 (Tea Glass, Mickey Mouse, Mason Jar). You must register no later than the Thursday before each class. You may register over the phone by calling 256-773-2581 if you plan to pay with a debit/credit card.

Private Painting Parties- Looking for a fun girl’s night out idea?? Register your group for a private painting party. You may select 3 approved door hanger designs. The fee is $25 per person (must have a minimum of 6 participants). We will provide light refreshments and all craft supplies. Call the civic center at 256-773-2581 to book your party

Rummage Sale- Do some spring cleaning and make some extra cash at the same time. Join us on April 7&8 for our semi-annual rummage sale. Sellers may begin registering on March 6 at 7:30am. The fee is $20 per booth. All sellers must stay for both days.

Pool Pass Sale- Get your 2017 season passes to the Hartselle Aquatic Center for 30% off on March 14 from 8am-8pm. The first pass you purchase will be $70 and each additional in your household will be $35. This price is only valid on March 14, after that date all passes will be regular price. Give us a call at 256-773-2581 if you have any questions.

Shining Star Special Needs Beauty Pageant- The pageant will be held on April 1 at Sparkman Civic Center. This pageant is open to both male and female contestants of all ages. Call the civic center for more information.

Swimming Lesson Registration- Registration will begin on May 8 from 8am-4pm at the Aquatic Center. After this date you can register at the civic center from 8am-4pm. We will post fees and session dates on the Hartselle Parks and Recreation Facebook page. Give us a call at 256-773-2581 for more information.

Hartselle Aquatic Center-The Aquatic Center will open for the 2017 Season on May 27 at 10am. Hours of operation will be as follows: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10am-6pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am-8pm and Sunday 1pm-6pm. Admission prices will be $10 for ages 13 and older, $8 for ages 6-12, $5 for ages 3-5 and ages 2 and under is free. You can also reserve the aquatic center for private parties!! Contact Lacy at 256-773-2581 for more information.

Aerobics- Ladies, join instructor Mellonie Chappell, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 8am for a refreshing morning workout. The class is suitable for all ages. Please bring a mat for floor exercises. Any additional equipment is provided. The fee is $25 per month.

Tumbling- This class, instructed by Mellonie Chappell, is designed for children ages 5 and older. They will learn basic tumbling skills. Classes will be on Monday afternoons from 3:30pm-5pm. The fee is $40 per month.

JMK Martial Arts- Join JMK Martial Arts & Fitness at the Hartselle Civic Center and build a more confident you! Exciting martial arts and fitness classes are available for kids and adults. Classes are divided into age groups as follows; Pre-Kubs (ages 3-4), Lil Kubs (ages 5-7), Kid Kubs (ages 8-10), Jr. Kubs (ages 11-14) and adults (ages 15 and older). Classes include karate, HapKiDo, wrestling/grappling, sparring, self defense, fitness and conditioning. See www.JMKMartialArts.com for a specific schedule and pricing.

Baton- Kim Robertson, a former University of Alabama Crimsonette, instructs girls ages 5 and older in the basics of baton. The fee for this class is $50 per month. Classes meet on Thursday afternoons. Call the civic center for more details.

Weight Watchers- Meetings are held every Monday at 5pm at the civic center. For more information visit weightwatchers.com.

For updates and more information, like Hartselle Parks and Recreation on Facebook or call us at 256-773-2581