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Locations + Costs & Hours

Available @ the following locations: (Click the links to see more info about that facility or click the + icon to view basic info for that facility)

The Climbing Tower @ the ARC

View Address / Hours / Costs
Address
0861 Maroon Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
Costs
Admission Required Daily Admission / Fun Pass
    Hours
  • Summer (June - Mid August)
    7 Days a WeekNoon - 6:00pm
  • Winter / Off-Season
    Monday - Friday3:30pm - 6:00pm
    SaturdayNoon - 6:00pm
    SundayNoon - 5:45pm

The Climbing Wall @ the Red Brick

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Address
110 East Hallam St (Suite 135)
Aspen, CO 81611
Costs
Admission Required Daily Admission / Fun Pass
    Hours
  • Summer (May - October)
    Monday - Thursday8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday & SundayCLOSED
  • Winter (November - April)
    Monday & Wednesday8:30am - 9:00pm
    Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    SaturdayCLOSED
    SundayCLOSED
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Drop-In Info

  • Junior Rock Rats Class

    General Info
    Location Red Brick Recreation Center
    Ages › Youths
    Times
    Mondays › 3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Thursdays › 3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Costs
    For the month › $55 ($52 online)
    Drop in › $15
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Classes / Lessons

Youth Classes / Lessons

A.R.O.C.K. Outdoor Climbing 2015 Ages: 8 years and up Tuesdays @ 9:00am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › Ages 8 years and up
Dates › July 7 – August 11
Times
Tuesdays › 9:00am - 4:00pm
Costs
One day registration › $104 ($98 online)
A.R.O.C.K. Outdoor Climbing 2015 Info
The City of Aspen Recreation Department takes kids ages 8 and up out on the real rocks of Independence Pass. Join head climbing instructor Jeremy Graham for a day of climbing in the mountains surrounding Aspen. Learn the basics of knots, rope work, belaying, rappelling, and "leave no trace" principals of outdoor recreation. No experience or technical equipment is needed to part...
Bike and Climb Ages: 7 & up [max 4 kids] Wednesdays @ 8:45am (Class)
General Info
Ages › Ages 7 & up [max 4 kids]
Dates › July 1 – August 12
Times
Wednesdays › 8:45am - 2:00pm
Costs
One-day registration › $65 ($63 online)
Bike and Climb Info
Kids must have their own bike and be able to ride about 5 miles to attend this program. We will meet and return to the Red Brick facility each day. Kids will be required to have water, lunch, snacks, sun screen, and rain jacket in a day pack that they can ride their bike with. Please make sure kids have closed toed shoes. Please don’t wear sandals, crocs, or flip flops. All the technical e...
Core and Climb Class Thursdays @ 12:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Thursdays › 12:00pm - 1:00Pm
Costs
Red Brick admission is required
Core and Climb Class Info
Come improve your climbing movement in a fun, safe environment. Class consists of a warm up, core strengthening, and climbing related exercises. We will then focus on some basic climbing technique drills/games to build skills using just bouldering (i.e. no ropes), all skill levels welcome, shoes are available for rental. Class is for all levels, and activities will be based on where you are with...
Junior A.R.O.C.K. Outdoor Climbing 2015 Ages: age 5-7 Mondays @ 9:00am (Lesson)
This Lesson is not currently active. Lessons start on July 6, 2015.
General Info
Ages › Ages age 5-7
Dates › July 6 – August 17 / July 20 / August 3
Times
Mondays › 9:00am - 1:00pm
Costs
One-day registration › $60 ($57 online)
Junior A.R.O.C.K. Outdoor Climbing 2015 Info
Unique opportunity for kids 5-7 years old to climb outside in a beautiful and safe setting with a qualified instructor. All participants will be harnessed in on a top rope set-up and wear helmets for safety. All technical climbing equipment will be provided.Max of 4 kids per day.Cancellations: For a 100% refund, cancellation must be made 7 days before scheduled trip. A 50% ref...
Junior Rock Rats Class Ages: 4-6 Mondays / Thursdays @ 3:30pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › Ages 4-6
Times
Mondays › 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Thursdays › 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Costs
For the month › $55 ($52 online)
Drop in › $15
Junior Rock Rats Class Info
Please click the register now button for current classes. Some days and times are changing and not everything is currently running.Kids will come away from this class with more self-confidence, a lot of new friends, basic climbing techniques, safety awareness, and the ability to have fun in an alternative sports setting. Drop-ins are only available if the class is not fully booked. No classes ...
PLEASE READ FOR CHANGES TO THE ROCK RATS CLIMBING CLASSES. STARTS SEPT SESSION. (Class)
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PLEASE READ FOR CHANGES TO THE ROCK RATS CLIMBING CLASSES. STARTS SEPT SESSION. Info
WE ARE CHANGING OUR CLIMBING PROGRAMS TO ADD SOME ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS AND LEVELS. THE NEW CLASSES AND TIMES WILL START FOR THE SEPTEMBER SESSION. THE AUGUST SESSION WILL BE THE LAST TIME FOR THE CURRENT CLASS TIMES AND DAYS. PLEASE CONTACT JEREMY IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CHANGES. THE REGISTER NOW BUTTONS WILL STILL TAKE YOU TO THE ACTIVE REGISTRATION SITE AND YOU WILL SEE THE CURRENT L...
Private Lesson (Lesson)
General Info
Costs
Private Lesson Info
Please call for details and rates on private lessons. Lessons are available for all levels of experience and varied topics can be covered depending on the goal of the participants. 
Rock Rats Advanced Class(Invite Only) Ages: 8 years and up - Max. of 10 kids Wednesdays @ 4:00pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › Ages 8 years and up - Max. of 10 kids
Times
Wednesdays › 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Costs
For the month › $94 ($89 online)
Drop in › $25
Rock Rats Advanced Class(Invite Only) Info
Advanced class for kids who have mastered the intermediate skills progression and are ready to take climbing to a whole new level. Coach invite and skills assessment to enter this class. Sign up policy: Register online for discount.Sign up by 18th of each month for current class participants to hold their spot. Open enrollment for new participants is the 18th of each month.  You must ...
Rock Rats Beginner Class Ages: 6 years and up - Max. of 6 kids Mondays / Thursdays @ 4:15pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › Ages 6 years and up - Max. of 6 kids
Times
Mondays › 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Thursdays › 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Costs
For the month › $70 ($68 online)
Drop in › $20
Rock Rats Beginner Class Info
Kids will come away from this class with more self-confidence, a lot of new friends, basic climbing techniques, safety awareness, and the ability to have fun in an alternative sports setting. Drop-ins are only available if the class is not fully booked. No classes on observed holidays. Classes meet one day a week on the specific day registered for. If you want to do 2 classes a week, th...
Rock Rats Intermediate Class(Invite Only) Ages: 7 years and up,Invite Only Wednesdays @ 2:30pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › Ages 7 years and up,Invite Only
Times
Wednesdays › 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Costs
For the month › $83 ($79 online)
Drop in › $23
Rock Rats Intermediate Class(Invite Only) Info
Intermediate class for ages 7 and up. This is an invite only class for kids who are aspiring to become better rock climbers. Bring your own gear if you have it. No classes on observed holidays. Invite only to aspiring young climbers. Sign up policy: Register online for discount.Sign up by 18th of each month for current class participants to hold their spot. Open enrollment for new particip...

