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, 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! The center is open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday; from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday; and from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday. 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.
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. 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!
Pepper Geddings Recreation Center Facility Hours
6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday
6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday
Pool Closure – Pepper Geddings Recreation Center
Monday, April 10, through Friday, April 21
Monday, May 29, through Wednesday, June 14
The pool at the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center will be closed Monday, April 10, through Friday, April 21, due to pool renovations. A second phase of renovations will begin Monday, May 29 through Wednesday, June 14, with the pool closed during that period, too.
Training Squad Boot Camp
Registration is underway!
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., each Monday and Wednesday, beginning March 20
Pepper Geddings Recreation Center
Are you looking to get a toned body in time for summer? Check out the Training Squad Boot Camp. It’s an eight-week, high intensity group exercise class. The class held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., each Monday and Wednesday, March 20 through May 17. Participants must be 16 or older. Participants must also be able to walk/run one mile in 15 minutes. Fees are $50 for city residents and $85 for non-city residents. For more information, call 843-918-2280.
KIDS SPORTS AND FITNESS PROGRAMS
Registration for After-School Sports and Fitness Classes: Stop by the front desk of Pepper Geddings Recreation Center to register your child for after-school sports, fitness and cultural classes.
City Spikers Girls Volleyball League (Ages 8 to 16): League matches begin in April with practices and clinics ongoing now at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center. Fees: $35/City Resident and $60/Non-City Resident. Pre-registration required at Pepper Geddings. Open enrollment closes March 31. For more information, call 918-2280.
Ages 8-11 Girls: Monday and Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
Ages 12-16 Girls: Monday and Wednesday, 5:45 to 7:00 p.m.
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 / $45 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, March 28 through May 9
Tennis: Tuesdays, May 16 through June 20
Golf: Tuesdays, June 27 through August 1
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, March 30 through May 11
Tennis: Thursdays, May 18 through June 22
Golf – Thursdays, June 29 through August 3
Skate Safe: Beginner and intermediate skaters age five to 12 will learn skateboarding skills for street, ramp and flat ground. This eight-week session takes place at Matt Hughes Skate Park.
Pre-registration required at Pepper Geddings. Helmet, safety gear and skateboard are required.
Fees: $15 City Resident / $30 Non-City Resident.
March 22 through May 17: Wednesdays from 3:00 to 3:45 and 4:00 to 4:45 for ages five - 12
Re-Creation Art: Kids ages five to 12 will develop a variety of art skills through group instruction and creative individual projects. Fees: $25 City Resident / $45 Non-City Resident.
March 22 through May 17: Wednesdays from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. for ages five – 12
Kids Zumba: Join the party! Now kids can get in on this incredibly popular exercise dance routine that’s 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 Zumba groove.
Fees: $25 City Resident / $45 Non-City Resident
March 21 through May 16: Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. for ages five – 11
Kids Ballet, Tap, & Jazz: Boys and girls in grades K through 5th will have a blast and get moving learning basic introductions to ballet, tap, and jazz. It’s all about feeling fearless on the dance floor, reinforcing the idea that it’s okay to just be yourself and dance like no one’s watching. Dance shoe recommendations will be provided at first class. Session takes place March 23 through May 18.
Fees: $25 City Resident / $45 Non-City Resident
Grades K through 2nd Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Grades 3rd through 5th Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
ADULT AND SENIOR FITNESS PROGRAMS & CLASSES
Beginner Pickle Ball: Experience the fastest growing sport in the USA! This game combines tennis and badminton for a game that is high on fun and fitness. Free for members; $3.00 drop-in fee for Seniors (55-plus); or $5.00 drop-in fee for Adults (18-54).
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday
Volleyball: Come join us for open play volleyball. Free for members; $3.00 drop-in fee for Seniors (55-plus); or $5.00 drop-in fee for Adults (18-54).
12:30 - 3:00 p.m., Monday
12:30 - 3:00 p.m., Wednesday
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.
Ab Blast: This 30 minute class will work your abdominal muscles and make you sweat
6:15 to 6:45pm, every Tuesday, with Sam, SBI Gym
“B” Fit: This fun and creative strength training class combines balls, bars, kettle “bells”, bands and BOSU’s (class level scale – moderate intensity).
