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Trudy Fitness Center

Colgate's exercise and wellness hub
A LEED-certified building, Trudy is a beautiful and functional common space for exercise and wellness-related activity.

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 us to set something up:

Eli Barrett
Assistant Director of Recreation
for Facilities & Membership Services

Memberships and Day Passes

The gym is free and open to Colgate students, faculty, and staff. Members of the community, as well as Colgate alumni and parents, can also purchase memberships and day passes 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