Join the Fitness & Recreation Center

The Fitness & Recreation Ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church provides recreational and athletic outlets for the young and the young at heart. These opportunities promote good physical health while emphasizing the importance of spiritual health. Each program has a unique way of connecting with participants and making the Gospel of Jesus Christ available.

14 Day Pass


Personal Fitness Trainers

The Fitness Ministry has a staff of personal trainers that can design an effective program that will target your needs and achieve results. Prices are about a dollar a minute.

Group Exercise Classes

Our Group X are included with membership. These classes are great ways to get in shape while having fun and being part of a community at the same time. Our Group X instructors will appropriately challenge you to help you reach your fitness goals, and encourage you physically and spiritually.

Don't Go It Alone

Do you want to exercise consistently, stay motivated, be challenged and achieve your fitness goals? Then Don't Go It Alone! Studies show that having a workout partner can mean the difference between failure and success when it comes to your workouts. 

First Place for Health

First Place 4 Health started in 1981 as a ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church. Since then, the program has spread to over12,000 churches across the country with over a half million members!

Visit our Fitness page for more details.


The Fitness & Recreation Ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church provides a large recreational facility as well as a variety of recreational group/team activities:

Recreational Facilities
  • Play Land
  • Party / Event Room
Seasonal Activities
  • Bowling Leagues
  • Daycation
  • Soccer Leagues
  • Youth Basketball

Visit the Recreation page for more information.


At The Loop campus (7401 Katy Fwy), you'll find the Fitness & Recreation Center: a fully stocked gym with basketball courts, the latest workout equipment, weights and so much more! All of these facilities are put in place with the goal of providing resources to build and sculpt healthy bodies and lifestyles. We desire for you to become physically and spiritually fit in a family friendly setting!

Trim Your Body, Not Your Wallet!

Enrollment Fee
(one per family)
$50 (includes 1 FREE Personal Trainer Consultation)
Individual $25/month
Add Spouse, Students (16+)
and Seniors
Students 15 and younger
with paid adult

We'll take care of the Kids

Fitness and Recreation childcare is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:15-11:15a located in the Preschool area. Childcare is now included! 

Visit the Facilities & Schedules page for more information.

Facility Hours

We're Here For You!

Mon-Thu 5:30a-10p
Friday 5:30a-7p
Saturday 8a-5p
Sunday 1-5p
Childcare Hours
Mon 8:15-11:15a
Wed 8:15-11:15a
Fri 8:15-11:15a

Facilities & Benefits

Become a member of the Fitness & Recreation Center to enjoy these amenities & classes:

  • Cardio Equipment with TV’s, Weight Machines, Functional Trainers, Free Weights and more
  • Rubber Olympic Track
  • Stretching Room
  • HydroMassage Bed*
  • New Improved Locker Rooms
  • 40+ Group X Classes including Spinning
  • TRX Suspension Training
  • Personal Training*
  • Basketball Courts
  • Racquetball Courts
  • 6-lane bowling alley
  • Birthday Parties*
  • Kids indoor play land
  • Free WiFi

* Additional Charges Apply

Host your next party here with us!

New HydroMassage bed!

You can add it to your membership for

  • Unlimited Use: $20/month
  • 2 Sessions/month: included with Fitness Center Membership

View our guidelines

Join the Fitness & Recreation Center

Still can't decide?

Download a 14-Day Pass and bring it by for two-weeks free access to our facilities


Phone 713.957.6710
Fax 713.957.6708