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 Rec, we offer a fun climbing and bouldering wall and top notch instructional kayak roll workshops in the pool.
This is Vanderbilt’s first year competing in the Campus Challenge. With a team led by Outdoor Recreation and multiple student organizations across campus, Vanderbilt has their eyes on the top prize: the title of National Outdoor Champion. Register today! The competition runs from September 18 to October 15.To learn more about the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, visit oncampuschallenge.org
- The ORC will be open on Wednesday, October 11 from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm for outdoor equipment rentals. However, the ORC will be closed Thursday, October 12 to Sunday, October 15 for Fall Break .
- The fall adventure trip list is available now.
Adventure Trip Availability
Two spots available for Fall Break Canoe-Camping - sign up ASAP or before midnight, Sunday, Oct. 8.
Please use the links below for Outdoor Rec's Fusion Program page. You can sign up and pay for trips there.
Outdoor Recreation Center Hours:
|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|
Outdoor Recreation Center
2600 Children's Way, Nashville, TN 37212
Linda Rosenkranz, Assistant Director
Sean Wilkinson, Activities Coordinator