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Recreational Facilities

Recreational facilities are available for use by those with Colgate IDs or memberships. Requirements vary by facility; details are below.


Available for purchase on Monday - Friday at the Huntington Equipment Cage from 7 a.m. to close.

Angert Family Climbing Wall

Phone: 315-228-6111 or 315-228-7323
Visit the Angert Family Climbing Wall page. 

Closed For Semester
Summer Hours TBA

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Climbing wall hours are available on Android and iOS devices as part of the free Colgate Mobile app.
Open to the public and located on the third floor of the Huntington Gym, the Angert Family Climbing Wall is a modern facility with frequently updated routes.

We have quality equipment, including new flooring, crash pads, and holds. Open every day of the week when class is in session.
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Bonney Hill Trap Shooting Range

Closed for the Season 
Reopens Sundays in Sept & Oct

Equipment available for a modest fee.
Fee & Map Flyer

Beginners Welcome - Instruction Provided
All equipment supplied at a modest fee (guns, ammo, and targets). 

Directions: Approximately 4 miles out Hamilton Street; left on Bonney Hill Road; one mile on the right (1916 Bonney Road).
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Trudy Fitness Center

Membership is required for use. 
Clean, dry shoes and your smartcard ID are required for access.

Summer Hours
Monday - Friday6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closed: Memorial Day 5/30

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 Fitness Center hours are available on Android and iOS devices as part of the free Colgate Mobile app.
Equipment includes Precor's latest cardio and strength machines, including 25 treadmills, 24 ellipticals, 12 stationary bicycles, and the new Adaptive Motion Trainers.

Paid programs:
Personal training and small group training

Free programs
'Gate Fitness (group classes and workshops)
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Glendening Boathouse

May 28 - August 21, 2016
Wednesdays 4 - 7 PM
Saturdays/ Sundays Noon - 6 PM

Special Hours:  
Memorial Day, May 30 - Noon - 6 PM
July 4 - Noon - 6 PM

All hours are weather dependent. On questionable weather days call the Huntington Equipment Room at 315-228-7620 to ensure that the Boathouse facility is open.

Directions:    Drive out of Hamilton on West Lake Moraine Road.  Go past the White Eagle and turn Right onto Frank Road (marked with a Glendening Boathouse sign). Follow the road around to the right until you see the cedar shingled boathouse with a maroon gate. All users must park in the parking lot.
Colgate University ID is required in order to use the equipment for on-lake use.

The boathouse property is just for boating and picnicking, No swimming is permitted at any time.  A signed “assumption of risk/release of liability” statement will be required.    

Personal Flotation Devices (PFD's) are required at all times by Colgate policy. Repeat offenders of this policy will no longer have access to the facility. PFD's are also required by NYS law until May 1. Violaters approached by the DEC may be fined.

Available watercraft include: canoes, recreational kayaks, sea kayaks, rowboat, pedal boat, Pico sailboats, and Stand Up Paddleboards for an excursion on the lake.

ContactOutdoor Education

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Harry H. Lang Cross Country Course

The Harry H. Lang Cross Country Course is the home course of the men’s and women’s cross country teams and trails that overlook the Colgate campus to the north. The Harry H. Lang Cross Country Course and Fitness Trails were dedicated on June 2, 1996 to this Class of 1948 alumnus through the generosity of alumni, parents, friends and several leadership donors.

To reach the start of the courses take Alumni Road past and around the Frank Dining Hall towards Chapel House to the end of the drive and then follow the signage on foot. A pictorial is shown at

Download Route Maps:   7800 Meters    4200 Meters   8K Trail
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Huntington Gym / Equipment Issue Room (The Cage)

Membership required for use
Membership sales Monday–Friday
Phone: 315-228-7620

List of daily gym reservations
Summer Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7 AM to 8 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 9 AM to 5 PM

Closed: Memorial Day 5/30

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Hours are available on Android and iOS devices as part of the free Colgate Mobile app.
Proper, non-marking footwear is required. Equipment rental requires a valid Colgate ID.

Facilities include:

  • Basketball courts (first-come, first-served)
  • Racquetball courts & Table Tennis (first-come, first-served)
  • Squash courts (first-come, first-served; closed Mon-Thurs 4:00–6:30 p.m. for club use)
  • Sauna
  • Martial Arts Studio, Spin Studio, 3rd Fl Studios for class & group use
  • Locker Rooms (rentals available)
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Lineberry Natatorium (Pool)

List of Pool \ Lane Reservations
May 16 - June 26 Hours Posted Below


Memorial Day 5/30
June 11 - 12

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Pool hours are available on Android and iOS devices as part of the free Colgate Mobile app.
Membership required for use. Available at the Huntington Equipment Room Mon - Fri.

Please show your ID to the lifeguard monitor before entering the locker room. 

A 50-meter L-shaped pool, including a 25-yard, eight-lane competitive section. The facility includes movable bulkheads and a retractable roof.

The Calendar below is the most updated schedule, click on a time for details.

Recreational facilities follow university closure policies.

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Outdoor Equipment Rental Center at Base Camp

Rentals Hours  Click a time for details

Rental fee schedule 

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Starr Rink at Reid Athletic Center

Skating is completed for this semester. Skating will resume Fall '16.
Learn - To - Skate Classes are taught by the Colgate Figure Skating Club for Ages 4 - Adults. 5 week sessions held each semester.

E-mail us for more information & To Register.

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Sanford Field House

Closed for the Summer

Indoor tennis courts and track

All users must have valid Colgate ID or Recreational Court membership. A sign-in sheet is posted in the changing room.
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Seven Oaks Golf Course

Pro Shop:

Club House:

Phone: 315-824-1432
2 East Lake Road
Hamilton, NY 13346
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Whitnall Field

Open access for recreational activities.

Call the Recreational Sports Office at 315-228-7613 if your group would like to reserve this space for an event.
Whitnall Field is located along Route 12B near Taylor Lake. The field hosts a variety of intramural sports programs throughout the year and is gathering place for other campus events.