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Upcoming city-related sports, activities and programs


   
 

Posted Thursday, August 17, 2017

 

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Ninth Annual Myrtle Beach Recreation Kids’ Triathlon

8:00 a.m., Saturday, August 19

Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 North Oak Street

 

The Ninth Annual Kids’ Triathlon begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 19, at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.  Kids, ages seven to 18, can participate in the day’s swimming, biking and running competitions.  The popular Kids Triathlon begins in the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center’s swimming pool.  Next, racers hop on bikes to cycle around the block.  Lastly, kids sprint to the finish line!  All racers will receive a race tee shirt, swim cap, race bag, a finisher medal and more.  Ages seven-10 will swim 100 yards, bike a 5k and run a 1k, while ages 11-14 will swim 200 yards, bike a 10k and run a 2k.  Call 843-918-2280 for more details.

 

MBPD Ballers vs. the Mary C. Canty Ballers

2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 19

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street

 

The Myrtle Beach Police Department Ballers (basketball team) will face-off with the Mary C. Canty Ballers at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 19, for a game jam-packed with excitement!  The game at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center is guaranteed to be a fun event for participants and attendees alike.  For more details, call 843-918-1465.

 

Grand Strand Miracle Leagues 2017 Fall Schedule

Opening Night is 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 7

James C. Benton Miracle League Field

Miracle League Field, 33rd Avenue North

 

Grand Strand Miracle Leagues give children with mental and physical disabilities the opportunity to play baseball and golf.  They use a specialized field that’s ideal for wheelchairs and walkers, and volunteers serve as “buddies” to help the players with each game.  Everyone plays, everyone hits, everyone crosses home plate, and everyone wins!  For more information on the fall 2017 season, call 843-448-7712 or visit http://www.gsmiracleleagues.com.

 

Baseball:

·   6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 7 – Baseball and BBQ Opening Night

·   10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 16, Miracle League Field D

·   10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 23, Miracle League Field D

·   6:00 p.m., Friday, September 29, Miracle League Field D

·   10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 7, Miracle League Field D

·   10:00 and 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 14, Miracle League Field D

·   6:00 p.m., Friday, October 20, Miracle League Field D

·   6:00 p.m., Friday, October 27 – Halloween Night Party and Game

 

Golf:

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 3, Miracle League Field

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 10, PGA Tour Superstore in Myrtle Beach

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 17, Miracle League Field

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 24, PGA Tour Superstore in Myrtle Beach

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 7, Cane Patch Driving Range

·   6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 14, Cane Patch Driving Range – Season Finale

 

Fall Tennis

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., each Monday and Wednesday

Wednesday, September 6 through Wednesday, November 8

Myrtle Beach Tennis Center

 

Looking for a fun way to get your child involved with tennis?  The Myrtle Beach Tennis Center offers a free tennis program for children age six to 12.  The program runs from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., each Monday and Wednesday beginning Wednesday, September 6 through Wednesday, November 8 at the Myrtle Beach Tennis Center, 3302 Robert M Grissom Parkway.  For more information please contact Edwin Boyzo at (843) 918-1472, email at eboyzo@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Tai Chi:  Mind and Body Exercise Classes

Registration underway!

10:00 to 11:00 a.m., every Monday, beginning September 11

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Back by popular demand, Chapin Memorial Library presents Tai Chi:  Mind and Body Exercise, a 13-week introductory program.  Designed for Tai Chi beginners, ages 18 and older, the classes take place from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., every Monday, beginning September 11.  Registration is underway!  For more information or to register, contact warrington@chapinlibrary.org or 843-918-1281.

 

Tai Chi:  Mind and Body “The Next Step” Exercise Classes

Registration underway!

Begins 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Monday, beginning September 11

Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North

 

Chapin Memorial Library presents Tai Chi:  Mind and Body “The Next Step” Exercise Classes, a program for individuals who have completed the introductory 13-week program.  Registration is underway!  For more information and to register, contact 843-918-1281 or warrington@chapinlibrary.org.

