Leagues & Camps

We offer several sports related opportunities throughout the year for children and adults.

We also off a full service Sports and Fitness Center for the community. Visit the Sports & Fitness Center page for more information. 

Pickleball Classes - August 2023

We are offering one more round of Pickleball classes this summer for beginner and intermediate students. Cost is $20 per person.

  • Newbies and Beginner 2 players will meet on Mondays
  • Intermediate players will meet on Thursdays
  • See specific dates and times below:
    Newbies/Beginner 2 - 1:00-3:00pm - August 7, 14, 21
    Intermediate Class - 1:00-3:00pm - August 10, 17, 24

** Choose Newbie/Beginner 2 if you have never played and want to learn the basics including rules, scoring, and fundamentals OR if you have taken a class but are still working on consistent shots and getting familiar with game play.
***Choose Intermediate if you have experience playing, have developed a consistent game, and want to learn better techniques and strategies for playing the game.

Click here to register and pay

Pickleball Tournaments

Friday and Saturday, August 25-26 at the FBC Forney Fitness Center. Three divisions of play include:

  • Newbie Tournament on Friday, August 25, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

  • Recreational (Intermediate Level) Tournament – Saturday, August 26
    • Women’s Doubles - 8:00-10:00am
    • Men’s Doubles – 10:00am- noon
  • Competitive Advanced Open Tournament – Saturday, August 26, 12:30-4:30pm
Division Details:

This fun tournament is for new pickleball players who want some fun competition. Players will register as individuals in an open format (not gender specific). Depending on final numbers, the format will be a round robin first round with the top 8 players advancing through best of 3 sets. Players are guaranteed 3 games.

  • Friday, August 25, 6:00-8:30 pm
  • Cost: $20 per player.
  • There will be prizes for the winning team.
  • Limited to 16 players.
  • Should I play in this tournament? If the following are true, come play!
    • At least 16 years old
    • Familiar with rules of the game
    • Learning to hit forehand and backhand shots
    • Consistent server

Newbie Registration Link

This tournament is for intermediate players who play regularly (twice a week) and want fun but not so serious competition. See guidelines below. Beginners without regular playing experience should consider the "Newbie" Tournament on Friday evening.

  • Saturday, August 26
    • This tournament has been changed due to low registration for the men's doubles bracket.
    • The tournament will be an open format with up to 32 players. Players will be randomly assigned for game play and may be paired with a player of the same or opposite gender.
    • The start time will be determined by the final registration but will most likely be 9:30 am.
  • Cost is $20 per player.
  • There will be prizes for the winning team.
  • Sign up as individuals - limited to 32 players
  • Format will be determined by final number of entries but will involve some combination of round robin play and best of 3 sets. Guaranteed 3-5 games.
  • Should I play in this tournament? If the following are true, let's play!
    • At least 16 years old
    • Can serve fairly consistently
    • Can hit forehand and backhand shots
    • Frequently play multi-shot rallies
    • Becoming more comfortable playing at the net and from the baseline

Recreational (Intermediate) Registration Link

This unsanctioned tournament is for advanced players who play regularly (three or more times per week) and want some serious competition. Players looking for a less competitive tournament should look into the Newbie or Recreational tournaments.

  • Saturday, August 26th, 12:30-4:30 pm
  • OPEN TOURNAMENT (Combined Men and Women)
  • Cost: $20 per player.
  • There will be prizes for the winning team.
  • Sign up as individuals - limited to 32 players.
  • Format will be determined by final number of entries but will involve randomly assigned starting spots and best of 3 sets. Guaranteed 4 games.

Competitive Advanced Registration Link

Co-Ed Indoor Pickleball Open Play

Friday nights in June and August 2023 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. (The specific dates will be June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25.)

If you are a member of the fitness center, there is no cost to play.  If you are not a member, a $5 court fee will apply.  Everyone is welcome to play regardless of skill level.

PRAISE 'N MOTION weekly classes

Now registering for weekly classes:

  • Offering Tap, Jazz and Ballet
  • Mondays from mid August 2023 to May 2024


For ages 2 1/2 to 2nd grade.

Classes are led by Melanie Rodgers, Director. Email for registration details.

Praise His name with dance…Psalm 149:3

Click to email for registration 

Adult CoEd Volleyball League

2023 Registration is now closed.

Cost is $10 per player. Must be 16 years old to play.

Requirements to Play:

  • Every player in the league must attend First Baptist Church Forney for worship, Bible study, or Prayer Service at least twice between June 1 and July 9 to remain eligible for the tournament. 
  • Sign up as part of a team or as an individual to be placed on a team. We are committed to helping unconnected people get on a team.
  • The First Baptist Forney Sports Ministry would like this league to be a useful outreach tool for our church members. We encourage church members on each team to work toward inviting one or two prospects who do not have a church home to be part of their team. The captain and at least 1other member of each team must be members of First Baptist Church Forney.
  • Maximum of 12 on a roster.
  • Format is 6-on-6 CO-ED Each team must have at least 3 females on the court when playing 6 players or at least 2 females if playing only 5 players.

Game Dates: (Subject to Change) June 19, 22, 26, 29, July 2, 10 (6:00-10:00pm)

Tournament: Thursday and Friday, July 13 - 14.
Game and Tournament Dates may change depending on the number of teams that register.

click here to register


Girls Volleyball League: 

Registration is now closed. 

The league is open to girls in 3rd - 6th grade based on the player's current grade in school. There will be one division for all players unless numbers make two divisions more appropriate. Fee includes:

  • shirt and shorts
  • 6 practices and 4 games plus a one day tournament.
  • (No spandex allowed at practices or games.)

One day of evaluations will be held on Saturday, April 1, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (come and go). Players who do not attend the evaluation will be placed on a waitlist if there is one.

Practices will be held on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings beginning April 13. Games will be played on Thursday evenings beginning April 27 and finishing May 18, with a one day tournament on May 20. A brief devotional will be shared at each practice and game.

Cost is $75 per player. Deadline is Friday, March 31.

Registration is now closed. 

2023 men's basketball league

Registration is now closed.

Games and Tournament: April 10  –  May 20

Where:  First Baptist Forney Gym | Monday nights from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Cost: $60 per person includes jerseys

Deadline to register: March 23

The league is a combination of good competition and great fellowship. 

  • Players must be 16 by April 10 to play. 
  • Each player must attend First Baptist Church Forney in person at least twice in April and once in May to be eligible to play. 
  • Players will register and pay individually but may request to play with one other player. 
  • Teams will be formed by the league director and a small group of advisors. 

 Games will be played on Monday evenings starting at 6:00 pm and will be officiated by certified high school referees.  The season will consist of six games and a single elimination tournament.  The tournament is scheduled for Friday evening, May 19, and Saturday afternoon/evening, May 20.

Players are not guaranteed a spot unless you have paid. Deadline is March 23. Registration will close at 6:00 p.m. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Registration is now closed.

2023 summer volleyball Camps

Registration is now closed!

First Baptist Forney Sports and Fitness Center will host 2 weeks of volleyball camps this summer to give students who are entering 3rd - 9th grades a chance to improve their skills. The camps will be led by high school volleyball coach Ray Kramer.


  • JULY 17-20: Entering grades 6th-9th

Camps are Monday - Thursday, 9:30am - Noon

If you have any questions regarding the volleyball camps, please call the church at 972-564-3357, ext. 214.

Cost is $100 per player. 


Pastors Masters

Tenison Park - Tenison Glen Course

Friday, May 5, 2023

Registration is now closed.

This is a great opportunity for your Bible Study Class and to invite some non-members to play with you. 

  • Registration and warm-up begins at 7:00 a.m.
  • 8:30 a.m. Shotgun Start 
  • 4 person scramble
  • Senior division (60+) and Open division
  • Price: $75pp - Includes golf cart, driving range and lunch

Deadline to register was Sunday, April 30.