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Athletics and Recreation

We have plenty of ways for you to support both your personal fitness and competitive spirit whether you’re a varsity athlete or just someone looking to have fun.
The crew team rows on Lake Morraine.

Division I Athletics

Our Division I program challenges students to excel both mentally and physically as student-athletes. The program also provides a terrific social outlet for our fans. Division I

Sports and Recreation Facilities

There is a plethora of resources on campus to help you remain active. From racquetball and squash courts, to the Glendening Boathouse on Lake Moraine, you have no shortage of opportunities. Facilities


Our state-of-the-art fitness center offers a comfortable and spacious atmosphere for physical fitness, as well as programming to help you reach your fitness and wellness goals.
Fitness Center

Physical Education

Physical education is an important part of the Colgate curriculum. The university offers classes and programs geared toward every student’s physical, social, mental, and environmental well-being. Physical Education

Club Sports

Club sports provide a highly competitive, non-varsity outlet for our student-athletes. Many of our teams are student-coached and participate in intercollegiate and regional competitions and tournaments. Club Sports

Intramural Sports

The intramural competitions at Colgate are meant to be fun, healthy outlets for students at any level of athletic prowess or skill. Engage with your friends in some friendly competition while perhaps picking up a few new skills! Intramurals

Outdoor Education

Our highly regarded Outdoor Education program features adventurous programming that invites you to connect with your environment. We offer programming for everyone — from enthusiastic survivalists, to those simply looking for casual recreation. Outdoor education

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