 

5th Annual Seaside Classic Pickleball Tournament

Friday through Sunday, September 22-24

Myrtle Beach Sports Center, 2115 Farlow Street

 

The Seaside Classic Pickleball Tournament returns for a fifth year on Friday through Sunday, September 22-24, at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center.  The tournament starts with the Women’s Doubles and Men’s Doubles on Friday, September 22.  Mixed doubles are set to compete on Saturday, September 23, with singles facing off on Sunday, September 24.  Please call 843-918-2282 for more information.  Pickleball is a sport for all ages.  It’s played with hard graphite paddles and a whiffle ball.  Think of it as a cross between regular tennis and life-sized table tennis!

 

Eighth Annual Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon

October 21-22, 2017

Registration is underway…

www.runmyrtlebeach.com

 

The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Weekend returns to the Grand Strand with events to be held October 21-22.  The Mini Marathon itself is 13.1 miles and is being held on Sunday, October 22.  The weekend includes a two-day Health and Fitness Expo, a Coastal 5K, a one-mile Doggie Dash and Sunday’s Mini Marathon.  For more information and to register, visit www.runmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Senior Bingo

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., each Monday and Wednesday

Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane

 

Seniors!  If you are looking to fellowship with people and have some fun, don’t miss Senior Bingo.  Come play every Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Base Recreation Center.  There’s no charge!

 

Youth Cheerleading (Ages 4 to 12) and Youth Football (Ages 5 to 12)

Registration is underway

Pepper Geddings Recreation Center

 

Cheerleading is offered a Pepper Geddings Recreation Center during youth football season.  Teams cheer for their football counterparts.  The city provides a team cheerleading uniform.  Here are the cheerleading age groups.

 

·   4-6 Cheerleading

·   7-12 Cheerleading

 

Youth Football is offered at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.  Practice starts in July, with games beginning in September.  The city provides a jersey, helmet, shoulder pads, football pants and pads.  Here are the youth football age groups.

 

·   5-6 Flag Football

·   7-8 Tackle Football

·   9-10 Tackle Football

·   11-12 Tackle Football (20 spots available)

 

Fall Youth Baseball and Softball Registration

Registration is underway

Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium

 

Parents!  Sign up your young all-star for Youth Baseball or Softball this fall.  Registration is underway now for youth leagues.  Spots are still available! Sign up at Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium.  Call 843-918-2360 for information.

 

·   4-6 baseball

·   6-8 baseball

·   9-10 baseball

·   11-12 baseball

·   13-15 baseball

·   9-12 softball

 

Chapin Memorial Library

Classes and Activities

Call 843-918-1275

 

Family Dance Party  For the little ones, Chapin Memorial Library hosts the Family Dance Party from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on various Fridays.  The party consists of a story, fingerplays, music and movement.  This event is geared towards toddlers and pre-schoolers, but families are welcome.

 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, September 1

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, September 15

 

LEGO Building Session…  Chapin Memorial Library offers a LEGO building session to keep kids’ engineering and problem-solving skills sharp, strengthen STEM muscles and spark imagination with LEGO bricks, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 23 An inspiration topic will be selected for participants, and a countdown clock measuring LEGO build time begins!  Ages four to 14 are invited to attend.  Participants under eight years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information or to register, call 843-918-1293 or email youthservices@chapinlibrary.org.

 

Youth Chess Club…  Youth of all ages with any chess skill level are invited to join Chapin Library’s new Youth Chess Club that meets from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., on the first Saturday of each month, in the Second Floor Conference Room.  Learn how to play chess, master strategies and learn new tactics that will help improve your game.  This program is organized and run by volunteers, but promoted by the library.  Contact kshartford@gmail.com for more information.

 

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday, September 2

 

Teen Yoga Building   Practice beginner’s yoga with Mary Heyd, yoga instructor from Crabtree Gym. The session will be held in the first floor meeting room at Chapin Memorial Library.

 

5:00 to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 14

 

Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium

Classes and Activities

Call 843-918-2355 for information

 

Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium offers classes and activities throughout the year and is located at 1004 Crabtree Lane.  Call 843-918-2355 for more information.

 

Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium Facility Hours

6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday

6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday

 

Active Aging Fitness Class:  This class is designed for our senior population, combining strength, balance and cardio elements to keep fit.

