Fitness Programs & Classes 


Studio Fitness at the Cultural Center

Studio Fitness at the Cultural Center opened in July 2017. Studio Fit features a limited selection of functional equipment and three classrooms specifically designed to accommodate workout programs such as Barre, TRX Resistance Training, Yoga, Indoor Cycling and a Virtual Fitness kiosk.  The facility is a secondary location available for use with our Recreation Center Membership Pass.

The Cultural Center is a 31,000 square foot multi-use facility located on nearly 10 acres of land on the north side of the city at 19470 Oak Road West. 

Phone: 251-968-9813 

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed
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RSVP Fitness Classes 

Aerobic classes with instructors will be held on a weekly class schedule at the Cultural Center. Many of these classes will differ from our existing “drop-in” classes at the recreation center and placement will be held by reservation only. Any patron with a full membership type will have unlimited access to our new facility and will also receive the ability to register for “RSVP” classes 72 hours in advance at our Customer Service Desk. Fitness, Pool and non-member patrons may reserve a space, if available, 24 hours in advance at the rate of $10 per class.

Click here for more information about our RSVP fitness classes, reservations and policies.

Child care is not available. 

Online Registration

Conveniently register for youth sports, programs, fitness classes and more with the click of button!

Expedition Fitness:Grand Canyon

Challenge yourself to bike 277 miles in 8 weeks. Ride solo or split the miles with a team mate.  Join our free challenge, finishers receive a t-shirt.  Click here to register.

Couch to 5K Class 

Click here to register for class.  8 week walking/jogging interval class begins 9/25/17 and meets Mondays and Wednesdays 6-7 PM. Class participates in 5K race Nov. 25th.  Come join us!

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Recreation Center Memberships and Daily Passes

Click here for more information about our membership, class and daily pass rates.

David L. Bodenhamer Center

The David L. Bodenhamer Center is a membership based community center that receives over 200,000 visits annually. The beautifully designed facility is home to the City of Gulf Shores Recreation Division offices and is the hub for all recreational athletic and program registrations. The David L. Bodenhamer Center is located at 310 West 19th Avenue. 

Phone: 251-968-1420

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday- Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Facility Amenities Include: 

  • ADA accessible
  • AquaClimb ® wall
  • Complimentary fitness towel service
  • Floor and water aerobics classes
  • Full service fitness room
  • Game area
  • Indoor heated pool with lap lanes
  • Indoor walking track
  • Men's/Women's and boy's/girl's locker rooms
  • Outdoor wading pool
  • Racquetball courts
  • Regulation size gymnasium
  • Tennis

Drop-In Floor Aerobics Classes 

A variety of floor classes are available at the David L. Bodenhamer Center including Zumba, Yoga and Pilates. Floor classes are included in both full and fitness memberships.  The public can purchase an $8 daily pass at the front desk. To provide the safest environment possible, the maximum class size is 30 participants. Entry is monitored by the instructor and is on a first come, first serve basis.

Click here to download the schedule.  

Child care is not available. 

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