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.  

Kids Spring Programs
Programs Include

  • Skateboard Lessons FULL
  • Girls Volleyball FULL
  • STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering, Math FULL
  • Youth Lacrosse
  • Recreation Art FULL
  • P.A.L.M.S- Pepper Active Lifestyle for Middle School

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


April 1st through June 3rd  
Mondays 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
 10-week Fitness Program

  •  Indoor and Outdoor Workouts
  • Improve Cardio and Strength Endurance
  • Includes a Performance T-shirt
  • Fitness Testing and Tracking
  • Team and Individual Competitions with PRIZES! 

 Fees: Current Annual Member: $20.00
City Resident*: $30.00 (Additional family member $20.00)
Non-City Resident: $55.00 (Additional family member $30.00)
*Proof of City residency required.
Minimum Requirements: Able to walk or run 1 mile in 15 minutes.

Strength in the City FULL
April 2nd - June 6th
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

  • Pre-Test & Post-Test designed to start with lower weight and high repetitions to higher weight and low repetitions to improve overall strength.
Fees: $30 City Residents / $55 Non-City Residents

This program focuses on important developmental programming for Preschoolers ages 2 and 3 years old. Start Smart Move and Play will teach fine and gross motor skills that will create a solid foundation for the future in a fun and stress-free environment
Classes: April 3rd - May 29th on Wednesday Evenings 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. or April 4th - May 30th on Thursday Mornings 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Program Fees: City Resident $25 or Non City $45

ZUMBINI is a music and movement class for babies ages 0-3 years and their caregiver.
April 2nd - June 5th
Afternoon Session: Tuesdays 5:30-6:15pm
Morning Session: Wednesdays 11-11:45am
Each session is limited to 10 kids and their caregiver.
Program Fees:
New Participants—Fees: $60 City Residents / $80 Non– City Residents (Fees include 10 instructor-led classes, a lyric book, 2 CDs, and a toy)
Returning Participants—Fees: $25 City Residents / $45 Non-City Residents
Additional Child— $15 City Resident / $30 Non-City Resident

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.

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.

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

  • 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

  • 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.


 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, 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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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

 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 upbeat 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 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