COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

In accordance with the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Harris County, the City of Baytown has closed all City facilities to the public until April 30th . Following CDC guidelines, we have canceled all City events, programming, and City venue rentals until further notice.  Some  City services will continue to run, but in a modified format through digital or other distance means. We would like you to know that the City is in daily contact with State and County Health and Emergency Management Officials. We continue to address the situation in cooperation with all of our partners in government and industry. While you’re likely to see various reactions to the situation, we ask that you remain calm.  We will continue to keep you updated here and via our social media channels

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Adult Programs

Effective March 16, 2020 the Baytown Parks & Recreation Department, is taking precautionary measures to protect public health safety in our community by cancelling group activities and events until further notice.  This includes:


•           Structured School-Aged Programs

•           Sports and League Play

•           Adult, Youth, Teen, and Senior Programs

•           Group Fitness Programs

•           Instructor-Led Programs

•           Special Monthly Community Events


For more information about our activities please call 281-420-6598. If not otherwise indicated all programs are being held at the Community Center located at 2407 Market Street


KARATE- 2020

This program will teach the art, sport, kidnapping awareness, self-defense and self-confidence aspects of American Karate. It is a year round program. The same certified instructors since 1995. Try the first class for free to make sure you wish to sign up. Sign up your child and attend the class for free! To see a video and more information about Karate, please click on American Society of Karate.

March 31- May 19

Tuesday • 6:30pm-7:30pm (Age 5-12)

Tuesday • 7:30pm-8:30pm (Age 13 and up)

June 2- August 4

Tuesday • 6:30pm-7:30pm (Age 5-12)

Tuesday • 7:30pm-8:30pm (Age 13 and up)

September 8- December 1 (off Thanksgiving)

Tuesday • 6:30pm-7:30pm (Age 5-12)

Tuesday • 7:30pm-8:30pm (Age 13 and up)

Instructor: David 

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Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Chair yoga student are usually unable to participate in a traditional yoga class due to the effects of aging or disabilities. Chair yoga is a great practice for everyone, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness.

Time: Every Tuesday and Fridays •9AM- 9:40AM

Location: Baytown Community Center 2407 Market St

Instructor: Tisma/ Patty

No Fee. No Registration.  Must sign waiver. 



Saturday, July 25th, 2020, 11:00am -1:30pm at the Baytown Community Center located at 2407 Market Street.

Come join us for a self-defense class that will give you the building blocks and self-confidence to defend yourself. We provide hand to hand experience and various scenarios to practice. If you attended the last Self-Defense class, this class will have more advanced techniques.

If you have been to one of these classes already, come get a refresher course and learn some of the updated material we have added.  Must sign waiver. 

NO FEE- Ages 13 and up Men and Woman are welcome

Instructor: David

For more information please call Baytown Parks and Recreation 281-420-6598.

Registration and waiver required.



Enjoy an evening of free LIVE music and dancing with friends at the Golden Groove Senior Dances! Each dance will be held in the Baytown Community Center Auditorium and will feature a different live band. Bring a dish to share with the crowd, or just come to enjoy the music. Golden Groove Senior Dances are completely free of charge and are open to everyone ages 50+!

 Friday, January 10th, 2020  7-10 pm

Friday, March 13th, 2020  7-10pm     

Friday, May 8th, 2020  7-10pm  

Friday, July 10th, 2020  7-10pm

Friday,September 11th, 2020  7-10pm

Friday, November 13th, 2020  7-10pm

For more information about Baytown Senior Dances, contact Baytown Parks and Recreation at (281) 420-6598.


Baytown Ballroom Dance - 2020

Come join us every 3rd Friday of the month for a free dance from 7:00-10:00pm.  Want to learn to dance or have a refresher course? Lessons begin at 6:30pm. Open to all!


Join us on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm for a free, one of a kind workout in the park! Make new friends, shake up your workout, and see real results each week in Town Square. This free program combines our Dance Fitness class with POUND fitness to offer you a fun, high energy workout program three days a week in Town Square!  Don't forget your water and mat!

Location: Town Square 213 W. Texas Ave

Monday - Dance Fitness

Tuesday- POUND

Wednesday - Dance Fitness

Thursday - POUND

Instructors: Reanna/Momo

No registration required. Must sign in on waiver for each class. For more information, call (281) 420-6598 or email

Cancellations will be posted on Facebook Baytown Parks and Recreation or call Baytown Parks and Recreation at 281-420-6597.


Open to all photo enthusiasts of every skill level
First Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm-8:00pm

No fee. Sign in required.

APEG Club - Adobe Photography Editing Group

Open to all photo enthusiasts of every skill level

Second Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm-8:00pm 
Laptop is not mandatory, but preferred.

No fee. Sign in required.


Open to all skill levels.  Let's learn from each other. 

Every Thursday of each month,10am-11:45am

No fee. Sign in required.


Open to all skill levels.  Let's learn from each other. 

Every Friday of each month,10:30am-11:30am

No fee. Sign in required.