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Trudy Fitness Center

A LEED-certified building, Trudy is a beautiful and functional common space for exercise and wellness-related activity.
At nearly 15,000 square feet Trudy has ample space for aerobic and weight training equipment.

Summer Hours

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

Beginning Friday, May 6, 2016
Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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Fitness Programming

Fitness Center Orientations
60-minute sessions including a basic overview of the fitness center equipment and how to use it properly.
'Gate Fitness Classes
'Gate Fitness (group exercise) classes are offered free to students, faculty, staff and community members of Trudy each semester.
Fitness Workshops
'Gate Fitness workshops are free workshops designed to help you develop and maintain good fitness habits
Personal and Small Group Training
We have certified personal trainers available to help you kick off or fine-tune an exercise program that's right for you.
CU Well Employee Focus on Fitness
Trudy is collaborating with Human Resources to offer free fitness classes to employees each semester.
Physical Education Courses
Check out what programming you can participate in to get fit while satisfying your physical education graduation requirements.

Custom Programming

Are you looking to have a custom program for a group of students, staff, an organization, a residence hall, etc.? Do you want to cover a specific fitness or exercise topic? Contact the Director of Fitness & Programming, Andrew Turner, to set something up!


The gym is free and open to Colgate students, faculty, and staff. Members of the community can also purchase membership to gain access to the fitness facilities and programming.

Memberships can be purchased Monday - Friday at the Huntington Equipment Cage starting at 7:00 a.m. to close.

Colgate's First LEED Certified Building

In 2011 the Trudy Fitness Center received GOLD Certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system by the U.S. Green Buildings Council (USGBC). 

What is special about Trudy?
  • Large windows (114) let in natural light and reduce the number of light bulbs needed
  • White roof reflects light and heat 20% more energy efficient
  • 20% of building materials were obtained from within 500 miles
  • 89% construction waste diverted from landfills
  • Outdoor landscaping does not require watering
  • 30% more water efficient