Ohio Rock Climbing Walls & Climbing Gyms

Directory of Rock Climbing Walls and Climbing Gyms Located in Ohio.

Rock Climbing in Ohio

Akron

University of Akron Student Rec and Wellness Center Climbing Wall

The Climbing Wall is available, during open hours, to all currently enrolled University of Akron students and Student Recreation and Wellness Center members who are 18 years of age or older.

(330) 972-2348

www3.uakron.edu

University of Akron 382 Carroll St Akron, OH 44325

Ash

Climbing Wall at the Blue Ash Recreation Center

Blue Ash Recreation Center features 1,400 square feet of climbing space that is 30 feet tall. Top rope (and lead climbing routes) with 5 stations and bouldering (unharnessed climbing).

(513) 745-8550

www.blueash.com

4433 Cooper Road Blue Ash, OH 45242

Ashland

Ashland University Climbing Wall

The Climbing Wall, built by Entre Prise, Inc., consists of a 12’ bouldering wall and five 24’ top rope courses to accommodate multiple users of every ability. The “naturals” in the wall actually let the climber use the wall to climb instead of simply using standard climbing holds. To vary the texture, difficulty, and diversity of the routes, our holds come from numerous manufacturing companies and routes are changed as often as possible.

(419) 289-5440

www.ashland.edu

401 College Ave Ashland, OH 44805

Athens

Outdoor Pursuits Indoor Climbing Wall

The Outdoor Pursuits Indoor climbing wall is located in the lobby of the Charles J. Ping Student Recreation Center. The wall is double sided and 36 feet tall by 13 feet wide, offering approximately 936 square feet of climbing area. The climbing wall is a state-of-the art design that combines integrate synthentic rock with more than 400 potential hand and foot holds.

(740) 593-1000

www.ohio.edu

Ohio University Ping Recreation Center South Green Dr. Athens, OH 45701

Bowling Green

Bowling Green State University Climbing Wall

The climbing wall is a highlight of the Student Recreation Center, at 35 feet tall, opportunities are offered for novice, intermediate, and advanced climbers. The climbing competition in the spring gives climbers the opportunity to test their skills against others in a friendly competitive event.

(419) 372-2711

www.bgsu.edu

Bowling Green State University 1411 Ridge Road Bowling Green, OH 43403

Centerville

Washington Township Recreation Center Climbing Wall

The Climbing Wall has seven ropes that can be used to climb routes of varying difficulty. The wall is 24 feet high by 36 feet wide.

(937) 433-0130

www.washingtontwp.org

895 Miamisburg-Centerville Road Centerville OH 45459

Cincinnati

Beechmont Racquet Club

Beechmont Racquet Club features a 36' high climbing wall. Routes have been designed with all skill levels in mind.

(513) 528-5700

www.beechmontracquetclub.com

435 Ohio Pike Cincinnati, OH 45255

Cincinnati

Climb Time of Blue Ash

There are two styles of climbing available at Climb Time: top-roping and bouldering. Indoor climbing gym features 15, 30, 45 and 60 degree boulder walls.

(513) 891-4850

www.ctoba.com

10898 Kenwood Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45242

Cincinnati

RockQuest Climbing Center

Indoor climbing gym that features approximately 20,000 sq. ft. of climbing surface for beginner, intermediate, and advanced, including: Vertical heights of 18 - 45 ft. (over 4 stories) Routes from 18 ft. to over 80 ft. Roofs, overhangs, cracks, and flakes. Approx. 60 top ropes. Over 5,000 sq. ft. of leadable area. Large bouldering area. Walls built to exceed CWIG standards. 3 "High Ropes" Experiential Based Learning Activities.

(513) 733-0123

rockquest.com

3475 East Kemper Road Cincinnati, OH 45241

Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati Climbing Wall

The Climbing Wall, built by Nicros, Inc., consists of two, 28' and four, 40' belay bars to accommodate multiple users. The WestCoast Wall offers varied terrain and features that provide a full spectrum of climbing experiences. The "naturals" in the wall give the climber the option to use the wall or the standard climbing holds to navigate routes/problems.

The Bouldering Wall is an expertly carved surface that enables climbers to feel as if they are climbing on natural rock. The climbing and bouldering wall areas total approximately 2,000 square feet of climbing space.

(513) 556-6000

www.uc.edu

University of Cincinnati Campus Recreation Center 2820 Bearcat Way Cincinnati, OH 45221-0017

Columbus

Life Time Fitness Columbus

Fitness club that features an indoor climbing wall.

(614) 428-6000

clubs.lifetimefitness.com/Columbus/11265/

3900 Easton Station Columbus, OH 43219

Columbus

Scioto Audubon Metro Park Climbing Wall

The park has the largest free outdoor climbing wall in the United States available for experienced climbers to enjoy. The three towers and two arches of the main climbing wall reach a height of 35 feet, and extend over 6,100 square feet. Climbers must bring their own gear and equipment, including ropes, and must sign a liability waiver before using the wall for the first time.

