Club Sports

About Club Sports

Club sports provide students with the opportunity to participate in formal teams, without the intensive time commitment of a collegiate varsity program. Clubs feature regular practices, and many participate in intercollegiate competitions and leagues.

With competition, time commitments, and level of play that are more significant than the intramural sports program, many Colgate students thrive in the camaraderie and competition of club sports teams.

Physical Education Credit

Consistently participating in a club sports team features educational and wellness benefits that may qualify for credit toward the University's Physical Education graduation requirement.

About the Physical Education Program

Club Sports Teams

All-sport event calendar

Teams are coeducational except where specifically stated.

This club is instructionally focused, meets regularly in Huntington Gym, and provides an opportunity for students to come together for informal play. The club is looking to play area colleges.

Practice

Saturday afternoons

Contacts

 

The Colgate Baseball Club competes in both the fall and spring, but the majority of its schedule takes place during the fall due to the more favorable weather. Games are generally scheduled as Sunday double-headers against other area colleges and club teams. Colgate is a member of the Colonial Club Baseball Association and plays other college teams in our region .

Practice

Early fall and spring

Contact

 

This club provides a place for women to play more competitive basketball than is available within the intramural program. The club is comprised largely of former high school varsity players. The club is developing a competitive game schedule with other club teams in the area.

Practice

November - March  

Contacts

 

An open club for anyone interested in improving their bowling skills! The Bowling Club gets together for informal play at area Bowling Alleys.

Practice

Weekends

Contacts

CHAARG is a nationwide organization at 70+ universities that aims to show college women that health + exercise can ++ should be fun. Through weekly workouts with different studios in the area, small groups to go to the gym with, grab coffee with, or study with, and socials to get to know each other, CHAARG offers a fun + supportive community to help you to achieve your goals and become your happiest + healthiest self. CHAARG aims to support members achieve those goals by offering a safe and encouraging environment for them to explore what types of activities make them feel most confident.

Contacts

Students gather in Sanford Field House for informal cricket matches on the weekends.

Contacts

 

This club is open to novice and experienced curlers alike. The club exposes interested students to this exciting sport and allows them to explore the world of competitive bonspiels (tournaments). The club meets once or twice a week at the world-class Utica Curling Club facilities in nearby Utica — site of the 2003 U.S. National Curling Championships. The club also travels to regional and national competitions.

Practice

Sunday nights at Utica Curling Club

Contacts

 

The Colgate Equestrian Club has both English and Western components. Both compete within the New York Division of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. Opponents include Skidmore, Cornell, Morrisville, Cobleskill, Oswego, Hartwick, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Most league schools host a show during the season with riders vying for not only team placement, but also individual points in order to qualify for Regional, Zone, and National competitions following league competition. 

Practice

Weekly lessons

Contacts

Team website

(English Team)
(Western Team)

 

The club is primarily instructionally focused, and novices are welcomed. As members become more proficient, there may be opportunities to arrange outside competitions. All equipment is provided, including electronic scoring equipment.

Contact

 

Comprised largely of former high school varsity players, this club provides an opportunity for you to have fun with the game while engaging in some spirited competition with members of the NYS Club Field Hockey League. The team won the state tournament in 2016.

Practice

Twice weekly in the fall

Contact

 

The Figure Skating Club is open to skaters of all abilities. Although the club largely provides structured ice time for students wanting to practice on their own, some of the skaters compete in collegiate competitions. Colgate figure skaters have also competed as a synchronized skating team since the fall of 2010.

The club also sponsors a "Learn to Skate" program for children in the local community. The program allows club members to give something back to their sport and community, and also serves as a fundraising opportunity for the club.

Practice

2–3 times per week, October – February

Contacts

Club Email: colgatefigureskating@gmail.com

 

The Grappling Club is a student run organization centered around training and practicing grappling based martial arts. We encompass a wide range of experience, from individuals who seek to learn the basics of grappling based self-defense, to a talented ensemble of martial artists with diverse backgrounds in various martial arts. Since its founding in 2015, the club has competed every year at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament in Albany, NY.

Practice

2-3 days per week

Contacts

 

The men’s and women’s ice hockey clubs offer an opportunity for those with competitive hockey skills to compete against other area and regional college club teams. The men’s club plays an independent regional schedule, while the women’s club competes in the Northeast Women’s Collegiate Hockey Association.

Contacts (Men)

 

Contacts (Women)

 

Students get together at the Angert Climbing Wall. The club is seeking new members of all skill levels to join and train to become a competitive climbing team.  Members of the club compete at climbing competitions at indoor climbing facilities throughout the region.  

