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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!  

HOURS OF OPERATION 

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  

 
 PROGRAMS

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.  

Adult Lacrosse Pickup Games
When: Sunday nights 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium 705 33rd Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Cost: First session is free then $25 for 6 weeks of play.

2019 SUMMER SPORTS & FITNESS SCHEDULE
 

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

CREATIVE MOVEMENT
April 2—June 4
Tuesday 11:00-11:45 a.m.
Kids ages 3 and 4 will learn the basics of Tap and Ballet dance and work to improve their motor skills.
Program Fees: $15 City Residents / $30 Non-City Residents

No previous dance experience necessary. Ballet, Tap, and Jazz shoes are highly recommended. Please ask the instructor for specific shoe styles.

BALLET, TAP, AND JAZZ
April 4 - June 6 on Thursdays
GRADES K-2, Class Meets 3:00 - 3:45 p.m.
GRADES 3-5, Class Meets 4:00 p.m. 5:15 p.m.
Kids will learn the basic skills of ballet, tap, and Jazz dance techniques. Dancers will learn choreography and will perform in a Dance Showcase.
Program Fees: $15 City Residents/$30 Non-City Residents


Start Smart
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.

Classes for Tuesday Level 1 – Recommended Age: 3 to 4.5

  • Tennis May 21 – June 25
  • Golf July 9 – August 13

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

  • 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.

ADULT & SENIOR FITNESS CLASSES

 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.

 GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

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, Wednesdays, and Fridays 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

 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.

Thursdays 8:00 to 8:45 a.m., with Joanne                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 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

 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                                                                 

Pilates**:  This core muscle workout combines strength and flexibility with 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

 Shape Up***: This will be a circuit based class that incorporates all the major muscles groups. Rotate week to week from upper body, lower body, and full body workouts. As the weeks go, the exercises and fitness levels will get more difficult.  

 Tuesdays 5:30-6:15 p.m., with Dee                                                              

 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 Stretch**: Postures are used to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation help to create full-body relaxation and balance.                                                                       

 Wednesdays 12:15-1:00 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