Rock Climbing Wall
Rock Climbing Wall

Are you a rock climbing enthusiast? We have bouldering, climbing training, family climbs, kids classes, and more!

If you are a current gym member you can access the climbing wall for top rope climbing and bouldering at no extra cost.

If you do not have a current gym membership, you may purchase a day pass for $12, or a climbing wall membership for ninety days, or annually.

LCC employees and their family may participate in open family climbs on Saturdays  from 11 am to 5 pm. No gym membership required.


Climbing Opportunities

Top Rope Climbing

What is it? Verticle climbing above the 10-foot yellow line while tied to a safety harness. Top rope climbing can be done only during Top Rope Climbing hours with the assistance of a certified belayer. Inquire at the Fitness Center counter. Climbing gear provided.

Bouldering

What is it? Verticle and horizonal climbing beneath the 10-foot yellow line. Bouldering can be done during regular Fitness Center hours. Inquire at the Fitness Center counter. Climbing gear provided.

Belay

What is it? A variety of techniques used to exert tension on the climbing rope being used to keep a climber safe from harm by preventing them from falling. Every top rope climber must have a certified belayer.

Belay Certification Course

Belay passes are avaible by taking a belay certification course from the Fitness Center for $25.This course teaches the safety and skills necessary to belay other climbers. Inquire at the Fitness Center counter. Course limited to four people per course. Day pass or current membership required, in addition to course fee. Option: enroll in for credit Rock Climbing class (PHED 155), see below.

Once you are belay certified you can assist other top rope climbers. Climbers often obtain belay passes together so they can provide belay assistance to each other.

For Credit Classes

Rock Climbing - Beginning (PHED 155)

See current class schedule for details.

An introduction to rock climbing equipment with practice in basic rock climbing skills and belaying. Upon successful completion students will be issued a belay pass.

  • Tuition rates apply.
  • Register during quarterly registration period.
  • Belay pass issued on completion of class.

Group Rentals

Available on Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm.

Schedule a group rental for birthday parties, businesses, athletics, boy/girl scouts, etc. Rates based on time and number of belay staff needed.

Community Classes

LCC provides opportunities for children and adult climbing classes.

See Kids Classes page for details.

Full and part-time students are already members!


Red Devils Athletics

Official LCC Athletics site.


  Hours

Fitness Center

Mon - Thu 6 am - 7 pm
Fri 6 am - 5 pm
Sat 8 am - 5 pm
Sun closed

Top Rope Climbing

Mon - Thu 12 - 2 pm, 4 - 6 pm
Fri 12 - 2 pm
Sat 8 am - 1 pm
Sun closed

Bouldering permitted during Fitness Center hours.

Myklebust Gym

Mon-Fri 10 am - 1 pm
Sat/Sun closed


Disclaimer
Climbers must prove competence at any time under Fitness Center Manager request, to ensure necessary skills have not been lost over time. If climber proves incompetent, Fitness Center Manager may revoke climbing privileges.


Contact Fitness Center

  Jarad Miller, Fitness Center Manager

  360.442.2245
  jsmiller@lowercolumbia.edu

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