Climbing Wall

Spring Semester Memberships are discounted 40% beginning Monday, March 14!

The Student Recreation Center features a 35-foot tall climbing wall that provides opportunities for novice, intermediate, and advanced climbers. Climbers must purchase a Climbing Wall Membership at the SRC Welcome Desk. Belayers are required to pass a skills test and be re-approved by Recreation and Wellness staff annually. Rental opportunities are available.

Spring 2022 Hours
January 10 - April 30 | Monday - Thursday: 6 - 9 PM

  • BGSU Spring Break: March 7 - 10: Closed
  • Exam Week: April 25 - 28: Closed

General Information

  • Day Passes: $5
  • Fall or Spring Semester Memberships: $40 per semester
    • Spring 2022 Semester Memberships are discounted 40% beginning Monday, March 14 to $24
  • All rental equipment is provided FREE of charge.
  • Rental shoes are thoroughly sanitized after each use.
  • Personal chalk is not permitted. Alcohol-based liquid chalk is provided to climbers FREE of charge.
  • Use of street or tennis shoes is strictly prohibited. All climbers must use personal climbing shoes or FREE rental shoes.

Recreation and Wellness Policies | BGSU's Return to Campus Plan

Purchasing a Climbing Wall Pass

  • Semester or day passes are available at the Student Recreation Center Welcome Desk, through the BGSU RecWell app for iPhone or android, or online using the new MyRec portal:
  • BGSU Students, Faculty & Staff: When logging in, select ‘BGSU MyRec Login’ and use your BGSU username and password.
  • Community Members: Contact Julia Adams at to receive your username and password.

Rent the Climbing Wall

The Climbing Wall is a great option to kick organizational meetings up a notch, celebrate team accomplishments, or have a birthday party. The helpful and knowledgeable Outdoor Program staff are trained to belay and provide the encouragement and know-how to make any event effective and memorable. Rental includes complimentary access to climbing equipment and gear.

  • BGSU Student Organization/Office/Department
    $58 per hour
  • Community Groups
    $73 per hour
  • Belay-Trained Staff Member 
    $15 per hour (As determined by SRC Management)

For More Information:
Julia Adams, Coordinator
Member Services and SRC Operations
419-372-7485 |


Updated: 03/25/2022 03:47PM