Workshops

Team-building workshops are available in ½ day or full day sessions. Standard times are indicated below, but changes are possible to accommodate your group. Include any specific time constraint issues when submitting your online reservation request.

  • 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • 12:30pm - 4:00pm
  • 9:00am - 4:00pm (includes break for lunch)

Availability for these workshops can become limited, particularly during the academic year. It is recommended that you contact the Office of Campus Recreation as early as possible to reserve a date.


Pricing

 

Monday – Friday

½ day (4 hours)

Monday – Friday

Full Day (7 hours)

Weekend

½ day (4 hours)

Weekend

Full Day (7 hours)

Internal

No charge

No charge

$5/person

$10/person

External

$10/person

$15.00/person

$20/person

$25/person

 


 

Parking

Weekday parking for external organizations are fee-based. Please see the Parking Management website for details.


Deposits

A deposit for your workshop is due 10 business days in advance. The deposit will reflect ½ of the final workshop fee. The remaining balance will be due the day of the workshop. Checks should be made payable to The University at Albany.


Food Service

Food service can be arranged for all workshops – continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, & beverages. Campus organizations may contact the Chartwells Catering Office directly at (518) 442-5986 or catering@albany.edu. Off-campus organizations should discuss options and pricing when confirming their workshop. Water is provided at all workshops.


Clothing Suggestions

This is a physically active workshop so dress for your comfort. Sneakers or hiking shoes are recommended. Given the nature of the activities, open toe shoes are not permitted. Please keep in mind that this is an outdoor workshop and clothing and shoes may get dirty. During the cooler months we suggest dressing in layers. Sunscreen is always suggested.


Weather Conditions

This is an outdoor workshop and will move inside only in the event of significantly inclement weather that would cause a safety concern. The Office of Campus Recreation and the sponsoring organization will review the weather forecast in the week prior to the workshop to discuss any concerns or a need to reschedule.


Medical Release Forms

Groups will be provided with a mandatory Medical Release Forms in advance of the workshop for participant review. Participants must turn them in at the start of the workshop. All information is confidential and will not be shared with the sponsoring organization. It is important that participants provide any medical background that may have an impact on their participation. In addition, please advise us in advance of any special access needs or physical limitations of any of your participants to ensure that we create a workshop that will include everyone.


Winter Workshops

Indoor leadership and teambuilding workshops are also available November – March. Please contact the Office of Campus Recreation for further information.