In addition to the wide array of employee wellness classes we offer at set times, employees can work independently, with access to campus gyms, facilities and equipment for health and fitness.

Nisbet and Chidsey Fitness Centers

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, mandated by North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, the Fitness Centers in both the Union and Chidsey Dorm are currently closed.

Outdoor Fitness Center

The Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Wellness has set up a temporary outdoor fitness center in the Baker parking lot. The space will be available for individual use and will be where lifetime activity/group fitness classes will take place.

Utilizing three storage pods, some of the available equipment includes dumbbells, kettlebells, slam balls, battle ropes, plyo boxes, jump ropes, rowers and spin bikes. Please check back as the start date and hours of operations of the outdoor fitness center are forthcoming.

Baker Sports Complex

The Baker Sports Complex, completed in 1989, houses all of Davidson's indoor athletic facilities.

  • Fitness room, racquetball and squash courts, basketball/volleyball courts, multipurpose studio will be closed till further notice. Lap swim will be available in the afternoons as soon as lifeguard positions can be filled. Lap swim will have a participant limitation.
  • Indoor tennis courts will be available for play when not being used by scholar athletes.
  • All staff, students and faculty will be required to show their CatCard and "green status" on symptom tracker at the front desk to gain entry to the Sports Complex. The symptom app must have a green dot and the day’s date.
  • The general locker rooms will not be available until further notice.

Hours (Beginning Aug. 20, 2020)

  • Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Fri., 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. & Sun., 1 - 6 p.m.

Baker will be closed the weekend of Aug. 22 & 23.

Cannon Pool

Adjusted Lap Swim Hours (Beginning Oct. 5, 2020)

  • Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.

Check back regularly regarding evening swim hours.

Tennis Courts (Knobloch Tennis Center)

The Knobloch Tennis Center will be available and open during Baker Sports Complex operating hours and when not being used by scholar athletes. To gain access to the Tennis Center you must enter through the front desk of Baker and present your CatCard and "green" status on your symptom tracker.

Irwin Belk Track

This 400-meter, eight-lane track is built to international standards and is located in Richardson Stadium.

The track and stadium is temporarily closed to the public. The track is open to employees and students via CatCard access (at gate by the ticket booth closest to the Union).

Lake Campus

Located seven miles from campus, the lake campus has 110 acres of waterfront property, perfect for water activities and other recreation.

Lake Campus Information