The First Baptist Jackson Recreation Ministry is open to all of our community! Combine fun, competition, and the love of sports and fitness with an opportunity to connect with others. We desire to see lives transformed through a relationship with Jesus Christ.

Get Fit for Life

Physical fitness is a critical element to life fitness and our fitness instructors have designed workout programs and provide tips and inspiration to guide you along the way.

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Thur | 5:30 am to 8:30 pm
Friday | 5:30 am to 7:30 pm
Saturday | 8:00 am – Noon

Fitness and Exercise

In addition to fitness classes, we offer a full service gym with a weight room and workout machines. Learn more about our facility and find an activity that works with your schedule. You can also enjoy our Walking Track and a Rock Climbing Wall.

Adult Sports

Adult Team Sports at the CLC include basketball, flag football, golf and volleyball. All team sports are open to both church members and non-members.Sign up for the Recreation Newsletter or like our Facebook page for advance notice of open registration times.

Youth Sports

It is our desire to develop athletes with strong character, confidence, and faith.

Summer Camps

Every summer First Baptist Jackson hosts state of the art camps for kids of all ages for the entire summer. Plan on enrolling your child for next summer for the summer of a lifetime!


Party Reservations

Use the CLC for your next party! Most parties occur in the following areas: Dining Room, Game Room, and Gymnasium. The Climbing Wall is also available. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact us for a detailed list of party options and fees offered by the CLC.

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Meet our Recreation Team

Bruce Warf
Bruce is our Recreational Pastor and oversees all of our sports programs.
Jane Bridges
Jane manages our recreation center accounts and is a ministry assistant.

From the Blog

Keep Praying and Commit

Keep Praying and Commit A few years ago, Mary Sanders found herself in a new town and starting a new life. Today, she is a fitness instructor at First Baptist Jackson, and earlier this week she shared the story of her journey to a healthier lifestyle as part of the...

Fit for Life

On any given Tuesday or Thursday you can walk into Yonnie Waller’s cardio and strength class at the First Jackson Christian Life Center and see women of any age, any walk of life, from any part of our city working toward the goal of becoming physically fit. When...