 

9:00 to 10:00 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday
$2 per person, per class for city residents
$5 per person, per class for non-city residents

24-visit punch card - $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents

 

Arms and Abs:  Strengthen your upper body with the Arm-ageddon class at Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium every Monday and Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.  The 45-minute class focuses on upper body training using weights, bands and whatever your instructor Shawn can find.  Fees:  $4 per person, per class for city residents; $10 per person, per class for non-city residents.  A 24-visit punch card is available:  $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents.  Call 843-918-2355 for more.

 

Adult Volleyball:  Come join us for Senior Volleyball on Monday and Wednesday afternoons in our basketball gym.

 

12:00 to 4:00 p.m., every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Walk-in-fee:  $3 for Seniors (55 and older) and $5 for Adults (ages 18 to 54)  Free for members

 

A.M. Body Blast:  This is a total body exercise program to build strength and endurance, geared to all ages and fitness levels.

 

10:15 to 11:00 a.m., every Monday and Wednesday
$4 per person, per class for city residents
$10 per person, per class for non-city residents
24-visit punch card – $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents

 

Beginners’ Yoga:  Is a full body fitness program in a very casual setting that moves slowly through a series of yoga poses to develop strength, flexibility and balance.  Yoga is for everyone.  You don’t have to be a certain body type or super flexible.  Bring your own mat, thick towel and water bottle.

 

10:15 to 11:00 a.m., every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

$4 per person, per class for city residents
$10 per person, per class for non-city residents
24-visit punch card – $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents

 

Chair Yoga:  This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  It’s in the process of being recognized formally as a type of yoga distinct from other types, such as Iyengar Yoga or Ashtanga yoga. Often the poses, or Asanas, are adaptations of Hatha yoga poses.  This class is held from 10:15 to 11:00 a.m., each Monday and Wednesday.

 

Cycling Classes:  Challenge and improve your endurance, strength and speed during cycling class!  Experience a ride full of hills, sprints and endurance intervals while riding to energizing music.  Cycling will enhance your speed, strength and stamina, improve your overall physical health and increase your caloric burn.  Bring a towel and water because you will sweat.

 

7:00 to 7:45 a.m., every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday

9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Saturday

 

Fees:  $4 per person, per class for city residents; $10 per person, per class for non-residents
24-visit punch card available:  $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents

 

Express Cardio:  Get your heart pumping with Express Cardio.  This 30-minute class focuses on building strength and helping with weight loss over time. The class is Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m.  Fees:  $4 per person, per class for city residents; $10 per person, per class for non-city residents.  A 24-visit punch card is available:  $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents.  Call 843-918-2355 for more.

 

Full Body Workout Fitness:   Experience a full body workout utilizing all of the major muscle groups, with emphasis on stretching for both flexibility and balance.  The class will allow you to use a variety of equipment; including weights, BOSU balls, resistance bands and more.  This workout class is in a group setting to promote camaraderie and social support.

 

9:00 to 10:00 a.m., every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

$4 per person, per class for city residents
$10 per person, per class for non-city residents

24-visit punch card – $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents

 

Gentle Yoga:  Take this class as you transition into from Intro to Yoga to Hatha Yoga.  This class will progressively include more floor work and focuses on alignment and form in specific yoga poses.  You will also learn how to properly do and correct your posture.

 

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday, with Gail

6:30 to 7:15 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday, with Gail

 

On The Ball:  This class uses an exercise ball to help maintain correct posture to target all muscle groups.  The class is offered 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., each Monday and Wednesday.  Fees:  $4 per person, per class for city residents; $10 per person, per class for non-city residents.  24-visit punch card available:  $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents

 

Legit Legs:  If you want to strengthen your legs, join “Legit Legs.”  This classes teaches exercises designed to help you develop strength and muscle in your legs. The class is 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., each Tuesday and Thursday

 

Muscle Pump:  This is a great full body workout using dumbbells, bands and body weight to define and sculpt your muscles.  Build strength and muscle, helping you burn more calories during the day.

 

12:00 to 12:45 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday

9:00 to 10:00 a.m., every Wednesday

5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday

$4 per person, per class for city residents
$10 per person, per class for non-city residents

24-visit punch card – $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents

  

Super Crunch:  This class an intense core workout set to upbeat music.  The workout is designed to help you strengthen your core and sculpt your body.  All fitness levels are welcomed.  The class is from 4:15 to 5:00 p.m., each Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Tai Chi:  This mind and body exercise takes place each Monday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.  The class combines slow, deliberate movements, meditation and breathing exercises. The routines were not designed to burn calories or raise your heart rate.