(614) 891-0700

www.metroparks.net/parkssciotoaudubon.aspx

395 W, Whittier Street Columbus, OH 43215

Columbus

Tom W. Davis Climbing Center

The Tom W. Davis Climbing Center features two state-of-the-art climbing walls, providing challenges and fun for beginning and experienced climbers alike. All climbing is on a drop-in basis including the main climbing wall, and the ice wall.

(614) 292-7671

recsports.osu.edu

855 Woody Hayes Drive Columbus, OH 43201

Columbus

Vertical Adventures Rock Climbing

Vertical Adventures Rock Climbing gym features: 4000 sq. ft of varied climbing terrain, Separate lead and bouldering areas, Top ropes 25' high, Lessons from beginner through expert, Complete pro-shop.

(614) 888-8393

www.verticaladventuresohio.com

6295 Busch Blvd. Columbus, OH 43229

Crooksville

Crooksville Recreation Center Climbing Wall

The Crooksville Recreation Center features an indoor Climbing Wall.

(740) 982-3510

www.crooksville.com

100 South Buckeye St. Crooksville, OH 43731

Dayton

ORC Indoor Climbing Wall

The indoor climbing facility is FREE for students, faculty, staff, and alumni with a current Wright1 Card. There is a $5.33 daily guest fee; all guests must be accompanied by a current Wright1 Card holder. The gym accompodates both beginner climbers as well as advanced, with routes ranging from 5.4-5.11 and bouldering routes from beginner to advanced.

(937) 775-5019

www.wright.edu

Wright State University 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Dayton

Urban Krag Fock Climbing Center

Urban Krag Fock Climbing Center features 8000 square feet of textured and sculpted vertical terrain with heights ranging from 28 to 56 feet. Gym also has an inclined bouldering wall for both advanced and beginner climbers.

(937) 224-KRAG (5724)

urbankrag.com

125 Clay St Dayton, OH 45402

Euclid

Cleveland Rock Gym

Cleveland Rock Gym is an indoor climbing gym located in Euclid, Ohio.

(216) 692-3300

www.clevelandrockgym.com

21200 St. Clair, Building B3 Euclid, OH 44117

Granville

Columbus Outdoor Pursuits

Columbus Outdoor Pursuits has its own Climbing Wall located in Licking County, just outside Granville, Ohio, where they hold weekly Wall Sessions year round. These sessions are a place to practice or learn in an open and social atmosphere.

(614) 288-9658

www.outdoor-pursuits.org

Granville, OH

Kent

Kent State University Climbing Wall

The climbing wall is 35 feet high and has 12 different climbing stations.

www.kent.edu

Kent State University Kent, OH 44242

Oberlin

Oberlin College Climbing Wall

In the central atrium of Philips Center stands a four-sided, 25-foot pillar with more than 1,000 holds of all shapes and sizes - enough routes for climbers of any ability to challenge themselves and have fun. A 360-square-foot bouldering cave offers additional opportunities to develop strength and climbing skills. Qualified students provide instruction in bouldering, climbing, belaying, and even lead climbing.

(440) 775-8121

new.oberlin.edu

200 Woodland St Oberlin College & Conservatory, Oberlin, OH 44074

Oxford

Miami University Climbing Wall

Indoor climbing gym and bouldering area located at Miami University.

(513) 529-1430

www.units.muohio.edu

Miami University Oxford, OH 45056

Peninsula

Kendall Cliffs

Kendall Cliffs is a Nicros designed gym that has a combination of textured plywood and “natural” rock surfaces. Indoor gym has 7,000 square feet of climbing surface with a peak height of 35 feet. The most unique feature of the facility is a 35-foot high arch traversing the span of the building. Climbing gym offers top roping and lead climbing to keep even the most advanced climbers challenged. There is also a large rock bouldering cave.

(330) 655-5489

kendallcliffs.com

60 Kendall Park Road Peninsula, OH 44264

Toledo

University of Toledo Climbing Wall

Indoor climbing gym located at the University of Toledo Climbing Wall.

(419) 530-3700

www.utoledo.edu

University of Toledo 2801 West Bancroft Street Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Vandalia

Vandalia Recreation Center Climbing Wall

The VRC climbing wall is 27 feet tall and is sure to be a challenge for any climber, novice or experienced.

(937) 415-2340

www.ci.vandalia.oh.us

Vandalia Recreation Center 1111 Stonequarry Road Vandalia, OH 45414

Westerville

Westerville Community Center Climbing Wall

Westerville Community Center features an indoor climbing wall.

(614 )901-6500

www.westerville.org

Westerville Community Center 350 N. Cleveland Ave. Westerville, OH 43082

Youngstown

Youngstown State University Indoor Rock Climbing Wall

One of the tallest in the state of Ohio at 53’. Program mix will include eight climbing routes and a 46’ rappelling platform. One-third of the lower wall is designed for bouldering opportunities.

877-GO-TO-YSU

www.ysu.edu

Youngstown State University One University Plaza Youngstown, OH, 44555