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Body Composition Measurements: 
Using methods such as percent body fat, Body Mass Index, and circumference measurements are good alternatives to just using the scale as a measure of your body composition. These measurements can help you track and quantify the success of your exercise achievements in a different way.

Fitness Assessments: 
Measure your current fitness level through various exercise assessments, discuss your fitness behaviors and goals, and also help you to create a fitness plan to meet your individual needs.

Equipment Instruction: 
If you are feeling unsure or a little Intimidated by the exercise equipment you might be interested in getting a one- on- one equipment instruction. This will involve personal demonstration and instruction on how to use each piece of equipment in the fitness center properly. This is also a time for you to get all your questions answered and build up the confidence to use all the different machines.

All of these services are provided free of cost, please contact us at 252.475.9272 to schedule an appointment. View our list of fitness classes.

Fitness Room

The Dare County Center features a fitness room with state of the art equipment to help you get in shape or maintain a healthy fitness program.

Equipment is available for cardiovascular development, strength workouts and flexibility conditioning including:

  • Treadmills
  • Ellipticals
  • Recumbent Exercise Bike
  • NuStep T4
  • Assorted weights and benches
  • State of the art resistance equipment for a total fitness workout

All fitness equipment is available on a first-come, first served basis. The Fitness Room is open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday through Thursday, and 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday.

Prior to utilizing the fitness room for the first time, you must attend an orientation session and sign a liability release. During the session, Fitness Staff will patiently explain the proper use of each piece of equipment along with operational guidelines.  Please call 475.9270 to schedule your orientation.