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Our state-of-the-art indoor climbing wall is suited for all ages and all abilities.  The climbing wall is 30 feet high and 38 feet wide.  With hundreds of hand holds, named routes and 6 different ropes to choose from, you will never get bored with this wall.  We offer beginning climbing classes for children and adults alike. See the current climbing wall schedule on our "Schedules" page.  Our wall is open during our normal business hours. To see times of certain classes please click on our link below. All persons using the wall are required to be belay certified and on the advanced climbing list.

Descriptions of Climbing Times (please see schedule for available climbing times):

Advanced Climb:
This is a time when only those that are very experienced and have been cleared by a climbing instructor and placed on the advanced climbing list. If one is not on the advanced climbing list they cannot climb during this time.

Open Climb (October - May):
This is a time that is available for all people who have been belay certified. There is an instructor present to assist, but not to belay. Please bring someone to belay you during this time.  Harness is provided during open climb.

Hang time:  (October - May)
This time is available to come and climb even if you are not belay certified. There is an instructor present who will belay you if you are not belay certified.  Harness is provided during hang time.

Age Guidelines:
You must be at least 6 years of age to use the climbing wall.

Please note:
If you are interested in becoming belay certified or cleared to climb during advanced climbing please talk to an instructor or call 751-4137.

Beginning Adult Climbing (Ages 15 and up) 

Learn the fundamentals of climbing. A two hour class that teaches adults how to climb safely, building confidence and upper body strength.  This class includes a Belay Certification and equipment is included with the cost of the class. The class needs a minimum of 2 people to run.  Please sign up at the front desk. 

Days:   Wednesday (October - May)
Times:   5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ages:   15 and up
Location:   Climbing Wall
Price:   Member = $10
    Non-Member = $20
More Info:   Call 751-4137 or E-mail Us

Belay Test 

Anyone that uses The Summit climbing wall must pass a belay safety proficiency test or be in a special group such as a birthday party, enrolled in the S.P.A.R.K. program, etc. 

Days:   Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (October - May) or by appointment. Call 751-4137 to set up appointment.
Ages:   6 and up
Location:   Climbing Wall
Price:   Member =  Free
    Non-Member = $15.00
More Info:   Call 751-4137 or E-mail Us

Climbing Lessons 

Learn the fundamentals of climbing and how to climb safely with an instructor. Lessons can be set up for an individual or a group of people. We will work with the person or group to set-up days and times for the lesson that work with your schedule.

Days: Variable
Ages: 6 & Up
Location: Climbing Wall
More Info: Call 751-4137 or E-mail Us

Climbing Lesson Rates

Individual/Partner Rates (1 or 2 people)   
Options Member Non-Member
Single (1 hour)  $20/person $30/person
3-Pack (1 hour lessons) $50/person $80/person

 

Group Rates (3-5 people)
Options Member Non-Member
Single (1 hour) $15/person $25/person
3 Pack (3 1 hour lessons) $40/person $70/person

 

Climbing Gear 

Climbing harness, shoes and chalk bag are available at the climbing wall for use at no charge during Hang Time, Open Climb and Climbing classes.

Climbing Wall Waiver/Release Form 

Every person that uses the climbing wall must have a climbing wall waiver/release form completely filled out and on file with our climbing wall department. Forms are available at the climbing wall, at The Summit front desk and on The Summit website.


Punch Cards 

Climbing wall punch cards are available that include 5 Punches for $30. Cards may be used for CLIMBING ONLY. 

For more information, please contact Andrea Grieve at 751-4137.


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