Burke's Fitness Battle

What is Burke's Fitness Battle

Burke's Fitness Battle is a team-based challenge that will help you stay active and hopefully build your sense of community at BCC! Burke's Fitness Battle is open to BCC students, faculty, and staff. 

Burke's Fitness Battle Spring 2024 has concluded - great work by every team really sticking with it all the way through the finish line!  Check back this summer for the dates of Fall's Battle!  

  • Battle begins on February 19th and goes through March 31st.
  • Burke's Fitness Battle is open to BCC students, faculty, and staff
  • Teams can have a maximum of 4 members
  • Teams get a point for every day a member of their team logs a fitness activity
  • All activity for the week must be logged by Monday at Noon
  • Teams can get bonus points each week (see scoring below)
  • The week runs Monday through Sunday
  • Team scores will be updated on the Paterson webpage each Monday afternoon
  • Prize announcements coming soon! 
  • Each team member can get 1 point a day by logging a fitness activity (see examples of activity below)
  • Each team can get 1 extra point per week by taking a photo of at least two teammates doing something active together paterson@berkshirecc.edu 
  • Team members can get one additional point by attending Burke's Activity of the Week. Activity of the week will be posted on the Paterson website Friday night
  • It should be noted a select few of Burke's Activities of the Week will only be open to BCC Students

Activity is anything active that is a minimum thirty minutes in duration.  Here are some examples of acceptable activity:

  • 30 minute walk
  • 30 minute hike
  • Weight Lifting 20 minutes, Exercise Bike 20 minutes
  • Pickleball
  • Raking Leaves for 30 minutes
  • Yoga Class
  • 1st Place: Prize Pack includes Yoga Mat, Kettlebell, and a Stanley or Yeti water bottle
  • 2nd Place: Stanley or Yeti water bottle
  • 3rd Place: T-Shirt


Spring 2024 Third Place - Dogs are Barking

Burke's Activities of the Week: 
  • Week 1 February 12th-18th: Scan in at the Paterson Welcome Desk
  • Week 2 February 21st: Group Exercise at 4:45pm Paterson Fitness Center
  • Week 3 February 28th: ZUMBA! at 6:00pm Paterson Gymnasium
  • Week 4 March 5th at 4:45pm or March 10th at 11:45am: Yoga
  • Week 5 March 13th at 3:30pm Pickleball
  • Week 6 March 22nd at 3:45pm Ultimate Frisbee
Spring 2024 First Place - Preguicosos

Spring 2024 - Final Standings
Preguicosos  203
Wander Women 183
Dogs are Barking  179
The Commitments 171
The Free Falcons  130
Team Spirit 110
Are We There Yet!  99
Fitness Warriors 87
DTLItes 67


Spring 2024 Second Place - Wander Women