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Emory Rock Climbing Arena

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The climbing arena is located on the 1st floor of the George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center adjacent to the basketball arena.  The arena includes a variety of challenges including corners and overhangs. The climbing wall was completely renovated in March 1997 to be textured to feel like real stone and provide a larger indoor climbing arena.


JANUARY 22 - MAY 10* 

Mondays - Thursdays 4:30PM - 8:30PM

Fridays 5:00PM - 7:00PM

*The Wall will be closed for Spring Break March 11 - 15, 2019*

Click HERE for Spring Semester Facility Hours

 Climbing Wall Rules

  • All belayers must hold a current belay certification through Emory Recreation & Wellness and are required to check-in with a valid ID upon entrance to the climbing arena.
  • Shirts must be worn at all times in the climbing arena.
  • Non-marking, closed toed, athletic or climbing shoes only. No barefoot climbing.
  • Secure loose clothing, jewelry/glasses and remove all objects from pockets before climbing.
  • No food, drink, or gum/candy is allowed in the climbing wall area.
  • All personal equipment must be approved by the climbing wall staff.
  • Climbing in the climbing wall area outside of regular hours is prohibited.
  • Please be courteous and respectful to other participants.
  • Children 8 yrs and older are allowed to climb with a parent signed waiver. Parents MUST remain at the climbing wall with their children!
  • Climb safely and have fun!