 

Total Body Sculpt:  This class focuses on gentle strength training for the whole body.  You will improve muscle strength and stability. You can participated 4:15 to 5:00 p.m., each Monday and Wednesday.

 

Pickleball:  Experience the fastest growing sport in the USA!  This game combines tennis and badminton for a game that is high on fun and fitness.

 

12:00 to 4:00 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday

Walk-in-fee:  $3 for Seniors (55 and older) and $5 for Adults (ages 18 to 54)

Free for members

 

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Walk-in-fee:  $3 for Seniors (55 and older) and $5 for Adults (ages 18 to 54)

  

Zumba:  Using Latin and World music, dance your way to a fitter body. With interval training sessions you tone and sculpt the body while burning fat; great for building a strong core. No dance experience needed, just bring a smile!

 

10:15 to 11:00 a.m., every Monday and Wednesday

9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Thursday

6:15 to 6:45 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday
8:45 to 9:30 a.m., every Saturday 
$4 per person, per class for city residents
$10 per person, per class for non-city residents
24-visit punch card – $28 for city residents or $50 for non-city residents

 

GYM SCHEDULE – Crabtree Memorial Gym

 

Open Play Basketball

 

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Tuesday and Thursday, 12:00 to 4:00

Saturday, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

 

Open Gym

 

Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, 4:00 to 4:45 p.m. and 7:00 to 8:45 p.m.

Monday and Wednesday, 4:00 to 8:45 p.m.

Thursday, 7:00 to 8:45

Friday, 4:00 to 6:15 p.m.

 

Pepper Geddings Recreation Center

Classes and Activities

Call 843-918-2280 for more information

 

All classes scheduled for Saturday, August 19, are cancelled due to the Ninth Annual Kids Triathlon!  The popular Kids Triathlon begins in the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center’s swimming pool.  Next, racers hop on bikes to cycle around the block.  Lastly, kids sprint to the finish line!  All racers will receive a race tee shirt, swim cap, race bag, a finisher medal and more.  Ages seven-10 will swim 100 yards, bike a 5k and run a 1k, while ages 11-14 will swim 200 yards, bike a 10k and run a 2k.  Call 843-918-2280 for more details.

 

Pepper Geddings Recreation Center 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 meter pool with six lanes and diving boards; a shallow pool; and two gymnasiums equipped with eight basketball goals, pickleball and volleyball equipment.  Pre-registration is required for classes.  We reserve the right to cancel any class that does not meet minimum enrollment.

 

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

 

ADULT AND SENIOR FITNESS PROGRAMS & CLASSES

 

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.

 

“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.

 

10:00-10:45 a.m., each Tuesday, with Sandee

 

Ballet, Tap and Jazz Workshop II:  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.  Try a free demo class at 12:30 p.m., Saturday June 3.  Fees:  $35 city residents and $60 non-city residents.

 

10:00 to 11:30 a.m., each Friday, beginning June 9 through August 18

 

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 6:30 p.m., each Wednesday, with Sam, Aerobics Room

 

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 Bells:  This exercise is coupled with Kettlebell exercises with intense cardio exercises to make sure you are keeping your heart rate up throughout the routine to not only focus on improving strength but also cardiovascular endurance.

 

9:00 to 9:45 a.m., every Tuesday, with Joanne, 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

 

Circuit Training:  This class is a form of body conditioning or resistance training using high-intensity aerobics.  It targets strength building or muscular endurance. An exercise "circuit" is one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program.  When one circuit is complete, one begins the first exercise again for the next circuit.  Traditionally, the time between exercises in circuit training is short, often with rapid movement to the next exercise

 

8:00 to 8:45 a.m., each Wednesday, with Nick, Aerobics Room

 

Cubed or Diced:  The instructor will give you the exercise and you decide.  Will it be cubed, or will a roll of the dice decide?

 

5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Monday, with Michael, 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 Wendy, Room 3

 

Gold-N-Fit + Intro to Yoga:  Gold-N-Fit combines light weights with strength training exercise. Intro to Yoga is a beginner class designed to help learn the art of Yoga. All exercise will be done with the assistance of the chair.

