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Welcome to the Rock Climbing wall at the WELL! All members can climb at the WELL, regardless of experience. Come visit one of our staff or see the orientation video below to get started!

Climbing Wall Hours

Open Bouldering

Bouldering is allowed during all WELL hours. Safety Orientation required.

Semester Top-Rope Climbing Hours** 

Monday-Thurs 12:00pm-10:00pm

Friday 12:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm

Sunday 3:00pm-7:00pm

Summer Top-Rope Climbing Hours

Monday-Friday 3:00pm-7:00pm

Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm

Sunday Closed

** Upcoming adjusted Top-Rope Climbing Hours:

  • Monday, December 19th-December 22nd: 12:00pm-7:00pm
  • Friday, December 23rd: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Safety Orientation

Your safety orientation serves as your all-access pass to bouldering in our facility. After completing it, you are free to rent shoes and boulder in our gym any time that the WELL is open. The orientation also allows you to participate in roped climbing with our staff during top-rope hours.

Click here to complete the Orientation Quiz after watching the video!

 

 

Workshops

It's free to climb at the WELL, but check out these affordable ways to take your skills to the next level! 

Fundamentals is your go-to class for becoming an avid top-rope climber. We teach proper belay technique, knots, climber communication, and catching falls. After this class you are able to test out and belay your friends during top-rope hours. Sign up at the Equipment Desk.

Cost Schedule (register at the Equipment desk)
$5 Sunday - Wednesday at 5:30pm, 4 students max

Beginner Workshops are an all-inclusive intro to the sport of indoor climbing. This one-hour session will go over bouldering, top-roping, basic technique and vocabulary, and more. Sign up at the Equipment Desk.

Cost Schedule (register at the Equipment desk)
$5 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 3pm, 10 students max

Lead Climbing is as close as you can get to the real rock climbing experience. This intensive 2.5 hr class teaches you the techniques required to lead climb at the WELL. Pre-requisites for this class are: Top-rope Belay certified and ability to climb 5.10- without falling

Cost Schedule (register at the Equipment desk)
$5 Check with a Climbing Wall attendant for semester schedule

Family Climb is an opportunity for both WELL members and CSUS One Card holders to bring family and children to try rock climbing!

Cost Schedule (register at the Front Desk)

$5 for WELL members' family

$10 for One Card holders' family

Every Saturday excluding special events and holidays. Maximum of 4 family members.