Climbing Wall

Climbing Wall Hours of Operation

Regular Fall Hours: October 3 - December 1: Monday - Thursday: 6 - 9 PM

Thursday, November 17: Closed (Swim Meet)

Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday and Thursday, November 23 and 24: Closed

Exam Week: December 5 - 8: Closed

Winter Break: Closed

FREE Climb: January 9 - 19, 2023
Open to all BGSU students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Regular Spring Hours: January 9 - April 21, 2023: Monday - Thursday: 6 - 9 PM

Spring Break: March 6 - 10, 2023: Closed

Exam Week: April 24 - 28, 2023: Closed

Membership and Admission Charges

The newly-renovated 35-foot tall climbing wall offers opportunities for novice, intermediate, and advanced climbers. 

  • Day Passes: $5
  • Fall 2022 Semester Memerships (October 3 - December 1):
    • BGSU Students: $18/semester
    • BGSU Faculty/Staff/Retiree/SRC-Member: $24/semester
    • Non-SRC Member (Adult): $30/semester
    • Non-SRC Member (Child): $18/semester
  • Spring 2023 Semester Memberships (January 9 - April 21):
    • BGSU Students: $30/semester
    • BGSU Faculty/Staff/Retiree/SRC-Member: $40/semester
    • Non-SRC Member (Adult): $50/semester
    • Non-SRC Member (Child): $30/semester
  • 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.
  • Trained staff are available to assist and instruct.
  • Belayers are required to pass a skills test and be re-approved by Recreation and Wellness staff
  • 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: $79 per hour
  • Community Groups: $100 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: 11/15/2022 04:34PM