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Outdoor Fun

Nazareth’s expansive campus has many beautiful outdoor locations that enable active fun, as well as spaces for relaxing and recharging. There’s plenty of room for physical distancing. Interactive campus map.

Basketball

The outdoor basketball court (with lights) is next to Kearney residence hall. 

  • Basketballs are available to sign out at the Shults Center Information Desk. Please sanitize before and after use.
  • First-come, first-served.
  • Due to COVID-19 health risks, games cannot take place. Shooting baskets is allowed. If 6 feet of physical distance cannot be maintained, masks must be worn.

Sand volleyball

The court is next to the Kearney residence hall.

  • Volleyballs are available to sign out at the Shults Center Information Desk. Please sanitize before and after use.
  • First-come, first-served.
  • Due to COVID-19 health risks, only games of 2-on-2 are allowed. Masks must be worn.

Tennis courts

Outdoor tennis courts are near the stadium.

  • Racquets and tennis balls are available to borrow (with Naz ID) from the Golisano Training Center.
  • First-come, first-served.
  • Due to COVID-19 health risks, if playing doubles, players must wear masks.

Recreation equipment 

You can borrow (with Naz ID) a whole variety of equipment through the Golisano Training Center Equipment Room, including: Bluetooth-enabled sound system, hammocks, cornhole sets, Frisbee golf sets, kickballs, lawn bowling sets, pickleball sets, wiffle ball sets, Air O Sport, Bulzibucket, and more.

Bikes

Bicycles can be rented through Bikes@Naz. The Erie Canal is less than a mile from campus.

Trails

There are many great trails for biking, walking, or jogging near the Nazareth campus. Check out Pittsford's Top 10 suggested routes: Pittsford Trails & Walkways.

Hang out

  • The Pavilion can be reserved through 25Live. Wood is available there and you can use the fireplace by submitting a Pavilion Fireplace and Fire Pit Use Form to get a permit at least one business day in advance. 
  • Stand-alone fire pits can be borrowed from Student Activities.
  • Hang out with friends in one of the many Adirondack chairs around campus or bring your own camp chair and set up on the lawn. Student Activities will be giving out 1,000 camping chairs and 500+ picnic blankets.

Reserve a space

Student clubs and organizations/Nazareth departments can reserve outdoor spaces for extracurricular activities and events.

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