Core Values: Communication, integrity, teamwork, healthy lifestyles, fun, safety and inclusiveness.
The Brodie Recreation Center, more commonly known as “Brodie” on campus, is located on the east campus of Duke University. The facility opened in 1996 as an addition to Memorial Gym that opened in 1922-1923. The majority of the infrastructure is in the pre-existing structure. Brodie measures at 50,000 square feet and offers four basketball and volleyball wood floor courts, a classroom, weight room, two racquetball courts, cardio area, indoor pool, indoor track, and a multipurpose room with mirrors that is used for group fitness classes, physical education classes and dance groups. The recreation center also houses administrative offices for Aquatics, Facilities, Intramural Sports, Physical Education, and Sponsorships and Events.
Intramural Sports: Offers several leagues and a variety of tournaments during the fall, winter and summer tournaments. Brodie and our neighboring tennis courts host the wallyball leagues, volleyball leagues, pickleball tournaments and tennis tournaments.
Physical Education: Offers academic opportunities to over 2,400 students a year through a wide variety and diverse collection of course offerings in both activity and lecture-based theory classes. Martial arts, yoga, cardio kickboxing and tennis classes have been offered at Brodie and our neighboring tennis courts.
Fitness and Wellness: Offers a variety of group fitness classes, small group training programs and personal training sessions in Brodie. The facility is also the home to the Mind/Body studio where private Pilates sessions are held.
Aquatics: Offers swim lessons year-round for swimmers of all levels and ages in the Brodie Aquatics Center. There are several health and safety courses, such as lifeguarding and first aid and CPR/AED classes held within the facility as well.