Recreation and Wellness Center News

April, 2018


Learn How to Make: Endurance Energy Bars

By Megan Toomey and Kati Pittman 2017-2018 Dietetic Interns These healthy, homemade energy bars are nutritious and versatile. They’re great for a light breakfast or a post-workout snack.  Directions Melt creamy peanut butter and honey together in a microwave-safe bowl for 1 minute Tip: To keep from burning, take out of the microwave at 30…

Posted by on April 26, 2018 in News


Register for Swim Lessons at the Rec This Summer!

Develop new skills and strokes with Vanderbilt Swim School! Group and private swim lesson registration is available online NOW at the Vanderbilt Recreation & Wellness Center (Rec).  Participants work individually or collectively in a group setting with a certified swim instructor. Depending on swim ability and the lesson curriculum, swimmers will learn techniques for basic…

Posted by on April 25, 2018 in News


Register for the AquaDores Summer Swim Team

Do you have a swimmer, between ages 6-17, who is interested in joining a summer swim team? Dive into the summer with the AquaDores Swim Team! Registration for AquaDores is available online NOW at the Vanderbilt Recreation & Wellness Center (Rec). Has your child advanced out of swim lessons and is interested in a summer…

Posted by on April 24, 2018 in News


Vandy Cooks: Thai Cuisine is May 18

Friday, May 18 Noon– 1 p.m. Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Teaching Kitchen   Take a trip to the “Jewel of the Orient” with registered dietitians Marissa Wertheimer, Marilyn Holmes, and Certified Health Education Specialist and Health Educator, Emily Cox! At this Vandy Cooks, delicious dishes from Thailand will be served.  Join us on May…

Posted by on April 24, 2018 in News


Park in Lot 74 on Saturday, April 21

Planning to come to the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, April 21? While Children’s Way will be unavailable for parking, security officers will direct patrons to Lot 74. Questions or concerns? Please call 615-343-6627

Posted by on April 19, 2018 in News


Employee Health and Fitness Day is May 2

Join the celebration at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (Rec) as we recognize Employee Health and Fitness Day on May 2nd.   This annual all-day event is held to showcase numerous opportunities available to support the Vanderbilt community in being active in the workplace.   Enjoy this opportunity for complimentary full access to the Vanderbilt…

Posted by on April 19, 2018 in News


Stress Less Spring Fest is April 23 at the Rec

The Office of Housing and Residential Education and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center invite you to Stress Less Spring Fest, Monday, April 23rd from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. This is a great time to relax and unwind before finals begin! Take advantage of free food, and activities like a…

Posted by on April 18, 2018 in News

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Check out these availability updates and facility announcements!

The Rec is preparing for a busy weekend, April 13-April 15. In preparation, please take note of the following updates, closures, and notices. Closures: Aux Gym:  closed from 5pm on Friday, April 13th thru Saturday, April 15th at 10pm Gym Courts 1-3:  Closed Saturday, April 14th from 8am – 4pm Group Fitness Updates: 8:30 –…

Posted by on April 12, 2018 in News


Rec Exam Week is April 23-May 3

Studying for exams can be stressful… all of your favorite study spots are taken, you’re hangry, and you want to ace your finals. The Rec is the perfect solution for your stress! The Rec is open 24/7 from April 23 at 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. on May 3!  Access the Rec with your Commodore…

Posted by on April 11, 2018 in News

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Yoga & Meditation on Wyatt Lawn is April 17

Looking for a way to get outside this spring, switch up your workout, increase your flexibility, or challenge your strength? Join the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center for a 30-minute outdoor yoga class and 30-minute meditation class, led by Dean Beasley, that will rejuvenate and energize your afternoon. Check out this opportunity for you to enjoy spring…

Posted by on April 9, 2018 in News