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Please notice: the Women's Locker Room will be closed for repair on Wednesday, December 19. Patrons may use the Family Changing Rooms in its stead.


Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Aquatics

Our aquatic center is a multi-use facility for open recreation, Rec programs, Varsity Athletics, community reservations, and swim lessons.

Learn more about:

Pool Hours - Updated Fall 2018

Pool Calendar  - Updated 11/8/18

Pool Details: 

  • 512,000 gallon, 15 lanes, 25-yard pool with a shallow area
  • Pool depth ranges from 3.5 to 10 feet in depth
  • Typical pool temperature:  81 degrees year-round

Throughout the year, the Rec natatorium may be reserved for Vanderbilt groups and community reservations. Below please find a calendar of existing reservations as well as a lane assignment schedule during open pool hours. On-campus users can also view reservations through Virtual EMS.


Facility Closure


Beginning December 10, 2018, through January 1, 2019, the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center pool will be closed for the removal and replacement of the pool’s filtration and chemical systems.

During this time, all pool activities, lessons, programs, and open recreation will be canceled. We anticipate reopening after the start of the new year. Thank you for your patience as we improve our facilities and your aquatics experience. For further information regarding reopening and other updates, please visit our website.