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.
Academic Year Climbing Wall Hours
Valid August 21 - December 6, 2017 and January 8 - April 25, 2018
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 7 - 10 PM
Sunday 2 - 5 PM
Swim Meet and Holiday Wall Closures
- December 7, 2017 - January 7, 2018
- Sunday, January 21, 2018
- Monday - Wednesday, February 12 - 14, 2018
- Sunday - Sunday, March 4 - 11, 2018
- The last day of the climbing season is Wednesday, April 25
Read about the climbing wall on The RecWell Wire.
Climbing Wall Memberships
One semester (fall or spring) memberships for the climbing wall can be purchased at the Student Recreation Center or Perry Field House Welcome Desks or online at RecTrac.
- Semester Pass: $40.00
- Day Pass: $5.00
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 access to equipment and 2 staff members for up to 15 climbers. An additional staff member is required for every additional 5 climbers.
BGSU Student Organization/Office/Department: $58 per hour (2 hour minimum booking required)
Community Groups: $73 per hour (2 hour minimum booking required)
Additional Belay-Trained Staff Member: $10 per additional hour(s)
Rental includes access to equipment and 2 belay-trained staff members for up to 15 climbers. An additional staff member is required for every additional 5 climbers.