Climbing Wall

ROCK ON! The Climbing Wall is open!

 

Open Climb Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 5:00 – 8:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Climbing Wall Orientations:
A climbing wall orientation must be complete before climbing at the wall. Orientations are offered during the following times:

  • Monday – Thursday: 6:00 & 7:00pm
  • Saturday: 11:00am & 12:00pm

(Please see General Guidelines for more information)

Your safety is our #1 priority when you’re at the wall.


The following guidelines have been established to ensure that you are safe while you’re having fun climbing!

  • Athletic shoes are required. (No sandals, boots, or crocs.)
  • If you have socks, we can provide climbing shoes in sizes 3-12.
  • Shorts must be long enough to protect skin from the harness. Skirts, skorts or dresses are not allowed.
  • A signed waiver is REQUIRED in order to use the climbing wall.
  • Climbers under the age of 18 years old must have a parent or legal guardian sign the waiver.
  • All visitors and participants under the age of 13, must complete a climbing wall orientation with a parent or legal guardian. Once the climbing wall orientation is complete, the participant may climb without parent/legal guardian supervision, but must be assisted by a YMCA climbing wall staff member when using auto belays.
  • All visitors and participants over the age of 13, must complete a climbing wall orientation administered by a YMCA climbing wall staff member to use auto belays. Once the climbing wall orientation is complete, the participant may climb using auto belay devices.
  • To utilize the top rope routes, all visitors and participants must register for and complete a belay proficiency class to learn the basics of knot tying and top rope belaying.
  • Use of cell phones, audio players, or headphones while climbing or belaying is prohibited.
  • No snacks, food, or beverages allowed on the padded flooring.

 

Ages 0-7:

  • Ages 3 & under may traverse boulder with a spotter (as space allows.)
  • Ages 4 & up can climb up the wall.
  • ALL participants ages 7 & under, must be actively supervised by a parent or legal guardian.

Ages 8-12:

  • Must complete a climbing wall orientation with a parent or legal guardian.
  • Once the climbing wall orientation is complete, the participant may climb without parent/legal guardian supervision, but must be assisted by a YMCA climbing wall staff member when using auto belays.