Recreation Ministries

Recreation Ministries

BSUMC’s Recreation Ministry seeks to serve all people by sharing the good news of Jesus Christ to the world through sports and recreation. “I have become all things to all men that I might by all means save some. I do it all for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings.” 1 Corinthians 9:22-23

BasketballBasketball Registration for the 2017-18 Basketball Season is open. Click this link for all of the details including registration.

Children’s Basketball Program | Registration begins in the month of September and practice begins mid-October. Games are played mid-November through mid-February. For information on the current season and to learn about age groups, click this link to visit the church basketball website.

Adult Basketball

  • Men’s Monday Night Basketball League | This in-house league is for all adult men (18 years and up) and is played year-round at the church. This league plays four seasons annually and the cost is $50 per person or $375 per team per season. Contact coordinator Tom Buchanan for more information.
  • Methodist Friday Night Men’s League | This church-wide league is for adult men (18 years and up) and is played on Friday evenings from mid-November through mid-February and the cost is $40 per person. Contact Tom Buchanan at 864-363-2422 for more information.
  • Women’s Basketball | Contact Megan Heidleburg at 864-809-0055 or more information about women’s basketball.

Golf & Pickleball

  • Monday Night Par 3 at Crosswinds | Play nine holes each Monday night from mid April to late September beginning promptly at 6:00 PM. The cost is $9 per night.
  • Pickleball | Play each Saturday from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM from mid March through mid October. Contact Susie Taft (864-901-1242) for more information. Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. 


Older Adult Fitness | 9:15 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays (Advanced Class) | 1:15 PM Tuesdays & Thursdays (Beginner Class). BSUMC offers two fitness classes with a targeted focus on balance and flexibility. These classes meet throughout the year.

Weight Room | For weight lifters and folk who want to tone up, we have the place for you! Our Weight Room has 1,600 pounds of free weights with one weight bench, an abdominal machine, a lat pull, and a squat machine. There are also various sizes of dumbbells. The weight room is open during weekdays and can be opened any week night. You need to call the church office if you would like to use the room at night. Also located in the weight room are an elliptical machine, stair climber, and fitness cycle.

Indoor Walking/Jogging Track | If you want to improve aerobically, we can help! The church has an indoor walking and jogging track for all of you who like to walk or run, especially in air conditioning, or in times of inclement weather. This track is located on the second floor of Sisk Hall.

Tee Ball and Coaches Pitch – We are part of the Christian Sports Network of churches in the Greater Greenville, SC area that have joined together to promote Christian-based sports activities including baseball,tee ball, softball, and volleyball. Contact Tom Buchanan at 864-363-2422 for more information.

Trinity Art Group – The group is made up of watercolorists who meet every Thursday from 10:00 AM until noon at the Trinity campus. The group paints at all experience levels and each artist works on their own project. There is minimum cost ($8 per month per member) and maximum fun! Stop by if you have an interest, or contact Lynn Mangum with questions (864-233-8114). 

Inclement Weather | For games cancelled due to inclement weather, please monitor church closing information on WYFF News Channel 4. Cancellation of practice due to inclement weather is up to the discretion of the coaches. Please contact your coach for inquiries about practice or game cancellations. 

Buncombe Street United Methodist Church encourages people of all ages to get out and explore our great state. For information on South Carolina, consider a visit to where you can find great information about upcoming events across the state.