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Membership Types

Whether you work, live, or play nearby when time is of the essence. We’ve got “memberships with your needs in mind!”

Take a look at our time savvy memberships for everyone.

  1. Premium membership is access to the VRWC during all open hours of the facility.
  2. Basic membership is access to the VRWC Monday – Friday from 5:00 am – 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm during the summer hours, and all day Saturday and Sunday, plus all University designated holidays and breaks.
  3. Dependent Membership. Ages 3 – 18 may access the facility with a weekend membership starting Friday at 5 pm and all day Saturday and Sunday, plus during all University designated holidays and breaks. Full access granted in summer.
    • Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
    • Children 2 years of age and under will be admitted free.
  4. Dependents age 3 – 25 may purchase a premium or basic membership only if the parent (student / faculty / staff / alumni / affiliate) is a current member.

Please note the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center hours vary depending on holidays and academic breaks. Peak hours typically are 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday during both the academic year as well as summer. The pool experiences a heavier user load during the summer.

All members receive the same benefit / rights. Please take a moment to read them.

    Premium Memberships: Full Access during operating hours 

    Basic Memberships: No Access from 3 – 9 pm Monday – Friday.

    Payroll Deduction: Available to full time Faculty and Staff is based on how frequently a member is paid. Annual Membership (12 months) is required. Yearly is 12 months from the time you sign up. PAYROLL DEDUCTION IS CONTINUAL UNTIL MEMBER SIGNS CANCELLATION AGREEMENT.

    Dependent Memberships: Premium, Basic, or weekend memberships are available. A parent must be current in all cases and dependents 3 – 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

    Weekend Dependents Memberships: Dependents 3 – 18, starting at 5 pm on Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

    Summer Membership: Available May – August to Vanderbilt, Alumni, and Community Families. Price is per person per month, memberships vary.

    Vanderbilt Temp Staff (VTS) or Community: Memberships for those not affiliated with Vanderbilt.

    Meharry / Fisk Students: Must present valid school ID. After membership is purchased a valid Vanderbilt Rec Patron Card ($10 fee) must be purchased to access the facility.

    ** Visiting Students and Professors: Any patron visiting the University with an issued VU ID, rate is $55.00 per month, max 3 months stay. Must be paid by cash or check.

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