The lifetime leisure and recreational activities offered by the Physical Education Department are designed to encourage and motivate Davidson College students, staff, and faculty to maintain a lifestyle that promotes healthy and beneficial activity. The courses offered are designed to instruct you in activities that will provide a foundation for a healthy, physically active lifestyle.
200 Level Courses
Courses are designed to provide a foundation for a healthy, physically active lifestyle helping you to find a balance between work and recreation. The courses below are just a sampling and change from semester to semester.
|201 Aerobics||230 Karate||259 Flo-Motion|
|203 Jogging||232 Core and More||260 Below the Belt|
|204 Budokon||233 Cycle and Conditioning||261 Pilates|
|205 Badminton||234 Racquetball||261 Pilates II|
|206 Zumba||235 Fitness for the Dancer||262 ROTC|
|207 Dance - Shag||238 Dance - Latin||263 Dance Ensemble|
|213 Croquet||249 Turbo Kick||264 Judo/Jujitsu|
|214 Dance - Begin/Intermediate Ballet||251 Yogalates||299 Fitness for the Athlete|
|215 Dance - Hip Hop||252 Tai Chi||200/300 - Independent Study|
|217 Dance - Jazz||253 Yoga|
|218 Dance - Swing||255 Belly Dancing|
|218 Dance - Modern||256 Strength Training|
|220 Fencing||257 Spinning|
|221 Adv. Ballet||258 A Vicious Cycle|
300 level Courses
Upon successful completion of the swim evaluation, you may choose from a variety of 300 level aquatic courses to help fulfill the lifetime requirement.
|301 Canoeing||308 Scuba Diving||315 Water Polo|
|305 Lifeguard Training||311 Swimming I||316 Waterskiing/Wake Boarding|
|307 Sailing||312 Swimming II||321 Fitness Swimming|
500 Level Courses
500 level courses are offered in partnership with Davidson Outdoors. Note: not all Davidson Outdoors' activities meet the PED Lifetime Credit criteria; please verify compliance before taking a course for credit.
|500 Backcountry Odyssey||503 Caving||506 Wilderness Leadership Skills-Water|
|501 Rock Climbing||504 Backpacking||507 Wilderness First Aid|
|502 Kayaking||505 Wilderness Leadership Skills|