 

10:00 to 11:00 a.m., every Thursday, with Joanne, Aerobics Room

 

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).

 

5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Wednesday, with Margaret, Room 3

 

Just For You Fitness:  A free fitness program designed to be a full body workout using light hand weights and resistance bands. This class is specifically for seniors, beginners to fitness, or anyone recovering from an injury.

 

4:00 to 5:00 p.m., every Monday, with Wendy, Aerobics Room

 

Move & Groove:  This up-beat class includes easy cardio dance moves with low impact combinations for fun and fitness!

 

5:30 to 6:15 p.m., every Thursday, with Sandee, Aerobics Room

 

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 Dance and Ballroom Adult Workshop I:  Come learn the most popular line dances of yesterday and today.  You can also get an introduction to ballroom style dancing including swing, Latin, foxtrot and waltz. Fees are $25 for city residents, Non-city residents $45. For more information, call 843-918-2280.

 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., each Wednesday through August 16.

 

Piloxing:  A core-centric cardio class that combines the stability exercises of standing Pilates and the calorie blasting movements of Boxing!

 

5:30 to 6:30 p.m., every Thursday, with Sam, 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 Wednesday, with Linda, Aerobics Room

 

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

 

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 11:00 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, Wednesday and Friday 6:00 to 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 to 8:00 a.m.

Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Monday through Wednesday 5:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Friday 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

 

ADULT EXERCISE OR FAMILIES

 

Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 7:55 a.m., Shallow End

Monday through Friday 12:00 to 1:55 p.m., Shallow End

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Shallow End

 

OPEN SWIM

 

Monday through Friday 2:00 to 3:45 p.m.

Saturday 12:00 to 4:45

 

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).

 

Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

Classes and Activities

Call 843-918-1465 for information

 

Circuits in the City…  This high-intensity circuit training class makes you sweat and pushes you to new limits!  Classes consist of weights, plyometric, cardio and resistance training.  Classes meet 1:00 to 1:45 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  Drop-In Fees are $4 per city resident and $10 per non-city resident.  Punch Cards may also be used, with a fee of $28 for city residents and $50 for non-city residents.  For more information, contact Jonah Lanham at 843-918-1469 or jlanham@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Ship into Shape…  This high-intensity running class will teach participants how to run properly.  The program will consist of plyometric drills, cardio equipment workouts and running.  Classes meet 1:00 to 1:45 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday, at Mary C. Canty Recreation Center.  Drop-In Fees are $4 for city residents and $10 for non-city residents.  Punch Cards may also be used, with a $28 fee for city residents and a $50 fee for non-city residents.  For more information, contact Jonah Lanham at 843-918-1469 or jlanham@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

POOL SCHEDULE – Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

 

LAP SWIM SCHEDULE

 

Monday through Friday 7:30 to 10:00 a.m.

Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Monday through Thursday 4:00 to 7:45 p.m.

Friday 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

 

Open Swim

 

Monday through Friday 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 

COMBO SWIM

 

Saturday 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 to 5:30 p.m.

 

On Saturday and Sunday, the pool may be used for pool rentals.  Lane usage adjusted accordingly.

 

AQUA FITNESS CLASSES

 

Water exercise is an excellent way to a fit and healthy body!  The added resistance of the water offers the opportunity to improve flexibility and muscle strength without joint stress.  Our certified water exercise instructors will take you through exercise in the water often using buoyant equipment for balance, stabilization and added resistance.  Whatever an individual’s fitness goals or therapeutic needs, they can be met with the right mix of classes. All classes are taught by Aquatic Instructors certified through the Aquatic Exercise Association.

 

Hydro-aerobics:  Hydro-aerobics is the performance of aerobic exercise in a swimming pool. Most water aerobics is in a group fitness class setting with a trained professional teaching. The classes focus on aerobic endurance, resistance training, and creating an enjoyable atmosphere with music. Hydro-aerobics is held 9:00 to 9:45 a.m., Monday through Friday and 5:15 to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday 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).

 

Aqua Power:  This class is a great, low-impact way to focus on improving your muscle tone and cardio.  Class is held in the shallow end of the pool, so no swimming skills are necessary. This class is designed for all levels. Class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Water shoes strongly recommended, but not required.  Drop-in fees are $5 for city residents and $10 for non-city residents or an 18-visit punch card is $32 for city residents and $55 for non-residents.

