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!

If you have not already registered for Zumba/Pilates please click the link above. If you have registered but not paid please click the paypal button below. Thank you

 


Class Combinations



Evening Pilates

Instructor: Certified PHI® Pilates instructors
Days/Times: M, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Session Start Date: March 5 begins 8 week session

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

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 5. Class holiday is January 15.

NEW! Friday Lunch Pilates

Instructor: Certified PHI® Pilates instructors
Days/Times: F, 12:15 – 1:00 PM
Session Start Date: March 2 begins 8 week session

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

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 5. Class holiday is March 30.

Zumba® Fitness at Lunch

Instructor: Licensed Zumba® Fitness Instructors
Days/Times: M, T & Th, 12:15 – 1:00 PM
Session Start Date: March 1 begins 8 week session

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

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 5. Class holiday is January 15.

NEW! Wednesday Workouts

Instructor: Certified instructors
Days/Times: W, 5:40 – 6:30 PM
Session Start Date: March 7 begins first 8 week session

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

Class Description

Come join us for an exercise class that is constantly keeping you on your toes. Class will offer Pilates, Zumba, Zumba toning, strength training and more – all from certified and licensed instructors! Keep in shape with this new and ever changing mid-week exercise class! Second session begins March 7.

First Place

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Please call 343.8578 for more details and to register.

Instructor: Carol McAlister and Sandy Greer
Days/Times: M, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Session Start Date: April 9

Cost: $95/first time participants and $20/continuing participants

Class Description

Shortened Spring/Summer session runs April 9-May 21. First Place is a Christ-centered weight loss program. Each session offers instruction and Bible study designed to help you lose weight by bringing balance to your life. Call 343.8578 for more details and to register.

Strong to the Bone Osteoporosis Class

Instructor: Carleen Smoak, certified instructor
Days/Times: M & Th, 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Session Start Date: January 8 begins first 8 week session
Cost: $40/8 week session

Please Register by visiting the 2nd Floor of the EFLC building.

Class Description

Class is designed to increase strength, balance and flexibility for the participants by incorporating chair exercises with elastic bands. Second 8 week session begins March 5.

Noon Hoops

No Registration Required

No Online Registration or Payment Required

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

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.

Programs

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!

Lexington Medical Center Health Screening

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Call 343.8587  to reserve a time!

Days/Times: M, 7:30 – 10:00 AM
Session Start Date: One day class held May 21
Cost: FREE

Class Description

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 for $32 and a Vitamin D test for $40. 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  to reserve a time!

CPR, First Aid, & AED Training

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Registration CLOSED – Class is Full

Days/Times: T, 12noon – 5 PM
Session Start Date: One day class held June 19
Cost: $33/person

Class Description

Would you know what to do? Adult/Child/Infant CPR, First Aid and AED training blended learning course. Online portion is completed on your own prior to hands-on course.

Hands-On course is approximately 5 hours. Cost includes pizza lunch. 2 year American Red Cross certification upon successful completion. (Certification is usually $86/person.)

MUST pre-register in order to receive online course work that is required prior to hands-on class! Class size limited.

One on One Makeup

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Instructor: Leah J Greene, professional makeup artist
Days/Times: 1 ½ hour class by appointment
Cost: $50/person (Mothers may come with their teen daughters to observe for free)

One day class. Call Leah at 803.331.8712 to make an appointment for this one on one makeup class. Class is open to all ages.

Class Description

Do you need help with your makeup application? Don’t know what colors are best for you? Discover new ways to improve your makeup from a top makeup artist. In this 1 ½ hour class, you will get hands on training aimed at teaching you all the tricks and expert techniques for applying your makeup like a pro. Your teacher, Leah J. Greene, is a professional makeup artist with over 18 years of experience. Bring your makeup to the class and let Leah help you decide what is best for you whether it is one of her products from her own line of makeup or the cosmetics you are using.

