- Holiday Drop & Shop
, 2009/01/19 17:35:03
Looking for a few hours of uninterrupted holiday shopping, baking, or just general down time? Then bring your kids to the DFC for one (or both) of our Holiday Drop & Shops this December. Similar to a Mini-Camp day, kids will enjoy games, sports, and other fun activities. Lunch will be provided.
- Saturday 12/6/08
- Saturday 12/13/08
- TIME: 11:00am - 3:00pm
- AGE: 4 -13 yrs old
- MEMBERS: $15 per child ($10 per additional child)
- NON-MEMBERS: $20 per child ($15 per additional child).
- Space is limited. Please call the front office to RSVP.
- Mini Camps
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/10/31 11:29:23
When the kids are out of school and you need a fun, safe place for them to go, bring them to the DFC Mini-Camp! From 8:30am to 5:30pm, the day will be filled with games, sports, and other fun activities. Open to children in first through seventh grade.
Upcoming dates are:
- Two Parent's Night Out!
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/10/31 13:50:19
This November will have not just one great Parent's Night Out, but two! The DFC is teaming up with UNC Recreation students to present an "Autumn Themed Kid's Night" on Friday, November 7. The next week will follow with our regularly scheduled Parent's Night Out on Friday, November 14. Combined with our two mini-camps and the end of the month Holidays, November is shaping into a pretty fun-filled month!
- Dinner, games, and fun activities will be provided
- 11/7/08 Special Program will be from 5:30pm - 9:30pm
- 11/14/08 PNO Program will be from 6:00pm - 9:30pm
- COST for MEMBERS: $15 per child ($10 per additional child)
- COST for NON-MEMBERS: $20 per child ($15 per additional child)
- Children ages 4-13 are eligible.
- Space is limited for each program. Please call the front office to RSVP.
- October 04, 2008 - Oktoberfest
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/10/06 14:48:04
Do you like beer and bratwurst? Do you like Traditional German Folk music? Do you like socializing with your DFC friends? If so, then you need to come out to the Oktoberfest party on October 4th from 6:00-9:00pm. There will be bratwurst and vegetables on the grills, a wide selection of seasonal microbrews to sample (as well as some local homebrew), music, campfire, and fun! $8 per adult members, $10 per adult guest, and $5 per child covers food, drink, and merriment. Call the office to RSVP.
- October 11, 2008 - Family Campout
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/09/26 11:03:11
Are you ready for some outdoor fun? Then bring your family, friends, tent, and sleeping bags to the DFC for our inaugural Family Campout on Saturday, Oct. 11. We'll provide fun activities, campfire, smores, dinner, and breakfast. It's a great chance to enjoy the cool nights and starry skies without "roughing it" too badly ... bathrooms, showers, and running water are always a short walk away.
- Dinner will be provided (burgers/hotdogs, chips, sides, etc)
- Sunday breakfast will be provided (cereal, orange juice, coffee)
- Camping fun will be provided (campfire, smores, games, & more)
- Children under 16 yrs of age must be accompanied by an adult
- "Campground" opens at 5:30pm.
- COST: $3 per person ($5 per non-member guest)
- Please call the front office to RSVP.
- September 12, 2008 - Parent's Night Out
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/09/09 15:34:29
Why scramble for a sitter when you can bring your kids to the DFC for Parents Night Out? Parent's Night Out is open to children 4-12 yrs old, and will be offered on the second Friday night of every odd numbered month. Our next PNO is Friday September 12, from 6-9pm. We'll play games, go to the pool, and make homemade pizza and ice-cream sundaes! Call the main office to reserve a spot.
- Labor Day Weekend Tailgate
, 2008/08/28 17:27:27
Please join us for our inaugural Labor Day Weekend Tailgate Party on Saturday, August 30. The DFC will be celebrating the start of Duke's football season with a club tailgate party. A tennis round robin will be held from 9-11am, pool games from 4-5pm, BBQ, chicken and fixins will be served at the picnic shelter from 5-7pm, and there will be a banner making contest and a punt, pass, and kick competition on the basketball courts at 5:30pm. All events are free to members. Guests will be charged the club's guest fee ($5 for adults, $3 for children). [Flyer]
- October 11, 2008 - 2nd Annual Rally for the Cure
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/10/06 14:48:47
On Saturday, October 11 the UNC Faculty Staff Recreation Association (FARM) and the DFC will co-host our second annual Rally for the Cure Charity Event. This is a tennis event with the purpose of spreading awareness in the fight to eradicate breast cancer as a life threatening disease (www.rallyforthecure.com). The event will include a Meet and Greet at 8:30am, round robin tennis play from 9am-11am, and lunch from 11-12:30pm. We will also be raising funds for our local Susan G. Komen for the Cure affiliate. Raffle tickets are for sale in the DFC office beginning October 1st and will be available at the event. The cost of one ticket is $5 or 5 for $20. [Registration Form]
- 2nd Annual Marcy Speer 3 Mile Fun Run/walk
, 2008/10/29 15:50:01
The 2nd annual Marcy Speer 3 mile run/walk will be held at the DFC on Saturday, November 22, 2008. The run/walk is in honor Marcy Speer, a long time member of the Duke Community who lost her battle with breast cancer last year. Entry fee is $25 for adults, $15 for teens, $10 for children 5-10 years old, and children under 5 are free. You can register on-line at http://wwwchg.duhs.duke.edu/marcyrun.
