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Outdoor Wellness Activities at VERVE

April 11, 2024
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As the days grow longer and the weather warms, the allure of spending time outdoors becomes irresistible. It’s the perfect time to step outside, soak up the sun, and engage in activities that not only uplift your spirits but also contribute to your physical well-being. At VERVE West Lafayette, we believe in embracing every opportunity to enhance health and wellness through outdoor activities. Whether you’re a resident with us or a visitor to the campus, there’s an array of options to explore, right at your doorstep.

Outdoor Activities Near VERVE and On Campus

Hiking and Biking Trails

The Wabash Heritage Trail, starting near the Tapawingo Park, winds through scenic areas and connects to the Purdue University campus. It’s perfect for both leisurely walks and invigorating bike rides.

Horticulture Park

Purdue’s own Horticulture Park offers a tranquil escape with its 24 acres of wooded landscapes. It’s an ideal spot for a peaceful walk or a quiet study session in nature.

Slayter Hill

Known for hosting outdoor concerts and events, Slayter Hill is also a great spot for picnics or even a casual frisbee game under the sun.


The Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex, accessible to students and the public, provides a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golfers of all levels.

Embracing Wellness at VERVE

At VERVE, wellness extends beyond outdoor activities. We’re proud to offer amenities that support a healthy lifestyle year-round.

 Fitness Center: Our 24/7 fitness center, equipped with state-of-the-art machines and a sauna, ensures your workout routine never misses a beat.

Yoga Studio: Find your zen and improve flexibility in our yoga studio. It’s a serene space to practice mindfulness and yoga, accommodating all skill levels.

Zen Courtyard: Our Zen courtyard, designed for relaxation and meditation, provides a peaceful retreat to unwind and reconnect with nature.

By engaging in these outdoor activities and utilizing VERVE’s wellness amenities, you’re not just improving your physical health; you’re enhancing your overall well-being. Let’s make wellness a collective journey. Whether you’re new to outdoor activities or an experienced enthusiast, there’s a place for you here. Join us in embracing the great outdoors and enriching our lives with health and happiness.

At VERVE West Lafayette, every day is an opportunity to live your best life. Why wait?

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