Duke Recreation & Physical is home to two recreational facilities, Wilson Center on West Campus and Brodie Center on East Campus. Aquatics facilities include Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion at Wilson and Brodie Pool at Brodie. A valid Duke ID is required for entrance to all facilities.
Note that some access limitations will still apply per the adjustments to student fees for the 2020-2021 academic year. For those who are unable to access our physical spaces and in-person programs, alternative opportunities for Duke Rec & P.E. programs and services can be found via our Digital Membership.
Duke Recreation and Physical Education facilities are ADA compliant and offer opportunities for people of all abilities, race, gender, sexual orientation, or physical or mental impairment to participate. Below are links to maps of each of our facilities, highlighting areas that offer accommodation to those who seek it. Please use the below links to view the accessibility maps of our facilities.
The Wilson Recreation Center located on West Campus is the larger of the two recreation centers on campus. A 99,000 square ft. facility completed in 1999, the center welcomes an average of 3,000 visits each day.
The Brodie Center is located on East Campus. The facility opened in 1996 as an addition to Memorial Gym that was opened in 1922-23.
The Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion features an 8-lane, 25-yard competition pool and a 17ft Dive Well. The Taishoff Competition pool is 4.5ft at each end and dips to 7ft in the middle. The Competition pool is primarily used for fitness and competition for our members and student-athletes.
The Brodie Aquatics Center features a 4-lane, 25-yard swimming area. The pool is 3.5 feet deep to 8 feet deep. Brodie Aquatics Center includes access to locker room facilities.
This space is intended to provide a different way of training. We have transformed a racquetball court into a fully functional unique training space. The space is made up multiuse equipment such as kettlebells, resistance bands, medicine balls, boxing bags, climbing rig, etc.
The climbing wall stands 35 feet tall with 11 ropes and over 1400 square feet of climbing surface. No experience is needed to try the climbing wall! All equipment including climbing shoes, harnesses and belay devices are available for use at no cost.
Located on West Campus adjacent to the Wilson Recreation Center, the IM Building hosts two regulation size world-class Squash Courts.
Card Gym is located on West Campus connected to the Wilson Recreation Center. The building opened in 1955 and serves as a practice facility for varsity sports, Sport Clubs, and hosts the annual ACC Fencing Tournament.