 

Jivin’ Joints:  This water exercise class is for individual with a form of arthritis or related condition.  It offers a gentle range of motion and endurance activities under the guidance of an Arthritis Foundation-trained instructor. The class is suitable for “pre-hab” or “re-hab” of hips and knees.  This is a beginner’s class with a slower pace.  Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:15 – 11:00 a.m.  Drop-in fees are $5 for city residents, $10 for non-city residents or get an 18-visit punch card for $32 for city residents or $55 for non-city residents.

 

WEEKEND OPEN BASKETBALL GYM SCHEDULE – Mary C. Canty Recreation Center

 

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; all youth ages 12 and under

Saturday, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.; ages 13 and older

Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.; ages 12 and under

Sunday, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.; ages 13 and older

 

Myrtle Beach Tennis Center

3302 Grissom Parkway, adjacent to Myrtle Beach High School

Call 843-918-2440 or visit www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/tennis.html

 

Myrtle Beach Tennis Center memberships include access to the 10 courts (eight lighted), no court fees, reserved court time, league play and adult clinics at member price. A youth membership is required to participate in the 40 LUV Junior Development Pathway.  Annual memberships are available for everyone:  $50 for youth (under 18), $125 for adults (19 and older), $175 for a family (husband, wife and children under 21 living at home or full time students under 25 living at home who qualify with student status verification) and $60 for seniors (55 and older).  There are NO court time fees with membership. 

 

Myrtle Beach Tennis Center Facility Hours (Summer Hours)

8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday

 

Adult Clinic 3.5 – 4.0:  Clinic times are 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday for adult 3.5 – 4.0 only.  Each clinic will have a “theme of the day,” with instruction and strategic tips for competitive play.  Two participants needed for a one hour clinic, three or more for the entire clinic. Fees are $13 for members and $16 for non-members.  Contact Brad Anderson at 843-918-2440 for more information.

 

Adult Clinic 2.5 – 3.0:  This exciting program is offered to adult 2.5 – 3.0 players who want to improve their tennis game in a short amount of time. The program is ongoing, with players attending twice a week for one hour sessions. Classes are offered from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.  Participants have the option to pay $50 in advance for six classes or pay $9 “as you go” per person, per individual session.  Contact Brad Anderson at 843-918-2440 for information.

 

Adult Clinic 2.0 – 2.5 Clinic:  Clinic times are 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday, for adults 1.5 – 2.5.  Participants have the option to pay $50 in advance for six classes or pay $9 “as you go” per person, per individual session. 

 

Teen 101:  Clinic times are 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday.  Contact the Tennis Center for pricing for the eight week session 843-918-2440.

 

15 LUV-30 LUV:  Clinic times are 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday.  Contact the Tennis Center for pricing for this session 843-918-2440.

 

Base Recreation Center

Classes and Activities

Call 843-918-2380 for information

 

The Base Recreation Center is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  The center is available on the weekend by reservation.  If you are interested in teaching a class or workshop, or want to lead a group at the Base Recreation Center, call 843-918-2380.  Program suggestions are welcome!

 

Free Wi-Fi…  Free Wi-Fi services are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Just bring your own laptop, enjoy some coffee, catch up on the world news and surf the web.

 

Casual Play Game Time (Chess and Checkers)…  Do you like to play strategic games?  Join us for a casual game of chess or checkers at Base Recreation Center from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. every Monday.  It’s free and fun!  Bring a partner and play with deluxe Staunton-style chess pieces.  Free coffee is available.  For details, call 843-918-2380.

 

Bridge…  Bridge is a trick-taking game using a standard 52-card deck. It is played by four players in two competing partnerships, with partners sitting opposite each other.  Millions of people play bridge worldwide in clubs, tournaments, online and with friends at home, making it one of the most popular card games, particularly among seniors. Join us for bridge from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., each Monday.

