Climbing Center

Our indoor climbing space spans 5,000 sq. ft. and reaches up to 58 feet! Challenge yourself with regularly updated climbing routes and enjoy a great time with friends.

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All climbers must complete a 15 minute basic climbing orientation.

Equipment available for FREE check-out:
Climbing Shoes Helmets Harnesses Belay Devices with Carabiner

Climbing Center Rules

To access our high-walls climbers need to complete a 2-hour Top Rope Orientation that covers rental equipment policies, belay skills, climbing partner communication, and use of Auto-belay systems. Participants must demonstrate competency with all skills to complete orientation and access Top Rope equipment & spaces in the Climbing Center.

Basic Orientation

15 Minutes

Required to access the Climbing Center

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Top Rope Orientation

2 Hours

Prerequisite: Basic Orientation

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Lead Orientation

3 Hours

Prerequisite: Basic Orientation

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Equipment Policies

Climbing equipment is available for check-out at the Climbing Center free of charge with a valid UConn ID.

Climbing equipment must remain in the Climbing Center and is due back before closing.
(See the Adventure Center for climbing equipment that may be rented for outside use.)

Climbers with Basic Access may rent Climbing Shoes, Helmets

Climbers with Top Rope Access may rent Harnesses, Belay Devices with Carabiner, Climbing Shoes, Helmets