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BANQUET HALL


The banquet hall at Canal Street Recreation Center is available for parties, receptions, reunions, showers, meetings and luncheons.  Call 843-918-1465 for details.

Canal Street Recreation Center

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Corner Icon Swimming lessons for all ages...  Registration is underway for American Red Cross swim lessons at Pepper Geddings and Canal Street  Recreation Centers.  Classes are available for ages six months and up.  See the Aquatics page for details. 


Corner Icon  Myrtle Beach also offers Youth Programs and Youth Sports through its recreation programs.  Youth Programs include after-school and summer programs.  Youth Sports include baseball, softball, football, basketball and cheerleading.


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Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

(formerly Canal Street Recreation Center)

   
 

971 Canal Street  843-918-1465


   
 

Canal Street Recreation Center offers recreational opportunities for all ages, with a gymnasium, weight room, swimming pool, game rooms, playgrounds and a banquet hall with kitchen and ice machine.  Youth sports, after-school youth programs and special events also are available.  Choose from annual, monthly or daily membership options. 

 

The center is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.

  

Easter Egg Plunge 2017...  Registration is underway for the popular Easter Egg Plunge event set for Friday, April 14, at the Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street.  The free family event is for children, age three to 12.  Activities begin at 1:00 p.m. for small children, ages three and four.  Parents must be in the water for small children to participate.  The fun continues at 1:30 p.m. for ages five to 12.  The afternoon event includes a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny, diving for eggs in the pool and playing games, along with candy and prizes.  Registration is required by Thursday, April 13.  To register, call 843-918-1476 or 843-918-1463.

 

Camp Cool Out Registration begins, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday, April 3....  Hey, parents!  Let’s get ready for “Camp Cool Out” at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  Registration for this full-time, Monday-through-Friday summer day camp is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Registration is from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., beginning Monday, April 3.  The camp begins Monday, June 5.  Activities include:  arts and crafts, games, sports, swimming (every day) and field trips.  Registration forms are available at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/youthprograms.html.  Print the completed registration form and return it to Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  Registration Fee:  $20 City Resident / $50 Non City Resident.  Weekly Fee:  $75 / week, per child.  Reduced fees are available.  For more information, call 918-1468. 

 

Senior Bingo…  Have fun and win a prize playing Senior Bingo at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Tuesday through April 25.  Participants are asked to bring a $1 gift for the prize table.  Call 843-918-1465 for more information.

 

Circuits in the City…  This high-intensity circuit training class makes you sweat and pushes you to new limits!  Classes consist of weights, plyometric, cardio and resistance training.  Classes meet 1:00 to 1:45 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  Drop-In Fees are $4 per city resident and $10 per non-city resident.  Punch Cards may also be used, with a fee of $28 for city residents and $50 for non-city residents.  For more information, contact Jonah Lanham at 843-918-1469 or jlanham@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

League of Champions…  This basketball program is offered to individuals with disabilities and special needs.  The league is designed for young men and women ages 13 and up.  The program focuses on participation, learning and having fun.  Classes meet 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., every Wednesday.  The program runs through May 10, 2017.  Fees are $8 City Resident/ $15Non City Resident.  For more information, contact Jonah Lanham at 843-918-1469 or jlanham@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Ship into Shape…  This high-intensity running class will teach participants how to run properly.  The program will consist of plyometric drills, cardio equipment workouts and running.  Classes meet 1:00 to 1:45 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday, at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  Drop-In Fees are $4 for city residents and $10 for non-city residents.  Punch Cards may also be used, with a $28 fee for city residents and a $50 fee for non-city residents.  For more information, contact Jonah Lanham at 843-918-1469 or jlanham@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

POOL SCHEDULE – Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

 

LAP SWIM SCHEDULE

 

Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Saturday 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 to 5:30 p.m.

 

ADULT EXERCISE

 

Monday through Friday (May use any open lane during regular lap hours.)

Saturday 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 to 5:30 p.m.

 

Open Swim

 

Monday through Thursday (May use any open lane during regular lap hours.)

Friday 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 to 5:30 p.m.

