Athletics and Recreation

The intercollegiate sports and recreation program offers a variety of activities for the experienced student-athlete, the fitness enthusiast, the intramural participant and the avid sports fan. The Department of Athletics and Recreation encourages active participation from all students, faculty and staff at SUNY Poly.

Athletic Facilities
The Field House is equipped with a fitness center featuring a variety of treadmills, cross trainers, stair climbers and circuit training equipment and free weights, which can benefit the fitness goals of the SUNY Poly community. The gym, running track, basketball court, and racquetball court comprise the Campus Center indoor facilities; outside, facilities include the Roemer fitness trail, soccer, baseball and softball fields, and a golf practice area. The field house also features multiple court areas, a running track and an aerobics room and is adjacent to our lit turf field.

On our Albany campus students have access to the many recreational services and fitness facilities at the University of Albany.

Intercollegiate Teams
Our intercollegiate sports program, a member of the NCAA III and the NAC, includes competitive teams in men’s baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s softball, men’s and women’s volleyball and men’s and women’s lacrosse.

Intramurals and Recreation, Fitness Classes
Our recreation staff will help you become involved in a myriad of single event or league intramural programs in a wide variety of sports and activities. We want you to become active and involved! The Wildcat Fitness Center is headquarters for questions and sign-up sheets. A large number of weekly fitness classes are also scheduled for Zumba, Yoga, etc. See the fitness center for more information.

For Credit Courses
Athletics offers 1-credit courses in fitness and recreation. Learn how to utilize the fitness center equipment and how to manage a personalized strength training or aerobic training program. Begin playing or hone your skills in recreational sports like golf and racquetball. Classes are offered each semester.

Club Sports
Students interested in competing less formally have the opportunity to participate in a variety of club sports. Skiing and snowboarding, bowling, indoor soccer, fencing, cricket, and mountain biking/running club are examples of activities the Student Association at SUNY Poly has sponsored in the past.

Become Involved
Visit with us and we’ll get you involved! Athletics offices are located in the Field House. For more information, contact us at 315-792-7520 or refer to our website at