Climbing Wall

ROCK ON! The Climbing Wall is open!

Fall & Winter Open Climb Hours:

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

Please note: hours may vary for winter break and spring break weeks.  

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

  • Monday-Thursday: 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 11:00am

(Please see General Guidelines for more information)

 Holiday Break Climb Hours:

  • December 18th-21st:
    Open Climb 5:00pm – 8:00pm *Orientation at 6:00pm
  • December 23rd:
    Open Climb 10:00am – 1:00pm *Orientation at 11am
  • December 25th: YMCA CLOSED
  • December 26th-28th:
    Open Climb 2:00pm – 5:00pm *Orientation at 3:00pm
  • December 30th & January 1st:
    Open Climb 10:00am-1:00pm *Orientation at 11:00am

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

Ages 8-12:

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