Lifetime Activity Courses

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.

Lifetime Activity Courses

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 - Indepedent 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  
226 Golf  

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  

If you have questions about Davidson 101 enrollment, please contact Brenda Daugherty 704-894-2342.