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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 2014


For 2014, our Choose Health and Fitness Program offers several tracks for teams and individuals, based on your health and fitness goals.  Choose to Lose, Choose to Move, Choose to Train and Choose to Swim all provide  encouragement, accountability, community and results that lead to a healthier you.  Registration is underway for these exciting three-month programs. 


Activities begin with a Health and Fitness Fair on Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.  Call 843-918-2280 for more information.  All four Choose programs include fitness classes, aquatics classes and membership to the city's recreation centers during the 11 week sessions. 


Choose to Lose:  Weight Loss Competition

Limited to 150 participants


Want to lose a little weight?  This proven program has helped thousands of people lose weight  with the help of weekly coaching and team support to keep you moving toward your goals. 


Choose to Move:  Recreation Competition

Limited to 150 participants


Looking for some fun in your fitness?  A great way to enjoy both fitness and recreation activities, a little team competition, and simply maintaining an active lifestyle.  


Choose to Train:  Fitness Competition

Limited to 50 participants


Ready to take your fitness to the next level?  This hugely popular boot camp-style group fitness program offers up to five intense group workouts weekly for those who want to take personal fitness to the next level.


Choose to Swim:  Swim and Fit Competition

Limited to 60 participants


Make a splash with all types of water activities specifically designed to meet your individual goals.  Swimming classes serve as the core of this program, with all of the other benefits of Choose included.


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.  Space is limited, so sign up now.  See the Choose brochure and the fitness class schedule for more information about this year's programs. 


All programs offer…

  • Access to Pepper Geddings Recreation Center Amenities

  • Fitness Classes During Program

  • Health Instruction & Coaching

  • Encouragement & Accountability

  • Competition, Camaraderie & Fun

  • Great Prizes & 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.  


Fit Kidz:  Kids Fitness Competition 

Limited to 40 participants


Boys and girls in fourth through eighth grades can now enjoy some of the many benefits offered during this 11 week program, specifically designed just for kids, with after school workouts, games, competition and lots of fun.


See the Fit Kidz brochure on-line for more information, as well as a registration form for your convenient enrollment.  The cost is $30 for city residents or $55 for non-residents.  Additional children in the family are $15 or $30 each, respectively.  Space is limited, so sign up now.


Check out the Choose to Lose Newsletters from the 2013 programs:


Choose to Lose Issue No. 1 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 2 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 3 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 4 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 5 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 6 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 7 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 8 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 9 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 10 (PDF)

Choose to Lose Issue No. 11 (PDF)

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