Student Recreation

Vanderbilt Student Recreation Center

Intramural Registration
Registrations can be completed at the Office of Campus Recreation from 9 am – 5 pm Mon. – Fri. Each house-€™s vice president will be responsible for assisting the Office of Campus Recreation in promoting and registering teams for both the Commons sporting events and intramural sports. For more info call 3-8186.

Men-€™s & Women-€™s Programs Entry Date Start Date
Softball                                   Aug 21 – 30       Sept 8
Volleyball                                Sept 9 – 13        Sept 22
Tennis League                         Sept 9 – 13        Sept 22
Indoor Soccer                          Sept 16 -€“ 20      Sept 29

Co-Rec Programs Entry Date Start Date
Softball                       Aug 21 -€“ 30       Sept 8
Volleyball                    Sept 9 – 13         Sept 22
Basketball 4 Persons   Sept 9 -€“ 13        Sept 22

For a complete calendar of activities and more information, please check out our website at

Smoothie King is now open in the Vanderbilt Student Recreation Center

The Student Recreation Center is commitment to our patrons to provide excellent customer service practices, quality programs and services every day. Membership is available to all students, faculty, staff, alumni, spouses/families, affiliates, and the Nashville community alike. With seven exciting program areas that include Intramurals, Outdoor Recreation, Wellness/Fitness, Sport Clubs, Aquatics, Youth Programs, and Classes/Clinics we-€™ve got something for everyone at Vanderbilt including you.

Please check out our website at


Information about clubs may be obtained through the OCR or by contacting the club-€™s coach or faculty advisor. Telephone numbers are listed in the VU Directory and available through the OCR. Clubs are open to all students, faculty and staff. For a list of all clubs, please check out our website a


All classes / clinics are taught by qualified instructors and open to all students, faculty and staff. Classes operate on monthly basic. Clinics are scheduled one day for approximately one hour. For a list of our classes, please check out our website at


A host of programs, services, facilities and equipment are available for recreational pursuits. Included are weight room, lighted outdoor sand volleyball court, swimming pool, indoor tract, mat room, dance room, racquetball and squash courts, basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, and much, much more.


The Wellness Resource Center is on the first floor lounge area of the Recreation Center. It-€™s open Mon & Tue, 12 – 7 pm, Wed & Thu, 1 pm -€“ 7 pm, Fri, 12 pm -€“ 7 pm, and Sun 3 – 7 pm. This exciting facility provides fitness assessments, body – fat testing, registered dietician, WellBytes! – our online wellness newsletter, and resources (video, books, pamphlets) on virtually every wellness topic from sports injuries to eating disorders. Call 343-6073.


Trips are offered for the following activities: Backpacking, Canoeing, Camping, Climbing, Hiking, Kayaking, Spelunking and Whitewater Rafting. A variety of quality outdoor equipment is available for rent: Sleeping Bags, Tents, Backpacks, Cooking Gear, Kayaks and much, much, more!   We are located behind the Rec. Center. Call 343-8182.


Job opportunities are available for staff assistants, intramural supervisors, officials, tournament coordinators, lifeguards, aerobics instructors and recreation center workers. All positions are paid with flexible scheduling possible. Contact ORC for information.  

Umpires and Referees Needed
Looking for umpires and referees for the 2013 fall intramural season. Pay is $7:50 per hour.

Officials Meetings and Clinics                    Meetings                                         Clinics
Softball                                               Sept 3 @ 5:30 pm             Sept 4 & 5 @ 5:30 pm
Volleyball                                                                                       Sept 10 @ 5:30 pm         Sept 11 @ 5:30 pm
Flag Football                                                                             Oct 8 @ 5:30 pm                 Oct 9 & 10 @ 5:30 pm

For more info, please contact Lynn Smith,

Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer

Do you need advice in regards to a sports injury? We offer during the semester months on Wednesday our very own Athletic Trainer. The athletic trainer is friendly and one of Vanderbilt-€™s best in the field. So if you need advice, he/she will be in The Recreation Center lounge ready to answer any and all of your questions.

Wednesdays -€¦-€¦.. 6 -€“ 8 pm.

Beginning Wed,  Aug 28  -€“ Dec 4th

First Aid CertificationCPR/First Aid classes will be offered:
Sun, Sept 15th, 2013, 4 -€“ 9 pm
Sun,  Sept 29th, 2013, 4 -€“ 9 pm
Sun, Oct 6th, 2013, 4 -€“ 9 pm
Sun,  Nov10th,  2013, 4 -€“ 9 pm

Sign up in the Office of Campus Recreation.

Be sure to register as soon as possible. Class size is limited to 15 participants based on first come, first served and will fill up quickly!

Cost: $120 (Payment is due at the time of registration. Please make checks payable to Vanderbilt University.)

To register, stop by the Office of Campus Recreation during office hours, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. For more information call 343-8186. No Phone Reservations.

Classes will be held in the upstairs Court 5 at The Student Recreation Center.

Student Recreation Facility Hours:

Mon.- Thu             5:30 am – 11 pm
Fri                                     5:30 am – 12 am
Sat                                     9 am – 10 pm
Sun                                   12 pm   – 11 pm