Adult Classes / Lessons

Core and Climb Class Thursdays @ 12:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Thursdays › 12:00pm - 1:00Pm
Costs
Red Brick admission is required
Core and Climb Class Info
Come improve your climbing movement in a fun, safe environment. Class consists of a warm up, core strengthening, and climbing related exercises. We will then focus on some basic climbing technique drills/games to build skills using just bouldering (i.e. no ropes), all skill levels welcome, shoes are available for rental. Class is for all levels, and activities will be based on where you are with...
Private Lesson (Lesson)
General Info
Costs
Private Lesson Info
Please call for details and rates on private lessons. Lessons are available for all levels of experience and varied topics can be covered depending on the goal of the participants. 

Senior Classes / Lessons

Core and Climb Class Thursdays @ 12:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Thursdays › 12:00pm - 1:00Pm
Costs
Red Brick admission is required
Core and Climb Class Info
Come improve your climbing movement in a fun, safe environment. Class consists of a warm up, core strengthening, and climbing related exercises. We will then focus on some basic climbing technique drills/games to build skills using just bouldering (i.e. no ropes), all skill levels welcome, shoes are available for rental. Class is for all levels, and activities will be based on where you are with...
Private Lesson (Lesson)
General Info
Costs
Private Lesson Info
Please call for details and rates on private lessons. Lessons are available for all levels of experience and varied topics can be covered depending on the goal of the participants. 

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Youth / Adult Climbing

The Aspen Recreation Department is pleased to offer climbing at two different locations: Aspen's largest indoor climbing facility at the Red Brick Recreation Center with over 3,100 square feet of climbing surface, and our 32 foot Climbing Tower at the Aspen Recreation Center with 4 auto belays.

Private lessons are available for beginner through expert levels. Customized lessons offered for any climbing topic.

Climbing Tower @ the ARC › Additional Info

Come climb with us on our 32 foot climbing tower! All ages and ability levels are welcome! You can ring the bell at the top once or you can play with us all afternoon! 

Our climbing tower is equipped with four autobelay devices that range in level of difficulty to suit all abilities. 

A friendly climbing attendant, climbing shoes, and a climbing harness are all included in the cost of daily admission. 

Climbing Wall @ the Red Brick › Additional Info

3,100 square feet of climbing surface

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