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

Holiday Hours:

Thursday, November 27th: CLOSED
Friday, November 28th: 6:00am-2:00pm - No Group Exercise Classes

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!

Arthritis and Exercise with Lindsay Crews

Tuesday, November 25th, 12:30pm

A natural way to improve the conditions of living with arthritis is exercise. Although it may 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 your 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.

Mindful Eating with Allison Blackburn

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2:30pm

As the pace of life quickens, we tend to rush through our daily activities-including meals.  Mindful eating is beneficial for individuals wanting to gain control over their habits, lose weight, or simply be more aware of their sensations. Our hands-on activity will teach you how to properly consume your food and rediscover the joys of eating!

Goal Setting with Amber Poinsett 

Wednesday, December 17th, 12:30pm

The new year is coming, it’s time to get your resolutions in order by creating a solid and attainable plan that you can use throughout the year. Find out why goals are important, and receive tools that you can use to start developing a plan to help you reach your goals for the new year!

The Keiser Functional Trainer with Janeen McDonald

Monday, December 29th, 4:30pm

The Keiser Functional Trainer consists of two adjustable arm cables that allow users to perform a wide variety of resistance exercises. It is a multi-functional machine for a complete body workout. The Functional Trainer accommodates both high and low training positions. Learn safe and effective exercises to work your entire body using the Keiser Functional Trainer. 

Member Notice:

Due to instructor injury, Aqua Zumba on Saturdays is canceled until  further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. 

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Perspectives on Being Well

Take A Walk

by Jared Rogers

 I inhale thick, earthy air and take a look around. I am surrounded by luscious, green trees. Sunlight flickers through their leaves and flashes in and out of my eyes. A squirrel rustles through the brush and skitters onto a log; watching me, sizing me up. I exhale that dense forest air and softly set my bare left foot in front of me. Read more . . .


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