The Student Recreation Center has become the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC). The new name reflects the combining of Recreation and Wellness that serves our entire community. This combination and focus is consistent with the latest trends within Higher Education and, with our state of the art new facility, positions Vanderbilt as a national leader in this area.

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VRWC Floor Plans

To view a video of Inside Vanderbilt’s New Multipurpose Facility, click here.

For questions about the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, please contact one of our staff members.

We want to know what YOU think of the VRWC
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New study links Rec Center use with better grades. Check it out here, then check us out.

Tours - The Office of Campus Recreation will be happy to give you a tour of the New Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Please call or stop by our Welcome Center / Front Desk for more information or for a tour.

Now serves salads, snacks and coffee.

Monday – Friday 11 – 9
Closed on Weekends

What’s Happening At the VRWC

Battleship 2014 Sign Up starts Sept. 22 – Oct 3. Cost is FREE.

  • Eligibility: VU Students, Faculty / Staff
  • 4 – 6 Competitors, please register as a team.
  • Mandatory Captain’s Meeting Oct. 7 at 5:30 pm

For Rules, click here.
For more information contact Kit Wilson.

Tue, Sept 30th from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pmTurnips and Greens to Please. Taste these southern nutritious greens cooked and the turnips raw. Tastes will amaze and inspire you to use in salads, as a snack, and more. Look for Marilyn Homes, MS, RDN, LDN in the VRWC lobby.

For a Complete Listing of Upcoming Intramural Sign Ups, click here.
All students, faculty, and full time staff are eligible to participate in intramural sports. Register in the Office of Campus Recreation located on the second floor of the VRWC.

NEW THIS YEAR3 on 3 Football Passing – Sign Up NOW. More information click here.

Fall Swim School Lessons Have Started
NEW Adult Group Lessons Available

Classes started Sept. 15th. For more information and to register online, click here.


Join the VRWC this month for a Beginner’s Running Class, “The Right Fit” info sessions, and the Buddy Run & Single Run Challenges with prizes! Check it all out at National Running Month or contact Jennifer Ray at

Preva Challenge – Sept 1 – Oct 31. A friendly fall competition where the highest minutes win! Fun and prizes! Check out the Cardio Challenge and contact Jennifer Ray with questions!

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2014 Fall Rec Hours
Mon – Thu 5 am – 11 pm
Fri 5 am – midnight
Sat  9 am – 10 pm
Sun 12 pm – 11 pm

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Office Hours:
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Phone: 615-343-6627