Climbing

Climbing Wall Open Daily!

Located next to the racquetball courts, we have the only public climbing wall in town!young climber assisting a boy on his first climb

The Eldorado wall from Louisville, CO is 20′ high and offers a variety of bouldering obstacles, unique features such as a challenging overhang, and is fully equipped with 2 auto belays and 10 top rope stations.

Access to the climbing wall is free to Greeley Recreation members and guests who pay the daily admission fee.

We offer free climbing shoe rentals at the Guest Service Desk.

Hours of Operation

Bouldering is allowed during all facility hours: Monday-Friday 5 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Guests must check out the key fob from the Guest Service Desk
  • Bouldering is allowed to the white line


Top Rope
is allowed during wall staffed hours: Monday and Wednesday 4-8 p.m. and the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Each climber must pass a belay certification to climb unsupervised
  • All climbers must have an active waiver on file, must be 18 years of age or older to complete the waiver without a parent signature
  • Climbers are allowed to bring their own shoes and harness; assisted-braking belay devices will be supplied.

 

Age Requirements

  • All climbers must be 5 years of age or older and have an active waiver on file.young male climbing the wall without a rope
  • Youth ages 5-15 may use the wall when accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.
  • Guests 16+ may use the wall unsupervised.

Contact us about hosting your next birthday party or team building exercise at 970-350-9400. Must schedule two weeks in advance.

Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Avenue

 

Financial assistance is available for those in need. Find out more about the Youth Assistance Fund.
Financial assistance is available for those in need. Find out more about the Senior Assistance Fund.

Adult

Youth

Financial assistance is available for those in need. Find out more about the Youth Assistance Fund.

Youth Climbing Classes:

 

Mini Monkeys (age 5-9):

New climber will learn how to top rope safely, boulder by themselves, and use the auto belays while understanding the rules of the rock wall area. They will learn how to put on their shoes and harnesses by themselves. Climbers will learn patience while waiting to climb, to encourage others while watching, to be confident and to work through their fears.

Min-4, Max-10. Fee $40.00 M/ $45.00 NM

Tuesdays 5-6:00pm or Thursdays 5-6:00pm

• Fall Month 1: September 6 – 29
• Fall Month 2: October 4 – 27
• Fall Month 3: November 1 – December 1 (no classes week of Thanksgiving)
• Fall Month 4: December 6 -29

 Register

 

Billy Goats (age 10-15):

Climbers will learn how to climb the bouldering wall, auto belays and rock wall themselves. They will learn the climbing commands, the figure-8 follow through knot, basics of belaying and names of holds. Climbers will learn to be focused on skills and strength to use only one route to get to the top, they will also learn names of climbing moves/techniques: flagging, smearing, mantling, side pulls, matching and more.

Min-4, Max-10. Fee $40.00 M/ $45.00 NM

Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm or Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm

• Fall Session 1: September 6 – 29
• Fall Session 2: October 4 – 27
• Fall Session 3: November 1 – December 1 (no classes week of Thanksgiving)
• Fall Session 4: December 6 -29

 Register

 

Intro to Top-Rope Climbing: (age 5+)

These sessions will provide newcomers an opportunity to cover proper top-rope belay techniques, harness and ATC/Carabiner component, uses, commands, knot-building and more. After completing this session, climbers must wait 24 hours to take the Top-Rope Test.

Min-4, Max-10. Fee $20.00 M/ $25.00 NM.

1st Wednesday of each month

• Sept 7th Wed 5:30-7:00pm
• Oct 5th Wed 5:30-7:00pm
• Nov 2nd Wed 5:30-7:00pm
• Dec 7th Wed 5:30-7:00pm

 Register

50+

Financial assistance is available for those in need. Find out more about the Senior Assistance Fund.

Drop-In

Drop-In Climbing
young female climbing with a rope and harness

The Greeley Recreation Center has the only public climbing wall in town.

The Climbing Wall is open during facility hours for bouldering.

Top rope is available during the following staffed days and times: Monday and Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Drop-In

  • Climbers must check out the key fob from the Guest Service Desk
  • Climbing is open to all guests age 5 years and older with an active waiver on file.
  • Youth age 5-15 may use the wall when accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.
  • Guests 16+ may use the wall unsupervised.
  • Bouldering is allowed to the white line and does not require certification

 

Equipment

  • recommend closed toed shoes
  • free climbing shoes rentals available

 

Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Ave, 970-350-9400