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Climbing Wall

Youth Climbing

Youth Programs



Family Hours

When: Sunday 12-2 p.m.

Cost: Free for children of recreation center members

         $7 for kids and parents of non-recreation center members

Notes:   ***Staff cannot belay.   If parents wants to belay they have to take a clinic ($15) or pass a belay exam ($5).


Kids Rock

When: Sundays 2pm-4pm

Cost: $8 for children of recreation members/

 $12 non-members

Notes: Staff belay children but parents must be present

***Only Kids can climb during this time!


Youth Climb

When:  Fridays 5:00pm-6:00pm (July 27th-Aug 25th)

Cost: $75 for children of Rec. Center members/ $95 non-members

Youth Climb teaches: climbing technique, equipment safety, problem solving, trust, teamwork, strength & endurance, and so much more!


First Friday Wall Crawl- NEW

(Parents Night Out-check out Ellensburg's Art Crawl):
When: AJuly 7th and Aug 4th, 6-8 p.m.
Climbing Wall

Cost: $20 (includes gear & supervision)
Parent’s night out is designed for parents to be able to take some time for themselves and let the climbing wall staff entertain the kids. Although there is no formal instruction, staff will be there to belay kids, play games, and supervise kids during the open climb time.  Kids Only!  Ages 6yr -15yr.


Birthday Party

What better way to celebrate your birthday than invite your friends to come climbing?  University Recreation offers private Climbing Wall rental programs. All private reservations are scheduled outside of our normal operational hours. Birthday party reservations include equipment and staff for two hours of climbing for up to 15 participants, 6 years or older.  Please make your reservation at least two weeks in advance of your party.

$240 for a 2-hr program
To make a reservation fill out the Climbing Wall Rental Form to request a date and we will get back to you with further details.



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