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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.

Opening Monday, August 31
Monday-Thursday *    7-9:30PM
Friday-Sunday          3-6PM

*Tuesday nights 7-8 Ladies Night
Wednesdays are route-setting hours

 Fall Break
Friday-Tuesday, October  9-13
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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 Climbing wall hours are available on Android and iOS devices as part of the free Colgate Mobile app.
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Bonney Hill Trap Shooting Range

Open to the Public
Open Sundays
Sept 6 - Nov 1 2015

Equipment available for a modest fee.

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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Bowling Alley at Reid Athletic Center

Closed for Summer - Reopens in the Fall.


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Trudy Fitness Center

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

Fall Semester Hours:
Monday - Thursday6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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)

Clock iconFitness center hours are available on Android and iOS devices as part of the free Colgate Mobile app.
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Glendening Boathouse

Fall 2015 Hours  
August 29-October 4
Wednesdays/Thursdays    4:30 - 7 PM
Saturday/Sunday   1 - 6PM  

(CLOSED Saturday, September 19 - Homecoming)

All hours are weather dependent.
Call 315-824-0053 on days of operation. On questionable weather days call the Huntington Equipment Room at 315-228-7620.

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.    

Please note: Life jackets are required at all times by Colgate policy.

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
List of daily gym reservations

Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m.
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Huntington hours are available on Android and iOS devices as part of the free Colgate Mobile app.
Phone: 315-228-7620

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

Clock iconPool 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.

Pool hours may change without notice; recreational facilities follow university closure policies.

Hours Hotline: 

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.
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Outdoor Equipment Rental Center at Base Camp

Summer Rentals Hours by appointment after May 1.   
Fall Hours TBA

Click a time for details
Rental fee schedule 

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Starr Rink at Reid Athletic Center

Closed For The Season
Reopens October 2015
(Skates Required)
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 until Sept 7th.  

Open Rec Hours 9\7 - 10\29
Monday – Friday
  Courts: 8 - 9AM
  Track: 8AM – 3PM (at your own risk)

 Mon, Wed, Fri Courts: Noon Hour

Closed Oct 30 - Nov 2

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.