Our Mission: Promote learning and personal development through education based programs, creative ideas and concepts, and continual professional development that prepare the Vanderbilt community for productive lifestyles.

Located on the first floor of the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, the Wellness Center advocates a comprehensive approach to achieving a healthier lifestyle based on eight major categories of wellness. Through our programs and outreach we seek to empower the Vanderbilt community to continually explore multiple dimensions of health and wellness and have fun doing it! Explore our site to learn about these and much more:
  • Free educational resources and online tools
  • Fitness & Lifestyle improvement programs
  • Nutrition demonstrations, classes, and coaching
  • Community Outreach initiatives
  • Health and Wellness events
  • Partnership and sponsorship opportunities for individuals, student groups, VU departments, and Nashville community

Want to become involved? Contact Jennifer Ray (Wellness/Fitness) or Marilyn Holmes (Nutrition).

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Upcoming Events & Programs

Nutrition Programs

Wellness Center

  • Wellness Bash is Oct 28th-Register for a free booth here!
  • Commodore Trot 5k sponsorship info now available.
  • Help us partner with the Nashville Rescue Mission: “Undie Raiser”
  • Biggest Winner registration now open! Deadline is Oct 9th.
  • Vandy Walks “Ghost Trees & Urban Legends”: Oct 29th, 12-1pm
  • Life Phase Series “Composting & ‘Need to Know’ for Successful Gardening” October 8, 12-1 pm
  • Beginner Boxing Clinic registration extended til October 9th! (must provide own gloves & hand wraps)




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Wellness Center
Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, 1st floor
2700 Children’s Way | Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: 615.343.6073
Email: jennifer.e.ray@vanderbilt.edu
Open: Monday-Friday, 12-6pm