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Membership Rates

Member Services at Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

Rec Membership Policies

  • To obtain a Rec membership, you are required to present either a valid driver's license, current passport, or military identification. If you purchase your membership online, you will be required to present this identification to the Welcome Desk staff in order to obtain your membership card. Family memberships cannot be purchased online or at the Welcome Desk. A birth certificate and/or marriage certificate are required to provide proof of the family relationship. To start the process for a family membership, please email recmemberservices@vanderbilt.edu for instructions.
  • To access the Recreation and Wellness Center, an individual must fall into one of the following categories:

  1. Current active membership
  2. Individual in an active Rec program/service
  3. Individual in an active contracted reservation
  4. Guest of an active member (See guest policies)
  5. Spectator (See definition below)
  • The following minor policy applies to all individuals utilizing the Rec.  A minor (17 years or younger) may have a membership at the Rec as long as their membership is connected with a parent, or legal guardian, who has a current membership.  A minor must be accompanied by the parent, or legal guardian over the age of 18, with an active membership at all times while in the facility.
  • Spectator is defined as an individual who is attending a Rec sponsored program/service and/or an organized contracted event. 

Find Your Membership Type

Based on your primary affiliation with Vanderbilt University, you will have the opportunity to purchase and manage your membership online.

University Employees   |   Alumni    |    Community   |   Family Members 

Students & Family Members 


University Employee

Individuals who are currently employed by Vanderbilt University in either
full- or part-time capacities. VUMC employees are classified as Community memberships.

Start a Membership Online

Category Description Monthly Fee  How to Join
University Employee Member Only $35 Start a Membership Online
+1 Plus one family member $55 Email  recmemberservices@vanderbilt.edu
+2 Plus two family members $75  
+3 Plus three family members $95  
+4 Plus four family members $130  
+5 Plus five family members $165  

Alumni

Individuals who have earned a degree from Vanderbilt University.

Category Description Monthly Fee How to Join
Alumni Member Only $40 Email recmemberservices@vanderbilt.edu
+1 Plus one family member $60  
+2 Plus two family members $80  
+3 Plus three family members $100  
+4 Plus four family members $140  
+5 Plus five family members $180  

Community

Individuals who are visiting students, visiting scholars, employees of VUMC,
and residents of Nashville.

Start a Membership Online

Category Description Monthly Fee How to Join
Community Member Only $45 Start a Membership Online
+1 Plus one family member $65 Email  recmemberservices@vanderbilt.edu  
+2 Plus two family members $85  
+3 Plus three family members $105  
+4 Plus four family members $150  
+5 Plus five family members $195  

Family Members**

Individuals who are spouses or dependents of University Employees, Alumni, Community, Undergraduate Student, or Graduate/Professional Student members.

Family Members may receive this rate only if the primary member has a membership. If not, the adult family member (18 years of age and above) will take on the primary member’s rate. Limit of three add-ons at the $20 family member rate per primary member.

*Spouses: A spouse is defined as a legally married individual to the primary member.

*Dependent: A dependent is defined as a natural born, step or adopted individual of the primary member and is 25 years of age and under.

**Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied at all times by a parent or a legal guardian over the age of 18.


Students & Family Members

Vanderbilt students as well as their family members can purchase a semester membership. Current, registered Vanderbilt students pay for a Rec membership through their tuition and fees assessed at the beginning of the semester.

 Semester Dates:

Spring - January 1st to May 31st
Summer - June 1st to July 31st
Fall - August 1st to December 31st


Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students & Family Members-June & July 2019

Must be a returning Vanderbilt student

Category Description  Summer Fee How to Join
Vanderbilt Students  Member Only $82 Point of Sale Only
+1 Plus one family member $122
Email  recmemberservices@vanderbilt.edu
+2 Plus two family members $142  
+3 Plus three family members $162  

 

For further questions, please contact one of our Member Services staff members:

recmemberservices@vanderbilt.edu