ESTEP FAMILY LIFE CENTER

FIRST takes a total-life approach to bringing families together by offering Christ-centered, fun-filled activities and sports for people of all ages. We offer specialized exercise classes, instruction-for-life classes, and high-energy sports to help you improve your fitness level while also enjoying fellowship with others.

Our sports teams focus on more than winning a game; they focus on a winning attitude. Children and adults alike learn the values of endurance, teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship—all while having a great time and making new friends.

Regardless of your experience or abilities, the Recreation Ministry at FIRST provides many great ways to exercise the body as well as to build character and relationships. Look through our list. We have no doubt that you will find just the class you are looking for!

HOURS 

Mon. – Thurs. 7 AM – 8 PM
Friday 7 AM – 3 PM

ADDRESS

1410 Sumter Street
Columbia, SC

PHONE NUMBER

803.343.8587

Membership

First Baptist Columbia Fitness Membership

Membership Description

If you are a member of First Baptist Church, you can join the Estep Family Life Center. You can gain access to the basketball courts, weight room, cardio room, as well as the lockers and showers. To sign up for your membership download and complete the FBC Membership Form and bring check or cash to the 2nd floor activity desk of the EFLC.

Cost: $30/individual/year or $40/family/year

FBC Fitness Membership Form

Downtown Business Associates Membership

Membership Description

Are you looking for a place to work out, use cardio equipment, walk/jog, play basketball and access lockers and showers? The Estep Family Life Center (EFLC) offers all these activities with a 6 month membership. To join, download and complete the DBA Membership Form and bring a check or cash to the 2nd floor activity desk of the EFLC.

Cost: $80/individual/6 months or $110/family/6 months

$25/individual/month or $45/family/month

Downtown Business Associates Membership Form

Free Indoor Track (no membership required)

 The weather outside is unpredictable, but your workout doesn’t have to be! Our climate controlled indoor track is open to the public Monday – Thursday from 7 AM – 8 PM and on Fridays from 7 AM – 3 PM.

Call 803.343.8587 or email for more details!

Fitness

No membership fees or contracts for Aerobics Classes

Only join the classes and/or sessions you are interested. We offer classes that fit your needs and your schedule. Our activities include: aerobics classes, weight loss classes, as well as, programs to provide education on healthy lifestyles.

We desire to work with you to achieve your goals, and we do that by operating within a friendly non-judgmental environment that encourages and supports you on your path to healthy living. Come join us at the Estep Family Life Center and start your journey today.

Aerobic Classes

Explore our classes and programs below. We allow you to sign up by the number of times you plan to exercise per week – not by a specific class! This allows you the option to mix and match classes to fit your busy schedule!

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Evening Pilates

Class Description

Pilates is a body sculpting activity that works your body from the inside out. Develop long lean muscles from this great core exercise class. Second session begins March 7. Class holidays are January 16 & February 20.

Instructor: Certified PHI® Pilates instructors
Days/Times: M, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
First Session Start Date: January 9
Second Session Start Date: March 7 

Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class.

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Zumba® Fitness at Lunch

Class Description

Come join the party at lunch! Zumba combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba utilizes the principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps. Second session begins March 2. Class holidays are January 16 & February 20.

Instructor: Certified Zumba® Fitness Instructors
Days/Times: M, T & Th, 12:15 – 1:00 PM
First Session Start Date: January 9
Second Session Start Date: March 2

Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class.

Already registered but haven’t paid? Select the number of classes below in the drop down and click Buy Now.

You can always visit the EFLC and pay in person with a check. Thank you

Other Classes

At the Estep Family Life Center you will find something for everyone – ranging from health, finances, retirement, and recreation. Check out what we are offering below and sign up today!

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Dance Floor Boot Camp

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Class Description

You might know the Electric Slide and the Cha Cha Slide, but do you know the Charleston, the G-Slide, Happy or Footloose? Well, all of these line dances and more will be taught at Dance Floor Boot Camp!

Just in time for spring weddings and social gatherings, this 8 week course will provide a good early evening workout packed with the fun of learning more line dances and routines than you could ever imagine. Each week you can learn something new and practice adding your own style to make each line dance your own. Become the life of the party through Dance Floor Boot Camp!

Please wear slick soled shoes. Participants must be 17 years old to take the class. Class holiday is February 14.

Instructor: Danny Carter
Cost: $40/person
Days/Times: T, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Start Date: Januray 10 (8 weeks)
Registration Deadline: January 5

Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class. Call the EFLC at 803.343.8587 for more details

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Spring Fling Boot Camp

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Class Description

Co-ed workout meant to energize your week with a great cardio strength training mix utilizing weights, body resistance and functional cross training. A challenging workout for all fitness levels of any age. Workout to your own intensity level.

Instructor: Wendell Arsi, Personal Trainer
Cost: $60/ 8 Weeks
Days/Times: W, 12:15 – 1:00 pm
Start Date: (TBD)
Registration Deadline:(TBD)

Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class. Call the EFLC at 803.343.8587 for more details

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First Place

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Class Description

A 12 week Christ-centered health program. Each session offers instruction and Bible study designed to help you lose weight by bringing balance to your life.

Instructors: Carol McAlister & Sandy Greer
Cost: $95/first time participants and $20/continuing participants
Days/Times: M, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Start Date: Januray 16 (12 weeks)
Registration Deadline: None

Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class. Call the EFLC at 803.343.8587 for more details

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Noon Hoops

No Registration Required

No Online Registration or Payment Required

Class Description

For ages 18 and up. Come enjoy pick-up basketball during the lunch hour! No reservations required. Lockers and showers are available during this time.

