Skip to main content

Outdoor Recreation

Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Outdoor Recreation Program

Come 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:



Adventure Trip Availability


  • There are five spots available for the  Whitewater Rafting, Camping, Hiking at Ocoee River and Tallulah Gorge on September 29 - October 1 Click here to register  by midnight on Thursday, September 21! 


Please use the links below for Outdoor Rec's Fusion Program page. You can sign up and pay for trips there.

Outdoor Rec Adventure Trips


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, Assistant Director 

Sean Wilkinson, Activities Coordinator