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Register for Outdoor Rec adventure trips beginning May 17

May. 16, 2018—Go on an adventure with Outdoor Rec at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center this summer. Enjoy the great outdoors through trips that feature caving, kayaking, climbing and more.

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VRWC’s Third Annual Crate Stacking Competition is Nov. 2

Oct. 25, 2017—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and the Outdoor Recreation Program present the Third Annual Crate Stacking Competition on Thursday, Nov. 2, at the VRWC’s basketball courts.

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Outdoor Recreation Center to celebrate 20th anniversary Sept. 4

Aug. 30, 2017—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center will celebrate the Outdoor Recreation program’s 20th anniversary from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, with a free cookout.

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Outdoor Rec Center used equipment sale Aug. 26

Jul. 26, 2017—Join the Outdoor Recreation Center for its used equipment sale on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 8 to 10 a.m. Tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, kayaks and other outdoor recreational equipment will be for sale.

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Outdoor Recreation’s climbing competition is April 3

Mar. 2, 2017—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.

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VRWC to host climbing and bouldering competition March 31

Mar. 4, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC) and Vanderbilt Outdoor Recreation will host “Commodore Climb 2: Chalk to the Hand” on Thursday, March 31.

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Wilderness first aid certification course available in February

Jan. 4, 2016—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center will offer a Wilderness First Aid course Feb. 6 and 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Outdoor Recreation Center.

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Learn more about Vanderbilt Outdoor Recreation Center in new video

Nov. 18, 2015—In a new video, get an insider’s look at the Vanderbilt Outdoor Recreation Center facility and learn what all the Outdoor Rec Program has to offer.

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Lunch and Learn: ‘Outdoor Adventures for You’

Apr. 9, 2014—Linda Rosenkranz, assistant director of campus recreation, will discuss excursions available through Vanderbilt’s Outdoor Recreation program. The talk is scheduled for Thursday, April 17, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center’s demonstration kitchen area. Feel free to bring your lunch and learn about the outdoor adventures awaiting you. Contact: Kelcie...

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Fresh Air

Mar. 1, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Outdoor Recreation Program offers many ways to enjoy the great outdoors Reach down and trail your fingers through the cool water of the Harpeth River. Feel the spray of Burgess Falls on your face, or the rush of your own adrenaline as you climb Kings Bluff. These are experiences not to be missed, and...

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Volunteers needed to help Alabama storm victims May 7-8

May. 5, 2011—Members of the Vanderbilt community are invited to help Alabama storm victims May 7-8.

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