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.

WHAT’S HAPPENING?

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?

MAC FITNESS ROOM & WALKING TRACK HOURS

Sunday: CLOSED
Monday: 7:00 am to 11:00 am | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:00 am to 11:00 am | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 am to 11:00 am | CLOSED
Thursday: 7:00 am to 11:00 am | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am to 11:00 am | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

MAC GROUPS & ACTIVITIES

Player fee: $40
Games on Sunday afternoons  |  June 5 to July 31 (except July 3)

Register by May 21 to enter your name into the draft.

Click here to register!

Don’t want to play? Family and friends are welcome to come cheer on the teams!

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

Open Gym
Thursday: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (high school only)
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A time of open play for basketball

Pickleball: Led by JB Owen 

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

Fitness Classes

Pilates
Leaders: Bonnie Luft
Monday and Friday: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Chair Pilates (Free for Senior Adults)
Leaders: Bonnie Luft
Monday and Friday: 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Aerobics
Leaders: Bonnie Luft
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 10:00 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

*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.

Family Time
Saturday: 8:00 am – 10:00 am
A family friendly time in the gym for games

2022 Kingdom Sports Camp: Basketball

The MAC is excited about hosting another Kingdom Sports Camp! On Saturday, March 5, we will host a basketball camp for grades 1st through 6th grade. We will practice our basketball skills, play some games, and talk about Jesus along the way! There will be a morning session from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm for 1st-3rd grade and an afternoon session from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm for 4th-6th grade. Cost is $20/player. Click here to sign up!

Location: The MAC

Schedule: 
1st-3rd Grades: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Check-in at 8:45 am)
4th-6th Grades: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Check-in at 12:45 pm)

84Runners: Led by John and Tracy Buchle

Happening Now: The 84 Runners-Bush’s Chicken Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will be Saturday, April 2 at 8:30 am. We will be starting and finishing the race at Bush’s Chicken on Hewitt Drive. This year the race will benefit Compassion Ministries of Waco. The entry fees are $25 for the 5K and $15 for the 1 Mile Fun Run. All runners will receive a t-shirt and finisher medal. The price increases after March 31, so sign up here today!

Meeting Times: First and Third Saturday of each month with race events throughout the year.

To find out what is going on now, check our our 84 Runners Facebook group.

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.

Facebook
If you love golf, then be sure to check out this club!

The Bogey Club Golf Retreat is April 29-30. To find out the latest details, go to our Facebook group.

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

Facebook 
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 csmith@firstwoodway.org for more details about our facilities. )***

Gymnasium
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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