Recreation Centers

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 Suspension Training, Yoga, Indoor Cycling and a Virtual Fitness kiosk.  The facility is a secondary location available for use with our Recreation Membership Pass.

Phone: 251-968-9813 

Address:  19470 Oak Road West, Gulf Shores 36542

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed
Gym and Auditorium

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. 

David L. Bodenhamer Center

The David L. Bodenhamer Center is a membership based community center that receives over 250,000 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.   

Phone: 251-968-1420

Address:  310 West 19th Ave, Gulf Shores 36542

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.
Bodenhamer Center Front Photo

Bodenhamer Recreation Center 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

Recreation Center Memberships and Daily Passes

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

Membership Information

Online Registration

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

Click here

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Drop-In Floor Aerobics Classes 

A variety of floor classes are available at the David L. Bodenhamer Center including Zumba, Yoga and Pilates.  Drop-In Floor classes are included with RecPass and fitness memberships.  The public can purchase an $10 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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