The courses offered are designed to instruct you in activities that will provide a foundation for a healthy, physically active lifestyle.

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.

200 and 300 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 Mental Fitness: Who Moved My Happy
  • 214 Dance - Begin/Intermediate Ballet
  • 215 Dance - Cardio Hip Hop
  • 217 Dance - Jazz
  • 219 Dance - Modern
  • 225 Cardio Dance
  • 226 Golf
  • 232 Core and More
  • 233 Cycle and Conditioning
  • 234 Racquetball
  • 239 Spin/Yoga
  • 242 Tennis
  • 243 Volleyball
  • 251 Yogalates
  • 252 Tai Chi
  • 253 Yoga/Deep Stretch
  • 253 Yoga/Restorative
  • 253 Yoga/Stretch and Strengthen
  • 253 Yoga/Vinyasa
  • 253 Yoga/Power
  • 257 Spinning
  • 265 Nutrition
  • 286 Mindful Kindness: Practices that Build Compassion
  • 297 Kick, Box n HIIT
  • 299 Fitness for the Athlete
  • 304 Boot Camp
  • 305 Lifeguard Training
  • 307 Sailing
  • 308 Scuba Diving
  • 316 Waterskiing/Wake Boarding
  • 330 Intro to Fly-Fishing
  • 336 Koru Mindfulness

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.

  • 501 Rock Climbing
  • 502 Kayaking
  • 504 Backpacking
  • 505 Wilderness Leadership Skills
  • 507 Wilderness First Aid