This blog feature is a write-up from Sheri Branson, Full Time Instructor in the Health, Wellness & Physical Education academic department.

Rec & PE Blog

Campus Rec Magazine shone the spotlight on individuals in the campus recreation industry who have been nominated for their work in diversity, equity and inclusion (EDI).

Leigh Ann Garstecki, Director of Fitness & Wellness with Duke Recreation & Physical Education, is one of the nominees. Read more about her nomination below, and view all nominees in the the Campus Rec Magazine article.

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The following Rec & P.E. Spotlight was contributed by Chris Hendricks, Assistant Director of Outdoor Adventures.

Adaptive programming is a continuously growing component of recreation programs across the country. Programs have embraced this opportunity for inclusion in many different facets. These include accessible programs, facility renovations, and partnerships with organizations like Special Olympics and Unified Sports.

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It was shaping up as a Spring Break like any other at Duke University in March 2020. With most students gone for the week, the facilities staff was preparing to spruce up the popular Wilson Recreation Center, readying it for the end of the semester.

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Wilson Recreation Center and Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion will undergo procedural changes starting July 1, according to a Monday email from Duke Recreation & Physical Education.

Reservations will no longer be required for Wilson, though capacity limits will remain in place; these limits are 75 in the weight room, 25 in the cardio area and two on the indoor track. 

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