Sports and Fitness Ministry

The Sports and Fitness Ministry at First Baptist Dallas uses team sports, fitness, and recreation as a way to connect sports and fitness-minded individuals to themselves and to the life of First Dallas. Whether you’re looking for a casual game of coed softball or a high-intensity group work out, the First Dallas Sport and Fitness Ministry has a place for you.

For more information, contact the Sports Office at 214.969.7758.

Easter Run 2015

When: March 28, 2015
Time: 1-Mile begins at 8am, 4-Mile begins at 8:30am
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Upward sports

Upward Sports, a Christian league for kids and youth athletics, is now at First Dallas! Upward Sports is designed to instill Christian values, while providing a competitive sports league intended to improve player’s skills and technique. In our league players are taught sportsmanship, commitment and discipline, while coaches encourage and motivate through player awards after each game.

Who is this for?

Boys and girls ages K5-6th grade

More Info

Please contact Brent McFadden at  .

Spring Sports

Men's Softball

WHEN: Mondays | Begins March 30
TIME: 6:30-10:30pm
WHERE: Huffhines Park (200 N. Plano Rd, Richardson 75081)
COST: $50 
SEASON: 8 weeks + play-offs (top four teams)
Teams are able to recruit 8 core members but must leave room for at least 4 free agents to be added to the team. Free agents will be selected by a draft at the pre-season captain's meeting.


NEW Fitness Class: Core Power Stretch

BEGINS: April 2
 Tuesdays | 12:15-1:15pm; Wednesdays | 5:30-6:15pm; Thursdays | 6-7am
WHERE: Criswell Center Room 421

COST: $10 per session OR $40 per month; First Month Only: $30

Childcare only available while Oasis and AWANA are in season.

Tuesday Afternoon Barre Class

Wednesday Night Barre Class
REGISTER for childcare

Description: We will fuse various disciplines of core conditioning, Pilates, barre, interval cardio training, and therapeutic stretching in a highly charged environment with upbeat music. This low-impact class incorporates exercises that promote balance between strength and flexibility and are functional for injury prevention and cross-training. The format of this class easily adapts on an individual basis to meet all fitness levels from absolute beginners to elite athletes. Participants are encouraged to bring their own mats.

Instructor: Lyndsay Murray, M.A., movement specialist and wellness consultant, has taught at many spas, resorts, and professional conventions around the world.  Lyndsay is an ACE and AFAA continuing education provider and currently teaches Core Fusion at Exhale Spa.

 Boot Camp

Sports - Bootcamp

Jay's Bootcamp Fitness combines circuit training, cardio, and basic exercises to create the ultimate, fat burning workout. Boot Camp Fitness workouts include, but are not limited to, cardiovascular drills, speed and endurance training, strength training, plyometrics, box drills, obstacle courses and more. You will also learn about proper nutrition while getting the workout of your life, all in a motivating, supportive environment.

Class attendees may park in any unmarked, open parking space on Levels 1-3 and take the stairs/elevator to the roof. Attendees entering the church building for any reason should be appropriately clothed at all times.  

M, W, F | 5:30am
T, Th | 6pm
First Tuesday of every month is free

Click HERE for the most up-to-date class scheduleFor more information, call The Sports and Fitness Office at 214.969.7758.

Upcoming Opportunities in 2014/2015

Winter 2015 (January - Mid-March)

Men's Basketball & 4-on-4 Volleyball

Spring 2015 (March-May)

Men's Softball

Summer 2015 (May-July)

Co-ed Softball, 4-on-4 Volleyball, Men's Basketball, & Ultimate Frisbee

Registration will open as each event approaches.