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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 OF OPERATION

Monday – Thursday 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 (DBA) 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!

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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

Online registration for aerobics classes starts 2 weeks before each session.

Explore our classes and programs below. Schedules vary, so 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!

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

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Lunch 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 October 4.

Instructor: Certified PHI® Pilates instructors
Days/Times: Tu, 12:15 – 1:00 PM
First Session Start Date: August 2
Second Session Start Date: October 4 

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

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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 October 3. Class holidays are September 5 & October 10.

Instructor: Certified PHI® Pilates instructors
Days/Times: M, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
First Session Start Date: August 1
Second Session Start Date: October 3 

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 October 3. Class holidays are September 5 & November 24. 

Instructor: Certified Zumba® Fitness Instructors
Days/Times: M & Th, 12:15 – 1:00 PM
First Session Start Date: August 1
Second Session Start Date: October 3 

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

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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Hump Day Boot Camp

Class Description

8 week boot camp begins September 7 with weigh-in and personal assessments conducted on August 31.

Coed class of heart pumping boot camp-style workouts with varied routines and training mixes. We will utilize weights, body resistance and functional cross fit training, as well as high energy and intensive interval cardio strength training mixes meant to shape, tone, sculpt and strengthen your body! Overall biggest loser will get a FREE 6 month membership to the EFLC fitness center.

Participants must call 343.8587 to schedule August 31 assessment.

Instructor: Wendell Arsi, Personal Trainer
Cost: $60/8 weeks
Day/Times: Wed, 12:15 – 1:00 PM
Start Date: September 7 (8 weeks)
Personal Assessment Date: August 31

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

Click here to Register and Pay for Hump Day Boot Camp

Please register with the above link before using the payment link below. Thank you

Pay for Hump Day Boot Camp




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Estate Planning: Minor Beneficiaries

Class Description

One of the greatest gifts you can give your family is a plan for their future.  The McGough Law Firm will host a free seminar on Estate Planning for Minor Beneficiaries.  The session will provide you with basic information about estate planning along with more detailed information geared toward parents of minor children. We will answer questions specifically related to minor beneficiaries such as: (1) What additional planning is necessary for minor beneficiaries? (2) Who should I name as my guardian and trustee? (3) Why are my current life insurance and retirement account beneficiary designations problematic? Come join us for a FREE lunch as well as information which will help you provide security for your family.

Instructor: W. Verne McGough, Jr., Attorney at Law
Cost: FREE
Day/Times: Th, 12noon – 1:00 PM
One day class: August 4
Registration deadline: July 28

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

Click here to Register for Estate Planning: Minor Beneficiaries

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Strong to the Bone Osteoporosis Class

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

To Register call 803.296.5978

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Noon Hoops

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

Programs

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Weight Watchers

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.nt.

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

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Palmetto Health Foundation Walk/Race for Life

Class Description

Will you join us for the 26th year of Walk for Life/Race for Life? Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 22, to celebrate 26 years of a movement to crush breast cancer in our community.

Let’s team up – register now to join the First Baptist Columbia Walk/Run for Life Team! Go to http://events.palmettohealthfoundation.org/goto/First  then click JOIN TEAM; now follow the steps for registering as a participant!

The annual Walk for Life/Race for Life is a 3.1 mile walk/race and 10K race through historic downtown Columbia. The Walk/Race will begin and end at Spirit Communications Park this year and include a Half Marathon! Do your part now and join us for the Walk for Life/Race for Life.

All proceeds stay at Palmetto Health Breast Center. Online registration closes at 12noon on October 20.

Cost: Varies (see online registration in Class Description for details)
Day/Times: Saturday, October 22, 8:30 – 10:00 AM
Registration Deadline: October 20, 12:00 Noon

Call the EFLC at 803.343.8587 for more information

Summer Camps

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Soccer Shots® Summer Camp

Camp 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.

Camp Director: Matt Simmons
Cost: $89/child (includes t-shirt and individual prize)
Days/Times: M – Th, 9:00AM – 12noon
Ages: 3 – 8 years old (children will be placed in age appropriate groups)
Camp Dates: July 25-28

 

Register and pay HERE . Camp has a registration minimum to be held.




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Football Camp

Camp Description

Campers will meet at Owens Field (behind Memorial Stadium off Rosewood) each day for camp. Learn how to pass, receive, block, and more.

Camp Director: Mark Williams
Cost: $60/player
Days/Times:  M – Th, 9:00 AM – 12noon
Ages: Rising 4th – 8th graders
Camp Dates: July 25-28
Registration deadline: July 18, 2016 (Price increases to $70/player after deadline.)

Register and pay HERE . Camp has a registration minimum to be held.