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Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

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Intramural Schedule

Registrations can be completed at the Office of Campus Recreation from 9 am – 5 pm Mon. – Fri. Each house’s vice president will be responsible for assisting the Office of Campus Recreation in promoting and registering teams for both the Commons sporting events and intramural sports. For more info call 3-8186.

There is a $10 Guest Pass for non-student and non-rec center members.

Men’s & Women’s Programs Entry Date Start Date
Badminton                             Jan 27 – 31                 Feb 9
Bowling                                  Feb 3 – 7                     Feb 15

Co-Rec Programs Entry Date Start Date
Soccer                  Feb 24 – 28                  Mar 16
Ultimate Frisbee     Mar 10 – 14                 Marc 23

For a complete calendar of activities and more information, please check out our website at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentrec/intramurals/.


Bowling Center NOW OPEN!

Mon – Fri 5 pm – 9 pm
Sat Noon – 9 pm
Sun 1 – 8 pm
$4 / Game or $20 / Hour
includes ball and shoes
Check, Cash or Commodore Card


Smoothie King Opened back up Jan. 6th

Beginning January 6th, Smoothie King will include salads, snacks, gluten-free and vegan baked goods. Look for Bongo Java Coffee coming soon.

NEW Hours!
Mon – Fri 7 am – 10 pm
Sat 10 am – 9 pm
Sun 1 pm – 9pm


Life Phase Series Lunch and Learn

The Life Phase Series is a monthly lunch and learn on an assortment of topics to support a well balanced life. No registration required. Please feel free to bring your lunch as lunch will not be provided.

The class will be offered the 3rd Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC).

This month’s class on 2014 Youth Programs will be held February 20, Todd Suttles, Assistant Director for Youth Programs at the VRWC, is the presenter and will include information on programs such as CampVandy, the Vanderbilt Swim School and more.

Parking will be available behind the facility on Children’s Way, Lot 75A, or via shuttle.

For more information please contact marilyn.c.holmes@vanderbilt.edu or 343-2638.



Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Field House is now OPEN.

Field House hours of operation are the same as the Recreation Center.

Field House is reserved and unavailable during the following hours:

Monday through Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 am
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday
2:00 pm – 7:30 pm

No food or drinks other than water in the Field House. Do not exit the Field House through the emergency doors. An alarm will sound.

Check out the video of Inside Vanderbilt’s New Multipurpose Facility: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentrec/facilities-improvement/


For a Copy of January’s Group Fitness Schedule, please check out our website at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentrec/fitness/wp-content/uploads/January-2014-Group-Fitness-final.pdf


Rec Cross / CPR / 1st Aid / AED Class Dates

Sun., Feb 2nd
Sun., Mar 16

Cost: $120 / person

*Each student will receive a Rec Cross certificate upon passing the class.
*Must register by 5 pm on the Thursday before the class in the Office of Campus Recreation.

To register, stop by the Office of Campus Recreation during office hours, Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm.  For more information email kelcie.e.hannah@vanderbilt.edu or call 343-8186. No Phone Reservations.


Stroke and Turn Clinics

To provide stroke instruction for swimmers of all ages and abilities to improve their speed, efficiency, and endurance. Swim Clinics focuses on the swimmer’s individual abilities and works to perfect their strokes through drills, verbal and physical reinforcement and conditioning. Registration not required.  Clinic held at the poolJan. 31st from 11:30 am to noon. Please come dressed in your swim suite and bring a towel.


Swim Lessons Dates: Jan 27 – Mar 27

Both Group and Private lessons are offered year-round. Group lessons are offered for children at beginner levels and aimed to help children feel comfortable in the water and teach beginner level skills. Private lessons are offered to both children and adults. These lessons focus on your needs, ranging from bubble-blowing to improving stroke technique and efficiency in the water for competitive swimmers and triathlon participants.

For more information about swim lessons, please visit: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentrec/aquatics/

  • Private Lessons Time Slots: 4:00 pm & 6:15 pm – $150
  • Group Lessons Time Slots: 4:00 pm, 4:45 pm & 5:30 pm – $60

Racquetball Clinic

Always wanted to play racquetball but not sure how? Maybe you need a brush up on the rules or shot selection. This clinic is for you then. Tuesday evening’s classes will feature an introduction to the rules and basic shots will be taught. Starting January 27th and running for three weeks this class will introduce you to a lifetime sport for a lifetime of fun. Location: Downstairs Racquetball Courts. No reservation needed.


Student Recreation Facility Hours:

Mon.- Thu        5 am – 11 pm
Fri                    5 am – 12 am
Sat                   9 am – 10 pm
Sun                  12 pm  – 11 pm