• Golf class

    The lifetime leisure and recreational activities are designed to encourage and motivate students, staff, and faculty to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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  • Lake Campus

    The college community enjoys exclusive access to the Lake Campus located just a few minutes north of the college on Lake Norman.

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  • Flickerball

    You can fulfill the team sport requirement through varsity athletics, club sports, or intramural participation.

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  • Women's Ultimate Frisbee

    More than a dozen intramural leagues and tournaments are offered to the college community each year.

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Physical Education

Recognizing the importance of your personal wellness and physical fitness, Davidson requires participation in the physical education program. The courses offered are designed to instruct you in various lifetime leisure/recreational activities that will provide you with a foundation for a healthy, physically active lifestyle.

You are encouraged to select an activity that will offer a new exposure, develop skills in an activity with which you are already familiar, or supplement a current fitness program. Physical education courses are primarily activity based and require active participation on the part of you and your instructors.

As a result of participation in the physical education and recreation program students will demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in a wide range of movement skills
  • Knowledge and skills of recreational and competitive activities to promote lifelong participation
  • Understanding of the principles of wellness and their application to a healthy lifestyle
  • The physical and mental courage needed to accomplish challenging tasks
  • The knowledge, skills, and abilities to promote and maintain physical fitness and wellness for themselves, their families, and the community.