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Climbing Wall

Hours of Operation:

  • Fall and Spring:         Monday – Thursday             03 pm - 08 pm
  • Summer:                    Monday & Wednesday        03 pm - 08 pm
  • Group Reservations; please see below for more information.

About the Wall

  • Located in the TWU Fitness and Recreation.
  • The climbing wall offers 2000 square feet of climbing space. The wall is 30 feet at the highest point and offers routes for beginners and advanced climbers.
  • The wall includes a slack line, a rappelling station that descends from the 2nd floor of the fitness center, lead climbing routes, and a 15 foot bouldering area that is semi-enclosed for those who are new to climbing and prefer to learn in a more private atmosphere.
  • Various special events and trainings are held throughout the semester.

What's Provided

  • Climbing Shoes
  • Chalk/Chalk Bag
  • Harness

Requirements for all climbers

  • First time climbers: No Intro Class necessary! Just sign a waiver and our staff will do the rest!
  • Returning climbers: Can challenge and pass the safety skills test each semester or attend an intro night for a refresher in order to belay.

Group Reservations

  • About
    • Student organizations may reserve the climbing wall Monday-Thuresday 8pm-10pm OR Friday 10am-4pm with a (2 hours time block).
    • To request a date and time for the wall, please fill out the Group Request Form and return the completed form to Michelle Pagano at MPagano1@twu.edu or the form may also be submitted to Michelle's attention at the Fitness Center front desk. This form must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the requested date in order to be considered.
    • Once a date and time have been reserved, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the event organizer.
  • Cost
    • Free.
  • Group Reservation Policies
    • Reservations for group climbing must be made two weeks in advance. Groups may fill out the request form in order to begin their reservation. Click here for the request form.
    • Minimum of 4 participants is required.
    • Recommended group size is 20 or less. Groups larger than 20 will be divided in half and each will have one hour to climb.
    • All participants must sign a waiver before climbing.
    • Proper climbing attire must be worn while climbing or belaying. Proper attire includes: athletic clothing, no bare shoulders or midriffs and closed  toe shoes.
    • Group slots may be cancelled if a minimum of 4 climbers have not arrived by 15 minutes past the reserved time.
  • For more information, please contact: Michelle Pagano at MPagano1@twu.edu   

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