Wilson Recreation Center

330 Towerview Road
Durham, NC 27708

Front Desk: 
(919) 613-7489


9:00am - 6:00pm
5:30am - 8:00pm
5:30am - 8:00pm
5:30am - 8:00pm
5:30am - 8:00pm
5:30am - 8:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm


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 boasts three basketball-volleyball courts, 2 wood floor multi-purpose rooms with mirrors that are used for a variety of aerobic classes, yoga, Pilates, martial arts and self-defense activities. These rooms are also used by Group Fitness, PE classes and dance groups. The center also houses two classrooms and administrative offices . An average of 3,000 users visit the center per day. The varsity swimming and wrestling programs also practice in Wilson. The administrative offices for Facilities, Campus Recreation, Intramural, Club Sports and Health, Wellness and Physical Education (HWPE) are located in Wilson. Wilson offers a 3 lane indoor 160 meter mondo track, 2 racquetball courts, Quenchers, a snack bar that provides healthy drinks and snacks following a tough workout or when you are craving a refreshing alternative.

Please Note: From Wednesday, May 16 through August 17, a section of Towerview Road from Duke University Road to the Wannamaker Circle will be closed to traffic for utility work. Customers will access the Card Gym lot from Towerview Rd. at the intersection with Science Dr. If you have any questions, please contact parking at (919) 684-7275.

Summer 2018 Hours


  • Basketball/Volleyball Courts
  • Racquetball Courts
  • 2 Wood Floor Multi-purpose Rooms with Mirrors
  • 2 Classrooms
  • 3 Lane, 180 Meter Indoor Track
  • Snack Bar
  • Spin Room
  • Indoor Rock Climbing Wall
  • Table Tennis
  • Saunas and Day Lockers
  • Weight Room
  • 8 Lane, 25-Yard Indoor Pool and 17-Foot Dive Well


  • Valid Duke ID required for entrance


Parking Gates for Card Lot have been renovated and permits are now needed for entry and exit.

Questions? Please contact parking at: http://parking.duke.edu/comments/index.php