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. 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!
The Importance and Benefits of Fitness Testing
Thursday, October 8th, 3:30pm
This clinic will explore the advantages of fitness testing. Testing for those ages 60 and over will be the focus. Strength, flexibility, agility, and balance tests will be explained and the benefits of each test will be discussed.
How to Use the Circular Resistance Bands (O-Band)
Wednesday, October 21st, 12:00pm
When most people think of resistance strength training, lifting bar bells or hand weights usually comes to mind. However, there is another exercise tool and strength that is often overlooked--exercise bands. In this clinic you will learn how to get an effective total body workout using the "O" band.
Arthritis and Exercise
Wednesday, October 28th, 2:30pm
A natural way to improve the conditions of living with arthritis is exercise. Although it may be the last thing you want to do when your joints hurt and you feel constantly tired, if you find a way to maintain an exercise routine, you will see results and lessen arthritis pain. Learn about the benefits that exercise can bring to many arthritis sufferers, as well as the types of exercises that may be most effective.