Campus Recreation Climbing Wall
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Come and try our incredible Entre Prises’ Free Form climbing wall. Entre Prises’ is the world’s premier climbing wall manufacturer and Free Form is the most advanced product in climbing wall technology. Free Form accurately simulates the look, feel, and detail of real rock! Our wall is 43 feet tall, 7 top ropes across, and has a stunning variety of built-in features such as cracks, flakes, pockets, arêtes, a dihedral, as well as endless intricate features.
Rock climbing is a multi-dimensional sport that requires strength, flexibility, a high level of endurance, and skill. It also offers a balance between physical exercise and mental discipline. Climbers will quickly begin to develop hand, arm, back, and core strength as a result of the movements the climber needs to scale the wall. With practice, climbers will see improvement in agility, their ability to increase strength-to-weight ratio, and flexibility in hips and hamstrings.
In addition, our friendly staff would love to introduce you to this popular and fast-growing sport. We are constantly changing our routes to challenge every type of climber from beginner to advanced skill levels. Each route varies in length and style so climbs never get tedious.
|Monday||04:00pm – 09:00pm|
|Thursday||04:00pm – 09:00pm|
|Friday||04:00pm – 09:00pm|
|Saturday||04:00pm – 06:00pm|
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Rentals & ReservationsThe climbing wall can be rented for birthday parties, student organization meetings, and private events. All climbing wall rentals include climbing shoes and harnesses. Please CLICK HERE to request a climbing wall rental. Minimum two hour rental.
Student/ Student Organization10 or less $45/hour11-15 $65/hour16-20 $80/ hour
Member/ Department10 or less $60/hour11-15 $80/hour16-20 $100/hour
Non-Member10 or less $90/hour11-15 $120/hour16-20 $150/hour
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (312) 996 1162.
Rock Climbing Prices
Climbing is FREE for all students, members, and guests. Climbing equipment prices are as follows:
Chalk Bag Rental
Shoe Chalk Rental
Climbing Wall Classes
Introduction to rock climbing classes is offered frequently. Three-week classes run once a week for an hour. Classes are taught by experienced staff members and provide a basic understanding of the sport of rock climbing. Students will be taught basic belay and knot techniques as well as valuable climbing techniques to assist new climbers in successfully reaching the top of the wall.
For a nominal fee, students can sign up for classes online. Belay certification is included in the Intro to Climbing class. This permits the climber to belay their friends without waiting for a staff member.
Email Adventure@UIC.edu for more information!
Beginners Guide to Rock Climbing
- BGRC 101: June 8th 2:00pm-4:00pm
- BGRC 102: July 15th 2:00pm-4:00pm
- BGRC 103: August 5th 2:00pm-4:00pm
Drop in Belay
- June 8th 4:00pm-6:00pm
- June 22nd 4:00pm-6:00pm
- July 13th 4:00pm-6:00pm
- July 27 4:00pm-6:00pm
- August 10 4:00pm-6:00pm