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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

Monday — Thursday   7 - 10 p.m.*
Friday — Sunday  3 - 6 p.m.
*Wednesdays 7 - 8 p.m. women only
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.

Visit the Angert Family Climbing Wall page for more information and the latest hours.
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Bonney Hill Trap Shooting Range

Closed For The Season 
Reopens Sundays in September 2014

Beginners Welcome - Instruction Provided
Price List & Map
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 the Season

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Trudy Fitness Center

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

Monday – Thursday:  6:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 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)
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Glendening Boathouse

Closed For The Season
Reopens spring 2014

Hours are weather dependent, call 315-824-0053 on days of operation. Colgate University ID is required.

The boathouse property is just for boating, No swimming is permitted at any time.
Colgate University ID will be needed in order to use the equipment for on-lake use. A signed “assumption of risk/release of liability” statement will be required.    

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

Contact:315-824-0053 (days of operation)
Outdoor Education (general questions and off hours)

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Huntington Gym / Equipment Issue Room (The Cage)

Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Monday–Friday: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Membership required for use
Membership sales Monday–Friday

List of daily gym reservations
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)

Membership required for use

Regular Hours
Open Swim:
Monday–Thursday: 7 – 9 p.m.
Friday: 7 – 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday noon – 3 p.m.

Adult Lap Swim:
Tues and Thurs 6:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 11 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday: 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Closed for Evening Swim on Friday 4/25
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

Rental Hours Spring '14

Monday - Thursday 4:30 - 7 p.m.
Friday  3 - 6 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 The OERC is in the basement of the Base Camp. Large variety of individual and family camping/backpacking equipment available.

Rental center information
Weekend Rental Prices:
Cross Country Ski Equipment: $9
Snowshoe Equipment: $6
Tele Ski Equipment: $16

One-Week Rental Rates:
(Monday-Monday or Friday-Friday)
Cross Country Ski Equipment: $18
Snowshoe Equipment: $12
Tele Ski Equipment: $40 

Rental fee schedule

  We do not rent Alpine Ski Equipment
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Starr Rink at Reid Athletic Center

Sunday Public Skate  
Reopens in October 2014

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.
Colgate Noon Skate - Student/faculty/staff only 
Closed for the season Reopens November '14
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Sanford Field House

Membership required for use
Open rec hours for April:
Monday – Friday
 noon – 1 p.m.*
(*Tuesdays: 2 Courts Only)
Track:  Walk at Own Risk
8 a.m – 2 p.m.

Weekends (Track & Courts) : 
Open 8 - noon on April 19*, 20 
*inclement weather may end open rec at 10:30 on 4/19
Closed 4/25-27
Closed for the Summer  on May 9
Indoor tennis courts and track

All users must have valid Colgate ID or membership. A sign-in sheet is posted in the changing room.
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Seven Oaks Golf Course

Book a tee time online

Phone: 315-824-1432
2 East Lake Road
Hamilton, NY 13346

Course Rates
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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.