Stroller Strides Group Exercise

Recreation Ministry

Welcome to Covenant's Recreation Ministries. We nurture good health - spiritual and physical - through a ministry of wellness, fitness, and fun. In our Recreation Center, we offer programs to strengthen minds, bodies, and spirits, while using our facilities and events to reach out to our neighbors in Charlotte. 

Below you will find information about our programs that range from personal training to summer camps to sports leagues to group exercise.  If you have any questions please contact Recreation Ministries Director James Huffman.  Thank you for stopping by and we hope to see you soon!

Christmas Basketball Camp with “Yes I Can Basketball”

December 26th -29th   Tuesday – Friday

Boys Only ages 6-9 from 9am to Noon

Boys and Girls ages 9-12 from 1pm-4pm

To register go to


Winter Basketball Camp with Ricky Price and GameReady

Boys and Girls aged 9 -16 yrs. Old
 (Maximum 60 per session)

Ages 9-12     —   Mornings, 9am-12pm

Ages 12-15   —   Afternoons, 2pm-5pm

Session 1: Wednesday, Dec 20th &
  Thursday, Dec 21st

Session 2:  Friday, Dec 22nd &
  Saturday, Dec 23rd

$80 per camper
(Cash, check, credit card, Pay Pal all accepted)

Register online at

Covenant Presbyterian Church
1000 E. Morehead St.
Charlotte, NC 28204


Jolly Lollies Holiday Camp

Join Ms. Liz of the Jolly Lollies to sing and dance the mornings away! The focus of this time will be Music, movement, and creative play. Camp is for children 3-6 years old. 

Dec 18-22

Dec 27-29

Jan 3-5



Email to register


 **NEW PROGRAM Coming in 2018: Habit Based Nutrition Coaching**

Starting January 8, 2018, Covenant Recreation is offering a web based program to help you achieve your health goals!

The program consists of habits that are practiced for up to two weeks at a time, each habit building on the prior weeks. Habits include self-care, nutrition and exercise.

Pricing varies with time commitment- commit for a year, 6 or 3 months.

Contact Alice Watson at or 704.241.0744 for more information or to get started!

(Open to rec wing members only… take advantage of our January special!)



Starts January 8th at 6pm in the Rec Center

Designed for all fitness levels, POUND is a full body cardio session. It’s a sweat- dripping fun way of playing the drums. 

The pound workout is designed to work out the entire body from abs, core, back, and glutes. 

Fee: 10 dollars 



45+ Pick-Up Basketball: Sundays 3:00 - 5:00 pm.

One-on-One Basketball Lessons:  Take your game to the next level!  Get trained by: Ricky Price, former Duke & Overseas Professional Player.  See his website and information here

Basketball Court Rentals: Looking for a court so your group or business can have weekly basketball games?  We are your place for just $50 an hour!  Contact us today about your gym rental needs.

Youth Basketball League:  Youth fall/winterbasketball league with Playbook for Life.  Registration runs mid-September through mid-October.  Registration runs September 1 - October 9


(You do not have to be a Recreation Center member to participate.)

Memberships: Covenant offers memberships to the Fitness Center.  With the membership you gain access to the weight room, track, lockers, showers and basketball court.

Personal Training: Our certified trainers offer one-on-one, buddy, and small group personal training. Fees vary.

Group Exercise Classes:  We offer Yoga, Functional Fitness, Boot Camp, Running Group, Stroller Strides, Body Back, and Total Body Training. Class types, days, times, and price packages vary.  First class free!  

Functional Fitness for Adults 60+: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: 9:30 - 10:30 am  Exercise under the guidance of a licensed physical therapist. First Class Free!

Total Body Training: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10am.  Work out your entire body utilizing weights, bars, bands, balls, your body, and the environment.  First class free, then only $8 drop-in fee.

Stroller Strides:   A total fitness program that parents can do with their babies. It includes power walking and intervals of strength and body toning exercises using exercise tubing, the stroller, and the environment.  Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 10:45am-11:45am.  For more information see their website at Fit4mom Meet in the Rec Center Lobby.

Private Yoga: One on one yoga sessions with Stephanie Jeon.

Pound: Designed for all fitness levels, POUND is a full body cardio session. It’s a sweat- dripping fun way of playing the drums. 

The pound workout is designed to work out the entire body from abs, core, back, and glutes. Fee: 10 dollars  Starts January 8th 

Devoted Fitness: Jesus music, ladies dancing, sweating, and praising... That's Devoted Fitness!  Group fitness for your soul. We minister to others through faith, fitness, and fellowship. 

Body Back: Under the Stroller Strides umbrella, Body Back® is a results-based workout designed for moms who want their body back; whether they just had a baby or their last child was born twenty years ago!


     Deep Stretch, Yin Flow:  A class designed to connect movement with breath, repeating movements and holding for longer periods to build strength and lengthen muscles.

     Covenant Yoga: Covenant Yoga is experiential worship specifically created to deepen your connection to Christ.  Our sole  purpose is to combine world class yoga with a Christ honoring experience that offers an opportunity to believers and non-believers alike to authentically connect with God

     Gentle & Relax Yoga: First Class Free! Beginners always welcome... mats, blocks and straps provided.      

     Seated Yoga: Great class for the older folks!

