CAAR Senior Services Directory
City of Myrtle Beach Recreation Services
P.O. Box 2468
Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
Pam Stone, Recreation Superintendent
Organizational mission or general goals:
"Creating community through people, parks, and programs"
Primary services provided:
MB Recreation Services offers a wide variety of recreational (bingo games, dance classes, playgrounds, picnics, banquets, camps, etc.), fitness (swimming, weight rooms, gymnasium, cardio, aerobics, zumba,yoga, etc.), arts and crafts, and sports (softball, pickleball, volleyball, basketball, raquetball and tennis) activities at five recreational facilities throughout the city. (Charges for seniors over 55 years of age are $3.00/day for residents or non-residents, $25/month for residents, $45/month for non-residents, and $125/year for residents, and $210/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 4 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 permanent residents, plus 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 $3.00 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 - Dustin Jordan (918-2380);
Pepper Geddings Recreation Center - Kevin Morris (918-2280);
Myrtle Beach Tennis Center - Brad Anderson (918-2440). For current details on programs and activities please visit our website:http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/recreation.html