100 Clynelish Close Pittsboro, NC  27312 Phone: (919) 545-2133 Fax: (919) 545-2687


A balanced life is key to having optimal health and well-being.  That's the philosophy behind The Duke Center for Living at Fearrington.  We are dedicated to helping men and women make positive, healthy and lasting lifestyle changes. But more than machines or equipment, this is about giving the body, mind and spirit time to recharge. So we offer a variety of fitness programs and membership options to meet each individual's needs.

We're more than a gym!

The Duke Center for Living Health and Fitness Center at Fearrington is one of the few area fitness centers specializing in medically-based wellness programs. Our schedule boasts a full spectrum of services. We are here to work with people of all ages, seven days a week. Whether your favorite activity is to hike, bike, golf or play with your grandchildren, you want to be healthy and strong enough to do the things you love. That’s what living better is all about. And at The Duke Center for Living at Fearrington, we have a variety of ways to help you stay in the best possible shape.

Our health and fitness center offers:

  • state-of-the-art exercise equipment
  • a heated pool
  • cushioned indoor track
  • a professional and caring staff
  • outstanding fitness programs

No matter what your level of fitness, we can help you get more out of life. So give us a call or come by today and start feeling better—and living better—now!

Free Fitness Clinics!

Fitness Clinics are 30-minute informative sessions (except where otherwise noted) on a wide range of health and fitness-related topics.  Space is limited – registration is required.  Call DCFL at 919-545-2133 or stop by  Member Services to register.  These clinics are free and open to everyone - members and non-members - so bring a friend!

Why and How You Eat Can Be More Important Than What

Thursday, September 10th at 3:30pm

Learn the difference between hunger versus a craving. There are many triggers that channel us to want to eat. Knowing what those triggers are and learning how to ride out cravings will help us learn to stick to better eating habits and be more successful in weight loss goals.

Core Without Crunches

Monday, September 21st at 2:00pm

Need to strengthen your core and think crunches are your only option? Think again! Crunches were long considered the "go-to" exercise for your abs. But as it turns out, crunches - lifting the shoulder blades off of the floor while knees are bent and feet are on the floor - can cause neck strain for some. In this clinic you will learn how to perform several core strengthening exercises that do not involve crunches.

Exercises to Improve Posture

Wednesday, September 30th, 2:00pm

Injury, illness, and a lifetime of repetitive movements can wreak havoc on your posture. Not to mention the negative influence of excessive sitting and a sedentary lifestyle. These changes in your posture can lead to joint and muscular pain, poor balance, and various mobility issues. Attend this clinic if you would like to learn some simple stretches and exercises to enhance your posture.

Member Notice

The DCFL Group Exercise Studio will be closed for all classes and programs Thursday, September 3rd through Monday, September 7th in order to accommodate the much needed refinishing of the wood floor.

All pool classes and cycle classes will be held as scheduled.

We regret the inconvenience, however this decision is necessary to keep the flooring safe for our members, residents and guests.

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Thank you to all of our members who voted the Duke Center for Living at Fearrington their favorite fitness center in Chapel Hill. We are thrilled to have won gold in this category and have our members to thank for it.
We appreciate you! 

Save the Date for...

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The Galloway Ridge 5k to benefit Alzheimer’s NC will be held Saturday, September 12th, 2015. All funds raised from the run STAY in North Carolina to support, educate and improve the lives of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease in our local communities.

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© 2014 Duke Center for Living Health and Fitness Center at Fearrington.

A proud member of the International Council on Active Aging

Member of the Medical Fitness Association