Recreational Ministry

Recreational Ministry

Pickleball Summer Schedule

Pickleball Mondays 1:00-3:00pm Wednesdays 9:00AM-1:00pm Saturdays 1:00pm-4:00pm Gym FUMC Allen fully functioning indoor pickleball court has new summer hours. The gym will be open on Mondays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Wednesdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm and Saturdays from 1:00pm to 4:00pm for anyone who wants to enjoy the wholehearted sport of pickleball. FUMC Allen can provide the equipment for those who don’t own their own, and you can play at no charge. To learn more, contact Adam Lubbers, AdamL@fumcallen.org.

Celebrate the International Day of Yoga with a Free Yoga Class

In 2014, the United Nations adopted an International Day of Yoga to be celebrated every year on the Summer Solstice, June 21, which is the longest day of the year.  To honor this year’s International Day of Yoga, church member and registered yoga instructor Liz Stubbs is offering free yoga classes on June 20 and June 21 for both new and existing students. Using a holistic approach, yoga links breath with movement, bringing a sense of calm to the mind, and…

i9 Sports Coming to FUMC Allen in January 2021

First United Methodist Church of Allen is excited to announce a new sports opportunity for our children as we partner with i9 Sports, who focuses solely on high-quality, community-based kids sports leagues. With i9 Sports leagues, no child will ever be excluded by a try-out, ride the bench for an entire game, or be cut from a team. Yes, we will keep score, but i9 Sports has created a fun way to help kids develop athletic ability, a love of…

Iron Sharpens Iron: A Golf Club for Christian Men

“Iron Sharpens Iron” is a men’s golf club through 4:7 Sports that will meet each week to play a round of golf while sharing the devotion of the week. This group is for all players–beginner, intermediate, advanced–who wish to enjoy a round of golf while joining in fellowship with one another. This club is set to begin sometime in the fall. The pricing and timing of this group is to be determined.

Register now for Summer Basketball Camps

Register your children now for UPWARD Basketball summer camps 2019. These camps are for boys and girls from age 5 through grade 8. All camps are held in the FUMC Allen gym. July 8-12 Grades K5 & 1   9:00am-12:00pm July 8-12 Grades 2 & 3      1:00pm-4:00pm July 15-19 Grades 4-6       9:00am-12:00pm July 15-19 Grades 7 & 8   1:00pm-4:00pm

Upward Indoor Soccer Registration Now Underway for Spring 2019

Upward Sports Indoor Soccer leagues are now forming at First United Methodist Church of Allen. FUMC Allen is proud to host this recreational level of soccer where children can learn the fundamentals of the game and grow both on and off the court. Upward Soccer is designed for young athletes to discover their passion for the sport as well as improve their game through healthy competition. Through leagues, camps, and clinics, Upward Soccer strives to develop youth mentally, athletically, spiritually,…

Girls Volleyball League

Sports Ministry is partnering with churches in the area for our fall volleyball league for girls in grades 1-4. We’ll have a team for girls in grades 1 and 2 and another for girls in grades 3 and 4. We’ll rotate  games, playing teams from other churches. What a great way to meet other teams from different areas and branch out from our gym. The tentative start date for the league is August 20 with practices on Monday or Tuesday.…

Adult Soccer League

FUMC Allen’s Sports & Recreational Ministry is recruiting players to field a team in the Allen Parks & Recreation Fall 2018 Co-Rec Soccer League. Players must be 17 years old and up. Player fee is $25 per person. Games begin on Thursday, August 30, with eight games in the regular season (August 30-November 8). Playoff tournament will be held at the end of the regular season. Games will not be played on October 4 & 11. All games are played…

UPWARD Summer Basketball Camps

July 9-13 Grades K & 1  9 am-12 pm Grades 4-6 1 pm-4 pm   July 16-20 Grades 2 & 3 9 am-12 pm Grades 7 & 8 1 pm-4 pm   Upward Basketball Camps are designed for athletes in grades K – 8 who are looking to grow both on and off the court. Campers work on the fundamentals of basketball that include shooting, passing, dribbling, defending, and game awareness. Camps also include a daily devotion and scripture, as…

Camp Compass Kids

Camp Compass Kids is a sports and adventure themed camp hosted by FUMC Allen held immediately after Vacation Bible School. The camp is designed for families who desire day-long child care, but all are welcome! VBS is July 23-27, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:30pm. Athletes enrolled in Camp Compass kids bring a sack lunch to eat with their camp coaches from 12:30pm to 1:30pm followed by camp activities in the FUMC Allen gym from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. The camp cost…