The Recreation Ministry at First Woodway provides recreation facilities and activities all year long that give all people the opportunity to strive for healthy and active living. It is the Recreation Staff’s desire that all people feel safe and welcome while they connect with their neighbors in our facilities.

Fitness Classes At First Woodway

Want to join a Fitness Class at the MAC?

MAC Participation Form

Want to come to the MAC?

MAC Facility Rental Form

Want to Rent the MAC?


Sunday: CLOSED
Monday: 7:00am to 11:00am | 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am to 11:00am | 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am to 11:00am | CLOSED
Thursday: 7:00am to 11:00am | 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday: 7:00am to 11:00am | 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am to 12:00pm


Pray & Play
Monday: 7:00 pm –  9:00 pm
Friday: 6:00 am – 8:00 am
A time of basketball and prayer for one another

Pickleball: Led by JB Owen 

Monday & Friday: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fitness Classes

Leaders: Bonnie Luft
Monday and Friday: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Chair Pilates (Free for Senior Adults)
Monday and Friday: 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Strength and Stretch
Leaders: Paula Roberson
Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
An exercise class focused on flexibility, strength, and core
Mommy & Me
Leaders: Danelle Smith
Saturday: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

*There is a payment process for our Fitness Classes. You may visit each class twice for free! Click here for the fitness class payment form.

Stay Tuned for Future Events

84Runners: Led by John and Tracy Buchle

Get in a good sweat and get all sugared up at our Shipley’s Donut Dash 5k! This race will include a 1 Mile Fun Run, the full 5K, and all runners will receive a t-shirt and goody bag. The entry fee for the 5k will be $25 and the 1 Mile Fun Run will be $15 before race day.  Sign-up is open now by clicking here! This is a family fun event and will be a stroller and dog friendly route. The race this year will be benefitting Christian Women’s Job Corps and Christian Men’s Job Corps of Waco. All of the entry fees will go to these two wonderful organizations. Click Here to sign up.

Meeting Times: First and Third Saturday’s of each month with race events throughout the year
A gathering of people who love to run and enjoy other’s company

To find out what is going on now, check our our 84 Runners facebook group or click here to go to the 84Runners webpage.

Connect with us on Facebook!

Narrow Road Hiking Club: Led by Brian Boyd

A group of people who enjoy hiking various sites in Central Texas

What’s Happening Now!

Check out our facebook page to see the next time our club will go for a group hike.

Bogey (Golf) Club: 

Contact Jerry Allen for more information.

If you love golf, then be sure to check out this club! To find out the latest details, go to our Facebook group.

Check out our Facebook page HERE to stay up to date on meetings.

If you love kayaking, then be sure to check out this club! To find out the latest details, go to our Facebook group.

The MAC (Ministry Activity Center)

Learn more about the MAC facilities by clicking a tab below.

***(Please email Case at for more details about our facilities. )***

Basketballs, volleyballs, and other equipment is available to be checked out at the Service Desk. Just ask for help and we will get you what you need!

  • Basketball: a full court gym, equipped with six basketball goals – four side goals can be lowered for younger players
  • Volleyball: a full volleyball court, or can be set as two half-courts
  • Locker Rooms: men’s and women’s locker rooms are available with showers and changing areas

Workout Room
The workout room, on the second floor of the MAC, is open to anyone age 18 years or older. Because of heavy weights, and machinery with moving parts, it is unsafe for any children to be in the room.

  • Precor cardio equipment: 3 recumbent bikes, 2 treadmills, 2 ellipticals
  • Cybex strength stations: chest press, overhead press, lat pull, seated leg curl, leg extension, leg press, functional strength trainer
  • Free Weights: 3 racks of dumbbells and weighted bars
  • Other: benches, yoga mats, and more

Walking Track
The second floor provides an indoor walking track, open to the gym floor below.

Outdoor Fields & Playground

  • Just outside the MAC doors is a large playground area with picnic tables, monkey bars, swing sets, see-saws, a fort with slides, and more.
  • Across the parking lot are several play fields for baseball, soccer, and flag football.

Meeting Space

  • The Party Room is an all-purpose room located on the first floor next to the gym. It includes a small kitchen area with an ice machine, refrigerator, sink, oven and stove.
  • The MAC Parlor is a formal room located off the front foyer of the MAC. It features large floor-to-ceiling windows and is lightly furnished.

Facility Rental
Community members are welcome to use the MAC. The facility is heavily used for school and church activities on a weekly basis. Rental availability is scheduled around church/school usage. To learn more about fees and available times, please contact Case Smith. Click Here to fill out a MAC Facility Rental Form.

MAC Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can my team reserve the gym?
Yes, however, our available times are limited due to church and school use.  Please contact Case Smith for details.

2. Can anyone come to the MAC?
Yes. The MAC is open to any and all. On your first visit you will be required to fill out a MAC Participation Release Waiver (click here to fill it out prior to your visit).

3. Is the Fitness Room open to anyone?
No. You must be 18 years or older to enter into the Fitness Room. Even if those younger are just observing, they still may not enter the Fitness Room.

4. Are there any age requirements for the MAC?
Yes. For those under the age of 13, a parent must be with them at all times while at the MAC. For those between the ages of 13 and 15, a parent must be with them on their first visit to fill out a waiver and so that we may have a parent phone number in case of emergency. As for anyone older than the age of 15, we view as adults. They may fill out a waiver and be on their own at the MAC.

CrossRoads – Pre-Game Devo
Athletes, parents, and sport fans, we know the games are here and we want to walk with you! Introducing CrossRoads — a pre-game devo that will help get your heart right so that you can play right. Sign up for a pre-game devo every Friday from Case Smith! Text “CROSSROADS” to 254-845-7835 or click here to go to our CrossRoads webpage.

At First Woodway, you’ll find a sense of family and belonging. Join us this Sunday! We’d love to meet you.

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