 

Hand and Foot…  This game is a variation of Canasta.  The Hand and Foot card game is played with four to six standard decks, and was ideally designed for two players, but four to six players can also play in teams of two or three. Usually, the number of decks is one more than the number of players, but it is not standard.  This game is widely famous in North America.  Each player is dealt two hands; the first set of cards is Hand, while the other set is Foot.  The game will be played each Friday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

 

Senior Dances…  This popular dance series at the Base Recreation Center Ballroom has become a year-round event.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are just $7 per person and may be purchased at the door.  All dances are from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.  Please contact Rosalie at 570-881-0244 or rosaliejack1566@gmail.com for information or to reserve a table. This dance series is sponsored by the City of Myrtle Beach

 

·   Friday, August 18, 2017 (City-Sponsored)

·   Saturday, August 26, 2017

·   Friday, September 8, 2017 (City-Sponsored)

·   Saturday, September 30, 2017

·   Saturday, October 28, 2017

·   Saturday, November 4, 2017

·   Friday, November 17, 2017

·   Saturday, December 2, 2017

 

Senior Movie Schedule…  Enjoy a free movie for adults and seniors every Friday at 3:00 p.m. at the recreation center, located at 800 Gabreski Lane.  Soft drinks and popcorn are available for $1 each.

 

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, August 18 Before I Fall (PG-13), Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, August 25 – Split (PG-13), James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, September 1 – Everybody Loves Somebody (PG-13), Karla Souza, Jose Maria Yazpik

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, September 8 – The Shak (PG-13), Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, September 15 – The Space Between Us (PG-13), Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, September 22 Hidden Figures (PG), Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, September 29 – Three Generations (PG-13), Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, October 6 – The Sense of an Ending (PG-13), Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, October 13 – The Great Wall (PG-13), Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, October 20 – Collide (PG-13), Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones

·   3:00 p.m., Friday, October 27 – The Lost City of Z (PG-13), Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller

 

Absolute Beginners’ Dance Lessons… This is an easy way to learn some simple dance moves.  You can learn low impact line dance steps.  Variations of the Electric Slide, Cupid Shuffle and Mambo Number Five will be linked into various dance moves.  The class is held in Classroom C, each Monday at 5:30 p.m. An additional advanced beginner class is held each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. This class requires some experience. The fee for one class is $3. You can take both classes for $5.

 

Ballroom Dance Lessons…  Grab a dance partner and get ready to Ballroom dance.  The core elements of ballroom dancing are control and cohesiveness.  You can learn both techniques each Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Base Recreation Center.  Practice is held from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m.  The cost is $10 per class which includes the practice session.  For more information, call Sandra Lucas-Hyde at 843-602-7197 or visit http://www.themusicmachine.dance/.

 

Basic Beginners’ Line Dance Classes…  This class is designed for dancers with very little experience.  Learn basic beginner steps with great music.  The class is held at 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., Thursdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and July 6, 13, 20 and 27.  The first class is free; the rest will be $4 each.  For more information, call 843-918-2380.

 

Beginner Novice Dance Lessons… This class requires some dance experience.  With that experience, you can enhance your moves in record time. You will have the opportunity to combine your experience with various line dance steps.  The class is held at 6:30 p.m., each Tuesday.

 

Shag Dance Lessons…  Learn the basic steps for South Carolina’s official dance, The Shag.  The Shag is a type of swing dance that developed during the 1930's and 40's combining nimble footwork with upbeat rhythm and blues known as beach music. You can learn the various Shag steps each Wednesday at the Base Recreation Center.  Sandra Lucas-Hyde teaches a Shag class from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Shag practice is held 6:00 to 6:30 p.m.  The cost is $10 per class which includes the practice session.  For more information, call Hyde at 843-602-7197 or visit http://www.themusicmachine.dance/.

 

Gametime:  Come enjoy free Pinochle, Chess and Checkers...  In addition to Bridge and Hand and Foot, listed above, Pinochle is played Tuesday nights, starting at 6:00 p.m., at the Base Recreation Center.  Or try your hand at Chess and Checkers, Mondays at 6:00 p.m.

 

Improved Beginners’ Classes…  This class is designed for dancers who have mastered the simple dance moves from the low impact line dance steps.  The class is held at 2:30 p.m., each Wednesday. Each class is $3.  For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Intermediate Dance Classes…  This class allows you to show off your moves you learned in Beginners’ and Improved Beginners’ classes.  You will learn how to incorporate various line dance moves and add some additional complex routines.  Each class is $3.  You can pair the Improved Beginners’ and Intermediate Classes for $5.  For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Line Dance Class…  Learn the latest line dance moves.  Beginners and experienced dancers are welcome. Classes are held from 10:00 a.m., to 12:00 p.m., each Thursday.  Each class is $4 for city residents/ Non-city residents is $10 per class.

