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.
Click on any of the drop downs below for class details and dates. To register, visit our registration page.
Group Exercise (GroupX)
Train the Trainer
A four day class designed to give S-3 offices information they need to promote health within their units. Classes are held at the Paige Fieldhouse Classroom, Bldg 1110 from 8am-4pm.
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.
This class takes place on the first Wed of each month at the Paige Fieldhouse classroom.
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.
2015 Classes (Paige Fieldhouse):
Jan 29, Apr 16, Jun 18, Aug 13, Oct 15, Dec 10
High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT)
Two-Day Semper Fit Headquarters Marine Corps Training Course focusing on combat fitness and the High Intensity Tactical Training Program (HITT). Course includes hands-on training for TRX, Olympic lifting, kettlebells, dynamic movements and more. A certificate of completion is given to all participants. Active Duty Registration Only.
Tobacco Cessation Classes
These classes provide the tools for quitting and remain smoke-free. Free pharmaceutical agents are provided. 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.
Offered Tue, Wed and Thu
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 such as patches, gum Zyban and Chantix are available at the following classes:
- 13 Area BAS – Wed at 1pm
- 31 Area BAS – Mon at 1pm
- 43 Area BAS – Call (760) 763-0419 for Schedule
- Naval Hospital – Tue, Wed, Thu at 8pm – See the schedule and sign up online
Medications may also 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
- Unit Briefs on Health Topics
- Cholesterol Screenings
- Blood Pressure Assessments
- Health Risk Assessments
- Resting Metabolic Rate Testing
- VO2 Testing
- Nutrition Counseling
- Warrior Training
- Educational Videos on Fitness and Health
- Resource Materials on Fitness, Nutrition, Tobacco Cessation, STD’s
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
- 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.
The 101 Days of Summer 2014 have ended. Check back in Summer 2015!
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.