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

Health and Fitness Center

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!

5 Exercises You Should Include in Your Workout with Gerald Endress

Thursday, August 7th, 1:30 pm

No matter your fitness or weight loss goals, there are staple exercises that should be a part of every workout routine. Exercise Physiologist Gerald Endress will share his top five personal   must-have moves. Can you guess what they are?

The "New" Arm Bike with Ellen Brisley

Monday, August 18th, 1:00 pm

The classic arm bike, or upper body ergometer (UBE), provides a great upper body endurance workout, when used appropriately. However, we have recently acquired a new Total Body Ergometer with both upper and lower cranks. It can be used as upper body only, lower body only (recumbent bike), or together for a complete total body exercise. In this clinic you will learn how to properly and effectively use this machine. 

4th Annual Chatham County Alzheimers Walk and 5k

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Click here for more information and to register!

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Perspectives on Being Well

Taking The First Step To Fitness

by Jared Rogers

I often forget the anxiety that people feel when it comes to starting an exercise program. There is a saying amongst fitness professionals that our industry does a fantastic job at keeping fit people fit, but does a poor job at getting the unfit fit. Other professionals in the field must also have a hard time relating to the unease a new participant in exercise feels.  Read more . . .


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