Bike Rental Program
This program allows SUNY Plattsburgh students to rent a bike for a day, free of charge. Bikes may be used for personal transportation or recreation. Bike trails are located on campus and a trail map is available.
The SUNY Plattsburgh Bike Rental Program is located at the Recreation Office on the third floor of Memorial Hall.
What Equipment Do We Have?
SUNY Plattsburgh Recreation Department has designed a state of the art bike storage room on the first floor of Memorial Hall complete with bike racks and size charts. Our fleet currently contains:
- 20 mountain bikes
- 20 locks
- 20 helmets
The SUNY Plattsburgh Bike Rental Program rents out bicycles of three different sizes (small, medium and large) according to the renter's height. A bike lock with a set code will be given upon bike rental. The option of renting a helmet is available but not required.
To check on availability, please call 518-564-4159.
Who is Eligible?
Currently enrolled full-time undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff at SUNY Plattsburgh. This program is not open to the general public.
How Do I Rent a Bike?
It’s easy! Just stop into the bike rental room on the third floor of Memorial Hall and ask the office staff to help you rent a bike. There are no requirements besides a valid college ID card. Rentals are free of charge.
Spring: April 15–May 10
Fall: Aug. 26–Oct. 11
- Seasonal: Noon–2 p.m.
- Bikes must be returned the same day they are rented.
Summer: May 21–Aug. 13
- Tuesdays: 4–5 p.m. returns/5–6 p.m. rentals
- Summer bikes are due back weekly. If not returned, a $10 fee will be charged per extra day and you will no longer be eligible to rent a bike.
For spring and fall, bikes must be returned on the same the day that you receive the bike. A late fee of $10 will be applied if the bike is late. Summer is a weekly rental and bikes must be checked out and returned each week.
Students are responsible for damage to the bike while the bike is in their care. Fees will be charged if damage exists above normal wear and tear.