- DFC Logo Contest
, 2008/08/28 17:27:12
The DFC is having a logo contest! All DFC members and summer and part-time staff are invited to submit an entry to the contest. Submissions will begin on Tuesday, September 2, 2008, and entries will be due by 10:00am on Monday, November 3, 2008. Entries will be judged by a committee. The winning entry will be announced and displayed at the annual meeting in January, 2009. The winner will be awarded $100 and any DFC t-shirts created during the summer of 2009. Full time DFC staff and their families are excluded from the contest. Submission forms and contest rules are available here: [Registration Form and Rules]
- August 23, 2008 - Pre-Teen Back to School Pool Party
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/08/18 11:26:36
The summer season is winding down and school will begin before you know it, so let's get together for one more summer bash! Rising 5th through 9th graders are invited to the DFC for a night of pool games, music, food and drink.
DATE: Saturday, 8/23
TIME: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
COST: $2 per child (members). $5 per child's guest
FOOD: Pizza and drinks
Please call the office (684-6672) to RSVP.
- August 07, 2008 - Early Pool Closing
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/07/28 12:50:35
The main pool will close at 7:00pm on Thursday August, 7th for the Summer Staff Appreciation Party.
- Mini-Camp Schedule
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/07/28 12:48:13
The mini-camp schedule and registration form for the 2008-2009 school year has been posted. You can find them under the link for Youth Camps.
- July 11, 2008 - Parent's Night Out
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/07/09 11:15:31
Why scramble for a sitter when you can bring your kids to the DFC for Parents Night Out? Parent's Night Out is open to children 4-12 yrs old, and will be offered on the second Friday night of every odd numbered month. Our next PNO is Friday July 11, from 6-9pm. We'll play games, go to the pool, and make homemade pizza and ice-cream sundaes! Call the main office to reserve a spot.
- July 4th Celebration
, 2008/06/19 14:38:55
Come celebrate July 4th at the DFC for a full day of games and free food!! We'll have pool games, basketball, tennis, hot dogs on the grill, water melon and more. See attached flyer for details. [July 4th(pdf) , PDF]
- Water Safety Instructor Course
, 2008/07/03 10:32:06
The Duke Faculty Club will offer an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course beginning Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 27, 2008. The cost is $120 plus course materials; a $20 deposit is required. Participants must be at least 16 years old. The course schedule is:
Friday, July 18, 6-7pm
Saturday, July 19, 9am-4pm
Sunday, July 20, 9am-4pm
Saturday, July 26, 9am-4pm
Sunday, July 27, 9am-12pm
For more information follow the link to Aquatics and Staff. Call the main office (684-6672) to register. A minimum enrollment of 5 students is needed for the class to be held.
- Water Aerobics Classes
, 2008/06/19 14:41:54
The DFC is offering water aerobics classes on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the main pool from 10:30-11:30am. All classes are $6.00 for members, $8.00 for non-members. Save $$$ by pre-purchasing your 10-CLASS ACTIVITY PASS at the Faculty Club office $40.00 for members, $65.00 for non-members.
- June 11, 2008 - POOL CLOSED
, 2008/06/11 13:46:19
We had a problem with our pool filters last night and have had to close the main pool today because the water is too cloudy as a result of not properly circulating through the filters last night. The problem with the pump has been fixed, and now we need to let the water clear by circulating through the filtration system. We will keep the pool closed for the rest of the day (Wednesday) and reopen on Thursday at 10am.
I apologize for the inconvenience that this closing may cause you. The lap pool continues to be open for our over 16 year old lap swimmers.
Meg Pomerantz, Director
- May 26, 2008 - Memorial Day Summer Celebration
, 2008/05/13 11:04:22
The Memorial Day Summer Celebration is an all day fun-filled FREE event for the whole family. There will be games, inflatables, drinks, music, and more! We hope to see you there. Please click here for a detailed schedule of events: [Memorial Day Celebration (pdf) ]
- Membership Survey Results
, 2008/06/19 14:13:27
Thank you, again, to all the members who responded to the survey. There was a great response with a lot of good feedback. This information is valuable to the board and staff of the DFC, and will play a significant role in guiding the Strategic Planning Committee. A summary document is attached, and a copy of the full results are kept in the front office. [DFC Survey Summary (pdf)]
- May 09, 2008 - Parent's Night Out
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/05/06 10:35:57
Why scramble for a sitter when you can bring your kids to the DFC for Parents Night Out? Parent's Night Out is open to children 4-12 yrs old, and will be offered on the second Friday night of every odd numbered month. Our next PNO is Friday May 9, from 6-9pm. We'll play games, make homemade pizza, ice-cream sundaes, and watch Charlotte's Web! Call the main office to reserve a spot!
