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.

For more information visit www.vanderbilt.edu/studentrec/expansion

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.
Closed till Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Look for new hours starting January 5th.
Monday – Friday 7 am – 9 pm
Closed on Weekends


What’s Happening At the VRWC

Fieldhouse Closures

  • Fri., Jan. 16th closed at 3 pm, reopening on Sun. Jan. 18th at noon.
  • Fri., Jan. 23rd closed at 3 pm, reopening on Sun. Jan. 25th at noon.


Wilderness First
Aid Course

Sat. Feb 7th
and Sun. Feb 8th

Registration Ends: Jan. 26th
This course is designed to prepare individuals who program, recreate, and enjoy the outdoors to encounter medical emergencies in a back country setting with confidence and competence. For more information, Wilderness First Aid Course.


Vanderbilt has a new climbing wall located in the VRWC! The new, state-of-the-art wall has over 2000 sq. ft. of climbing, offers both top-rope and bouldering, and includes angles other than 90 degrees! For more information, New Climbing Wall.


BIGGEST WINNER-Deadline January 26!

Have weight loss goals for 2015? Biggest winner combines personal training, nutritional counseling, and fun to help you reach your health and wellness goals! More Info at Biggest Winner


BOXING Clinic: Beginner & Advanced

Join certified USA Boxing Coach, Tramaine Crook for 8 weeks of skill building that will teach you everything from basic footwork to breathe technique to power punching. Deadline to signup is February 6! Click here for all the info: Boxing Clinic


Meet the Trainers!

Test your form, Play games for goodies! Sign up for group matching! Raffle for prizes and more! Check out the dates and locations here: Meet the Trainers


New Year, New You January promotion!

2- Fitness Assessments
2 -one hour personal training sessions
2- nutritional counseling sessions

All for $200! More info at Personal Training


Start the New Year with a bang!  Take the Expresso Titan Challenge. During the month of January, burn 5000 calories logged in to an Expresso Bike in the Cardio Loft to earn the title “Titan” of 2015!

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