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Vandy Cooks – Tennessee Recipes is April 18

Tuesday, April 18 12:00 – 1:00 PM Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Demonstration Kitchen   Join Tammy Algood, spokesperson for the statewide “Pick Tennessee Products” campaign as she shares recipes and tips for creating a one pot pasta dish and a dessert made delicious with fruit and cheese at the upcoming April Vandy Cooks. Topping…

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in News


Yoga on the Lawn

Life Phase Series: De-stress with yoga on the lawn April 13

Thursday, April 13 Noon–12:45 p.m. Library Lawn In the event of rain, join the 11:30 a.m. Vinyasa yoga class in S5 at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Join Lori Cowan, Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center group fitness coordinator, for a 45-minute outdoor yoga class that will rejuvenate and de-stress you while providing the opportunity to…

Posted by on March 27, 2017 in News


climbing competition

Outdoor Recreation’s Climbing Competition is April 3!

The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center(VRWC) and Vanderbilt Outdoor Recreation will host “Commodore Climb 3:The Chalk Knight Rises” on Monday, April 3 at the VRWC Climbing Wall.   There will be two sessions: Session 1: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Session 2: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm   The third annual Commodore bouldering competition is free and open…

Posted by on March 2, 2017 in News


free cooking class

Vandy Cooks-Indian Food Made Easy-March 22

Wednesday, March 22 12:00 – 1:00 PM Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Demonstration Kitchen Love Indian cuisine, but think it may be too difficult to prepare? Kalyani and Venkataraman Amarnath are back by demand following their popular demonstration in June of last year. Once again they will share additional favorite native recipes chosen for ease…

Posted by on March 1, 2017 in News


scuba diving certification at vanderbilt

Get Your Scuba PADI Certification at the VRWC

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures, or simply see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. This spring the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center is hosting Scuba Shack’s PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Certification. The certification course is open to Vanderbilt University faculty, staff, students,…

Posted by on February 27, 2017 in News


NIRSA Rec Day 2017

National Recreational Sports and Fitness Day Instagram Challenge

We welcome you to celebrate Recreational Sports and Fitness Day with the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on February 22nd! We know that each day you engage in behaviors that help promote a healthy lifestyle, and we want to see them! Between Friday, February 17 and Wednesday, February 22nd, a photo will be posted daily…

Posted by on February 6, 2017 in News


VRWC Outdoor Track Re-Opens with New Hours

On Monday, January 16th, the VRWC outdoor track will be open again for use. Please note the following open hours, expected closures for reservations, and renovations. The outdoor track will be open Monday through Friday 5am-2pm Open on Saturday’s 8am-5pm pending Varsity reservations Open on Sunday’s 12-5pm pending Varsity reservations The track will be closed for…

Posted by on January 16, 2017 in News


Vandy Cooks – Simple and Delicious Meals With Executive Chef Bill Claypool

Vanderbilt Dining Executive Chef Bill Claypool will officially launch the third year of Vandy Cooks on Friday, January 20. The event will begin at noon in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center’s demonstration kitchen. The Vandy Cooks demonstrations are offered monthly to celebrate healthy eating at Vanderbilt. Taste Chef Claypool’s creations and receive recipes and…

Posted by on January 11, 2017 in News


VRWC Pool Closure on 1/6/17

Due to inclement weather, the VRWC pool will be closed on January 6th, 2017. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Posted by on January 6, 2017 in News


VRWC operates on adjusted hours and closes for Winter Break

The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC) will operate on abbreviated hours beginning Saturday Dec. 17th through Thursday Dec. 22nd. Vanderbilt University and the VRWC will be closed for winter break from Friday Dec. 23rd until Monday Jan. 2nd. The VRWC will re-open on Tuesday Jan. 3 and will operate on abbreviated hours through Saturday…

Posted by on December 14, 2016 in News