PERA's mission is to foster a "culture of fitness" for students, faculty and staff at Wellesley College.
PERA Department Mission
The Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics charged with developing students’ skills and knowledge in physical activities. This base of knowledge and skills is considered an essential component of a liberal arts education at Wellesley College and is required of all students for completion of their degree. The department provides three approaches to develop students’ skills and knowledge: