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. 

Healthy  Heroes  

 The City of Myrtle Beach and Pepper Geddings Recreation Center proudly presents Healthy Heroes. A FREE fitness program for Veterans and/or active military. Participants of all ages and abilities will enjoy an hour-long workout with a group fitness instructor, who will work to improve overall health and fitness and help to join everyone together as a local community of fellow heroes.

Class Details:
Every Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
September 1st through November 3rd

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.  

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 Level 1 – Recommended Age: 3 to 4.5

  • Football on Tuesdays from September 11 – October 16
  • All Sport on Tuesdays from October 23 – December 4

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

  • Football on Thursdays September 13 – October 18
  • All Sport on Thursdays from October 25 – December 6

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.

Recreation Art
September 19 – November 7
6:00 to 7:00 p.m., each Wednesday
Children ages 6 to 10 will enjoy fun and creative art projects. Students will have the opportunity to use watercolor paint, markers, pencils, and other art utensils. No experience or supplies needed.
Fees: $25 for City Residents / $45 for Non-City Residents

Skate Safe Skateboarding Lessons
September 12- November 7, each Wednesday
Beginner level: 3:00 to 3:45 p.m.
Intermediate level skate: 4:00 to 4:45 p.m.
Location: The New Matt Hughes Skatepark
 Children ages 5 through 11 will learn the basics of skateboarding from a long time skateboarding and sports coach. Techniques like ollies, tic-tacs, frontside/backside turns, mannys and more! Helmet and skateboard required. Knee and elbow pads are optional.
Fees: $15 for City Residents / $25 for Non-City Residents

City Spiker Girls Volleyball
September 17- November 7
Girls ages 8 through 11: 4:30- 5:45p.m.
Girls ages 12 through 18: 5:45- 7:00p.m.
Location: The Myrtle Beach Sports Center (behind the Convention Center on Oak Street)
Weekly instruction and league play by age groups.  All practices and games located at the Myrtle Beach Sports Complex.  Volleyball jersey included. Knee pads are optional.
Fees: $15.00 for City Residents/$50.00 for Non-City Residents.

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in a Recreation Atmosphere
September 17 – November 5
6:00 to 7:00 p.m., each Monday
Boys and Girls ages 6 to 10
Location: Pepper Geddings Recreation Center
Kids will be introduced to a blended learning environment showing students how the scientific method can be applied to everyday life. STEM also teaches students computational thinking and focuses on the real world applications of problem-solving.
Fees: $25.00 for City Residents/$45 Non-City Residents

Myrtle Beach Dune Warrior Lacrosse
Starts on September 25; each Tuesday and Thursday
Girls practice: 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Field 1, ages 7 - 18
Boys Practice: 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Field 2, ages 7 - 18
Location: Grand Park Athletic Complex in Market Common, 1011 Crabtree Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC
Register at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 Oak St., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Dune Warrior Lacrosse is a recreational sports program designed for year-round and new players. Players must have a US Lacrosse membership to participate. Visit to find out more.
Fees: $15 for City Residents / $50 for Non-City Residents

Creative Movement
September 11 – December 11
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., each Tuesday 
Toddlers ages 3 and 4 will have fun moving and dancing in the beginner class.  An intro to Ballet and Tap dance techniques will be included. No previous dance experience necessary. Ballet and Tap shoes suggested.Fees: $15 for City Residents / $25 for Non-City Residents

 Kids Ballet, Tap, and Jazz Dance Lessons
September 13 – December 13
Grades K through 2: 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., each Thursday
Grades 3 through 5: 4:00 to 5:15 p.m., each Thursday
 Kids in grades K – 5 will learn basic dance, movement techniques, and choreography for a dance showcase.  No previous dance experience necessary.  Ballet and Tap shoes suggested. Pre-registration required.
Fees: $25.00 City Resident/$45.00 Non-City residents

 Teen Dance Lessons
September 10 – December 10
4:15 – 5:30 p.m., each Monday
Teens in grades 6 - 12 will learn beginner techniques and choreography of Ballet, Tap, and Jazz. No previous dance experience necessary.  Ballet and Tap shoes suggested. 
Fees: $25 City Residents / $45 Non-City Residents.

Adult Ballet, Tap and Jazz Dance Lessons
September 10 – December 10
Monday, from 5:30 – 7:00p.m.
Friday, from 9:00 – 10:30a.m.
Adults learn basic dance techniques and choreography for a dance showcase performance.  No previous dance experience necessary.  Ballet and Tap shoes are suggested, and pre-registration is required. Fee: $25.00 for City Residents and $45.00 for Non-City Residents.


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

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.
Fridays 10:00 to 10:45 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

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

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

Cardio Fit**:  A low impact aerobics class that focuses on building strength and increasing cardio endurance.                          
Mondays and Wednesdays 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.
 Thursdays:  8:00 to 8: 45 a.m., with Joanne

Functional Circuits*: A series of exercises of safe and effective exercises done one after another, building strength, with cardiovascular benefits that can be modified to your ability level.
Mondays 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Wendy

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 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with Linda

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

Move & Groove**:  This upbeat dance class includes easy cardio moves 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 and 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

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.

Weight Training**:  Increase strength and sculpt your whole body using the weight room resistance machines.               
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays:  9:00 to 9:45 a.m., with Nick                                                                  Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Nick                                                                           
Thursdays 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Nick
Saturdays:  10:00 to 10:45 a.m., with Nick

Women’s Strength Training*: This class will introduce women to strength training exercises and the weight room equipment.
Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00 to 6:45 p.m., with Kathy

Yoga Release & Flow**:  A variety of postures and Vinyasa movement that will strengthen your whole body and heighten your mind-body connection.
Thursdays:  9:00 to 9:45 a.m., with Joanne
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, high-energy dance aerobics class does not feel like a workout.  Move to the beat, smile, and sweat! 
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays:  9:00 to 9:45 a.m., with Katie
Tuesdays:  5:30 to 6:15 p.m., with Katie