Rock District

The rock wall is 30 feet in height with over 2,800 square feet of top-rope and lead climbing. With a bouldering wall, events, challenges, and lessons, we offer something for every level of climbing. All participants must pass a basic safety check before climbing.


Requirements to Climb  

 

Rock District Hours

  • 4:00–10:00 p.m.
  • 4:00–10:00 p.m.
  • 4:00–10:00 p.m.
  • 4:00–10:00 p.m.
  • 4:00–10:00 p.m.
  • Noon–8:00 p.m.
  • Noon–8:00 p.m.

Facility Map

Youth and Family

Children ages five and up are welcome to climb during our Family Rec hours as long as they're accompanied by an adult who has passed a rock wall safety check. We offer climbing lessons for families and drop-in belay training for parents.

Family Hours

  • Noon–5:00 p.m.
  • Noon–5:00 p.m.

Family Climbing Lessons

Rent the Rock District

Climbing Lessons

Learn to Climb Learn the skills to pass the basic safety check including equipment use and care, climbing commands, belay skills, and face climbing.

$15 per person

• 1-hour class, by appointment
• Lessons available Monday–Friday, 6:00–7:00 p.m. during academic term
Lead Climbing Learn to safely and efficiently lead climb and belay including lead belaying, lead falling, and climbing techniques.

$30 per person

• 2-hour class, by appointment only
• Lessons are available during open hours Monday–Friday

Register at the Student Recreation Center Service Center, or Welcome Desk located in the main lobby.

Rock District Events

Feb 25
Trivia Night7:00 p.m.

Head over to the rock wall for a chance to test your climbing trivia knowledge! History, technical systems, slang, and more will be included in this night of questions. No team or...
February 25 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Student Recreation Center (SRC), Rock District

Head over to the rock wall for a chance to test your climbing trivia knowledge! History, technical systems, slang, and more will be included in this night of questions. No team or pre-registration is required to participate! Prizes for the top team will be awarded

Feb 26
IM Climbing12:00 a.m.

Compete in our 5 week IM climbing league in either the recreational or competitive category. All levels of experience welcomed. Current belay certification at the Rock...
February 12–March 12
Student Recreation Center (SRC), Rock District

Compete in our 5 week IM climbing league in either the recreational or competitive category. All levels of experience welcomed.

Current belay certification at the Rock District is a prerequisite.

Feb 28
Women's/Female Identified Boulder Hour5:00 p.m.

During this hour the boulder is for use by any belay certified female identified climber.
January 10–March 14
Student Recreation Center (SRC), Rock District

During this hour the boulder is for use by any belay certified female identified climber.

Mar 2
Family Belay Lessonsnoon

Family Rock Climbing Lessons are designed for families who want to learn to climb together! Family rock climbing lessons teach parents the skills necessary to safely climb with...
January 12–March 9
Student Recreation Center (SRC), Rock District

Family Rock Climbing Lessons are designed for families who want to learn to climb together! Family rock climbing lessons teach parents the skills necessary to safely climb with their children in an indoor climbing gym. Ages 5+, max ratio of 1 adult per 3 children.

Mar 3
Yoga for Climbers7:15 p.m.

This one time clinic is a chance to take a yoga class specifically geared towards climbers. The practice will focus on hip openers, extensors muscle exercises, back and shoulder...
March 3 7:15 p.m.–8:15 p.m.
Student Recreation Center (SRC), Studio 283

This one time clinic is a chance to take a yoga class specifically geared towards climbers. The practice will focus on hip openers, extensors muscle exercises, back and shoulder stretching and all around health and self-centering.

 

Adaptive Climbing

Oregon Adaptive Climbing welcomes participants with all types of physical and cognitive disabilities. We accommodate those seeking their first rock climbing experience and seasoned pros.

Climbing for Everyone