Campus Offices & Resources - Section 2

Recreation and Fitness

Albany: Kahl Campus Center Gymnasium, 292-1967

The Sage Colleges has many opportunities for students to participate in Division III intercollegiate athletics, club and intramural sports, and fitness and recreation programming using excellent facilities on both campuses.

Athletics at Sage

Affiliations: NCAA Division III, ECAC

Conference: Skyline

Mascot: Gator

Colors: Sage Green and White

Currently Offered:

Women: Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Men: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball


Sage is proud to have three separate athletic and recreation facilities. The Jeanne H. Neff Athletic Center is home to several varsity programs and is located approximately one-half mile from Russell Sage College.  The Neff Center includes two gymnasiums and state-of-the art strength and conditioning rooms, complete with fitness circuit, functional trainers and cardio machines.  The stunning Robison Softball field was completed in 2008.

Sage Recreation is housed at the Ellis H. and Doris B. Robison Athletic Center and the new McKinstry Fitness Center in Troy and in Kahl Gymnasium and The Fit Stop in Albany.   Both fitness centers have complete strength training circuits, free weight sections and a variety of cardio machines.   In addition, the Recreation department offers group fitness classes such as Zumba and Karate Fitness and open gym times.   Usage of fitness centers and classes are free for Sage students and staff with IDs. 

For more information about varsity athletic schedules and directions, visit  or call (518) 244-2283. Student-athletes interested in competing for Sage athletics should contact the appropriate team's head coach or the Athletics department at .   For more information about Sage recreation, visit

Office of Student Activities

Albany: Student Life Offices, Kahl Campus Center 145, 292-1753

The mission of the Office of Student Activities is to create a well rounded college experience through a full range of activities that are both recreational and co-curricular. The office evaluates, plans, and develops goals for fostering student involvement and service improvements. Specifically, the Office of Student Activities:

·         Provides students with the opportunities to grow as a student with the use of community involvement, leadership, social, educational and diverse programming form orientation to graduation.

·         Works with students, clubs, offices, faculty, and outside community members to provide a growing and active Sage community.

·         Supervises the Association of Campus Events and provides guidance to 31 student run clubs and organizations.

·         Overseas the Freddies student lounge and the Family Day Series.

Leadership Development

Albany: Student Life, Kahl Campus Center, First Floor, 292-1753

Sage offers many leadership development opportunities, both in and out of the classroom. The program’s model is an emergent leadership paradigm and recognizes the leadership potential of all students. Active participation in college leadership activities prepares students to be effective leaders, role models, and change agents in their careers, families and communities.

Sage prides itself on both the number and quality of leadership opportunities available. These positions are important to the success of all our students and provide the candidates with an opportunity to gain valuable leadership experience. At Sage, students have the opportunity to explore leadership in a variety of ways which have a positive impact on their community.