 

Line Dance Lessons…  The Base Recreation Center now offers line dancing classes on Wednesdays.  The beginner’s class starts at 2:30 p.m.  The intermediate class begins at 3:30 p.m.  You can learn all the latest party dances. Each class is $3 per person or $5 for two classes. For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Low-Impact Line Dance Classes…  The Base Recreation Center offers the new, Low Impact Line Dance Classes on Tuesdays, beginning August 2.  The beginners’ class starts at 5:30 p.m. The intermediate class begins at 6:30 p.m.  Each class is $3 per person.  For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Low-Impact Line Dance Classes for seniors… Seniors can learn the latest line dance routines at the Base Recreation Center.  The class is held each Tuesday at 5:30 and 6:30.  Additionally, a beginner class is held each Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.  The intermediate class begins at 3:30 p.m. Each class is $3 per person.  For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Partners Choreographed Class… Seniors can learn the latest moves with a dance partner at the Base Recreation Center.  The class is held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., each Wednesday evening.  Each class is $3 per person.  For more information contact Rosalie at rosaliejack1566@gmail.com or call 570-881-0244.

 

Open Studio with Jackie Stacharowski…  This “open” class is being held Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Available options for artwork projects are oil paints, acrylics, watercolors and color pencils.  The cost is $5 per visit for city residents and $10 per visit for non-city residents.

 

Myrtle Beach Table Tennis…  If you enjoy the game of table tennis, come join this competitive group!  All are welcome to play.  The group meets from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, with free lessons offered from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings. 

 

Quilting…  Learn how to make your very own quilt or show off your skills to others from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Base Recreation Center.  All are welcome to join this fun and exciting group. 

 

Guitar Lessons…  Base Recreation Center offers lessons with Steve Marino every Wednesday and Thursday and Friday by appointment.  Steve offers quick and easy instructions for the beginner student and theory and technique for the developed guitaristClasses are in one hour sessions beginning at 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Students must have their own guitar and call to schedule a time, with a maximum of four students per time slot.  Fees are $5 a class for residents; $10 a class for non-city residents.

 

Youth Martial Arts Program

5:00 to 6:00 p.m., each Tuesday and Thursday

Crabtree Memorial Gym

 

For children ages seven to 14, this Youth Martial Arts class promotes fitness, discipline, improves focus and self-confidence. Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Crabtree Gymnasium.  The fee is a punch card system:  $15 for eight classes for city residents or $25 for eight classes for non-city residents.  Instructor Marilyn Del Gaizo is a third degree black belt in Taekwondo and has been instructing both youth and adults for more than 20 years. Contact Marilyn at 843-918-2355 for more information.

 

Myrtle Beach Marlins Swim Team

Year-Round Recreational Swimming

Grand Strand Recreational Swim League

 

The Myrtle Beach Marlins Swim Team is a great way to continue to improve your swimming skills.  The Marlins are a year-round recreational swim team focusing on the fundamentals of swimming, training and building friendships, all while having fun.  Swimmers are placed into groups based on ability, age and practice attendance.  A variety of practice times will be available to meet your schedule.  The Marlins compete in the Grand Strand Recreational Swim League (GSSL).  Fees range from $30 to $60 per month, plus an annual registration fee.  Please note that all swimmers pay annual registration fee of $14 for city residents or $25 for non-city residents.  For more information or questions about tryouts, contact head coach Jeanne McDonald at 843-918-2279 or jmcdonald@cityofmyrtlebeach.com.

 

Groups and Practice Schedule…

 

Sea Monkeys

Fee:  $29 per month for city residents and $50 per month for non-city residents

Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

 

Clownfish

Fee:  $35 per month for city residents and $60 per month for non-city residents

Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

 

Piranhas 

Fee:  $35 per month for city residents and $60 per month for non-city residents

Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

 

Barracudas

Fee:  $35 per month for city residents and $60 per month for non-city residents

Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

 

*All practices are held at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center
** Saturday practices will not be held on weekends that meets are scheduled. 

 

Grab Bag – All Skill Levels…  Tuesday and Thursday, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

   
         
             
 

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