Leah has worked with actors such as George Clooney and Shannon Elizabeth; politicians such as President George W. Bush, United States Ambassador Nikki Haley and Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann; television celebrities such as Judy Woodruff (anchor and editor of NewsHour on PBS), Dana Perino (co-host The Five, FOX News Channel ) and Ainsley Earhardt (co-host of FOX & Friends); and others such as Toby Keith (country music singer and songwriter), Bethany Hamilton (professional surfer), and many more. Leah has even won an Emmy working on the SCETV produced show Remembering Charleston. Class will be held at the FBC Estep Family Life Center.

Weight Watchers

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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.

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

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.

Youth Summer Camps

Baseball

Dates: June 25-28

Days/Times: M – Th, 9 AM – 12noon

Ages: Rising 2nd – 6th graders

Cost: $60/player

Registration deadline: June 15, 2018

Description

Your spring season may be over, but hone your skills for fall ball! Every aspect will be covered from hitting, pitching and fielding. Bring your glove and helmet, but all other equipment is provided. If you have a preferred bat, bring the bat with you.

Campers will meet at Howard Park (behind Northside Middle School at 200 Cougar Dr, West Columbia) for camp. Minimum of 12 players per division pre-registered for camp to be held.

Registration deadline: June 10, 2018 (Price increases to $70/player after deadline.)

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Click Here to Register for Baseball Camp

Registration deadline: June 15, 2018 (Price increases to $70/player after deadline.)

Soccer Shots®

Dates: July 30 – August 2

Days/Times: M – Th, 9 AM – 12noon

Ages: 4 – 8 years old (children will be placed in age appropriate groups)

Cost: $94/child (includes t-shirt and individual prize)

Registration: Click Here to Register with Soccer Shots

Description

The heat is on, but our soccer camp will be cool – indoors at the EFLC Gym! Camp will consist of instruction in the basics/fundamentals of soccer for beginners as well as advanced passing/shooting/dribbling drills for more experienced players. All this is taught through the SOCCER SHOTS® fun and creative method of teaching. Each day will consist of age appropriate skill development, snack time, age appropriate crafts and scrimmaging.

Art Camp

Dates: June 25 – 28

Days/Times: M – Th, 9 AM – 12noon

Ages: Rising 1st – 6th graders

Cost: $100/child (includes all supplies)

Registration deadline: June 19, 2018

Description

Campers will delve into the world of optical illusion. We’ll be inspired by artists like M.C. Escher, Julian Beever, and Chuck Close as we create. Campers will complete four projects and conclude camp with a showcase for friends and family!  Participants will need a smock or apron, a snack and their imagination! All supplies are included.

An Art Show of all that was made will be held on Thursday the last day of camp! Minimum of 10 campers pre-registered for camp to be held.

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Registration deadline: June 19, 2018 (Price increases to $120/child after deadline.)

Manners 

Dates: June 18 – 20

Days/Times: M – W, 9:00 AM – 12:00noon (3 years – rising 1st graders) OR 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (rising 2nd – 5th graders)

Ages: 3 years – 5th grade

Cost: $70/child

Registration deadline: June 8, 2018

Description

Come be a part of the Manners Club!!  We will be learning about The Golden Rule, R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Speaking Skills, Table Manners and much, much more.  The kids will come home reminding YOU to keep your elbow off of the table. And just wait until they learn the Interrupting Rule – I promise you will thank us!

We will have a fabulous time singing with Judy the Manners Lady, playing games, making crafts and learning proper table skills. Camp is held in the FBC Children’s Center.

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Click Here to Register for Manners Camp Pre School

Click Here to Register for Manners Camp Grade School

Registration deadline: June 8, 2018 (Price increases to $80/child after deadline.)

 

Soccer Shots® 

Days/Times: T, 5:30 – 6:05 PM
Ages: 3-8 years old
Start Date: March 13 and ends May 22
Cost: $99

Call 803.351.1572 or email msimmons@soccershots.org with any questions.

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. Questions? Call 803.351.1572