 

On Saturday and Sunday, the pool may be used for pool rentals.  Lane usage adjusted accordingly.

 

AQUA FITNESS CLASSES

 

Water exercise is an excellent way to a fit and healthy body!  The added resistance of the water offers the opportunity to improve flexibility and muscle strength without joint stress.  Our certified water exercise instructors will take you through exercise in the water often using buoyant equipment for balance, stabilization and added resistance.  Whatever an individual’s fitness goals or therapeutic needs, they can be met with the right mix of classes. All classes are taught by Aquatic Instructors certified through the Aquatic Exercise Association.

 

 Aqua Power:  This class is a great, low-impact way to focus on improving your muscle tone and cardio.  Class is held in the shallow end of the pool, so no swimming skills are necessary. This class is designed for all levels. Class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Water shoes strongly recommended, but not required.  Drop-in fees are $5 for city residents and $10 for non-city residents or an 18-visit punch card is $32 for city residents and $55 for non-residents.

 

Jivin’ Joints:  This water exercise class is for individual with a form of arthritis or related condition.  It offers a gentle range of motion and endurance activities under the guidance of an Arthritis Foundation-trained instructor. The class is suitable for “pre-hab” or “re-hab” of hips and knees.  This is a beginner’s class with a slower pace.  Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:15 – 11:00 a.m.  Drop-in fees are $5 for city residents, $10 for non-city residents or get an 18-visit punch card for $32 for city residents or $55 for non-city residents.

 

WEEKEND OPEN BASKETBALL GYM SCHEDULE – Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

 

Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; all youth ages 12 and under

Saturday 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.; ages 13 and older

Sunday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.; ages 12 and under

Sunday 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.; ages 13 and older

  

SWIM LESSONS 

Class Ages and Fees:

 

Infant/Toddler & Pre-school Fees: $26 City Resident / $45 Non-City Residents

Youth & Adult Fees: $35 City Resident / $60 Non-City Residents

 

Class Infant/Toddler Swim Class Age: Six months to Three years

 

Infant/Toddler – The American Red Cross Parent and Child Aquatics builds swimming readiness by emphasizing fun in the water.  Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more. **Special Requirements:  An adult must accompany the child in the water, and swim diapers are required for those children who are not potty-trained.

 

Pre-School Swim Class Age: Three – Six years

 

Pre-School 1 This class is for children with minimal or no water experience.  It is for non-swimming children who are not yet comfortable putting their face in the water.

 

Pre-School 2 This class is for children who are comfortable in the water, can put their face in,

but are not yet swimming or floating (front and back) on their own.

 

Pre-School 3 This class is for children who are very comfortable in the water, can front and back float for at least 5 seconds with NO assistance, and are swimming on their own with NO assistance or floatation device.

 

Advanced Pre-School – This class is for children who can swim on their front and back for 15 yards and tread water for at least 30 seconds with no assistance. They should be comfortable in the deep water.

 

Youth Swim Classes Age:  Six-12 years

 

Level 1 – This class is for children with minimal or no water experience.  Non-swimming children who are not yet comfortable with their face in the water belong in this class.

 

Level 2 – This class is for children with some water experience that are comfortable putting their faces in the water, but are not yet swimming on their own.

 

Level 3 – This class is for children who can swim and float unassisted on both the front and back, but are just beginning to work on strokes.

 

Level 4 – This class is for children who can swim front and back crawl for 15 yards and tread water for at least 30 seconds.

 

Level 5 – This class is for children who can swim 25 yards of front and back crawl, as well as 15 yards of breaststroke and elementary backstroke.

  

Drop-in fees are $5 for city residents and $10 for non-city residents, or get an 18 visit punch card for $32 for city residents and $55 for non-city residents.

BANQUET HALL

Canal Street Recreation Center's banquet hall can hold up to 300 people and can be divided into smaller spaces.  A full kitchen is available.  For more information about reserving the banquet hall for your next event, call the center at 843- 918-1465.  Here are photos of the hall decorated and undecorated.

    

     Canal Street Recreation Center's Banquet Hall

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