(901) 682-8452 Times: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School | 10:45 a.m. Worship Service

Recreation Offerings



735 Ridge Lake Blvd., Memphis, TN 38120
(Located on the west side of the complex)

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday — 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday —
7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lifetime Membership Cost:

$10 (visit us to join)

First Evangelical Church offers indoor facilities to enhance quality of life for all church members and their guests! We offer:

  • Gymnasium

  • Fitness Center - includes 6 pieces of Life Fitness circuit machines, 3 treadmills, 2 ellipticals, a StairMaster, a recumbent bike, free weights, kettlebells, and exercise balls

  • Walking/Jogging Track

  • Multi-purpose Room - a larger space to have group workouts, mirrors line one wall

  • Showers in changing rooms, towels provided

If you work in the Ridge Lake Business Community, we want to extend the opportunity to you to become a participant at our facilities. Just give us a call at 901-683-7700, or stop by and a Recreation worker will be happy to help you!

Fitness Classes

Mighty Mommas Circuit Class

Mondays, 9:45–10:45 a.m., Multi-purpose Room (ON HOLD)
$10/class OR Unlimited (12 total sessions): $80 and save $40!
Instructor: Stephanie Chester

Get fit in this beginner-friendly circuit class, focusing on cardio, strength, total body fitness, and fat loss. Young mothers striving to rediscover their strength and confidence will find a community of friends having fun while focusing on their overall fitness. No heavy lifting. Register here or drop in.

Walking for the Ages Walking Class

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 7:15–8:15 a.m., Meet in Gym Lobby (ON HOLD)
$10/class OR $50 punch card (6 classes)
*Needed: tennis shoes, water bottle, and a minimum of 3 participants
Instructor: Stephanie Chester

Struggle feeling motivated to get out and exercise? Interested in improving your overall health? Need a low-impact and enjoyable group fitness routine? Join us for a high-intensity walking class for seasoned athletes, novice exercisers, young, and old, that incorporates dynamic movements as you walk. Check it out! Sign up here, at the Rec Desk, or by calling Stephanie Chester at 361-5222.

Zumba Fitness

Mondays, 5:30–6:30 p.m., Multi-purpose Room (E125/126)
$5/class; Instructor: Polly Agee
An aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and music! You don't even know you're exercising!


Tuesdays & Thursdays, beginning September 12 & 14, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Multi-purpose Room (E125/126)
$10/class; Instructor: Susan Gray
Helping improve core strengthening and function taught by certified Pilates instructor Susan Gray. Bring your own mat.


Lunchtime Basketball

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 12:00–1:30 p.m., Gym

Youth Sports

Getting your child involved in recreational sports such as soccer, flag football, basketball, or baseball is one of the BEST ways to make new friends, use up excess energy (that’s for you parents), and get started on a path to a happier, healthier life for the body and mind.

Jr. Grizzlies Basketball

Season: December 9February 17.

Crosscheck Basketball

If you’d like to register with a more competitive league, Crosscheck is the league that we can use. Email Bryce if you are interested in putting together a Crosscheck team.  

Fall Soccer and Flag Football

Click here for division breakdown.
U5/U6 Soccer Season:
Friday nights, beginning September 8 (6 games) (no game October 13)
Soccer/Football Season:
Saturday mornings, beginning September 9 (7 games) (no game October 14)


Join us each Monday, Wednesday & Thursday in the gym, 7:30–9:30 a.m. Every Thursday we invite beginners to join us 8:30–9:30 a.m. for an introduction to the game. Equipment is provided.


Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.–noon, Gym
Open gym is available to kids through 5th grade for play and fellowship time. Please invite friends and neighbors for playdates!
Note: Parents or caregivers must remain with children at all times. No child care provided.

Personal Training

If you think you might be ready to use a personal trainer, why not try talking to one to discuss how they can help you reach your goals more quickly and safely than going it alone? Click here to fill out an interest form and Bryce Berry, CSCS (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist) will contact you within 24 hours.