A Message From Our Staff

On behalf of theCENTER staff, we would like to welcome you. God has blessed Columbus Avenue Baptist Church with this building, and we want to share it with our community. We not only want to help you stay physically fit, we want you to feel God’s love through our Christ-Centered environment. We strive to maintain a family friendly atmosphere and to meet your needs in many different ways. Come by and visit us today and join in the blessing God has given us.


Click the following link below to access the group exercise schedule and other online features of theCENTER including setting up your own online profile.

theCENTER @ Mindbody Online


Physical Address

1115 Columbus Ave.
Waco, TX 76701

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 345
Waco, TX 76703

Phone Number

(254) 754-7971

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Hours of Operation


Monday - Thursday:  6:00am - 9:00pm
Friday:  6:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday:  10:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday:  CLOSED



KidZone Childcare Hours


Monday - Thursday:  11:30am - 1:30pm  &  5:30pm - 7:30pm
Friday:  11:30am - 1:30pm  &  4:00pm - 6:00pm
*Childcare not available on Saturday or Sunday*

SilverSneakers Instructor Needed!

theCENTER is searching for an instrctor for SilverSneakers Fitness, a brand new class for theCENTER. Classes are currently scheduled for MWF at 10am, but are subject to change if needed. Instructor will be required to go through SilverSneakers Classic training before beginning instruction. For more information about the SilverSneakers program check out their webiste.  If you or someone you know is interested in being a instructor please contact Elizabeth, elizabeth.walter@cabcwaco.org, for more information. 

Must have or be able to obtain:

Fitness certification or education equivillant, list of approved certifications is available upon request
CPR Certification