Pepper Geddings Recreation Center

(843) 918-2280
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  

Open Play Volleyball on Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Open to all players and anyone who enjoys the game. Free for members, $3 for seniors, $5 for adults. 

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.     
Open play ( Recommended intermediate to advanced players)

Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.      
Beginners and beginner play with an instructor.

Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.         
Open play (Recommended beginner to intermediate players)

Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.       
Social Play (Recommended 3.0 and below... Just for FUN)


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.  

All Sports Camp-Grades 2-5 from June 10 -14
Soccer Camp-Grades 2-5 from June 17 - 21
Recreation Camp- Grades 2-6 from June 24 – 28
Beach Camp- Grades 4-6 on  Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, July 8, 9 and 10, from  9:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
Volleyball Camp-Grades 4 – 9 from July 15-19
Basketball Camp- Grades 2 – 5 from July 22-26
Lacrosse Camp- Grades 2-7 from August 5-9
Triathlon Camp- Grades 3-9, Monday through Thursday from August 12-15, 8:30 a.m. -2:00 p.m. 
 Triathlon Race Saturday, August 17th
 All Grades Rising 2019/20 School Year

 Choose to Move  January 5th through March 9th

9 Week Health and Recreation Program that focuses on fun, fitness, and activities at Pepper Geddings and at our other recreation facilities. All participants will compete to gain the most activity points. The winners will receive vouchers to be used at Pepper Geddings.

Program Includes... An Unlimited Membership to City Recreation Centers; Unlimited Fitness Classes at Pepper Geddings and Aquatic Classes at both Pepper Geddings & Mary C. Canty; Team Meetings; Camaraderie; Competition; Volunteer Opportunities throughout the Program to include the Myrtle Beach Marathon and Collections for Helping Hand. 

Cost for Current Annual Member $40
City Residents- $75
(add a family member for $25)
Non-City Residents $130
(add a family member for $45)

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.  

Start Smart – Preschool Sports Readiness Program is a proven instructional program that prepares children for the world of organized sports without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt.  Parents work together with their children in a supportive environment to learn all of the basic skills…throwing, catching & kicking.

Fall classes for Tuesday Level 1 – Recommended Age: 3 to 4.5

  • Basketball January 8 – February 12
  • Soccer February 19 – March 26
  • Baseball April 2 – May 14
  • Tennis May 21 – June 25
  • Golf July 9 – August 13

 Fall Classes for Thursday Level 2 – Recommended for Age: 4.5 to 6

  • Basketball January 10 – February 14
  • Soccer February 21 – March 28
  • Baseball April 4 – May 16
  • Tennis May 23 – June 27
  • Golf July 11 – August 15

Our Start Smart Program is at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center
Fees: $25.00 City Resident/$45.00 Non-City Resident

The following classes and activities are offered and pre-registration required.  Pepper Geddings Recreation Center reserves the right to cancel a class that does not meet minimum enrollment numbers.  A full refund will be provided for any class canceled.  Cannot find a class or activity to suit your needs?  Call 843-918-2280.

Destination 5k Walk, run, go! 


The Destination 5K program is a 7-week learn to walk, or run/walk program designed for the true beginner. By the time each participant crosses the finish line of  The International Drive Road 5K (3.1 mile) Race, (held Sunday 4/28), team members will have learned the importance of proper form, stretching, and hydration- all the tools needed to maintain their new fitness routine.  *The program begins with a required informational meeting and Functional Movement Screening on Monday, February 18th at 10:00 a.m.


Make new friends, have fun, and express your creativity and personal style. Our class selection will be varied one- class sessions. (with the exception of a clay creation project, which will be 2 sessions).

  • Art supplies will be provided.
  • Feel free to pack a snack or lunch to enjoy while you connect and create!
  • Class meeting time is 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. on the following dates:
  1.    Monday, January 7, 2019- This Beginner Watercolor painting lesson will help you find your own unique painting style using different color mixing and application techniques.
  2.   Monday, January 14, 2019- This Acrylic painting session will introduce the novice painter to the forgiving qualities of acrylic paint and allow them to experiment with a variety of techniques.
  3.  Monday, January 21, 2019- CLOSED, Martin Luther King Holiday
  4.  Monday, January 28, 2019- Clay Creations, Part 1-If you're thinking about taking up pottery but don't have a lot of money or space for a pottery wheel you will learn techniques on how to hand form air-dry clay.
  5.  Monday, February 4, 2019- Clay Creations, Part 2- Paint your Clay Creation
  6.  Monday, February 11, 2019- Valentine Card Craft
  7.  Monday, February 18, 2019- Let’s play Yahtzee!
  8.  Monday, February 25, 2019- This Mixed Media Art lesson will bring together a multitude (“mix”) of different elements (“media”) in a variety of different ways.
  9.  Monday, March 4, 2019- Adult Coloring & Aromatherapy


The following classes are part of our fitness schedule!  All classes are held at the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 Oak Street.

Get your 24-visit punch card at the front desk.  Punch cards cost $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents.  The card allows 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.  City residents pay $4 per class and non-city residents pay $10 per class.   All classes are held at the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 Oak Street.


Class Level Scale...
* = Beginner or Low Impact
** = Moderate to Intermediate
*** = Advanced or High Intensity

Please choose classes based on your level of ability!