8:00 to 8:45 a.m., every Tuesday, with Joanne, Aerobics Room
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Saturday with Joanne, Aerobics Room
Ball Body Sculpt: Strengthen and tone your body, improve your balance, and coordination while working multiple muscle groups at once!
5:30-6:15pm every Friday, with Wendy, Aerobics Room
Ballet Stretch: Enjoy a gentle flow of ballet techniques that combines balance, stretching and muscle toning.
11:00-11:45 a.m., each Tuesday, with Sandee
10:00-10:45 a.m., every Thursday with Sandee
Ballet, Tap, and Jazz: Join this 10 week adult dance to learn new dance techniques, to experience something new, to progressively improve with the group, and to have fun! No experience necessary. Fees: Choose one class format $25 city residents and $45 non-city residents. 3 class combo $45 city residents and $75 non-city residents.
Ballet - Monday 10:00 a.m. and 7:30p.m.
Jazz - Monday 6:30 p.m. and Friday 10:00 a.m.
Tap – Monday 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Ballet Fusion: This class is for beginners or those with some experience. Join us for a bland of ballet, modern, and lyrical dance techniques.
10:00 to 11:00 a.m., each Monday
7:30 to 8:30 p.m., each Monday
Body Boot Camp: Challenge yourself in this high intensity, full body, calorie-blasting class. Some fitness experience is suggested to attend this class. This class will end March 16.
5:30 to 6:15 p.m., each Monday, with Sam, MBI Gym
Body Circuit: Get a full body workout in this interval training class. This class uses several pieces of equipment to work your body’s muscles.
5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Friday, with Michael, Weight Room
Body Sculpting: Focus on gentle strength training for the whole body. You will improve muscle strength and stability.
10:00-10:45 a.m., every Tuesday, with Sandee
8:00-8:45 a.m., every Thursday, with Sandee
Beginner Weight Training: 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.
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Wednesday, with Nick, Weight Room
Cardio Intervals: Try this new fitness class! This class will be broken up into four, 10-minute cardio segments. Each segment will be a different cardio exercise; some equipment will be used.
8:00 to 8:45 a.m., every Wednesday, with Kathy, Aerobics Room
Cardio Pump: Enjoy this fun, easy-to-learn cardio class that alternates between cardio aerobics and strength intervals (class level scale – high intensity).
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Tuesday, with Kathy, Aerobics Room
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
11:00 to 11:45 a.m., every Saturday, with Nick, Aerobics Room
Core Training: Improve core strength, stability, and flexibility through body resistance, posture alignment, balance and weights.
5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Monday, with Margaret, Room 3
Dance Explosion: A little bit of everything; social dance, party dances, basic ballet, jazz and tap. No previous experience required.
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Monday, with Sandee, Aerobics Room
8:00 to 8:45 a.m., every Thursday with Sandee, Aerobics Room
10:00 to 10:45 a.m., every Friday, with Sandee, Aerobics Room
Dance Aerobics: This is a fun, upbeat cardio class using basic dance moves from many genres.
8:00 to 8:45 a.m., every Tuesday and Friday, with Sandee, Jr. Gym
11:00 to 11:45 a.m., every Wednesday, with Sandee, Aerobics Room
Fitness Over 50: Fit Over 50 is designed for individuals over the age of 50. This class combines cardio moves, strength exercises, flexibility, and friendship. If you are looking for some fun while staying active then this is the class for you! “Fit Over 50” is now part of the regular class punch card. There is no separate fee!
9:00-10:00 a.m., every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, with Carol, Aerobics Room
Foam Roll & Stretch: Get the benefits of foam rolling to ease muscle pain and soreness and relax your body with stretching.
9:00-9:45am every Tuesday, with Joanne, Aerobics Room
Full Body Fitness: This class will combine cardio, strength, and flexibility. Enjoy a variety of functional training exercises and relaxation.
5:30-6:15pm every Wednesday, with Wendy, Aerobics Room
Gold-N-Fit: Keep active and stay young at heart as you work on cardio, strength, flexibility, and balance. Work at your own pace and the instructor will provide modifications. Most exercises can be done with the assistance of a chair.
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, with Linda, Jr. Gym
Hatha Yoga: This challenging yoga class will enhance your stability, improve balance and strength, and help to increase dynamic movements for a full body workout. Please bring your own mat (class level scale – high intensity).
