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Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department


Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Avenue North
Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium, 1004 Crabtree Lane
General Robert H. Reed Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane
Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street
Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 North Oak Street

Dustin Jordan, Director

OVERVIEW

The Parks, Recreation &  Sports Tourism (PRST) Department includes a variety of functions and responsibilities, including recreation programs, park/field maintenance and sports tourism.  To view a full list of city facilities, see our Facilities, Parks & Playgrounds webpage.  Need to report a service request?  See the Customer Request Center webpage.  For more PRST information, including staff contacts, recreation program registration and facility rental sign-up, visit https://www.myrtlebeachprst.com/.

PARKS DIVISION & SPECIAL EVENTS

The Parks Division is responsible for maintaining the city’s landscaping, especially in the constantly-growing network of public, city-owned parks and fields.  The Parks Division team preserves the grass, trees and shrubs in the highway medians and rights-of-ways, cleans the beach each day during the early morning hours, and provides litter control services on Kings Highway and other heavily traveled areas.  For assistance, call 843-918-2330.  To report a service request, see the Customer Request Center webpage. 
To learn more about renting a park or facility, visit https://www.myrtlebeachprst.com/.  To learn more about what constitutes a "special event" and the permitting process, see our Special Events webpage.

SPORTS TOURISM


The Sports Tourism Division serves event organizers and owners who are interested in bringing event participants to the Grand Strand for a memorable experience, both on and off the playing field.  Our Sports Tourism staff is responsible for contracts and reservations for the city's fields, stadiums, roads, gyms, beaches and more.  To learn more, visit the Sports Tourism Division webpage.

CITY OF MYRTLE BEACH RECREATION CENTER FEES

The City of Myrtle Beach’s recreation center fees and rates are listed below.  If you reside within city limits, own city property or have a military/veteran ID, you qualify for a city resident rate.  Patrons must bring driver’s license to verify address and age.  Family members are defined as spouses or domestic partners and children up to 18 years of age (up to 24 years of age if attending school full-time).  Family members cannot be added to Teen Memberships.  Guests under the age of 14 are not permitted in the weight or cardio rooms or indoor walking track area without a guardian present.  Specific fitness programs may cost an additional fee to participate.  For more information, including a list of what each facility offers, visit
https://www.myrtlebeachprst.com.

Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium, 1004 Crabtree Lane
Mary C. Canty Recreation Center, 971 Canal Street
Pepper Geddings Recreation Center, 3205 North Oak Street

City Resident Memberships (Facility and Pool Access)
Ages 13 to 17 – $20/Month Pass, $45/Three-Month Pass, $100/Annual Pass

Ages 18-54 – $30/Month Pass, $75/Three-Month Pass, $175/Annual Pass
Ages 55 and Older – $25/Month Pass, $60/Three-Month Pass, $125/Annual Pass
Add Family Member – $15/Month Pass, $40/Three-Month Pass, $30/Annual Pass

Non-City Resident Memberships (Facility and Pool Access)
Ages 13 to 17 – $35/Month Pass, $80/Three-Month Pass, $170/Annual Pass

Ages 18-54 – $55/Month Pass, $130/Three-Month Pass, $295/Annual Pass
Ages 55 and Older – $45/Month Pass, $105/Three-Month Pass, $210/Annual Pass
Add Family Member – $30/Month Pass, $70/Three-Month Pass, $55/Annual Pass

Non-Member Facility Use Fees (Pool and Facility Access)
Ages Three to 12 – $1/Day

Ages 17 and Under – $1/Day
Ages 18 to 54 - $5/Day
Ages 55 and Older – $3/Day

Class Fees (Fitness and Aquatics)
City Residents – $4/Daily Pass, $28/Punch Card (24 Classes)

Non-City Residents – $10/Daily Pass, $50/Punch Card (24 Classes)

CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY CARD FEES

The Chapin Memorial Library card fees are listed below.  Accepted forms of photo identification include a driver’s license, passport, school identification and employee identification.  Examples of accepted proof of address include a driver’s license, paid property tax receipt, vehicle registration, a utility bill, postmarked bank statement or an official copy of bank statement.  If lost, card replacements cost $2.  See
https://www.chapinlibrary.org for information.  Chapin Memorial Library is located at 400 14th Avenue North.

  • City Residents – Free
  • City Employees – Free
  • S. Military/Veteran ID or DD214 – Free
  • Horry County Residents – Free
  • Participating Palmetto Overdrive Consortium Counties (Darlington, Dillon, Georgetown, Marion, Marlboro and Sumter) – Free
  • Guest Computer Access – Free for Six Months or One Two-Hour Session Per Day
  • Non-Residents Excluded from Groups Above – $8/90-Day Card ($2 for each additional family member) and $20/Annual Card ($8 for each additional family member)