Practices

2 - 3 Lift Practices Weekly to focus on muscle groups that benefit our climbing abilities and cardio.
2 - 3 Climbing Practices Weekly to focus on skills and fun activities

Contacts

 

Located in one of the nation’s hotbeds of high school and collegiate lacrosse, Colgate has numerous students who have played the game at the high school level and desire a competitive outlet in college other than at the varsity level. Both men’s and women’s clubs function year-round with a limited fall schedule and additional contests in the spring.

Practice

Weekly in the fall and spring

Contact (Men)

Contact (Women)

 

Colgate Roundnet Club is an organization that promotes the sport of Roundnet on Colgate's campus in a friendly and inclusive manner. Participants are introduced to the sport and practice regularly. Experienced players have the opportunity to play in competitive intercollegiate tournaments. 

Practice

2-4 days per week

Contacts

The men’s and women’s rugby clubs have a strong tradition at Colgate, and both compete at the top of their leagues. The formal league schedule takes place in the fall, and we participate in 7s matches in the spring. Matches are generally scheduled on Saturdays during the competitive season. The clubs have benefited by traveling to Ireland and the UK to train with the European clubs during past spring breaks. An outside professional coach works closely with the teams throughout the season.

Practice

Four times weekly in the fall (15s) and spring (7s) on Colgate's rugby pitch.

The rugby pitch is located on Academy Field between Oak Dr. and E. Kendrick Ave.

Contacts

Colgate rugby website

Social Media
Coaches

 

This club competes under the umbrella of the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association and sails against highly competitive programs from Navy, SUNY Maritime, Kings Point, Cornell, and Hobart. The club’s fleet of eight Johnson FJs is housed at nearby Willow Bank Yacht Club located on Cazenovia Lake (approximately one-half hour from campus). Although the bulk of the competitive season takes place in the fall, some limited competition is scheduled for the spring.

Practice

  • Daily practices/races in the fall
  • Limited spring competitions

Contacts

The ski racing club is highly competitive and competes within the Mideast Region of the United States Collegiate Ski Association. During the season, the club trains at nearby Toggenburg Ski Area (about a 35-minute drive from campus). Following league competition, the top finishing teams qualify for Regionals. The top two teams at Regionals qualify for Nationals. The club employs professional coaches who work closely with the team throughout the season.

Practice

Tuesday and Thursday nights during January and February

Contacts

 

The club men’s and women’s soccer teams actively practice and compete during the fall semester, and participate in limited play in the spring. Most players have played in high school and are looking for a competitive experience a bit above what we offer through intramural play. Club soccer fields are located behind Andy Kerr Stadium on College Street.

Practice

Three practices per week in both the fall and the spring

Contacts

Men's Team
Women's Team

 

The Colgate men’s and women’s squash clubs are members of the Collegiate Squash Association. Following the dual match season, the teams take part in their respective national championship tournaments. Regular opponents include Tufts, Cornell, Smith, Hamilton, Hobart, Columbia, Rochester, Williams, Skidmore, and Bard. Prospective students who have played in high school are encouraged to join the club. Rosters number approximately 15 players, with the top 10 traveling to competition.

Practice

2–3 practices per week; competition from November through February

Contacts

Men's Team

 

Women's Team

 

The tennis club is a coeducational team of tennis enthusiasts who meet in Sanford Field House several times per week for the purpose of engaging in informal competitive tennis. The club competes against area colleges each semester.

Practice

2-3 practices per week

Contacts

Train with a community of students interested in competing in Triathlons or similar races.  They club may compete in local events as they are offered.

Contacts

 

There is both a men's team and a women's team. Each is made up of students who are extremely dedicated to the spirit of Ultimate Frisbee, and the fun of competitive play. The club is active all year and travels to several intercollegiate invitational tournaments.

Practice

2-4 practices per week

Contacts

Men's Team (Jabberwock)

Club Email: jabberwockultimate@gmail.com

Twitter: @JabberwockUlt

Women's Team (Vibe)

Club Email: colgatevibe@gmail.com

Twitter: @VibeUltimate

The men’s and women’s volleyball clubs schedule individual matches and open tournaments throughout the year.

Practice

Weekday afternoons

Contacts

Men's Team

 

Women's Team

gateclubvball@gmail.com

The men’s and women’s teams are highly competitive members of the Collegiate Water Polo Association, New York Division. The men’s competitive schedule takes place in the fall semester and the women’s is in the spring. Both clubs host a tournament as part of their respective formal schedules. Each team holds practices in Lineberry Natatorium during the competitive season.

Practice

2-4 days per week

Contacts

Men's Team

 

Women's Team