Rock Climbing Wall

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The climbing wall is closed until further notice.
View reopening information for the rest of the Rec Center.


View the current Climbing wall schedule here.

In the Recreation Center expansion of 1996, the rock climbing wall was built, which converted a racquetball court into 1,400 square feet of climbing. This wall was constructed using a “freeform” method allowing for a wider range of features and realistic design. This wall has areas for bouldering, 3 top ropes, and 10 lead climbing lines.  A completed online climbing waiver is required for all climbing wall activities.

Climbing Wall Hours

Belay rides, lessons and assessments:
Monday-Friday - 1:00-7:00pm
Saturday-Sunday - 1:00-6:00pm

The climbing wall is open for use during all Recreation Center hours for Climbing Pass holders. If you are not a climber and would like to try climbing, Belay rides are a great option!

Climbing Rentals

 Shoes     $5.00
 Harness     $4.00
 Chalk Bag or Chalk Refill     $2.00
 Belay Device     $1.00
 Climbing Package (all items above)     $10.00

Belay Rides (All Ages)

Try rock climbing today! Let our professional staff handle the technical side while you enjoy the thrill of climbing. All equipment is provided and time can be divided among as many users as desired. Please complete the online climbing waiver prior to your session. Reservations are recommended - please contact the Recreation Center Front Desk at 970-453-1734.
Days: Daily
Time: Afternoons/Early Evenings, Please call 970-453-1734 to schedule. 
Fee: $15 for 15 minutes 

Climbing Passes

Climbing passes provide access to the climbing wall to experienced and screened climbers.  Passes are available free of charge to all Recreation Center users who have already paid for admittance into the facility via daily admission, punch passes, a month pass or some other form of Recreation Center membership. Patrons may not climb without a paid admission.

All climbers wishing to use the wall without a staff’s assistance must hold a current pass for bouldering, top rope or lead climbing. Passes are available to those who have successfully completed an orientation to the gym and to bouldering and/or by completing a skills-assessment with a climbing instructor to ensure proper use of the gym. If you are unsure whether your assessment is current, please ask one of our friendly climbing staff.

Orientations and skills assessments are available everyday afternoons/early evenings at no charge. Please contact the instructor on duty to schedule an orientation or skills assessment at 970-453-1734.

Adults can belay their children as long as the parent has a top rope climbing pass and the child has a current waiver on file.

You must be at least 12 years old to have a bouldering pass.
You must be at least 14 years old to a top rope or lead climbing pass.

**Highly experienced, underage climbers who would like to possess top rope or lead climbing passes may have their parents contact the Outdoor Programs Coordinator at 970-547-4324 for consideration. 

Climbing Skills Assessment

Do you already know how to climb? Our staff is available to perform the annual skills assessments required for all climbers in our gym. Bouldering orientations and top rope or lead climbing assessments are available for free. Once you have a pass, you can boulder or top-rope any time the climbing wall is open and space is available. Lead climbing is allowed only when a Climbing Wall Instructor is on duty.  Please complete the online climbing waiver prior to your session. Click here for assessment requirements.
Days: Every day
Times: Afternoons/Early Evenings, Please call 970-453-1734 to schedule.

Climbing Lessons and Programs

The Breckenridge Recreation Center offers a  variety of climbing instruction and programs for all ages.  From private lessons to teambuilding to our popular afterschool programs to climbing teams and summer camps, we make it easy to learn and excel in climbing.  Please visit the Climbing Programs page for our exciting options.

Anyone under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult while climbing. No exceptions.
PA Programs Little Climb 1

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