Living Virtually

Cooped up inside due to COVID-19? Here are some fun ways to engage with the outside world from the comfort of your own room! If you have ideas or suggestions to add to this page, please email us at

Media and Performing Arts

Museums and Cultural Exploration

The Outdoors

Animal and Wildlife Cams

Getting Active

The B-Well program has been piloting some virtual fitness sessions through Zoom and is now offering a full schedule of classes free to the Bates community starting Monday, March 23!  Classes are bodyweight based although for Boot Camps bring a towel and a dumbbell or a weighted item that you can grip in one hand.  As a participant you are given the option to hide or display your screen.

Below is the schedule for the upcoming week(s).  Each class is hyperlinked to the zoom meeting so all you need to do to join is click on the link during the time of the session.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8am Boot Camp Boot Camp Boot Camp Boot Camp Boot Camp
11am Yoga Yoga Yoga Yoga Yoga
12pm Boot Camp Kinstretch and Movement Boot Camp Kinstretch and Movement Boot Camp

You can also access the schedule and join classes by heading over to:

B-Well Virtual Fitness Class Calendar (Zoom)


Here are some links to recent articles on the best apps, videos and resources for exercising at home.