Pepper Geddings Recreation Center is open Monday through Thursday from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Pepper Geddings Recreation Center
3205 North Oak Street 843-918-2280
Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, at the corner of Oak Street and 33rd Avenue North, features both a full-size gymnasium and a youth gymnasium, a weight room, a cardio room, an indoor track, a 25-yard swimming pool and an aerobic room. Youth sports, after-school youth programs and special events also are available. Choose from annual, monthly or daily membership options.
The following classes and activities are offered at Pepper Geddings, with pre-registration required for all classes. For more information, call 843-918-2280 or come by the center! We reserve the right to cancel a class that does not meet minimum enrollment. 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!
KIDS SPORTS AND FITNESS PROGRAMS
Registration for After-School Sports and Fitness Classes: Stop by the front desk to register your child for our spring after-school sports, fitness, and cultural classes.
Start Smart Sports: This is a proven instructional program that prepares children, ages three to six, for the world of organized sports without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Children work on learning all the fundamentals of sport including catching, passing, kicking and running in a fun atmosphere. Start Smart activities are held once a week for six weeks. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and children show improvement. Classes meet from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. for six weeks. Fees: $25 City Resident / $42 Non-City Resident. Pre-registration is required.
Designed to introduce sports and basic athletic skills to pre-schoolers, ages three to four-and-a-half years old.
Baseball: Tuesdays, April 9 – May 14
Tennis: Tuesdays, May 21– June 25
Golf: Tuesdays, July 9 – Aug 13
Designed for returning Start Smart participants and older pre-schoolers age four and a half to six years old as preparation for organized sports.
Baseball: Thursdays, April 11 – May 16
Tennis: Thursdays, May 23 – June 27
Golf – Thursdays, July 11 – August 15
Fit Kidz: Boys and girls in grades four through eight will have the opportunity to put the fun back into fitness with kid-friendly group workouts and games after school. Fee: $30 City Resident/$50 Non-City Resident.
Monday – Friday, April 8 – May 17
Grades 4-5 2:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Grades 6-8 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Five Star Basketball: Get in the game! This learning league focuses on complete skill development through group instruction and game play. Learn the fundamentals and the secrets of shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding and defense! Fees: $18 City Resident / $30 Non-City Resident. Pre-registration is required. Clinics held April 8 through May 15.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Monday and Wednesday – ages six to eight
4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Monday and Wednesday – ages nine to 11
City Spikers Volleyball: (Ages 8-11 and 12-15) Coach Linda will teach you the skills you will need to succeed, including serving, passing, setting, spiking offense, blocking and defense, as well as teamwork and gaining a court sense and responsibility. Fees: $35 City Resident / $58 Non-City Resident. Pre-registration is required. Sessions run from April 9 through May 30.
3:00 - 4:15 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday - ages eight to 11
4:15 - 5:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday - ages 12 to 15
Zumbatomic: Join the party! Now kids can get in on this incredibly popular exercise dance routine. Zumba for kids, called Zumbatomic, is a total blast! This cardio fitness program designed just for kids is a fusion of salsa, cumbia, Reggaeton, hip-hop and more. These high energy workouts for kids max out on fun and fitness all at the same time. It’s safe and effective, and kids can’t wait to get into the Zumbatomic groove. Session runs from April 8 through May 15.
3:00 – 3:30 p.m., Monday and Wednesday - ages four to seven:
Fees: $21 City Resident/$35 Non-City Resident
3:30 – 4:15 p.m., Monday and Wednesday - ages eight to 13:
Fees: $30 City Resident/$50 Non-City Resident
Skate Safe: Skaters age eight to 13 will learn skateboarding basics for street, ramp and flat ground. This seven-week session begins April 9 at Matt Hughes Skate Park. Helmet, safety gear and skateboard are required. Fees: $15 City Resident / $25 Non-City Resident. Register at Pepper Geddings.
4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday – ages eight to 13
Lacrosse: Clinics take place on fields at Crabtree Memorial Gym and Pepper Geddings Recreation Center on Wednesday nights and Saturday mornings through the end of April. The spring season fee is $15 for city residents and $75 for non-city residents. Call 918-2280 for more information.
7-10 year old boys
7-10 year old girls
11-12 year old boys
11-12 year old girls
13-14 year old boys
13-14 year old girls
Triathlon Club: Swimming, biking, and running are all things kids naturally like to do. Weekly instruction and training in our pool and on our track and pre-announced bike paths off-site, by experienced triathletes, make for a fun and challenging experience in this fast-growing sport for kids and teens. Bikes and helmets are required. Fees: $27 City Resident / $45 Non-City Resident.
April 10 – May 29: Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. for ages 9-14
Introduction to Guitar: Learn to play guitar with basic chords and strum patterns. Guitar required. Fee: $25 City/$42 Non-City Resident
Tuesdays, April 9 – May 28
5:30 - 6:30pm Level 1 Ages 6-17
6:30 - 7:30pm Level 2 Ages 6-17
Introduction to Theatre: Discover the excitement of theatre with a local experienced actor and instructor of kids and teenagers. Fee: $25 City Resident / $42 Non-City Resident
Thursdays, April 11 – May 30
5:30 - 6:30pm Ages 6-9
6:30 - 7:30pm Ages 10-14
Karate: (Ages five and older) Tae Kwon Do is a martial art that uses both the hands and feet. It is a sport that physically benefits the whole body. One can develop flexibility, stamina, motor skills, strength, energy, self-confidence and balance. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Classes are ongoing, with fees due at the start of each month. New members are always welcome. Fees: $7 City Resident / $12 Non-City Resident, monthly at the front desk, and $24 monthly to the instructor.
ADULT AND SENIOR FITNESS CLASSES
The following classes are part of our new spring fitness class schedule starting April 1, 2013. Get your 24-visit punch card at the front desk. It’s $30 for City Residents or $50 for Non-City Residents. Daily guests may pay $4 (City Resident) or $7 (Non-City Resident) per class. All classes are at Pepper Geddings.
Zumba: Zumba® is a Latin-inspired, easy to follow dance-fitness class that blends international music and dance moves into an exciting and effective fitness system. It will work you into a sweat, but you won’t even realize you are exercising!
8:00 - 8:45 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday
6:00 - 6:45 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday
9:00 - 9:45 a.m., Saturday
Cardio & Strength: A total body workout focusing on strength with mini cardio bursts in the mix. This class utilizes a variety of equipment to keep participants motivated and having fun!
7:00 – 7:45 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Fit Over 50: Fit Over 50 is an exciting aerobics class for individuals over the age of 50. If you are looking to have fun while staying active, then this class is for you!
9:00 - 10:00 a.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Spontaneous Combustion: Spontaneous Combustion is a high energy workout with a variety of our fitness classes rolled into one. Combine Zumba, Kickboxing, Bodysculpting, Cardio Blast, Cardio Circuit, or Body Bootcamp to work out while having fun!
9:00 - 9:45 a.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Body Sculpt: This is an intense, full body workout designed to stretch and tone all muscle groups. We’ll use a variety of equipment, including hand weights and resistance bands, to keep the class interesting while toning and shaping your body.
10:00 - 10:45 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday
QiGong: Qi Gong (pronounced CHEE-GONG) is a gentle form of exercise that helps improve health and overall well-being. Traced back 4,000 years to ancient China “Qi Gong” means “cultivating the body’s vital energy.” The three main elements to Qi Gong exercise include fluid movements, deep breathing; and a meditative state of mind.
10:15 - 10:45 a.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Gold-N-Fit: Gold-N-Fit can keep you active and young at heart as you work on cardio, strength training, flexibility and balance. You work at your own pace, and Linda will provide individual attention and modifications to the program so you can find a level that is a perfect fit for you.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Fit-N-Stretch: Fit-N-Stretch will help prepare your body for a workout or help relax you after your workout. This 30 minute stretch and flexibility class is full of relaxation, lengthening, fitness, and fun!
11:05 - 11:35 a.m., Saturday
Pilates: Come and enjoy fitness training and mind-body breathing connection information based on the method of Joseph Pilates. Build a longer, leaner and stronger body using mats, exercise balls and many unique movements.
10:00 - 11:00 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Monday and Wednesday
Abtastic! Abtastic is a 30-minute booster for core and abs made to increase your core strength and to lose inches in your waist.
6:50 - 7:15 p.m. Monday, Wednesday
Kickboxing: This is a fast, fun and stress-relieving workout for your mind and whole body! Kickboxing bags are used to add resistance and excitement to your variety of kicks, punches and combinations. Please bring your own gloves!
8:00 - 8:45 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday
Zumba Toning: Zumba® Toning is a Zumba class taken to the next level! It combines dynamic resistance exercises, using light-weight toning sticks, and Latin-inspired Zumba moves into one calorie burning, strength training class.
9:00 - 9:45 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday
Zumba Gold: Zumba® Gold takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves to suit the needs of the active older participant, those just starting their fitness journey, and any individuals with past or present injuries.
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday
Cross Training: We use functional training to engage the large muscle groups to build strength and burn fat. The class uses any and all means of fitness to get the job done.
5:30 - 6:15 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Cardio Circuit: Cardio Circuit combines moderate to high intensity resistance and cardio training in a fun and efficient circuit format. Each exercise is performed in sequence for a specific period of time with short rest breaks between exercises.
6:00 – 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday
PILOXING®: This class uniquely mixes Pilates and boxing moves into a calorie blasting, muscle toning, core-centric interval workout, guaranteed to whip you into shape, using a class format that’s both fun and challenging.
6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday
10:00 - 11:00 a.m., Saturday
ADULT AND SENIOR SPORTS
Open Play Volleyball
12:30 - 3:00 p.m., Tuesdays
Free for Members
$3.00 Walk-in Fee for Seniors (55 and older)
$5.00 Walk-in Fee for Adults (18 - 54)
Pickle Ball: Come and experience the fastest growing sport in the USA! This game combines tennis and badminton for a game that is high on fun and fitness.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Free for Members
$3.00 Walk-in Fee for Seniors (55 and older)
$5.00 Walk-in Fee for Adults (18 - 54)