Wilson Recreation Center

330 Towerview Road
Durham, NC 27708

Front Desk: 
(919) 613-7489


9:00am - 10:00pm
5:30am - 11:00pm
5:30am - 11:00pm
5:30am - 11:00pm
5:30am - 11:00pm
5:30am - 11:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm

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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 administrative offices for Aquatics, Fitness & Wellness, Facilities, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Adventures, Sport Clubs, and Physical Education (HWPE) are all located in Wilson. 

The Red Mango Café joined the Wilson Recreation Center in the fall of 2018. The Red Mango Café offers a broad array of healthy and delicious items including nonfat, all natural yogurt, a fresh fruit bar, a fresh juice bar, smoothies and smoothie bowls, sandwiches, 3 rotating varieties of soup, and grab-and-go items such as nutrition bars, yogurt parfaits, and wraps.



  • Cardio Equipment - VIEW AVAILABILITY
  • Racquetball Court - VIEW AVAILABILITY
  • Functional Training Room
  • Basketball/Volleyball Courts
  • 2 Wood Floor Multi-purpose Rooms with Mirrors
  • 2 Classrooms
  • 3 Lane, 180 Meter Indoor Track
  • Spin Room
  • Indoor Rock Climbing Wall
  • Table Tennis
  • Functional Training Space (Video)
  • TRX Training Zone
  • Saunas and Day Lockers
  • Weight Room
  • 8 Lane, 25-Yard Indoor Pool and 17-Foot Dive Well
  • Red Mango Café


  • Valid Duke ID required for entrance


Parking gates for Card Lot and Blue Lot have been renovated and permits are required for entry and exit. For details, maps and information, visit our Parking Information page.