Fall 2020 Classes

The start and end dates of PE classes often vary from regular semester dates. Always carefully check the specific classes you are interested in. Add/drop dates also often vary and will be noted with the class information.


Only students may register for PE classes in FA20. Faculty, staff or extramural will not be allowed.

Please go here (https://pe.cornell.edu/pe-covid-info-fa-2020) for specific information concerning the way PE classes will be affected by Covid requirements.

There are many Covid related changes to courses this semester. Please make sure you know your course's meeting times and places and whether it is In person or Virtual.

Cornell Outdoor Education (COE) classes may have different add/drop dates and refund policies. All COE classes can be added, provided there is space, up until the first day of class.  Fall 2020 add/drop deadlines for COE classes: Please see COE website.

Courses are offered in the following areas.

For laptop or desk machines, links for each area are on the right hand side. For phone, links are listed below the area descriptions.

Aquatics: Swimming, Diving, Scuba

Backpacking (COE): Backpacking, Winter Camping, Wilderness Survival Skills, Dogsledding, Break Trips

Biking (COE)


Caving (COE):

Climbing (COE): Rock, Ice and Tree Climbing

Dance - There will be very limited dance classes FA2020


Fishing - There will be no fishing classes FA2020




Hiking (COE): Outdoor Tai Chi and Yoga, Backcountry Cooking, Photography etc.

Ice Skating - There will be no skating classes FA2020


Martial Arts

Paddling (COE): Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboarding

Personal Growth: Chi Gong, Meditation, Massage, Yoga

Racquet Sports: Badminton, Tennis, Racquetball, Squash

Sailing: Large and Small Boat

Skiing and Snowboarding

Target Sports: Archery, Handgun, Riflery, Trap and Skeet

Team Sports: Basketball, Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball

Water Skiing - There will be no water skiing classes FA2020

Weight Training - There will be no weight training classes FA2020

Wilderness Medicine (COE)