CAAR Senior Services Directory
City of Myrtle Beach Cultural & Leisure Services
P.O. Box 2468
Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
Anna Beth Doig, Recreation Manager, North District*
Organizational mission or general goals:
Primary services provided:
MB Cultural and Leisure Services offers a wide variety of recreational (bingo games, dance classes, playgrounds, picnics, banquets, camps, etc.), fitness (swimming, weight rooms, gymnasium, cardio, aerobics, pilates, karate, tai chi, yoga, etc.), arts and crafts, and sports (softball, table tennis, volleyball, basketball, raquetball and tennis) activities at five recreational facilities throughout the city. (See entry #10 below.) (Charges for seniors over 55 years of age are $2.50/day for residents or non-residents, $20/month for residents, $35/month for non-residents, and $100/year for residents, and $170/year for non-residents.)
Primary clientele served:
Youth and seniors based on public demand.
Employees and/or volunteers:
37 Full-time; 45-65 part-time; 400+ volunteers.
Staff members eligible for professional credentialing and credentialed staff members employed:
We have 6 certified Parks and Recreation Professionals (CPRPs) administered through the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).
Clients/patients/participants served each year:
Around 30,000 per year, including permanent residents, tourists, and "snow birds" during the winter months.
Organization accredited or certified by an outside agency or association:
Special services or pricing for senior citizens:
We offer fitness, exercise, and sports programs for adults over 50 years of age, and a special daily rate of $2.50 for walk-in fitness programs.
* Our five recreational facilities are:
Canal Street Recreational Center - Doc Moore (918-1475);
Crabtree Gymnasium - Rob Cardella (918-2355);
Base Recreation Center - Matthis Grissett (918-2380);
Pepper Geddings Recreation Center - Kathy Anderson (918-2280);
Myrtle Beach Tennis Center - Erik Oberhammer (918-2440).