Climbing Center


Hours of Operation (Please note our hours have changed)!
(Academic Year)
Monday - Friday : 2:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.
Saturday & Sunday : 2:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Summer Break Hours (May 17th - August 24th, 2014)
Weekdays: 2:00P.M.-7:00P.M.
Weekendnds: 12:00P.M. - 6:00P.M.


Give it a try:

Purchase a "Try Climb" - $2 Mem/$3 Non. No experience necessary! Just drop by during open hours and let our staff help you experience climbing.

The Climbing Wall will only be open on weekends over Winter Term/Winter Break. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, January 27th, 2014.

FREE WOMEN WEDNESDAYS. Every Wednesday during the academic year from 7:30pm-9:00pm. (Wall Staff Availability will vary during this time)

The Next Step:

Equipment Rentals - Shoes $3, Harness $2, and Belay Device $2. Test out our rental gear as you continue to build your climbing skills!


Learn the Ropes:

Climbing Fundamentals Class-$22. Learn the skills, take your belay test, and climb as much as you want! This class will help you get off the ground safely, and is an absolute for new climbers who want to get on rope. The class cost includes: Two hours of instruction, essential equipment, and the cost of your belay test. Sign up with a friend!

Test Your Skills:

Just Boulder - FREE! If you don't feel like getting on a rope, just check in with staff during open hours, and we will help you learn the art of bouldering. (Spotters REQUIRED)

Advance Your Skills:

Lead Climbing Series -$60 member/$75 non-member. Have the strength, endurance and skill to climb a 5.10 on the headwall?  Take your skills to the next level with the Lead Climbing Series class.  This class includes 3 two hours sessions, all necessary equipment and the Lead climbing/belay test.  Classes are by appointment only.  Email Russell Hobart ( if you are interested.

Personal Training - $15/hour. Improve your technique, strengthen your core and advance your skills by taking personal training sessions with our skilled staff.  Create a custom training session to get the results you are after!  Sessions are by appointment only. Email Russell Hobart ( if you are interested.

Exclusive Wall Rentals

The Climbing Center offers the opportunity to host exclusive climbing wall rental programs outside of our operating hours. If your group is interested in reserving the wall for unique social events such as Greek events, residence hall outings, boy/girl scout activities or birthday celebrations call the main RSC office at (513) 529-4REC.

Allow at least two weeks for reservations.


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Read here how you can use the wall!


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Questions? Contact the Wall at (513) 529 - 1430