DUKE CENTER FOR LIVING AT FEARRINGTON 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. 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!
Belly Dancing 101
Thursday, July 7th, 4:00pm
Join us to learn about the history, benefits, and targeted muscle groups of one of the oldest styles of dance, belly dancing. You will also get to try out a couple of basic moves in this clinic.
Target Toning: Triceps
Wednesday, July 20th, 1:00pm
Your triceps are the muscles on the upper, back part of your arms. They are opposite from your biceps. As many people get older, their triceps lose tone, resulting in the infamous "underarm jiggle". The key to minimizing that underarm jiggle is with triceps training. Learn simple exercises you can do to strengthen and tone your triceps.
The Effects of Caffeine on Exercise
Friday, July 29th, 2:00pm
Is that extra mug of coffee in the morning helping or hurting your exercise regimen? Caffeine is a substance commonly found in coffee, tea, chocolate, energy drinks, sports gels and dietary aids. Its effects as a central nervous system stimulant are wide-ranging and it is used by a great number of athletes to boost athletic performance. Come to learn more about the safety of caffeine use and its recommended intake levels with regard to physical activity.
Tai Chi will be cancelled from August 2nd through September 6th. Class resumes on September 13th.
Thank you for your understanding.