The Vandalia Recreation Center (VRC) has several fitness choices to suit your needs. From group fitness and programming for all levels and ages to our fitness floor and track, we are the perfect fit for your fitness needs.

Overview of the GymnasiumFitness Center

With an open design, high ceilings and a glass wall overlooking the 100 acre Sports Complex, the Fitness Center houses cardio equipment (treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, and steppers), weight machines, free weights, and more. This area also has a cardio theater system with 16 televisions. The Fitness Center is open during the Rec Center's hours of operation and is included in daily admission and membership fees.

Fitness Training ClassFitness Studio

The Fitness Studio hosts a variety of classes and programs! We offer classes such as Group Cycling, Zumba, Yoga, Total Body, and many more! The Fitness studio offers two mirrored walls and a specialized wooden floor to enhance your fitness class experience. View the Group Fitness Schedule for a list of weekly fitness classes offered.

VRC Preferred Personal Trainers

The VRC offers personal training services. Our trainers are nationally certified and ready to help you reach your health and fitness goals. If you are interested in hiring a personal trainer, please complete the Personal Training Request Form.  VRC Preferred Personal trainers are not employees of the City of Vandalia and therefore set their own individual fees. For further questions about personal training, please contact the Recreation Manager – Fitness. 

TRX Strap

VRC Members can check out a TRX strap to use at the outdoor Training Ground. View additional information here: View the agreement (PDF)!


Did you know the Sports Complex has a paved path for walking, biking, skating, running? View the map of the path with distance markings (PDF).