Have Fun at GABC Sports and Recreation

Visit our Family Life Center in Tyler, TX

Built in 1976, GABC Sports and Recreation’s Family Life Center is one of the first church recreational facilities in the east Texas area. The Family Life Center is located on the main campus of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas.

Our facility is over 40,000 square feet and designed for families and individuals to have an exciting time. When you want to join an indoor sports team or exercise in our weight room, GABC Sports and Recreation is the place to be.

Stop by our Family Life Center today.

See what you’ve been missing in our Family Life Center

GABC’s Family Life Center is your local resource for fun activities and good times. Our facility features a:

  • Gym
  • Bowling alley
  • Game room
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Formal meeting room with a fireplace
  • Walking track
  • Weight room

You’ll also find men’s and women’s lockers, showers and saunas. We offer basic gym memberships, community gym memberships and a Green Acres gym membership.

Check out the spacious Family Life Center at GABC Sports and Recreation in Tyler, TX today. You can also visit our Retreat Center and Recreation Outreach Complex (ROC).

Party Reservations can only be made by GABC members

Only Available to GABC Members

FLC Membership Options

GABC Members

This membership is for members of Green Acres Baptist Church. As a member you are allowed 2 guests but you must stay with your guests at all times. Your membership is valid until you are no longer a member of Green Acres. GABC Church Members: $11

Community Membership

This membership is for non Green Acres Members. As a community member you are not allowed guests and everyone in your family must have a membership to use our facility. Community Memberships: $16.25 for 3 months

Family Life Center Amenities


You membership entitles you to use our basketball gym when it is available. The gym is used for our sport leagues and some of our exercise classes. You may use our basketballs with you id card.

Weight Room

Our weight room has aerobic equipment, machine weights, and free weights. It is setup for a beginner and the advanced.

Game Room

Our game room has table tennis, fuse ball, air hockey, pool, and, bumper pool. Your id card is required to use this equipment.

Bouldering Room

Our bouldering room is perfect for the recreation climber or someone who is looking for a little challenge.

Walking Track

Our indoor walking track is on the second floor and it circles our basketball track. 18 times around is a mile.

Racquetball Courts

We have 2 racquetball courts that our members can use. We also have racquets you can rent for $1.25 each.

Bowling Alley

We have 2 racquetball courts that our members can use. We also have racquets you can rent for $1.25 each.

Party Reservations

Bowling Party

Reserve the bowling alley for a 2 hour party for $50. This includes shoe rental. Call 903-525-1126 and talk to Debbie Fisher to reserve.

Skating Party

Reserve the gym and craft room for a 2 hour skating party. Eat in the craft room and play in the gym. Price includes skate rental. Call 903-525-1126 and talk to Debbie Fisher to reserve.


Our den is perfect for a more formal party and can be reserved for $50. Call 903-525-1126 and talk to Debbie Fisher to reserve.

  • GABC Sports and Recreation

    1607 Troup Highway
    Tyler, TX 75701


    Call Us
    Phone: (903) 525-1116

  • Retreat Center

    16163 North Peninsula Road
    Whitehouse, TX 75791


Family Life Center Hours

Monday: 6AM-9PM
Tuesday: 6AM-9PM
Wednesday: 6AM-4:45PM
Thursday: 6AM-9PM
Friday: 6AM-9PM
Saturday: 10AM-4PM
Sunday: Closed

*Hours subject to change to accommodate Large Reserved Groups and GABC Functions.