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Climbing Center

The Climbing Center features two 54’ climbing towers and a large bouldering area which totals over 2,600 square feet of climbing terrain. 

The Climbing Center will be closed October 28-30 as we improve our bouldering facility space. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Click here for Climbing Center open hours

FREE WEEK: The first week of every semester is free to climb, and all semester memberships are $10 off!


Instructional Clinics and Events:

  • Belay Clinics
  • Introduction to Climbing
  • Flash Fest
  • Halloween Climb
  • and so many more! Click the link for up-to-date event information

Not able to make one of the scheduled clinic dates?

Not a problem! If you and/or a group of friends would like to learn how to rock climb, belay, or lead climb you can now schedule a private clinic. 

Send us an email to outdoorcenter@txstate.edu containing the information outlined below:

  • Type of requested clinic
  • Date and time of requested clinic
  • Number of participants

Requests will be processed as soon as possible!


Membership and Day Pass Fees

Pass Type Student Non-Student
Semester Pass $50 $60
Semester Pass - Climbing / Group Fitness Combo $75 $85
Day Pass $5 $6
Fall/Spring Combo Year Pass $90 $110

 

NEW Climbing Center / Group Fitness Combo Semester Pass: Get the best of both worlds! Unlimited access to the Climbing Center AND Group Fitness Classes all semester long!

Interested in upgrading your Climbing Center Semester Pass to a Combo Semester Pass? Speak with a SRC Front Desk Attendant to upgrade for only $25 (not available online).


What is included in a Climbing Center Membership?

Outdoor Recreation Staff

Climbing Center staff to introduce your experience, and all the equipment to get started climbing!

Flash Fest

Discounted registration to special events (such as Flash Fest), and free access to Belay Clinics!

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Participate in the Vertical Incentive Program (VIP), and earn great prizes through the year as you reach climbing distance milestones!


Contact Information:

  • Climbing Center Front Desk (512) 245-4979

  • For questions pertaining to the Climbing Center please contact: outdoorcenter@txstate.edu

Location: 

  • Student Recreation Center

  • 1011 Academy Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666