Facilities

Today's Hours

Wilson Recreation Center
5:30am - 11:00pm
Brodie Recreation Center
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion
8:00am - 10:00am
11:30am - 1:30pm
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Indoor Climbing Wall
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Red Mango Cafe
To-Go Orders Only
9:00am - 9:00pm

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.

COVID-19 Facility Notice
  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions and university regulations, only the Wilson Recreation Center and Tashioff Aquatics Pavilion are open.
  • Weight Room, Cardio and track areas, basketball courts (only one person per hoop and member must bring own ball), Red Mango (to-go orders only), locker rooms, and the Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion are open.
    • Reservations are required to access Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion through Wilson Recreation Center. Reservations can be made through the MyRec Web Portal.
    • Racquetball courts, climbing wall and Functional Training Space will remain closed until further notice. 
    • Brodie Recreation Center will remain closed until further notice as it continues to serve as a testing site.
  • Per university guidelines, all individuals will be required to wear face masks in all Duke-owned buildings until further notice. This requirement applies to all students, faculty, staff and visitors regardless of vaccination status.
Facility Accessibility

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.

 

Front Desk:
330 Towerview Road
Durham, NC 27708
Front Desk:
(919) 613-7489

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.

20 Brodie Gym Drive
Durham, NC 27705
Front Desk:
(919) 613-7534

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.

330 Towerview Rd.
Durham, NC 27708
Front Desk:
(919) 613-7489

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.

Facility Temporarily Closed 20 Brodie Gym Drive
Durham, NC 27705  
Front Desk:
(919) 613-7534

Brodie Aquatics Center is closed until further notice due to impacts related to COVID-19. For more information on Duke's efforts surrounding COVID-19, review the Duke United website.

330 Towerview Road
Durham, NC 27708
Front Desk:
(919) 613-7489

The Functional Training Space is closed until further notice due to impacts related to COVID-19. For more information on Duke's efforts surrounding COVID-19, review the Duke United website.

Wilson Recreation Center
330 Towerview Rd
Durham, NC 27708
Front Desk:
(919) 684-0691

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.

330 Towerview Road
Durham, NC 27708
Front Desk:
(919) 613-7489

Located on West Campus adjacent to the Wilson Recreation Center, the IM Building hosts two regulation size world-class Squash Courts.

330 Towerview Road
Durham, NC 27708
Front Desk:
(919) 660-0995

The Red Mango Café joined the Wilson Recreation Center in the fall of 2018.

330 Towerview Road
Durham, NC 27708
Front Desk:
919-613-7489

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.