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Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

Outdoor Recreation

Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Outdoor Recreation ProgramCome explore the great outdoors! The Outdoor Rec. Center (ORC) is the base for all of our exciting adventure trips (with online registration), tons of quality rental equipment, and a resource library of books and maps. At the VRWC, we offer a fun climbing and bouldering wall and top notch instructional kayak roll workshops in the pool.

Important Updates:

  • The spring adventure trip schedule is available here and online registration is live. 
  • All Spring 2017 adventure trips are full. However, a spot could become available at the last minute, so check back here or our Facebook page. 

Spots on Adventure Trips:

  • Hiking at Short Springs SNA & Old Stone Fort SP, TN on Sunday, 4/23 has one spot! Cost is $20. Sign up by midnight, Thursday, April 20.
  • Backpack, Camp & Hike at Glacier National Park, MT on Aug. 5-13 has 3 spots. Cost is $895 plus meet in Spokane Airport. Sign up by midnight, Friday, June 2.

Outdoor Recreation Center Hours:

Day Time
Monday  12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday - Thursday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Contact Us:

Outdoor Recreation Center 
2600 Children's Way 
Nashville, TN 37212

Linda Rosenkranz,Director 

Sean Wilkinson, Activities Coordinator