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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.


Corner Icon Questions?  E-mail info@cityofmyrtlebeach.com or call (843) 918-1014.  

   

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! 

 

Free Wi-Fi…  Free Wi-Fi services are available Wednesday 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.

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.

·    August 26 – Dear Eleanor (PG-13), Isabelle Fuhrman, Luke Wilson

·    September 1 – Point Break (PG-13), Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey

·    September 8 – Ride Along 2 (PG-13), Ice Cube, Kevin Hart

·    September 15 – Race (PG-13), Stephan James

·    September 22 – Mothers and Daughters (PG-13), Susan Sarandon, Sharon Stone

·    September 29 – The Young Messiah (PG-13), Adam Greaves-Neal

·    October 6 – Eddie The Eagle (PG-13), Hugh Jackmon

·    October 13 – Joy (PG-13),  Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper

·    October 20 – The Choice (PG-13), Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer

·    October 27 – The Confirmation (PG-13), Clive Owen

  

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 Wednesday nights, starting at 6:00 p.m. at Base Recreation Center.

 

Rumba Lessons…  Looking for dance moves for one of the most popular ball room dances?  The Base Recreation Center now offers a beginner’s social dance lesson of Rumba. The class begins at 3:30 to 4:40 p.m.., on Wednesdays.   For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call or text 570-881-0244.

 

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.

 

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 available for $10 per year for city residents and $20 for non-city residents.

 

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 Thursday, by appointment.  Steve offers quick and easy instructions for the beginner student and theory and technique for the developed guitarist.  Classes are in 40 minute time slots.  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.

 

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, August 27 (D. J. Rosalie)

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

Saturday, October 8 (USA Dance – ballroom music only)

Saturday, October 22 (D. J. Rosalie)

Saturday, November 5 (D. J. Rosalie)

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

Saturday, December 3 (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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