- Lifeguard Training Certification Course
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/05/13 10:55:50
Are you looking for a great summer job as a lifeguard but lacking the certfication? Join the DFC for a lifeguard training class beginning on Friday, May 16. Details including dates, times, cost, and registration information are available under our aquatics program link.
- USTA Summer Mixed Doubles
, 2008/04/25 16:46:38
Durham Parks and Recreation sponsors an adult Mixed Doubles league during the summer with the season spanning the third week in June through the second week in August. The Faculty Club will be fielding at least one 7.0 team and possibly a 6.0 team and an additional 7.0 team depending on interest. If you would like to join the fun this summer or have any questions about the league, contact Kelly Baker or send an e-mail to email@example.com. The registration deadline is May 28 and the cost is $14.
- Jump Rope Workshop
, 2008/04/11 09:43:11
Come join us at the DFC for some jump rope action! Krishinda Lee, award winning Bouncing Bulldog and DFC fitness intern, will be hosting a jump rope workshop for DFC members of all ages on Saturday, April 12 from 11am-12pm. The event is free, but we do ask that you call the office to let us know that you be joining us. Hope to see you there!
- Register for Group Swimming Lessons
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/05/13 10:56:07
Are you ready for the summer? Register now for group swimming lessons at the DFC. Details including dates, times, costs and registration forms are available under our aquatics programs link.
- Spring Egg Hunt
, 2008/04/11 09:33:32
Thanks to all the DFC parents and children who made the 2008 Spring Egg Hunt a huge success! Children of all ages hunted eggs, and parents enjoyed a beautiful spring day with bagels and Shade Tree Coffee. Eamonn the Bunny expertly hid eggs all over the DFC grounds. Four sharp eyed egg hunters retrieved the golden eggs and were awarded big chocolate bunnies. We look forward to seeing you next year!
- Spring Egg Hunt
, 2008/03/22 11:36:45
Grab your basket and bunny ears and come join us on Saturday, March 22 for our annual Egg Hunt. Children of all ages (broken into three age groups) will canvas the DFC for candy-filled eggs and prizes. Coffee and breakfast fare will be provided. The hunt begins at 10am sharp! A bunny ear making craft will start at 9:30am. Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 19 by calling the main office at 684-6672.
- Parent's Night Out
Eamonn G Lanigan, 2008/03/12 08:58:33
Why scramble for a sitter when you can bring your kids to the DFC for Parents Night Out? Parent's Night Out is open to children 4-12 yrs old, and will be offered on the second Friday night of every odd numbered month. Our next PNO is Friday March 14, from 6-9pm. We'll make homemade pizza, ice-cream sundaes, and watch Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory! [Registration Form]
- Spring Fitness Workshops
, 2008/02/25 11:29:09
Are you looking to add a spark to your workouts? Come to the Spring 2008 Fitness Workshops at the DFC. We will be sponsoring two Thursday workshops after work that will introduce some of the latest ways to enhance your workouts. There is no cost, and each workshop will begin at 5:30pm last about an hour. Please come dressed to participate. Participants will try out the exercises and receive feedback from the instructor. Here is a list of the workhshops:
Thursday, February 28
Stop Rockin' and Rollin' - Learn Balance and Stability Ball Training presented by Christina Story, DFC Fitness Intern
Thursday, March 6
Oh, My Aching Back: Core Strengthening Exercises to Keep Your Back Healthy presented by Krishinda Lee, DFC Fitness Intern.
- Mini Camps
, 2008/03/22 11:36:57
When the kids are out of school and you need a fun, safe place for them to go, bring them to the DFC Mini-Camp! From 8:30am to 5:00pm, the day will be filled with games, sports, tennis, and other fun activities. Open to children in first through sixth grade. Upcoming dates are 2/18, 3/13, 3/14, and 3/21. [Registration Form]
- Adult CPR/AED class
, 2008/02/22 09:05:27
Are you looking for something different to do for your sweetheart in February? How about learning to jump start his/her heart? The DFC will be offering 2 Adult CPR/AED courses: one on Tuesday, February 19 and one on Wednesday, February 20. Both classes will be held in the upstairs of the LeBar Building from 6-9pm. The cost of the class is $30 for members and $35 for non-members. Register for the class by calling the office at 684-6672. Space is limited.
- DFC Annual Meeting
, 2008/01/07 14:51:00
The Annual meeting of the Duke Faculty Club membership will be held on Tuesday, January 29 at 5:30pm in the LeBar building. All current members are invited to attend. The purpose of this meeting is for the board to update the membership on activities and developments during the previous year, including the club's financial condition. During the meeting the board will present a proposed budget for the upcoming year including the rate for annual membership dues. Members will have the opportunity to discuss the proposed budget in an open forum with the board members before they vote on the budget at their February meeting.
- Holiday Hours
, 2008/12/01 09:35:10
Saturday, Dec. 20 - Close at 5pm
Christmas Eve - 7am-12pm
Christmas Day - Closed
New Year's Eve - 7am-12pm
New Year's Day - Closed