Cost: $5/non-members
Day/TimesT & Th, 12noon – 2:00 PM

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Weight Watchers

No Registration Required

No Online Registration or Payment Required

Class Description

For more details about this program you may call 800.651.6000 or stop by the 1st floor of the EFLC during the next Weight Watchers meeting.

Day/Times: W, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Start Date: Ongoing

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South Carolina Probate 

Class Description

The probate process in South Carolina can be confusing and intimidating to people interacting with the Probate Court system for the first time. This workshop will discuss the administration of an estate in South Carolina from opening to closing. Included will be a discussion of transfers which avoid probate and coverage of creditors’ claims and other liability issues which can arise during administration.

Come join us for a FREE lunch and information which will help you understand the process of administering a South Carolina estate.

Instructor: W. Verne McGough, Jr., Attorney at Law
Cost: FREE
Day/Times: Th, 12noon – 1:00 PM
One day class: March 2
Registration Deadline: One week prior to the start of class

Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class. Register online or call the EFLC at 803.343.8587

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Estate Planning Basics

Class Description

Do you have a plan?  One of the greatest gifts you can give your family is a plan for their future.  This session will answer 4 basic questions about estate planning:

(1)Why do I need an estate plan?

(2) What property is included in my estate?

(3) What are the important parts of an estate plan? and

(4) Where can I get an estate plan?

Come join us for a FREE lunch and information which will help you care for your family.

Instructor: W. Verne McGough, Jr., Attorney at Law
Cost: FREE
Day/Times: Th, 12noon – 1:00 PM
One day class: February 2
Registration Deadline: One week prior to the start of class

Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class. Register online or call the EFLC at 803.343.8587

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Strong to the Bone Osteoporosis 

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To Register call 803.296.5978

Class Description

Class is designed to increase strength, balance, and flexibility by incorporating chair exercises with elastic bands.

Sponsored by: Baptist Medical Center & Primetimes
Cost: $30/6 weeks
Days/Times: M & Th, 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Start Dates: Ongoing

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Women’s Self Defense

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Class Description

Classes will teach techniques that are specifically designed for women to reduce the likelihood of victimization.

This program empowers women to recognize their strengths and make sound decisions when faced with potentially dangerous situations. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring water or Gatorade and expect to practice techniques learned. Must be 18 years old to participate.

If accompanied by parent, 16 & 17 year old females may attend.

Instructor: Tammy Ritchie, police officer
Cost: $25/3 classes
Days/Times: Days/Times: Th, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Start Date: February 2
Registration Deadline: 12:00 Noon on Jan. 25

Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class. Call the EFLC at 803.343.8587 for more details

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Staying Young, How to Add Years to Your Life

Class Description

Learn how to really get and stay healthy, with all natural health care!  Learn how your body really works, and what it needs to functionally optimally!  Avoid Dangerous Medications! Improve Your Circulation, Reduce Inflammation and Improve Your Immune System! Free soup and salad lunch provided if you pre-register by January 10, 2017.

Instructor: Dr. Michael Forsyth, DC
Cost: FREE
Day/Times: T, 12noon – 1:00 PM
One day class: January 17

Minimum of 10 participants pre-registered to hold the class. Register online or call the EFLC at 803.343.8587

Youth Sports

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Soccer Shots®

Class Description

Soccer Shots is a national intro to soccer program for children ages 3-8.  We are non-competitive and place our focus on teaching soccer skills and character development in a fun and encouraging atmosphere.

Each week we will focus on a new skill and a new character word.  We will scrimmage at the end of each class time to implement the skills of the day. Children will be divided into appropriate age groups.

Registration includes: Adidas Jersey, weekly prizes and more. Space is limited and we run on a first come first serve basis so please don’t delay in registering.

Cost: $60/6 weeks + $18 registration fee
Ages: 3-4 years old
Day/Times: T, 5:30 – 6:15 PM
Start Date: January 17 (6 weeks)
Registration Deadline: first come first serve basis

Call the EFLC for more information – 803.343.8587
Email msimmons@soccershots.org or call 803.351.1572

Special Events

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Body Fat Composition, Screening & Blood Pressure

Class Description

Body fat composition is a better indicator of fat than stepping on the scales. We will use electrical impedance to determine your body fat and Body Mass Index (BMI). Use this measurement as a guide in your workout program! Also, have your blood pressure taken with our wrist cuff. This screening will be offered each quarter for follow-up.

Cost: $5/person
Day/Times: Th, 12 – 2:00 PM 4:30 – 6:30 PM
One Day Event: January 19

Call the EFLC at 803.343.8587 for more information

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Lexington Medical Center Heart Health Screening

Class Description

One day only on May 22! Registration begins mid-April.

Pre-registration is required for this on-site heart health screening, which includes: lipid profile (Total Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, & Triglycerides), glucose, risk assessment for diabetes, coronary and heart disease screening and blood pressure assessment.

Upon request LMC offers a Complete Thyroid Panel test and a Vitamin D test; however, these require a fee. FASTING IS REQUIRED for 12 hours prior to screening. Drink lots of water prior to screening. Feedback of results will be mailed to registrants. Call 343.8587 mid-April to reserve a time!

Cost: FREE
Day/Times: M, 7:30 – 10:00 AM
One Day Event: May 22

Call the EFLC at 803.343.8587 for more information