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About Us

community-based wellness

Bull City Fit is a community-based wellness program located in Durham, NC that offers free evening and weekend activity sessions that encourage and promote active living. We partner with Durham Parks and Recreation to offer a safe and fun environment to put into practice the lifestyle modifications that are necessary to treat childhood obesity and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Duke Children's Healthy Lifestyles

The Duke Children’s Healthy Lifestyles Program is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary childhood obesity treatment clinic located in Durham, NC. The Healthy Lifestyles Program is a family-based intervention for children with a body mass index (BMI) over the 95th percentile. The program’s team of physicians, dietitians, physical therapists, and behavioral specialists uses treatment focused on lifestyle modification to address their patients’ weight-related health problems.

OUR Mission

Wellness through an encouraging, inclusive, and active environment that fosters friendships, encourages peer support, endorses individual accountability, promotes self-confidence, and demonstrates that anyone can achieve a healthy lifestyle.

OUR Goals

Bull City Fit empowers individuals and families to:
  • Increase knowledge and practice of physical activity and healthy eating
  • Address current weight-related illness and prevent chronic disease through increased activity levels
  • Improve quality of life by promoting healthy behaviors
  • Increase confidence, support positive change, and build a lifelong commitment to a healthy lifestyle

OUR Location

The Bull City Fit office is located at Duke Medical Plaza North Duke Street along side the Healthy Lifestyles Clinic. Bull City fit programs are held at the Edison Johnson Recreation Center in partnership with the Durham County Department of Parks and Recreation. This program is for children between the ages of 5-18 and their family members. At Bull City Fit, the whole family is encouraged to be active together!

Volunteer With Us

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We are actively searching for volunteers that will help us restart Bull City Fit. Please fill out your contact information below and we will be in touch regarding your interest and schedule!