Components: indoor track, field, courts, and training facilities, as well as fitness and recreation for Nazareth students, faculty, staff, alumni (with an Alumni Recreation Club membership). Also a training and competition space for Special Olympic athletes.

See answers to Frequently Asked Questions.


NazCard ID is required to use the facility. (See the guest policy and Naz family membership information below.)


Sunday May 26th & Monday May 27th, 2024



  • Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

SUMMER HOURS (Effective May 14th, 2024)

  • Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. -  8 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.


Exceptions: Specific spaces are closed when reserved for events (such as track practice). See what's scheduled: Open Recreation—GTC.

Cafe Nine

  • Cafe Nine is open Monday-Thursday: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • Fresh made-to-order smoothies, healthy snacks, and bottled beverages
  • Order ahead via the Everyday app or pay at the counter. (Cafe Nine is cashless. It will only accept dining dollars and debit/credit cards.)

GTC Details

How can I pursue fitness and recreation?
Can I bring a guest to the Golisano Training Center?

Faculty, staff, and students with a valid ID can bring one guest at a time by paying the guest fee ($5, cash only) at the GTC front desk. You must stay with your guest.

To enter the facility, you must swipe in at the front desk using your NazCard ID.


How do I find out about intramurals?
FAQs: Footwear and lost and found

See more questions and answers below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What footwear is required on the indoor track?

Sneakers, running shoes, or indoor track spikes (¼ pyramid) must be worn. A shirt is also required at all times in the GTC.

Is there a fee for group exercise classes?


Is personal training available?


I lost/found something. Where should I go?

Find something (clothing, ID, phone, wallet, keys, etc.)? Please turn it to the attendant at the front desk.

Lost something? At the end of each day, all lost/found articles go to the Campus Safety office located downstairs in the Shults Center.

Do I need a parking pass at GTC?
Can I purchase a membership for GTC?

Angelashley Diaz, Assistant Director of Campus Operations & Golisano Training Center Manager

Special Olympics Partnership

Special Olympics uses Golisano Training Center for training and events. Nazareth students work with Special Olympics athletes to promote health, great opportunities for students majoring in nursing, public healthphysical therapy, speech therapy, social work, art therapy, music therapy, or occupational therapy degrees, as well as pre‐medical and pre‐dental minors and those pursuing Nazareth's unique Interdisciplinary Specialty Program in Autism (I‐SPAN).

The facility was specifically designed to be inclusive. Its design was featured in a University Business article.