Our recreation ministry exists to provide activities in which people of all ages can desire Jesus Christ, be discipled and have the opportunity to devote themselves to service.
Within our Family Life Center, we have an exercise room with weights, treadmills, stationary bike and other equipment that is open throughout the week for you to workout. The gym is available for walking and other simple exercise activities throughout the week as well. On Wednesday afternoons after school children and youth can come play basketball, kickball or other games, roller skate and much more.
Women’s Wellness Class
Ladies will explore God’s will for your good physical wellness through prayer, study of scripture, exercise and nutrition including physical fitness classes. The curriculum for this class comes from Jennifer Brindley Webster’s, R.D., 7 Secrets of Weight Loss. The class starts Sunday, August 13 at 5:30 pm with four weeks of study. After those four weeks the class will move to full workouts on Wednesday and Sunday evenings at 5:30 pm through October. Learn how to get fit through better nutrition and exercise. For more information on the class, please contact Bonny Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration for our fall volleyball league is underway. The $100 team fee and completed roster must be turned in to the church office by noon on Friday, August 18. You can turn in your roster and team fee prior to that day, but we cannot accept rosters after this time. Players must be in 5th grade or above. A mandatory coaches meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 22 at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center. If you are interested in playing on the First Baptist Church team, please contact our Recreation Coordinator Colleen Cox at email@example.com.
Upward Sports develops athletes mentally, athletically, socially and spiritually through the 360 Progression.
We’ll have Upward Basketball Camp October 9-13 for children in kindergarten-6th grade. Adult and youth coaches provide instruction on basic skills in drill stations while also implementing skills through fun games. Children also have the opportunity to compete against other kids in their age group each day. We’ll also have a devotion each day.
Our Upward Basketball and Cheerleading league is for those in kindergarten-8th grade. All leagues besides kindergarten are broken down into boys and girls. Teams will have practice once a week for one hour and have one game a week.
More information about Upward Sports can be found on our Upward Sports page.
Super Soccer Sunday
Our Cookeville Students meet at 4 p.m. on most Sunday afternoons and play pickup soccer in the gym. Anyone in 7th-12th grade as well as college students are welcome to join them for this fun time of fellowship.
We have a co-ed softball team that plays at the Cane Creek SportsPlex in the spring. The co-ed team must have at least five men and five women to play each week. Games are doubleheaders on Monday with a 14-game schedule. Registration begins in March and games start in April. The cost is $10 per player. If you are interested in playing contact Recreation Coordinator Colleen Cox at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men’s and Women’s Basketball
We offer men’s pickup basketball for all ages on Thursday nights at 6 in the Family Life Center. We also have a group of women who meet on Tuesday mornings at 8 to play basketball.