Virtual Recreation Resources

Signature Events


Visit individual programs for more information on registration or live streaming information.

What to expect

The physical, mental and emotional benefits recreational activity provides are critical to our overall health and wellbeing, especially during times of stress. This page will be regularly updated with programs and resources that encourage you to keep moving while also staying connected with Duke Rec & PE. Another way to get live updates is by following @dukerec on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. While we may not be able to provide a physical space to recreate, we can still encourage and support each other by staying active remotely!

General Resources 


Prior to participating in any virtual fitness activities associated to Duke Recreation & Physical Education, please review our Virtual Fitness Warning.

Frequently Asked Questions

Updates will be regularly provided here regarding programs, services, and facilities.

Duke Recreation & Physical Education YouTube Channel

Check here regularly for workouts, tutorials, skillbuilding tips, and more!

Duke Coronavirus Response Page

Stay up-to-date on all Duke University COVID-19 news and announcements.

Rec & PE Blog Stories

Recreation & Physical Education will be featuring weekly articles outlining our staff's favorite wellbeing tips and resources, like this one on Papasonn Produce. Look for them on the News page of our website and on @dukerec social media accounts!

Live for Life

LIVE FOR LIFE, Duke's employee wellness program, compiled this list of remote resources.

Fitness & Wellness

Live Virtual Workouts

We are offering recurring classes through Zoom 7-days a week! Visit the Group Fitness page for the weekly schedule.

At Home Workout of the Week

A weekly @dukerec social media spotlight like this one of an at-home workout suggestion from our instructors and trainers. See more on our IGTV or YouTube.

On-Demand Workout Platforms

Intramural Sports

Home Hustle Challenge

Share your run/walk/bike accomplishments this summer! The month-long "Home Hustle Challenge" is a friendly competition between Duke, NC State, and UNC to see who can get the most run/walk/bike miles. View more details here.


eSports leagues are being offered through Mission Control

Online Puzzle Tournaments

Tournaments for puzzle games such as Boggle and Words with Friends can be found and registered for through IMLeagues.

National College Trivia Night

Are you looking for an easy way to unwind and relax during this unusual time? Join in on the Quarantine Quiz Show hosted by professionals from the University of Minnesota and Cornell University. View more information on the event page.

    Outdoor Adventures

    Outdoor Adventures Insider

    The Rec & PE Outdoor Adventures team is excited to keep you connected through the monthly Outdoor Adventures Insider! View the monthly editions on our News page.

    Outdoor Resources
    National Park Resources
    Banff Mountain Films

    BANFF Mountain Film Centre has compiled some award winning films to help provide adventure and inspiration from the comfort of your home. Check out this document for recommendations and video links.

    Aquatics & Safety

    Dryland Workouts

    Master's Swim coach Mac Lewis has pulled together dryland workouts like this one to keep you water ready. Also great for adding variety to your workout routine! View the full collection on our YouTube.

    Aquatics Newsletter

    The Rec & PE Aquatics team has compiled a weekly newsletter highlighting staff, members, water safety and more! View all of the editions on our News page.

    At Home Safety Tips

    Learn simple ways to manage everyday risks from our Lifeguards, like how to properly wash your hands. See all safety tips on our IGTV or YouTube.