      Rise & Shine Yoga: Start your day off the right way with the yoga class.

Hip-Hop Fitness: Hip Hop Fitness uses simple hip hop moves combined with upbeat music to keep you moving the whole time. Hip Hop is a great class to get your cardio workout, and have fun while doing it!

Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues for the purposes of enhancing health through relaxation, reduction of muscle tension and anxiety, improvement of circulation and an increase in range and ease of movement. Massage is a vital element in healing and management of many dis-eases, including those of a physical, spiritual or mental nature. Services include relaxation massage, deep tissue massage and joint mobilizations

     Mondays & Tuesdays by appointment, contact Debra at 704-236-4402 or at

     $80/hour, $110/90mins, ($225 for 3 one hour massage packages available). Located in EW218

For the printable schedule click this - Group Exercise/Class Schedule


          9:30 am           Functional Fitness: 60+     

          10 am              Stroller Strides 

          2:00 pm -...     Massage Therapy   Call Debra Toth for appointment. (704) 236-4402

          6:00 pm          Pound  Starts Jan 8th

          7:00 pm          Body Back


          6:00 am           Body Back (Outside/Gym)

          9:00 am           Total Body Training           

          10:00 am         Water Color   (RW2A)     

          10 am              Stroller Strides 

          12:30 pm         Deep Stretch, Vin Flow Yoga

          12:00 pm -...     Massage Therapy   Call Debra Toth for appointment. (704) 236-4402

          5:45 pm          Gentle Yoga  (RW3A)

          7:00 pm          Devoted Fitness


          6:30 am           Rise & Shine Yoga

          9:30 am           Functional Fitness: 60+    

          10 am              Stroller Strides 

          12:15 pm         Seated Kripalu Yoga (Packages Available)   

          7:00 pm           Body Back


          6:00 am           Body Back

          9:00 am           Total Body Training          

          9:30 am           Gentle Yoga  (RW3A)       

          10 am              Stroller Strides 

          10:00 am         Writing Class

          7:00 pm           Devoted Fitness


          9:30 am           Functional Fitness: 60+     

          10:00 am           Stroller Strides  


          10:00 am         Stroller Strides

          11:00 am         Devoted Fitness


          2:00 pm           Hip-Hop Fitness

          3:00 pm           Pick-Up Basketball: 45+          

          3:45 pm           Breathe, Stretch, and Relax  Yoga          

          5:00 pm           Covenant Yoga  Moves to 6pm in 2018


Children's Programs  

Party Rentals:  Rent our facility for your child's birthday, holiday, sports, movie theater, or dance party!  Have full use of the court, dining/activity area and game room.  Balls, scooters, skates, parachute, and more!  Two hour block of time.  Cost for members is $75, for non-members cost is $100.  Bounce houses available for $35. 

Little Aces Tennis: Our Little Aces clinic is designed to introduce the "little ones" to the skills necessary to play tennis. The class is made up of games designed to promote eye-hand coordination, footwork, and racquet skills using a 36 f00t Quickstart court along with the other proper equipment. Fun and ensuring each child's success are the top priorities.  Register at

Youth Basketball League:  Youth fall/winter basketball league with Playbook for Life.  Registration runs September through early-October. 

Play Spanish: Play Spanish is a program designed to introduce children to the Spanish language and culture through a play-based curriculum.

Discovery Afternoon: Extend the daily preschool curriculum while exploring science and the arts while discovering the world around us. 

Soccer Shots: Introduce your child to the joys of soccer with Soccer Shots!

Summer Camps:  We have you covered with offereing from Spanish, basketball, soccer, art, music, yoga and preschool!  Click here for the brochure. 

Other Activities and Groups

Coed Adult Sports Leagues:  During the year we offer kickball, softball, volleyball, soccer, and flag football.  Call 704.334.7491 to learn what league is currently enrolling.  For rain outs call SportsLink rainout line 704.749.7530

The Word Play Writing Class: Bring your pen, paper, and imagination for this fun writing class. Nurture your mind, body, and spirit through creative writing and poetry classes. Workshops also held. Dates and fees vary. Visit, or call Maureen at 704.494.9961.

Watercolor Class: Watercolor class offered Tuesday: 10:00 - 11:30 am $8.00 drop-in fee. Contact Frank Saunders at 704.636.6685. Experience preferred.

Baby Showers: Need a place to hold a baby shower?  We can help.  Call 704-804-7566

Spring & Summer Hours:

Mon. - Thurs.  6:00 am - 9:30 pm

Fri. 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sat. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sun. 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Fall & Winter Hours:

Mon. & Wed. 5:45 am - 9:30 pm

Tues. & Thur. 6:00 am - 9:30 pm

Friday 5:45 am - 7:00 pm 

Sat. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sun. 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


We are a free Wi-Fi spot!  

Free parking directly outside of the center.

Locker rooms and showers available.

We are a recycle drop off point for old keys, cell phones, old jewerly, rechargeable batteries, ink cartridges, and corks!     

Weekday Lunch (Tuesday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Most weeks, we offer a nutritious and delicious lunch in our Fellowship Hall. Bring a friend or work colleague to enjoy good food and fellowship – open to all.

Lunch includes soup, salad bar, entree, side, dessert and drink for $7.