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Summer Hours
Monday to Thursday 6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking directly outside of the center
Locker rooms and showers available

Stay connected over summer

See our summer worship schedule and menu of summer programs.

Recreation Ministry

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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. 



Summer Camps at Covenant

Game Ready Basketball Camp- June 10-14 Boys and girls ages 7-17. Sign up at


Yes I Can Basketball Camp- June 24-27, July 15-18, July 22-25, July 29-Aug 1. Sign up at


Hornets Hoops Basketball Camp- June 17-20, July 8-11. Sign up at or


Soccer Shots Camp- August 12- 16. Kids age 3-5. Sign up at


Imagination Station- June 24-27. Ages 3-6. Come join us on a half day field trip where we will go and play and learn about all this world has to offer (along with lots of fun and play). We will visit Discovery Place, the Nature Museum, Mint Museum, and Monkey Joe's. To sign up or get more details email


 Magical Messes and master Pieces (art camp)- Multiple weeks offered. An art camp for preschool-elementary age students to explore their creativity and make lasting memories. Contact Holly Balnk for more information at or sign up at


Liz, Holly, and the Jolly Lollies (Ages 3-6)

What is self-control? How do we practice mindfulness? How can music play a role in your child’s social and emotional development? The Jolly Lollies created their music and Afterschool program to help answer these questions! Enroll online at

Discovery Afternoon (Ages 3-5)

Children will learn science, engineering, mathematics, art, and yoga. They will explore materials, experiments, making observations, and hypothesize. They will also be able to gain strength and flexibility both mentally and physically. Please e-mail Brittany at to register or inquire about the program. Turn registration form and payment to Stephanie in room 113. (ages 3-5)

Soccer Shots Classic Afterschool (Ages 3-6)

Soccer Shots classic utilize creative and imaginative games to focus on basic soccer skills such as dribbling, passing, and shooting. Also, highlight a positive character trait each session such as respect, teamwork, and appreciation. Enroll online at

Covenant Sportskidz (Ages 3-6)

Children will develop physical skills, get exercise, have fun, and sportsmanship. They will be sports activities and games. Contact Kevin Harper at or for more information.

Youth basketball sign ups will begin soon. Contact Kevin Harper at for more details.


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! Rates vary. Contact us today about your gym rental needs.

Youth Basketball League:  Youth fall/winter basketball league.  


(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. Contact Director Kevin Harper.

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.

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.

     Yoga + Prayer: 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!

      Afternoon Yoga: Start the weekend off the right way.  Reduce the stress from the week while gaing strength and stamina. 

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


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


          9:30 am           Functional Fitness: 60+     

         10:00 am          Stroller Strides 

         2:00 pm           Qi Gong

          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 

          12:00 pm         Deep Stretch, Vin Flow Yoga

          5:45 pm          Gentle Yoga  (RW3A)

          7:00 pm          Devoted Fitness


           9:30 am        Functional Fitness: 60+    

          10 am              Stroller Strides 

          12:15 pm         Seated Kripalu Yoga (Packages Available)   



          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           Yoga + Prayer


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 $115.  Bounce houses available for $45. 

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

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 basketball, soccer, art, music, yoga and preschool!

Other Activities and Groups

Coed Adult Sports Leagues:  During the year we offer kickball, softball, volleyball, soccer, and flag football.  Contact if interested. 

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.

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. 6:00 am - 9:30 pm

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

Friday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm 

Sat. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sun. 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Gym Amenities

  • Full line of cardio (treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent bike, upright bike, spin bike, and rowing machine)
  • Full (new) line of resistance equipment (chest press/shoulder press, pec fly/rear delt, lat pulldown/low row, leg press, leg extension/legcurl, and multi-function dual cable machine)
  • Free weights (dumbbells up to 50lbs)
  • Fitness balls, BOSU’s, battle rope, bars, bands, jump ropes, etc.
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Free parking directly outside of the center
  • Locker rooms and showers available

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.