FACILITY UPDATE: Wilson Recreation Center will be closed on Sunday and will open on Monday from 12pm-7pm. Brodie Recreation Center and both aquatics facilities will be closed Sunday and Monday. All Group Fitness classes are canceled through Tuesday.
For Emily Skoczlas, pursuing a Green Workplace Certification for her workplace – the Wilson Recreation Center – was an easy call.
She led a team that convinced co-workers to use recycled copier paper, turn off lights and computers when not needed and bring utensils from home instead of using disposable ones.
Pass by K-Ville, swipe in at Wilson Gym, walk past Quenchers and a grey, irregularly shaped wall with colorful blobs rises out of the floor beneath you.
It’s the backdrop of Wilson’s cardio area. Squished into the corner surrounded by an army of exercise bikes and treadmills, the rock climbing wall is an obvious afterthought.
Felicia Tittle, Director of Recreation & Physical Education, was recently honored by the Cook Society for her leadership and community activism at Duke University.
Mike Howard, Director of Facilities, shares advice with Campus Rec magazine, on engaging students through fitness floor layout.
Congrats to our Rec & PE Director, Felicia Tittle, who is featured in this month’s Campus Rec magazine. Check out her interview here!
In collaboration with Sustainable Duke and Healthy Duke
On college campuses, promoting students’ mental, emotional, and physical health is becoming a higher priority for administrators, as this can affect grades, relationships, eating patterns, extracurricular involvement, and overall sense ofwellbeing. Duke has recently taken steps towards finding solutions and making improvements in these areas as well. Watch the video!