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Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

Be a ‘biggest winner,’ set personal health and fitness goals

May. 15, 2014—This fun program is designed to help you build the skills necessary to reach your personal health and fitness goals. The program consists of weekly group fitness sessions and nutrition workshops with certified personal trainer Stephanie Kemp and registered dietitian Marilyn Holmes.

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Challenge yourself with Summer Shape Up at VRWC

May. 15, 2014—Shape up this summer by challenging yourself to build healthier physical, nutritional and wellness habits. Explore ways to incorporate new fitness activities, healthy eating and personal well-being into your daily life.

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VRWC offers summer membership

May. 14, 2014—Stay in shape this summer with a membership to the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Memberships, good through Aug. 31, are available for Vanderbilt faculty, staff, spouses, dependents and alumni. Price is per person. May–August 2014: $120 June–August: $90 July–August: $60 August: $30 For more information, call (615) 343-6627 or visit the VRWC website.

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National Employee Health and Fitness Day is May 21

May. 14, 2014—Join the celebration as Vanderbilt recognizes National Employee Health and Fitness Day May 21.

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Cooking with herbs for a healthy heart May 15

May. 7, 2014—The next installment of Vandy Cooks will feature health educator Stacey Kendrick cooking with herbs for a healthy heart. Join Kendrick as she uses fresh herbs to prepare tasty and heart healthy dishes. The event is planned for noon-1 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center demonstration kitchen Receive tasty samples...

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Learn about Vanderbilt’s historical architecture at VandyWalks May 8

Apr. 30, 2014—Vanderbilt architect Paul Marshall will lead a walk and discussion about the university’s historical buildings from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 8. Walkers are asked to meet at the Medical Center North Round Wing Drop Off.

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Learn about air quality at Walking Wednesdays event

Apr. 24, 2014—Steve Gild with Vanderbilt's Sustainability and Environmental Management Office will lead the walk and discuss air quality on Wednesday, April 30.

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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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Win a football signed by Derek Mason

Apr. 9, 2014—You can win a football signed by head Vanderbilt football coach Derek Mason by doing one or all of the following: Add Vanderbilt Rwc on Facebook or follow @VandyRec on Twitter; Send us a picture of you working out; and/or Use the hash tag #KeepCalmGetFit. The contest continues through April 27. All participants will be...

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Join your colleagues for Walking Wednesdays

Apr. 4, 2014—Walking Wednesdays with the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center begin this Wednesday, April 9. Join staff from the VRWC for 30-minute walks each Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to noon from April 9 through May 28. The group will meet outside the Eskind Biomedical Library, rain or shine. In the event of rain, the group will...

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Get gardening tips from the Vanderbilt grounds team March 20

Mar. 12, 2014—Join Bill Randles and Laura Barker of the Vanderbilt Plant Ops grounds maintenance team for “Gardening 101: Growing Your Own Vegetables” on Thursday, March 20. The talk is from noon to 1 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Demonstration Kitchen. Learn how to start a vegetable garden, including tips for soil preparation, seeding...

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Catch cooking demos in March

Feb. 25, 2014—Several Vandy Cooks events are scheduled in March as part of National Nutrition Month and Health Plus’ Count on Your Heart program. The events are sponsored by Health Plus and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Vandy Cooks with Sarah-Jane Bedwell, RD, LDN and author of Schedule Me Skinny Thursday, March 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Vanderbilt...

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