B Fit Jam**:  It’s your JAM in this class! At each station, you will work with a fitness tool that begins with a ‘B’ (balls, bars, bands, etc.) to meet your personal strength challenge.
Tuesdays:  8:00 to 8:45 a.m., with Joanne
Saturdays:  9:00 to 9: 45 a.m., with Joanne

Basic Strength and Cardio Training*: Learn the basics of strength training and cardio exercise using the machines and equipment in the weight room and cardio room combined.                                                         
Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00 to 6:45 p.m., with Kathy

Ball Body Sculpt**: Reshape your body with exercises that will simultaneously firm and tighten your physique, align your spine, and flatten your tummy using a stability ball, tubes, and/or hand weights.
Wednesdays 9:00 to 9:45 a.m., with Wendy

Ballet Stretch*:  Enjoy a gentle flow of beginner ballet techniques that combine balance, stretching and toning. 
Tuesdays 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Sandee                                                              
Wednesdays:  9:00 to 9: 45 a.m., with Sandee

Body Bootcamp***: A high intensity, full body workout using cardio and strength exercises to make you challenge yourself!                                                                                                                                  
Thursdays 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Sam

BOSU**: stands for both sides utilized. BOSU is a stability tool used to improve core strength and balance.  Wednesdays 12:00 to 12:45 p.m., with Aaron

Cardio 101*: This introductory class will help teach you how to get the best workout using the cardio room machines.                                                                                                                                                   
Saturdays 11:00 to 11:45 a.m., with Nick

Cardio Dance**: Enjoy this high energy, calorie blasting dance fitness class with easy to follow moves and music you will love!                                                                                                                
Mondays 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Sam                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Cardio Fit**:  A low impact aerobics class that focuses on building strength and increasing cardio endurance.         Mondays 9:00 to 9:45 a.m., with Wendy

Cardio Kickboxing**:  Have a blast in this high-energy cardio aerobics class! Optional Kickboxing bags increase intensity.
Tuesdays 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Joanne 
Thursdays 8:00 to 8:45 a.m., with Joanne                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Chair Yoga & Stretch*: In Chair Yoga, traditional yoga postures will be done sitting and standing while holding the chair. Active and slow stretches will be incorporated also sitting and standing.                          
Thursdays 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Joanne                                                                                                                                                                                     
Feel Your Moves*: Embrace your uniqueness as the instructor guides you through cardio movements. Let yourself be free to be you! When you do it your way, you can’t get it wrong!                                      
Thursdays 9:00 to 9:45 a.m., with Linda

 Fit-N-Stretch*: This low impact stretching class will include lengthening and toning exercise to help you recover.                                                                                                                                                              
Wednesdays 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Sam

 Gentle Sculpt*:  Tired of using weights for strengthening and toning?  Use your body weight to tone and build strength.
Wednesdays:  10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Sandee                                                                           
Fridays 8:00 to 8:45 a.m., with Sandee

Gold-N-Fit*: Keep active and stay young at heart! Enjoy a fun class using light hand weights for strength training, stretching, and relaxation all while using a chair for balance.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with Linda

Intro to Pilates*: A beginner level of Pilates to teach the basics of core training, strength, and flexibility.                       Tuesdays 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Linda

Intro to Weights*: A weightlifting class designed for those who are learning or are new to using weight room equipment.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Nick

Just For You Fitness*:  A fitness program designed to be a full body workout using hand weights and resistance bands.
Tuesdays and Thursdays:  11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with Wendy

Line Dancing*: Learn basic Line Dances from the most current to the most popular throughout the decades; with a little Free Style dancing added for extra fun!                                                                                
Tuesdays 9:00 to 9:45 a.m., with Sandee

 Move and Groove**: This up-beat dance class includes easy cardio moved with low impact combinations for fun and fitness.                                                                                                                                         
Thursdays 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Sandee                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Pilates**:  This core muscle workout combines strength and flexibility with a mind-body connectivity for the entire body.                                                                                                                                          
Tuesdays 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Linda                                                                                                                                                                          Thursdays 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Linda

QiGong*:  Pronounced (CHEE-GONG), this exercise is gentle, with slow movement, deep breathing, and meditation.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Linda

Recess*: Enjoy games and activities just like you did in school. Have fun, get active, and be a kid again!       
Fridays 12:00 to 12:45 p.m., with Aaron

Tabata***:  This high-intensity interval training workout is designed to perform 20 seconds of exercise with 10 seconds of rest.
Wednesdays:  5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Kelly

Total Abs**:  Focuses on exercises that work your abdominal muscles and obliques.
Fridays:  8:00 to 8:45 a.m., with Nick

Total Body Circuit**: Stations are set up and designed to focus on total body fitness training, cardio, and core strengthening.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 6:45 to 7:30 a.m., with Nick

Training Camp**:  Join this high energy, fast-paced cardio conditioning class!  Class location is to be determined.   Mondays and Wednesdays:  8:00 to 8:45 a.m., with Nick

Walk the Plank**: Ahoy Mateys! All aboard for a cardio and strength training workout that includes various forms of planking and walking. This class includes going up and down stairs.                                       
Thursdays 9:00 to 9:45 p.m., with Michael

Weight Training**:  Increase strength and sculpt your whole body using the weight room resistance machines.       Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 to 9:45 a.m., with Nick

Yoga**: Postures are used to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation help to create full-body relaxation and balance.                                                                       
Mondays and Fridays from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Hannah

Yoga Release & Flow**:  A variety of postures and Vinyasa movement that will strengthen your whole body and heighten your mind-body connection.
Saturdays:  10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Joanne

Yoga Release & Stretch**:  Relax through yoga postures, breathing, and balance while stretching and lengthening.
Tuesdays:  9:00 to 9:45 a.m., with Joanne

Zumba**: This fun, upbeat dance aerobics class doesn’t even feel like a workout. Dance to the beat, smile and sweat!                                                                                                                                                    
Mondays 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Katie