The ROC - Central Baptist Bearden

As followers of Christ, we are called to be whole both spiritually and physically. Central provides a variety of recreational opportunities for all ages to develop physical wholeness. The Recreation Ministry offers activities for all ages, experience and abilities. We invite you to take advantage of our gym, cardio/weight room, racquetball courts, spacious game room, and lounge. The Recreation Outreach Center (ROC) is available to rent out for parties and activities. To request rental, a Facility Request Form must be submitted to the Director Josh Hickey.

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Refit with NicRefit with Nic

Join us on Thursdays @ 6:30pm in the ROC game room for this fitness experience. Refit welcomes all sizes, shapes, ages, and backgrounds. It is a program meant to not only offer fitness but with faith and values infused into every class. Cost is $5.00 per class.

covenant-healthPilates Class

The Pilates class meets in the gym on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9am till 10am. This is a moderately intense class focusing on strengthening the core muscles, flexibility, balance and stretching. Participants must be able to go to the floor, and personal mats are needed. Cost: $3 per class.

Stability Ball Class

This class meets on Monday mornings from 9am till 10am in the gym. Participants must provide their own stability ball, mat and weights. Working with the ball is an effective way to strengthen core muscles …abdominals, thighs, and buttocks… in a way that protects your back and improves balance. Cost: $3 per class.

KeolaFitKeola Yoga

This class is offered Tuesdays @ 6:30pm – 7:30pm in the game room. Cost is $5.00 per class.  For more information about Keola Yoga, visit



CentralbasketballMen’s Basketball

Monday-Thursday Open Basketball

4:00pm – 7:30pm

Friday Pickup Basketball
Age 25 and older – 11:00am – 1:30pm
Under age 25 – 1:30 – 4:00pm

   Monday-Thursday: 9:00am – 7:30pm
   Friday: Age 25+ – 11:00am – 1:30pm, Under 25 – 1:30pm – 4:00pm


The ROC has two racquetball courts which are available when the gym is open. Racquets and balls are available at the front desk.



upward_soccerUPWARD Soccer

Youth Upward Soccer (fall) is for children ages 3.5 through 4th grade. Registration begins in July. The league starts shortly after Knox County schools begin and runs through mid-October. Our vision is to see Upward Soccer players develop mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially, into total athletes who excel both on and off the field. For more info and registration

upward_basketballUPWARD Basketball

For children kindergarten through middle school. Registration begins in the fall with practices starting after Thanksgiving. Games begin in January and continue every weekend through the end of February. Players receive equal playing time and are encouraged through group devotionals. We want players to develop mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially, into total athletes who excel both on and off the court.
For more info and registration

Mega Sports Camp logo Mega Sports Camp – Summer 2017

Want to learn a new sport or better your skills? Rising 1st thru 6th graders (must be 6 years old by August 15, 2017) can join us for Mega Sports Camp, June 19-23 (5:30pm – 7:30pm). Choose Basketball, Flag Football or Soccer as your focus. Mon. thru Thurs., coaches will work with you & challenge you to become a better player. On Friday, a sports jamboree for the entire family with fun games, activities & food.
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Recreation Ministry Team
Josh Hickey: Director of Family Activities Ministry
865-450-1000, ext. 120
Brook Hanks/Debbie Reed: Recreation Ministry Assistants
865-450-1000, ext. 142
Information and Weather Line
865-450-1000, ext. 810

Family Activities Center Hours:
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Facility Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30am – 7:30pm; Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm; Saturday, 8:30am – 11:00am
Weight Room, Track and Racquetball: Wednesday, 8:30am – 6:00pm; All other days same as Facility Hours
Open Gym: Hours may vary due to church activities. Call the Information Line for assistance and updated times

Central Baptist Bearden

6300 Deane Hill Dr. Knoxville, TN 37919   865.588.0586