Credit PE Courses
Register for Spring 2020 courses at the same time as your regular academic program. Students who have not completed the PE requirement may add the course directly on their program.
- Note about Health Coaching (PHED BC 1105): Want to learn how to set and achieve your fitness and health goals in a seminar setting? Then you want this course in individualized health coaching. This course is only open to Barnard students who have not completed the PE requirement. Tuesday 10:10am-12pm.
- Note about Advanced Fitness (PHED BC 2518): This course is an individual training course for students who already have a regular workout program. Students are expected to workout a minimum of 2 hours per week on non-consecutive days including cardiovascular, strength, core and flexibility training. The pre-test will take place in January. Includes: 3minute Step test, 1.5 mile run, timed pushup/crunch/plank and 1RM strength tests. Students must pass all areas of the test for admittance in to the course. This course is only open to Barnard students who have not completed the PE requirement.
PRE-TEST dates: TBA
FITbear - Sept. 9 - Dec. 6, 2019
Regular schedule ends Fri, 12/6
Fitbear Reading Days Schedule:
Mon, 12/9: 5:30pm Sculpt
Tue, 12/10: 5:30pm Yoga+Core
Wed, 12/11: 5:30pm Yoga+Core
Thu, 12/12: 5:30pm Kick Box
Fitbear is *free* for current Barnard students. Please "register" at the link below to get on the "list". Barnard ID only and bring your ID to class.
Fitbear Registration form for Barnard students
Fitbear Pass for Barnard Faculty and Staff
$50 for Fall semester. Includes all classes.
If faculty/staff wish to pay by cash or check, please register at the Physical Education office located at 200 Barnard Annex (ext - 42085).
If faculty/staff wish to pay with a credit card, please register online here.
Refund deadline October 1
For more information about FITbear visit pe.barnard.edu/fitbear
Barnard Fitness Center
BFC - Sept. 9 - Dec. 12, 2019
BFC Reading Days Schedule
Friday December 13th 4-8PM
Saturday December 14th 10-4PM
Sunday December 15th 10-4PM
Monday December 16th 4-8PM
Tuesday December 17th 4-8PM
Wednesday December 18th CLOSED FOR BREAK
For more information about the Barnard Fitness Center visit pe.barnard.edu/BFC
PE Mission Statement
The Physical Education Department subscribes fully to the College’s commitment to help women realize their full potential. Through regular participation in guided physical movement, the student gains enhanced physical fitness, improved self-esteem, and stress management techniques. Physical Education and the extra-curricular programs address the body-mind connection as the student learns skills that will influence the quality of her life currently in academic achievement and in all future endeavors.