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

Game Info

Season: Begins Saturday, January 24. (All games to be played on Saturdays)
Time: 10am-2pm
Where: All games, practices, and evaluations will be held in the Wicker Gym (First Baptist Dallas)

Evaluations & Orientations

All players must attend one player evaluation before the start of the season.

Player Evaluation 1 
When: Thursday, December 18
Time: 6:30-8:00pm  
Where: Wicker Gym

Player Evaluation 2 
When: Saturday, January 3
Time: 10am-12pm
Where: Wicker Gym

Late Sign-up Evaluation 
When: Thursday, January 8
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Where: Wicker Gym


The first practice will be Saturday, January 10. This practice will be broken into age groups (times TBD). Each team will practice one night per week starting the week of January 12. The practice night will be Thursday from 6-9pm.


Early registration is $75.

REGISTER for cheerleading   REGISTER for basketball

Award Day

On this day we will recognize the hard work of the players and coaches and celebrate a great season!

When: Thursday, March 19

More Info

Please contact Brent McFadden at .

Fall Sports

Men's Basketball

WHEN: Mondays | Begins Jan. 12
TIME: 6:30-10:30pm
WHERE: Wicker Gym (Horner Family Center, First Baptist Dallas)
COST: $50 
SEASON: 7 weeks + play-offs
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.


4-on-4 Volleyball

WHEN: Tuesdays | Begins Jan. 13
TIME: 6:30-10:30pm
WHERE: Wicker Gym (Horner Family Center, First Baptist Dallas)
COST: $30 
SEASON: 7 weeks + play-offs
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

 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.