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Corner Icon Did you know...?  Myrtle Beach has four recreation centers, two indoor swimming pools, four indoor gymnasiums, two outdoor basketball courts, three weight and fitness rooms, 16 tennis courts, a skateboard park, a roller hockey rink, a golf course, a fitness trail, six youth ball fields, nine adult ball fields, six soccer fields, a football stadium, a minor league baseball stadium, a Miracle League field for children with disabilities, eight picnic shelters, 18 playgrounds and some 45 landscaped parks, not to mention nearly 10 miles of beach!

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It's time to... Choose health and fitness!


Weight loss, recreation and fitness competitions for 2016


Participants in Myrtle Beach's Choose Health and Fitness Program have lost more than 13,000 pounds since 2006.  Each year, the Choose program helps hundreds of people experience fitness success.  Now, it's your turn!


For 2016, the Choose Program offers two tracks for teams and individuals, based on your health and fitness goals.  Choose to Lose, the original weight loss competition, and Choose to Move both provide encouragement, accountability, community support and results that lead to a healthier you.  See the 2016 class schedule here! 


Registration is underway now for these exciting three-month programs.  Space is limited, so sign up now.  Benefits include fitness classes, aquatics classes and membership to the city's recreation centers during the 11 week sessions. 


Activities begin with Choose-a-Palooza on Saturday, January 9, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.  Call 843-918-2280 for more information. 


Choose to Lose:  Weight Loss Competition

Limited to 150 participants


Want to lose a little weight?  This proven program helps you accomplish that goal through weekly coaching and team support to keep you moving toward your goals.  See the available classes for 2016 here!


Choose to Move:  Recreation Competition

Limited to 150 participants


Looking for some fun in your fitness?  Choose to Move is a great way to enjoy fitness, recreation and a little team competition, all while maintaining an active lifestyle.   See the available classes for 2016 here!


What's the cost?


The cost is just $40 if you're already an annual recreation center member.  Otherwise, it's $75 for city residents or $130 or non-residents.  Additional family members are $25 or $45 each, respectively.  See the Choose brochure and the fitness class schedule for more information about this year's programs. 


All programs offer

  • Access to City Recreation Center Amenities

  • Fitness and Aquatics Classes During Program

  • Health Instruction and Coaching

  • Encouragement and Accountability

  • Competition, Camaraderie and Fun

  • Great Prizes and Awards

  • Results Leading to a Healthier You

Where fitness is fun! 


Fitness isn't easy, but you will find that it can be fun, when a little competition, teamwork, camaraderie, coaching and new friends are involved. Tons of fitness classes are available, along with special events designed to motivate you to reach your fitness goals.  Great individual and team prizes are awarded to top performers, while everyone wins with better health and fitness.


The hardest step toward fitness is the first.  Take it now!

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