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!
Muscular Anatomy 101
Wednesday, July 8th at 12:00pm
Has a trainer or instructor ever said to you "this exercise is for your triceps" or "let's stretch the hamstrings" and it was as though they were speaking a foreign language? Learn the names and locations of, as well as exercises and stretches for, the major muscle groups in the human body.
Foam Rolling Basics
Friday, July 17th at 1:30pm
Do you have chronically tight and inflexible muscles? If so, they could be the root cause of your joint pain. When a regular stretching regimen doesn't seem to be enough, you may want to consider foam rolling. Commonly used as a method of performing deep tissue massage, foam rollers come in different sizes and densities to suit your comfort level. Sign up for this clinic if you'd like to learn how to use foam rolling to reduce muscle knots and restore your flexibility.
Monday, July 27th at 2:30pm
Research confirms time and time again how important it is to challenge your body and mind. Using your brain through problems and tasks, as well as coordinating your body body through exercise and movement, can keep your neurological connections sharp and your brain matter young. Attend this clinic to learn the science behind memory loss as well as practical, research-supported ways to stay as mentally sharp as you can.
Men's Health Month
Anchored by a Congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country. Its purpose is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.
Save the date for...
The Galloway Ridge 5k
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.