9:00 to 10:00 a.m., every Monday and Wednesday, with Kathy, Room 3
5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Wednesday, with Margaret, Room 3
Intro to Yoga: This introductory yoga class uses different tools, including yoga blocks and chairs, to help improve your balance and to learn the proper forms of yoga. Please bring your own mat (class level scale – beginner, low intensity).
10:00 to 11:00 a.m., every Thursday, with Kathy, Room 3
Jump Into Jazz: Everyone is welcome into this fun, active class that will incorporate jazz dance movements, combinations, and choreography.
6:30 to 7:30 p.m., every Monday
10:00 to 11:00 a.m., every Friday
Kickboxing: This is a fun aerobic workout using kickboxing bags to add resistance while you kick and punch.
8:00 to 8:45 a.m., every Thursday with Joanne, Senior Gym
Line Dancing: Learn popular line dances through the decades, including country and soul line dancing. This is a fun and fabulous way to get moving.
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, with Sandee, Jr. Gym
Pilates: This is a core-centric strength and flexibility class that combines fitness and core training with a mind-body connection designed by Joseph Pilates. Please bring your own mat (class level scale – moderate intensity).
10:00 to 10:45 p.m., every Thursday with Linda, Aerobics Room
Piloxing: A core-centric cardio class that combines the stability exercises of standing Pilates and the calorie blasting movements of Boxing!
5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Thursday, with Sam, Aerobics Room
Pure Strength: This exercise is a challenging weight class with dumbbells, bar bells and strength training moves to condition the entire body.
8:00 to 8:45 a.m., every Monday, with Kathy, 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, Jr. Gym
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
Totally Tap: Have a blast in this upbeat and energetic dance class. This percussive style of dance explores sounds and rhythmic pattern that you can see and hear!
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., every Monday
10:00 to 11:00 a.m., every Wednesday
Triple Play: This all-in-one class will combine all of your favorite exercise formats. Triple Play includes cardio aerobics, strength training and flexibility practices. Please bring your own mat (class level scale – moderate intensity).
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Thursday, with Kathy, Aerobics Room
Walk the Plank: Ahoy, Matey! Pirate Michael will lead this fun workout that incorporates cardio intervals and abdominal training.
5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Tuesday, With Michael, 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 and Friday, with Nick, Weight Room
10 to 10:45 a.m., every Saturday, with Nick, Weight Room
Yoga Release: This relaxing yoga class combines strength, flexibility and balance exercises to release tension in your body.
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Thursday, with Joanne, Room 3
10:00 to 10:45 a.m., every Saturday, with Joanne, Aerobics Room
Zumba: A mix of cardio aerobics, dance, and Latin themed music brings together a fun, easy-to-learn workout!
5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Tuesday, with Sam, MBI Gym
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Saturday, with Sam, Jr. Gym
POOL SCHEDULE – Pepper Geddings Recreation Center
LAP SWIM SCHEDULE
Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., 2 Lap Lanes
Monday through Friday 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., 4 Lap Lanes
Monday through Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m., 2 Lap Lanes
Friday 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Lap Lanes
Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., 3 Lap Lanes
ADULT EXERCISE OR FAMILIES
Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Shallow End
Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Shallow End
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Shallow End
Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m., Shallow End and Diving Board Upon Request
Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., Shallow End and Diving Board Upon Request
Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 3 Lap Lanes
Saturday, the pool may be used for pool rentals. Lane usage may be adjusted accordingly.
AQUA FITNESS CLASSES
Hydroaerobics: The perfect blend of water and workout! This is a low impact, fast paced aerobic program designed to improve heart-lung capacity, flexibility and muscular strength. The class is held in the shallow end of the pool, so no swimming skills are needed. Class meets from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Drop-in fees are $5 for city residents and $10 for non-city residents or get an 18-visit punch card for $32 (city resident) or $55 for (non-city resident).
Off the Deep End: Jump into the deep end for a challenging water workout. This is a high-intensity, non-impact aerobic exercise class. Off the Deep End is an excellent cross-training and rehabilitative opportunity. The water workout helps build core muscular strength, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Class members wear buoyancy belts for added flotation, but should be comfortable in deep water. Classes meet 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Drop-in fees are $5 for city residents and $10 for non-city residents or get an 18-visit punch card for $32 (city resident) or $55 for (non-city resident).