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.
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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.
Nutrition 101 Dates: Jan 9, Feb 13, Mar 13, Apr 10, May 8, Jun 19, Jul 17, Aug 14, Sep 18, Oct 9, Nov 20, Dec 11
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
Nutrition and Fitness for BCP Dates: Jan 16, Mar 20, May 22, Jul 24, Sep 25, Dec 4
Operation Tobacco Free Marine
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 ucanquit2.org.
Tobacco cessation counseling is one of the most effective tools to help you quit tobacco. When you’re ready, we’re here to help. Contact the semper fit health promotion coordinator to quit tobacco for good. Classes offered as a series, three sessions of one hour each at 11am. Must attend all three session in sequence.
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.
- TRICARE Benificiaries (who are not Medicare eligible) can call the TRICARE Smoking Quitline – see their website for more information
- Quit Tobacco – Make Everyone Proud at ucanquit2.org
- California Smoker’s Helpline – (800) NO-BUTTS
- California Chew Helpline – (800) 844-CHEW
Marine Corps Policies
- Navy & USMC Tobacco Policy – BUDMEDINST 6200.12A
- Navy Medicine Tobacco Control – MCO 5100.28
- SECNAVINST 5100.13E
- 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
By appointment ONLY
Health Promotion Policies
Marine Corps Order P1700.29 identifies required elements of health in which every Marine is required to receive annual training:
- Tobacco Cessation Program
- Sexual health and responsibility
In addition, Marines are required to get two hours of annual training in the following:
- Physical Fitness
- 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.
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.