The Place


United Methodist Temple's multi-purpose, family & community outreach center

Location & Operating Hours


The Place is located on United Methodist Temple's campus (across from Beckley Crossing: Kroger, TJ Maxx, and Hobby Lobby) just behind the main church building.

201 Templeview Drive

Beckley, WV 25801

(304) 929-3436

Joe Wolfe, Director of The Place

Upward Basketball & Cheerleading
  ** Returning Fall 2022 ** 
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.   
Email us at: 
Centershot Archery

The early registration cost per participant for Centershot is $50.00.  Centershot Ball Cap optional at a cost of $15.00.  
Deadline for registration is September 6, 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 Adult.  Prices are subject to change.

** Evaluations on Tuesday, September 6, 2022
   at 6:30 PM *
** All Tuesday nights in September 6, 13, 20, 27;  
   October 4, 11, 18, 25; and November 1, 8, 2022.
** Awards Celebration and Shooting Tournament: 
   Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 6:30 pm

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 to receive an ENTRY CODE.  Please 
call the church office (304) 252-6213 or The Place (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.  Please bring a bottle of water with you.
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. 
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Daycare/Preschool/Summer Camp

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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)