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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.

 

A.M. Fitness “Always Motivated” Program:  This low-impact exercise program is designed for individuals with disabilities and special needs.  The program gives participants the opportunity to work out, interact with others, take part in a group activity and have fun!  Registration is underway and continues through September 4.  The program begins September 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Fees:  $8 City Resident / $15 Non City Resident.  For more information, contact Jonah Lanham at 843-918-1469 or jlanham@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Cardio and Abs:  This high intensity workout will focus on core strength and cardio. Class meet Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m.  Drop-In Fees: $4 City Resident / $10 Non-City Resident.  Punch Cards can be used, with $28.00 fee for City Residents and a $50.00 fee for Non-City Residents.  For more information, contact 843-918-1465.

 

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 every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m., September 8 through December 17, at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  Registration is underway.  Drop-In Fees are $4 per City Resident and $10 per Non-City Resident.  Punch Cards may also be used, with a fee of $28.00 for City Residents and $50.00 for Non-City Residents.  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 and running.  Classes meet on Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. and 6:00 to 6:45 p.m., at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center and Doug Shaw Stadium.  Drop-In Fees are $4 for City Residents and $10 for Non-City Residents.  Punch Cards may also be used, with a $28.00 fee for City Residents and a $50.00 fee for Non-City Residents.  For more, contact Jonah Lanham at 843-918-1469 or jlanham@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

AQUATIC PROGRAMS

 

Proud Partner of the American Red Cross Centennial Program.  Scholarships available for swim lessons at Canal Street Recreation Center.

 

Summer Swim Lessons….  Sign up now at Mary C. Canty or Pepper Geddings Recreation Center!  Water safety is a skill that saves lives.  Registration is underway, or call 918-2285 or 918-1463 for more information.  Swim lessons are available for all ages. 

 

Morning Lessons and Evening Lessons (Monday through Thursday)… Mary C. Canty Recreation Center classes are Monday and Wednesday.  Pepper Geddings Recreation Center’ classes are Tuesday and Thursday.

Fall Session 1…  Option A:  September 14 – October 17

Fall Session 1…  Option B:  September 15 – October 8

 

Fall Session 2…  Option A:  October 19 – November 11

Fall Session 2…  Option B:  October 20 – November 12

 

Fall Session 3…  Option A:  November 30 – December 16

Fall Session 3…  Option B:  December 1 – December 17

 

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

 

Lap and Open Swim schedules vary.  Call Mary C. Canty Recreation Center at 843-918-1465 for times and days. 

 

SWIM LESSONS

 

Sign up now for swim lessons at Canal Street Pool!  Water safety is a skill that saves lives.  Registration begins on Thursday two weeks prior to the start of class, or call 918-1476 or 918-1463 for more information.  Swim lessons are available for all ages. 

 

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 – Five 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.

 

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 who 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.

 

AQUATIC 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.  Contact Ryan Caputo at 918-1476 for more information.

 

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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