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Outdoor Recreation

Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Outdoor Recreation Program

Explore the great outdoors with us! The Outdoor Rec Center 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. Inside the Rec, we offer a fun climbing and bouldering wall and top-notch instructional kayak roll workshops in the pool.

Important Updates:

  • The Outdoor Recreation Center will be closed for Fall Break from October 18 - 21 and will be open 1 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17.

  • The Fall 2018 Adventure Trip Schedule is available and registration is open.

Adventure Trip Spots Available!

  • Ski or Snowboard Trip at Steamboat Springs, Colorado has 6 spots
    • Trip goes from December 15 - 21
    • $931 / $971 to meet in Denver airport
    • Sign up ASAP before 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 26

Trip Availability:  If a trip still has space after the registration deadline, registration will remain open until the Pre-Trip Meeting. Trip registration can be completed on the  Fusion Outdoor Rec Page


Outdoor Recreation Center Hours:

Day Time
Monday  Noon - 6 p.m.
Tuesday 3 -6 p.m.
Wednesday 3 -6 p.m.
Thursday 3 -6 p.m.
Friday Noon - 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Contact Us:

Outdoor Recreation Center 
2600 Children's Way, Nashville, TN 37212

Erin Mitchell, Activities Coordinator

Linda Rosenkranz, Assistant Director