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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 Wall @ the Red Brick

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110 East Hallam St (Suite 135)
Aspen, CO 81611
Admission Required Recreation Pass
  • Covid-19 Reopening Hours
    Monday - FridayBy Reservation Only
  • Holiday Hours
    New Year's Eve10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    New Year's DayClosed
    July 4thClosed
    Thanksgiving DayClosed
    Friday after ThanksgivingClosed
    Christmas Eve10:00am - 1:00pm
    Christmas DayClosed
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Youth Classes

Rock Rats Beginner Class Ages: 6 years and up - Max. of 6 kids Mondays / Tuesdays / Thursdays @ 4:15pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › 6 years and up - Max. of 6 kids
Dates › April 4 – May 10
MondaysJeremy: 4:15pm - 5:30pm
TuesdaysJeremy: 4:15pm - 5:30pm
ThursdaysJeremy: 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Costs & Other Info
Spring Session › $165 ($157 Online)
Three Separate Classes - choose the day of the week you prefer. 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. No classes on observed holidays. Classes meet one day a week on the specific day registered for. Online registration required. No daily drop ...
Rock Rats Intermediate Ages: 8 years and up,Invite Only Wednesdays @ 2:30pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › 8 years and up,Invite Only
Dates › April 7 – May 12
WednesdaysJeremy: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Costs & Other Info
Spring Session › $180 ($171 Online)
Int/Adv class for ages 8 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. Online registration required. No daily drop in's allowed. Spring Session: 4/7 - 5/12/2021

The Climbing Tower at the ARC is Currently Unavailable Due To Covid-19 Restrictions.

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. 

Public open climbing times on the Arc Tower! Get certified to use the 4 station auto belay tower with your own gear. You must be 16 years and older to get certified. Anyone under 18 will have to have a parent sign a waiver to be able to participate on their own. Anyone under 16 needs to have a certified adult present to utilize the tower. You can get certified anytime of day when we are open. Certification is subject to staff approval and we have the right to refuse certification if safety factors are a concern during the test. Check in with the guest services staff at the front desk about getting certified.
Open climbing times are only available outside the scheduled attendant times on the tower. Open Tower climbing will close at 8:30 each night.
No open climb during these times: Monday- Friday 4:00-6:00PM and Saturday 12:00-4:00PM. Sunday is closed for open climbing.

PLEASE NOTE: Liquid chalk is provided free of charge during the open session times. Loose chalk is not allowed! Please leave your chalk bags at home.

Private Lessons: Indoors or outside (limited availability). Customized lessons offered for any climbing topic. Please call 970-920-5140 to schedule your lesson.

Training Room at the Red Brick: Trango Prodigy board, Beastmaker 1000 and 2000 hang boards, Atomik Yaniro board, Atomik Bomb holds, Peg board, Crack features. Also equipped with yoga mats, weight bars, hand weights, Iron Man adjustable workout bench, TRX strap, bungee cords, fit balls, foam rollers. Carpet bonded foam floor for workouts and stretching. We also have So Ill Iron Palm hangboard/campus board, Metolius 3 tier wood campus board set on Moon board specs, Metolius beginner campus rungs.

Get the Trango Prodigy and Beastmaker Hangboard Apps on your phone and start training today!

Climbing Wall @ the Red Brick

3,100 square feet of climbing surface for all levels and abilities. We have top rope, lead and tons of bouldering routes as well as great training set ups including pull up bars, campus board, hang boards, systems board, TRX, weights, bombs and rock rings. We offer classes for kids and adults and do outdoor climbing too!

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