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Athletic Facilities

Staying Active 

St. Lawrence University's athletic facilities include state-of-the-art competition and training facilities for our varsity teams, as well as opportunities for intramurals and recreational activities.

Whether you’re training for a sports season, keeping up with your fitness routine, or looking to try something new, you’ll have access to the best trainers, equipment, and outdoor spaces to stay active all year round.

A Competitive Edge


Stations of weight machines, treadmills, stationary bikes, and other aerobic fitness devices at your disposal.


Full-time certified athletic trainers to enhance your performance in our Littlejohn Training Room.


The number of miles from campus to our St. Lawrence owned and operated boathouse.


The number of seats in our recently renovated Appleton Arena where you’ll hear the passionate fans chanting, “Here we go, Saints!”


Number of holes on our golf course located right next to campus, complete with scarlet and brown golf tees


Miles of trail systems weaving through campus, over elevated boardwalks, and into the trees


Feet from home plate to the outfield fence at our Saints Softball Field


Courts for basketball, volleyball, squash, or tennis


esports gaming lab machines


Meter high dive in our olympic-sized pool


Indoor rowing tanks for use during off-season training


Grass practice fields

Athletes working out

Varsity Facilities

Reach your full potential in our varsity athletics facilities. With state-of-the-art training and equipment, you’ll be well prepared to shatter records and defeat the competition.

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Students exercising

Stafford Fitness Center

With 133 stations of weight machines, treadmills, stationary bikes, and other aerobic fitness devices at your disposal, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from to reach your full fitness potential.

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Appleton Arena

Home of the St. Lawrence men’s and women’s ice hockey teams, Appleton Arena recently experienced a renovation to amplify the student-athlete and fan experiences. Renovations include new locker rooms, a broadcast control room, and concession areas for dedicated Saints fans.

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Laurentian climbing

Munro Climbing Wall

Think of our three-story indoor climbing wall as your next adventure. Whether you’re an experienced climber or learning the ropes, our dedicated staff are committed to making your experience fun and safe.

A student, wearing a white Saint Lawrence e-sports jersey and headphones, smiles at a lit up computer screen and taps on a back-lit keyboard. Several students wear headphones and sit at computers in the background in a dimly lit room.

Esports Gaming Lab

There’s a new battleground in the world of collegiate sports-- Esports. As the newest addition to varsity athletics, the St. Lawrence esports team competes against teams across the nation in our on-campus Gaming Lab.

Golf course

Oliver D. Appleton Golf Course

Take advantage of our 18-hole golf course right next to campus or utilize our indoor golf training center that includes a golf simulator, computerized hitting areas, a putting green, and chipping area.

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Outdoor Recreation

In the foothills of the Adirondack park you’ll find unlimited outdoor adventures for every season. From canoeing on the rivers that wind around campus to hiking trails and exploring waterfalls throughout St. Lawrence County, there’s so much to discover right in your backyard.

Person playing hockey outside

Outdoor Ice Skating

Lace-up your skates and grab your mittens. Our unique location allows you to embrace the winter season with our on-campus ice rink. You can also take advantage of indoor skating opportunities at Appleton Arena.