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Sign up NOW OPEN for 101 Days of Summer 2015 until May 14!

During the 101 Days of Summer, units will register to compete for cash prizes.

Points for participating in the program can be earned by attending unit competitions, entertainment activities, and scheduling educational opportunities.

The activities scheduled as part of 101 Days will raise awareness of substance abuse, educate service members about recreational safety, promote responsible alcohol use, and offer fun, healthy alternatives as a viable option.

The Semper Fit Health Promotion Team at Camp Pendleton is dedicated to increasing productivity, reducing medical costs, and enhancing readiness by providing dynamic programs, education and services for healthy behavior and optimal wellness.

For information on fitness programs and fitness center locations, check out their web page.


Massage Therapy

Methods include: Swedish, Passive Joint, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy and Shiatsu. Hot Stone available for an additional fee. Available at 14 Area, Hospital and 22 Area Fitness Centers. Flier: Download Here. Info: (760) 763-4070. For Del Mar Beach Resort: (760) 763-5651.


Click on any of the drop downs below for class details and dates.

Group Exercise (GroupX)

A variety of classes are available at several of our fitness facilities. Classes include Forever Fit, Zumba and Yoga. Class fees are $3 per class for family members, retirees and DoD patrons, guests are $5 per class and Active Duty patrons are free. Monthly passes are also available.

Special classes such as Martial Arts training from experienced Black Belt instructors are also available at additional fees. For more information download the schedule or call (760) 763-4070.

High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT)

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Semper Fit HQMC Training Course focusing on the High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) Program. This course includes hands-on training for TRX suspension training, Olympic lifting, kettlebells, dynamic movements and more. This is a five-day course from 0800-1600 each day. A HITT Certificate is given to all participants upon completing the course.

Download 2015 HITT Class Schedule

Nutrition 101

A FREE 1 hour class to help weight loss and learn to eat healthy. This is a great class if you need to lose weight, you’re on the BCP program or just want to learn how to eat healthy. Seating is limited – first come first serve.

Download Nutrition 101 Flier

2015 Classes (Paige Fieldhouse):
Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4, Apr 1, May 6, Jun 3, Jul 1, Aug 5, Sep 2, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2

2015 Classes (41 Area SMP Rec Center):
Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 11, Apr 8, May 13, Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 12, Sep 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9

Nutrition & Fitness for BCP

One-Day course focusing on the fundamentals of eating and training to lose weight. Participants will learn how to help their BCP Marines with planning their diet and exercise program for life-long weight loss. Topics will include nutrient needs, healthy weight loss, fitness for weight loss, exercise and diet myths, supplements, and practical sessions. A certificate of completion will be given to all participants. Active Duty only.

Call for BCP class registration 760.725.6288

2015 Classes (Paige Fieldhouse):
Apr 16, Jun 18, Aug 13, Oct 15, Dec 10

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Tobacco Cessation Classes

These classes provide the tools for quitting and remain smoke-free.  Available to active duty personnel, family members, retirees & MCCS employees. For more information, contact Semper Fit Health Promotion. For information on quitting, visit

First Wednesday of every month at 1200, Paige Fieldhouse Bldg 1110.

Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco cessation counseling services are available through Semper Fit Health Promotion at Paige Fieldhouse. Call (760) 763-3793 for an appointment.

Mint snuff is available for free through the Health Promotion office.

Medications may be available at your local BAS as a walk-in service.

Additional Resources

Marine Corps Policies

Other Programs

  • Unit Briefs on Health Topics
  • Cholesterol Screenings
  • Blood Pressure Assessments
  • Health Risk Assessments
  • Resting Metabolic Rate Testing
  • VO2 Testing
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Educational Videos on Fitness and Health
  • Resource Materials on Fitness, Nutrition, Tobacco Cessation, STD’s

Cholesterol Screenings

FREE and can be done in the Health Promotion Centers anytime. Get results within 5 minutes.

Health Promotion Policies

Marine Corps Order P1700.29 identifies required elements of health in which every Marine is required to receive annual training:

  • Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation
  • Sexual health and responsibility

In addition, Marines are required to get two hours of annual training in the following:

  • Physical Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Injury prevention
  • Disease Prevention

Classes, programs and support for unit health are available in the above subjects as well as stress management, alcohol abuse prevention, suicide prevention, etc. Please call (760) 763-3793 or email us with requests.

Fitness Centers

The professionally trained staff provides a wide variety of programs and services. The Semper Fit Paige Fieldhouse is one of the largest in the Marine Corps. There are 13 fitness centers on base, each offering it’s own program and targeting specific needs.
 For more information, visit /getfit.