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The Myrtle Beach Table Tennis Club plays Wednesday and Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Base Recreation Center.  Play for $2 or memberships are available.

 

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Corner Icon  Hours...  The Base Recreation Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and by reservation on the weekends.  The city acquired the center when the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base closed.  Since then, the center has been renovated and the parking has been expanded.  It's now part of Grand Park and the lively Market Common District. 


Blue Box  The ballroom at the Base Recreation Center (see photo at right) is available for wedding receptions, retirement parties, family reunions, business meetings, bridal showers, birthday parties and luncheons.  It features a stage and can seat up to 300 people.  Call the center at 843-918-2380 for reservations and rates.


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Base Recreation Center

   
 

800 Gabreski Lane  843-918-2380


   
 

The Base Recreation Center is a great place for meetings, games, classes, activities and receptions.  The center includes a ballroom, a stage and several meeting rooms.  Billiards, horseshoes and table tennis are available during business hours and are free!   The Base Recreation Center is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  The center is available on the weekend by reservation. 

 

Free Wi-Fi…  Free Wi-Fi services are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Just bring your own laptop, enjoy some coffee, catch up on the world news and surf the web.

 

Ballroom Dance Lessons…  Grab a dance partner and get ready to Ballroom dance.  The core elements of ballroom dancing are control and cohesiveness.  You can learn both techniques each Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Base Recreation Center.  Practice is held from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m.  The cost is $10 per class which includes the practice session.  For more information, call Sandra Lucas-Hyde at 843-602-7197 or visit http://www.themusicmachine.dance/.

 

Shag Dance Lessons…  Learn the basic steps for South Carolina’s official dance, The Shag.  The Shag is a type of swing dance that developed during the 1930's and 40's combining nimble footwork with upbeat rhythm and blues known as beach music. You can learn the various Shag steps each Wednesday at the Base Recreation Center.  Sandra Lucas-Hyde teaches a Shag class from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Shag practice is held 6:00 to 6:30 p.m.  The cost is $10 per class which includes the practice session.  For more information, call Hyde at 843-602-7197 or visit http://www.themusicmachine.dance/.

 

Senior Bingo at the Base Recreation Center…  Come play every Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Base Recreation Center.  There’s no charge for bingo, but please bring a prize for the prize table!

 

Gametime:  Come enjoy free pinochle...  Games are played on Tuesday nights, starting at 6:00 p.m. at Base Recreation Center.

 

Line Dance Lessons…  The Base Recreation Center now offers line dancing classes on Wednesdays.  The beginner’s class starts at 2:30 p.m.  The intermediate class begins at 3:30 p.m.  You can learn all the latest party dances. Each class is $3 per person or $5 for two classes. For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Low-Impact Line Dance Classes…  The Base Recreation Center offers the new, Low Impact Line Dance Classes on Tuesdays, beginning August 2.  The beginners’ class starts at 5:30 p.m. The intermediate class begins at 6:30 p.m.  Each class is $3 per person.  For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Low-Impact Line Dance Classes for seniors… Seniors can learn the latest line dance routines at the Base Recreation Center.  The class is held each Tuesday at 5:30 and 6:30.  Additionally, a beginner class is held each Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.  The intermediate class begins at 3:30 p.m. Each class is $3 per person.  For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Partners Choreographed Class… Seniors can learn the latest moves with a dance partner at the Base Recreation Center.  The class is held at 6:30 p.m., each Wednesday evening.  Each class is $3 per person.  For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Open Studio with Jackie Stacharowski…  This “open” class is being held Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Available options for artwork projects are oil paints, acrylics, watercolors and color pencils.  The cost is $5 per visit for city residents and $10 per visit for non-city residents.

 

Myrtle Beach Table Tennis Club…  If you enjoy the game of table tennis, come join this competitive group!  All are welcome to play.  The club meets from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, with free lessons offered from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings.  It costs just $2 to play!  Annual memberships are $10 per year for city residents and $20 for non-city residents.

 

Zumba Using Latin and World music, dance your way to a fitter body. With interval training sessions you tone and sculpt the body while burning fat; great for building a strong core. No dance experience needed, just bring a smile!  The class meets at 6:00 p.m., each Tuesday and Thursday

 

Quilting…  Come join the Grand Strand Quilters from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Base Recreation Center.  Learn how to make your very own quilt or show off your skills to others.  All are welcome to join this fun and exciting group.  It costs just $12 per year to join the Quilt Guild, and annual memberships are available for $10 per year for city residents ($20 for non-city residents).

 

Guitar Lessons…  Base Recreation Center offers lessons with Steve Marino every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday by appointment.  Steve offers quick and easy instructions for the beginner student and theory and technique for the developed guitaristClasses are in one hour sessions beginning at 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Students must have their own guitar and call to schedule a time, with a maximum of four students per time slot.  Fees are $5 a class for residents; $10 a class for non-city residents.

 

Senior Movie Schedule…  Enjoy a free movie for adults and seniors every Friday at 3:00 p.m. at the recreation center, located at 800 Gabreski Lane.  Soft drinks and popcorn are available for $1 each.

 

·    October 21 – The Choice (PG-13), Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer

·    October 28 – The Confirmation (PG-13), Clive Owen

·    November 4- Ghostbusters (PG-13), Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wig

·    November 11- Café Society (PG-13), Allie Marie Evans, Patrick Johnson

·    November 18- The Shallows (PG-13), Blake Lively

·    November 25- Close for Thanksgiving- No movie

·    December 2- Me Before You (PG-13), Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin

·    December 9- Captain America: Civil War (PG-13), Chris Evans, Robert Downey

·    December 16- Now You See Me Two (PG-13), Jesse Eisenberg, Woody, Harrelson

·    December 23- Love and Friendship (PG), Kate Beckinsale

·    December 30- Finding Altamira (NR), Antonio Banderas

·    January 6- God’s Not Dead Two (PG), Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe

·    January 13- Mother’s Day (PG-13), Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts

·    January 20- Genius (PG-13), Colin Firth Jude Law, Nicole Kidman

·    January 27- Equals (PG-13), Kristen Stewart

 

If you are interested in teaching a class or workshop, or want to lead a group at the Base Recreation Center, call 843-918-2380.  Program suggestions are welcome!

 

Senior Dances at Base Recreation Center

Various Dates and Times

Call 843-918-2380 for information

 

The Base Recreation Center offers numerous dance opportunities throughout the year for the “over 50” crowd to meet new people, socialize with old friends and dance the night away.  The popular senior dance events feature both couple dancing and line dancing.  Base Recreation Center welcomes and encourages senior single dancers to attend.  Call 843-918-2380 for more information.

  

Senior Dances…  This popular dance series at the Base Recreation Center Ballroom has become a year-round event.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are just $7 per person and may be purchased at the door.  All dances are from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.  Please contact Rosalie at 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net for information or to reserve a table.

 

Saturday, October 22 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, November 5 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, November 12 (USA Dance – ballroom music only)

Friday, December 2 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, December 10 (USA Dance – ballroom music only)

 

     If you are interested in teaching a class or workshop at the Base Recreation Center or want to lead a group, call 843-918-2380.  Program suggestions are welcome!   

   
         
             
 

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