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Glendening Boathouse

On the shores of Lake Moraine and just three miles from campus, our boathouse is the idyllic home for all your boating pursuits.
Glendening Boathouse is on nearby Lake Moraine.


The state-of-the-art facility is home to our rowing teams and features a recreational bay for use by students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their guests at no charge.

You can borrow our canoes, recreational kayaks, Sea kayaks, rowboat, paddle boat, Pico sailboats,or Stand Up Paddleboards for an excursion on the lake. Please note, there is no swimming allowed on or from the boathouse property.

Glendening Boathouse - Fall  Hours

CLOSED until Fall hours begin ~ those dates will be posted soon!

All hours dependent upon weather. Call the boathouse at 315-824-0053 on questionable days.

A Colgate University ID is required to use the equipment. Additionally, a signed “Assumption of Risk/Release of Liability” statement will be required.

Directions to the Boathouse

  1. Drive out of Hamilton on West Lake Moraine Road.
  2. Go past the White Eagle; look for a large sign on the right hand side of the road.
On questionable weather days, we advise that you call the boathouse to make sure it is open: 315-824-0053.

Contact Information

On days of operation, call the boathouse directly: 315-824-0053

Other questions or inquiries may be directed to Abby Rowe: 315-228-7323