Community Life Center


The home of all recreation fun at Shades!

  • Sports

    Shades facilities are utilized in a variety of sports activities that range from youth league basketball, children's flag football and soccer, to racquetball and businessmen's noon basketball. There is always some sort of game being played in the gym or on the field. For more information on how you can get involved, give us a call at 823-2000.

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  • Facilities

    The Christian Life Center has a variety of facilities available for both ministry and personal or outside events. Priority is given to church or ministry sponsored events. Please see the individual facility information by clicking on the appropriate link below.

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  • Volunteer

    There are a variety of opportunities for volunteers in recreation ministry. Please check the list and see if any of these areas of service are right for you!

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"Not to us, Lord, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness" (Psalm 115:1).


The Recreation Ministry at Shades Mountain Baptist exists to use camps, recreational activities and sports to glorify God; to reach people with His truth and love, and to equip believers to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

  • We offer a variety of gospel-focused childcare programs that provide a fun, safe environment for children while offering peace of mind for working parents.
  • We offer special events and access to facilities to minister to members and guests.
  • We offer basketball programs that provide recreational opportunities for youth and outreach opportunities to adults in our community.
If you want to volunteer in this ministry but aren't sure where to begin, current volunteer opportunities are one button away.