Pepper Geddings Recreation Center

(843) 918-2280

Pepper Geddings Recreation Center
3205 North Oak Street

Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, corner of Oak Street and 33rd Avenue North, features a well equipped weight room with free weights and machines; a cardio room with treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, stair climbers and more; an indoor track; a 25-yard swimming pool with six lanes and diving boards; a shallow pool; and two gymnasiums equipped with eight basketball goals, pickleball and volleyball equipment, and a number of other functions.  For more information, call 843-918-2280 or come by the center!  


Monday through Thursday...  6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
Friday...  6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday...  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday...  Closed  

Youth sports, after-school youth programs, and special events also are available.  Choose from annual, monthly or daily membership options.  Printable flyers of the Fitness Class Schedule are available.  Registration for 2018 Sports and Fitness Camps begins Monday, April 2, 2018.  Pepper Geddings also offers a Start Smart program for children ages three to six.  The program is designed to prepare young children for organized sports.  Also, check out the 2018 Spring Programs.

The following classes and activities are offered at Pepper Geddings, with pre-registration required.  We reserve the right to cancel a class that does not meet minimum enrollment.  A full refund will be provided for any class we cancel.  Can’t find a class or activity to suit your needs?  Call and discuss it with us.

Please join us for the 2nd Annual
Rena Grant ‘PICKLEBALL WITH A PURPOSE’  Tournament

Date: Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Place: Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.
Type: Mixed Doubles, Double Elimination Tournament.
Ages: at least one partner must be 50 or older.
Sign up: with a partner or as a single looking for a partner.
Cost: $7.00 - Tournament Fee or $10.00 - Tournament Fee + Event T-shirt.
All proceeds go to the Mark Schild Youth Scholarship Fund. 
Refreshments: snacks and drinks will be provided.
Registration Deadline: Memorial Day - Monday, May 28, 2018.


The following classes are part of our fitness schedule!  Get your 24-visit punch card at the front desk.  It’s $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents and allows you 24 visits to any of the following classes listed below.  The Fitness Punch Cards can be used at all city recreation facilities and do not expire.  Daily guests may pay $4 (city resident) or $10 (non-city resident) per class.   All classes are held at the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 Oak Street.

Group Fitness Classes

B Fit… A fun, muscle toning interval class that uses balls, bars, kettlebells, bands, and BOSU’s.                                                                           

 8:00-8:45 a.m. every Tuesday with Joanne
9:00-9:45 a.m. every Saturday with Joanne

Cardio Kickboxing… Have a blast in this high energy cardio aerobics class! Optional kickboxing bags can increase intensity.                                                          

8:00-8:45 a.m. every Thursday with Joanne

Creative Corner… Make new friends and express your creativity. Each class will be a different project or subject. Come join the fun and feel free to bring a lunch or snack to enjoy while you create!

Class Schedule                                                                                                                                                            
April 16: Paint Clay Creations                                                                                                                                   
April 23: Creative Writing                                                                                                                                                                
April 30: Word Games

12:00-1:00 p.m. every Monday with Wendy

Stretch and Strengthen… Use a chair for balance or stand, use hand weights or your own body weight, work to tone and strengthen all your muscles. 

9:00-9:45 a.m. every Tuesday with Joanne

Yoga Release… This relaxing Yoga class will combine strength, flexibility, and balance to release tension in your body.                                          

9:00-10:00 a.m. every Thursday with Joanne               
10:00-11:00 a.m. every Saturday with Joanne

Walk with Wendy… Join fitness instructor Wendy as she coaches you to improve your health with walking intervals—the key to turning your walk into a calorie incinerator! In this 5-week program you will progressively learn to switch from moderate to fast-paced levels of intensity.

10:00-11:00 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with Wendy

Ballet Stretch...  Enjoy a gentle flow of ballet techniques that combines balance, stretching and muscle toning.

10:00 to10:45 a.m., every Tuesday, with Sandee
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Wednesday, with Sandee

Intro to Weights...  This class is designed for those who are new to using the weight room equipment or if you are new to designing a weight training routine.

10:00 to10:45 a.m., every Tuesday, and Thursday, with Nick, Weight Room

Body Bootcamp...  Try this high-intensity interval training class, designed to improve cardio health and endurance.

5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Monday, with Sam

Cardio & Strength...  This class combines cardio exercises and weight lifting for a full body workout (class level scale – high intensity)

6:45 to 7:30 a.m., every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with Nick, Aerobics Room

Circuit Training...  This class is a form of body conditioning or resistance training using high-intensity aerobics.  It targets strength building or muscular endurance.  An exercise “circuit” is one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program.  When one circuit is complete, one begins the first exercise again for the next circuit.  Traditionally, the time between exercises in circuit training is short, often with rapid movement to the next exercise

8:00 to 8:45 a.m., each Wednesday, with Nick, Aerobics Room

Gentle Sculpt...  Tired of using weights for toning?  Join this class and use your body weight to build strength and tone muscles.

10:00 to10:45 a.m., every Wednesday, with Sandee
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Friday, with Sandee

Healthy Heroes...   Healthy Heroes is a FREE fitness program for Veterans and/or active military. Participants of all ages and abilities can enjoy an hour-long workout with a group fitness instructor who will help to improve your overall health and fitness and will work to bring everyone together as a community of heroes. So Get up! Get out! And Get moving, beginning each Saturday, April 7 through June 2 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Just For You Fitness...
  A fitness program designed to be a full body workout using light hand weights and resistance bands.  This class is specifically for seniors, beginners to fitness, or anyone recovering from an injury.

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Monday, and Wednesday, with Wendy, Aerobics Room

Move & Groove...  This upbeat class includes easy cardio dance moves with low impact combinations for fun and fitness!

9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Tuesday, with Sandee, Aerobics Room
5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Thursday, with Sandee, Aerobics Room

Pilates...  This core-centric workout, designed by Joseph Pilates, combines strength and flexibility with the mind-body connectivity for a full body workout and relaxation.

9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Tuesday, and Thursday, with Linda, Aerobics Room

QiGong...  Pronounced (CHEE-GONG), this is a gentle form of exercise that helps improve health and overall well-being.  The main elements of QiGong include fluid movement, deep breathing, and meditation.  Designed for all fitness levels (class level scale – beginner, low impact). 

10:00 to 10:45 a.m., every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with Linda, Aerobics Room

Total Abs...  This class concentrates on exercises that work your abdominal area, obliques, and back.

8:00 to 8:45 a.m., every Friday, with Nick, Aerobics Room

Weight Training...  Learn proper techniques and exercises using resistance machines located in the Weight Room.  Weight training improves overall muscle strength and tone (class level scale – moderate intensity).

9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, with Nick, Weight Room
10:00 to 10:45 a.m., every Saturday, with Nick, Weight Room

Zumba...  The mix of cardio aerobics, dance and Latin-themed music makes for a fun, easy-to-learn workout!  Anyone 18 and older is welcome. 

9:00 to 9:45 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.