Sunday Services: 10:30 am | 201 Templeview Drive Beckley, WV 25801

Multi-purpose, family & community outreach center

The Place Activity Center

THE PLACE is a multi-purpose activity center, the vision of United Methodist Temple to promote community activities, Christian fellowship, civic partnerships for a better, healthier community.

THE PLACE is uniquely designed to promote unity, inspire Christian faith and fellowship, and unleash the hidden potential in our people through social awareness, advocacy and action.

United Methodist Temple

201 Templeview Drive, Beckley, WV 25801
(304) 929-3436

Upward Basketball & Cheerleading

Every December through March, hundreds of children come out to The Place to learn the fundamentals of basketball and cheerleading in a competitive yet encouraging environment where every child makes the team and plays the same amount. For more information on Upward Sports, click HERE.

We are currently seeking both men and women willing to serve as volunteer coaching for basketball and cheerleading opportunities. 
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Centershot Archery

The early registration cost per child for Centershot is $45.00. Centershot Ball Cap optional at a cost of $15.00.
Deadline for registration is April 5, 2022. Please make checks payable to: United Methodist Temple. Pickup applications at Church Office OR The Place, M-F 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Centershot is open for grades 3 to Adults.

Christ-Centered Fitness (CFF)

A free exercise ministry offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning at 6:30 pm at The Place. This is a program that is focused on helping you not only be healthier physically, but also to grow spiritually. This is a great way to participate in exercise whether you are just beginning or you are a fit athlete. It is free and open to all.

** Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:30 – 8:30 PM **

The Place Walking Track

The Place is proud to showcase a 1/16 mile rubber walking track. The walking track is free of charge. Donations are welcomed. Due to the daycare within our facility, we have specified times for our walking track. Walkers must be registered.

Please call (304) 252-6213 or (304) 929-3436.

Available Times:

Monday – Friday: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Mon / Wed / Thu / Fri: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
** Schedule is subject to change without notice. All walkers must register their use each day. Photos and videos are not permitted while children are present in the facility.

Conference Room

If you are involved with a non-profit or a support group or a local ministry, we have space for up to 5 – 15 people to meet based upon current Covid 19 guidelines. The room is furnished with seats in the round, a DVD player/TV, and a dry erase board. Contact the Director of The Place (304) 929-3436 for details on availability.

Daycare/Preschool/Summer Camp

The Place For Kids Daycare: 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM (M-F)
The Place For Kids Preschool: 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon (M-F)