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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.


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

   

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.

 

YOUTH SPORTS

 

Arena Football League: This summer flag football league program gives youth the opportunity to enhance their football skills and develop the necessary fundamentals for the game of tackle football.  Registration for Arena Football at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center begins Sunday, May 1, and continues until Friday, June 19.  Training Camp Dates: Monday, June 13 to Thursday, June 16 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.  Game dates: Monday and Wednesdays, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. The city resident fee is $10.00; the non-city resident fee is $20.00.  For more information, call the Mary C. Canty Recreation Center at (843) 918-1465.

 

Summer Youth Basketball League:  This league focuses on the fundamentals of basketball.  The program highlights positive sportsmanship, leadership, discipline and team work.  Registration begins Sunday, May 1 through Friday, June 17.  Training Camp is from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 20 through Thursday, June 23.  Games are played 12:00 to 3:00 p.m., each Tuesday and Thursday.  For more information, call the Mary C. Canty Recreation Center at (843) 918-1465.

 

Summer Teen Basketball League:  This program will help youth learn the fundamentals of basketball and teach the importance of sportsmanship, leadership, discipline and teamwork within the game. Training camp will be held 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 20 through Thursday, June 23.  The league begins Tuesday, June 28.  Games will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., each Tuesday and Thursday.  The fee for city residents will be $10.00 and non-city residents will be $20.00.  The city resident fee is $10.00; the non-city resident fee is $20.00.  For more information (843) 918-1465.

 

Pik-Up 10nis:  The summer tennis program will serve as an introduction to the game of tennis. Children ages six to 12 will learn the fundamentals under the instruction of certified tennis professionals. Registration is form Sunday, May 1 through Monday, June 13.  The FREE sessions are from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays at the Myrtle Beach Tennis Center.  For more program information please contact the Mary C. Canty Recreation Center at (843) 918 – 1465 or via email at jlanham@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Teen Coaching 101:  Calling all teenagers 13 to 18 who would like to give back to the community and serve as youth sports coaches.  Participants will receive training about coaching, conducting drills, creating practice plans and developing positive leadership.  As youth coaches, they will receive work experience, monthly membership and a dinner, and a special bonus at season's end.  Registration runs from May 1 through Friday, June 10.  The coaching workshop is 11:00 a.m., June 6 through June 9.  The program will be held Monday through Thursday through July 28.  For more information, call or 843-918-1465.

 

Sign up now for summer swim lessons at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center!  Water safety is a skill that saves lives.  Registration’s is underway, or call 918-1476 or 918-1463 for more information.  Swim lessons are available for all ages. 

 

Morning Lessons

 

Summer Session 1: June 13 – June 23

Summer Session 2: June 27 – July 7

Summer Session 3: July 11 – July 21

Summer Session 4: July 25 – August 4

 

Evening Lessons

 

Summer Session 1: June 6 – June 21

 

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.

 

POOL SCHEDULE – Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

 

LAP SWIM SCHEDULE

Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 9:90 a.m., 3 Lap Lanes

Friday 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., 3 Lap Lanes

Saturday 1:00 – 4:30 p.m., 3 Lap Lanes

Sunday 1:00 - 5:30 p.m., 3 Lap Lanes

 

Monday through Wednesday 10:00 – 1:30 p.m., 2 Lap Lanes

Monday through Wednesday 4:00 – 7:30 p.m., 2 Lap Lane

Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., 4 Lanes

Thursday 4:00 – 7:30 p.m., 6 Lanes

Friday 4:00 – 6:15 p.m., 4 Lanes

 

ADULT EXERCISE

 

Saturday 1:00 – 5:30 p.m. (May use any open lane during swim times)

 

Open Swim

 

Monday through Friday 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., 3 Lap /3 Open Lanes

Saturday 1:00 4:30 p.m., 3 Lap /3 Open Lanes

Sunday 1:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m., 3 Lap /3 Open Lanes

 

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

 

Gentle 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, similar to Jivin’ Joints, but at 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.

 

 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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