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Climb the Great Wall of FitRec.

Why? Because you can! Our amazing 30-foot Barreca Climbing Wall is an endorphin-pumping challenge that uses every muscle in your body, including the one between your ears.  Rock climbing is a unique and exciting sport, and the FitRec wall is designed to accommodate climbers of all ages and ability levels.  Members have free access to our great wall anytime during open recreation hours, and all necessary climbing equipment can be rented from the Pro ShopContact us if you have questions!

FitRock Boulder Competition

Join us for the 5th Annual FitRock Boulder Competition on January 31! Registration is open to beginner, intermediate and advanced climbers of all abilities, and prizes will be awarded to the climbers with the highest scores of each division.

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Rock Climbing for Families, Children and Teens

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Climbing Wall Hours

Monday - Friday

12 pm - 1 pm

Monday - Thursday

6 pm - 10 pm

Tuesday & Thursday

7:30 am - 9 am

Friday - Sunday

5 pm - 9 pm

Exceptions

Winter Break Hours (December 12 - January 20)

Monday - Thursday, 12 pm - 1 pm & 5 pm - 8 pm
Friday - Sunday, 4 pm - 7 pm

Sunday, December 15

Open rec only 4:30 pm - 8 pm

Tuesday, December 24

Open rec only 12 pm - 1 pm

Wednesday, December 25

Closed

Thursday, December 26

Open rec only 5 pm - 8 pm

Saturday, December 28 & Sunday, December 29

Open rec only 1 pm - 4 pm

Monday, December 30

Open rec only 5 pm - 8 pm

Tuesday, December 31 - Wednesday, January 1

Closed

Credit Rock Climbing

Register here to pay the $40 Spring Climbing rental fee for PDP OE 140 and PDP OE 340. Please register for these classes on the BU Student Link prior to paying the fee.

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Get To Know The Wall

The wall is open for all members, but there are some skills you’ll need to learn before you can use it to its full potential.  We have three great programs that can get you started!

  1. Rope Up – Wednesday nights 7 pm – 9 pm.  This package includes equipment rental and an opportunity to rope climb to the top of the wall under the guidance of the staff.  Passes are available at Pro Shop upon arrival.
  2. Learn to Belay – Want to climb on the ropes? Sign up for a Learn to Belay class, and learn the skills to climb to the top during any of our open recreation hours. This class is offered most days of the week from 7 pm – 8 pm.
  3. Climbing Semester Pass–  Rather than renting equipment each time you come, this pass will allow you unlimited shoe, harness and chalk rental for the current semester.

Classes for beginners and savvy climbers

If you’re a first-timer or unsure of your climbing skills, we suggest taking a Learn to Belay class or Climbing Fundamentals before tackling the wall on your own. We also offer Women’s Beginner Climb on Wednesday mornings from 7-8am.

For climbers looking to improve their bouldering technique, take a look at Get Boulder. This class focuses on overcoming the physical and mental challenges of climbing by improving technique, coordination, and focus. Take advantage of this class to prepare for our Annual FitRock Climbing Competition!

Want to break into the world of real rock climbing?  Luckily for us, Boston is just a few hours away from some beautiful world class climbing destinations!  We offer two indoor classes that will teach the technical and risk management skills necessary to take your climbing to the great outdoors: Lead Climbing (offered as a 5-pack of private or semi-private lessons) and Gym to Crag Transition.

We also offer private lessons for those looking for one-on-one instruction.  And don’t forget our awesome programs for youth and families!

FitRock Boulder Competition

The FitRock Boulder Competition is intended for climbers of all experience levels, and there will be prizes for the winners of each division. The 5th Annual FitRock Boulder Competition will take place on January 31, 2020! See a recap of the 2018 competition in the video below!

Rent the Wall


Hosting a birthday party or office function? Rent our Barreca Climbing Wall and take your event to new heights.

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