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 2016

Early registration NOW OPEN! REGISTER HERE


 Have you ever wanted to start running or maybe you wanted to get in shape but didn't know where to start? If so, the Couch to Easter Run program is just what you need to help you through the uncertain process of simply starting to exercise. 

This program will give you a 12-week guide to ensure that you are training the right way, for the right amount of time, leading up to our Easter Run on March 26.

Who: Ages 13+ who do not currently run and would like to start
Purpose: Train to complete the 4-mile Easter Run
Cost: $25; additional registrant $20; Family Rate (3 or more) $60
Perks: Professional assistance, group encouragement, and training. This program is designed to keep you healthy during the 12 week program.
Training: 1 group run on Saturday mornings at 8am. Two other runs per week done individually

Informational Meeting: Jan. 3, 2016



4-vs-4 Volleyball

WHEN: Sundays | Jan. 10- Feb 28
TIME: Between 3-7pm
WHERE: Wicker Gym First Baptist Dallas
COST: $25 
SEASON: 7 weeks + play-offs (top four teams)
Teams are able to recruit 4 core members but must leave room for at least 2 free agents to be added to the team. Free agents will be selected by a draft at the pre-season captain's meeting.
register HERE

Men's Basketball

WHEN: Mondays | January 18- March 7
TIME: Between 7-10pm
WHERE: Wicker Gym First Baptist Dallas
SEASON: 7 weeks + play-offs (top four teams)
Teams are able to recruit 6 core members but must leave room for at least 2 free agents to be added to the team. Free agents will be selected by a draft at the pre-season captain's meeting.

UPWARD basketball & cheerleading

Upward Sports, a Christian sports league for ages K5-6th grade, 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. Players are built up and encouraged through healthy interaction with their coach, while being taught sportsmanship, commitment, and discipline.

Who is this for?

  • Boys and girls ages K5-6th grade

Early Registration


Cheerleading REGISTER HERE


  • $70 per player (Includes uniform)

Player Evaluations

(Each player must attend one of the evaluations below)

  • 1. October 24th- 10am-12pm (Basketball Players Only)
  • 2. November 14th- 10am-12pm (Basketball Players Only) *(Rescheduled to November 21) 
  • 3. December 19th- 10am-12pm (Basketball Players Only)
  • 4. January 7th- 6:45pm-8:30pm (Cheerleading & Basketball)

Practice (Tentative)

  • Thursdays | K5-3th Grade | 6-9pm
  • Tuesdays | 4-6th Grade | 6-9pm
  • First Team Practices | January 12 & 14

Coaches Training

All coaches for basketball and cheerleading must attend one training, please RSVP to .

  • December 19 | 12:00-1:30pm (lunch provided) | CC Room 501
  • January 7 | 7:30-9:00pm (snacks provided) | Student Theatre


Begins January 23, 2015

  • Saturday Morning | K5-3rd grade
  • Saturday afternoon | 4-6th Grade