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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

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Address
0861 Maroon Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
Costs
Admission Required Daily Admission / Recreation Pass
    Hours
  • Summer (June - Mid August)
    7 Days a WeekNoon - 4:00pm
  • Winter / Off-Season
    Monday - Friday4:00pm - 6:00pm
    SaturdayNoon - 4:00pm
    SundayNoon - 4:00pm

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 / Recreation Pass
    Hours
  • Summer (April - December)
    Monday - Thursday8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday & SundayCLOSED
  • Winter (December 2 - April)
    Monday & Wednesday8:30am - 9:00pm
    Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday (Starts Dec. 7th)5pm-9pm
  • Holiday Hours
    New Year's Eve8:30 am - 3:00 pm
    New Year's DayClosed
    July 4thClosed
    Thanksgiving DayClosed
    Friday after ThanksgivingClosed
    Christmas Eve8:30am - 3:00pm
    Christmas Day - 12/25Closed
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Lessons / Classes   Youth

Private Lesson (Lesson)
General Info
Contact
Jeremy Graham
970-920-5140
Details
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. 
Red Brick Rock Thursdays @ 12:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Thursdays › 12:00pm - 1:00Pm
Costs & Other Info
Red Brick admission is required
Instructor
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Details
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, rental climbing shoes are available free of charge for class participants. Class is for all levels, and act...
Refund/Registration Policy For Indoor/Outdoor Classes
General Info
Details
Indoor Climbing Class Registration and Refund Policy: Current class participates have until the 18th of each month to sign up for the next session. Open enrollment for new participates opens on the 18th of each month. First come, first served. Any cancellations after the session starts will be pro rated. Outdoor Climbing Program Registration and Refund Policy: Register online or in person. Cancell...
Rock Rats Advanced Class(Invite Only) Ages: 8 years and up Wednesdays @ 4:00pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › 8 years and up
Times
Wednesdays › 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Costs & Other Info
Drop in › $26
Instructor
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Details
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. No classes on observed single day holidays as well as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and Spring break weeks.  Fall Session: September-December,Open Registration: August 1 Winter Session: January-March, Open R...
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
Times
Mondays › 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Tuesdays › 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Thursdays › 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Costs & Other Info
Drop in › $21
Instructor
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Details
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 single day holidays as well as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and Spring break weeks. Classes meet one day a week...
Rock Rats Intermediate Class(Invite Only) Ages: 8 years and up,Invite Only Wednesdays @ 2:30pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › 8 years and up,Invite Only
Times
Wednesdays › 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Costs & Other Info
Drop in › $25
Instructor
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Details
Beg/Intermediate 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 single day holidays as well as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and Spring break weeks.  Fall Session: September-December, Open Registration: August 1 Winter Session: January-March, Open Registration: December...

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. 

NEW: 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 Tower @ the ARC

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 auto belay devices that range in level of difficulty. 

A friendly climbing attendant, climbing shoes, and a climbing harness are all included in the cost of daily admission during scheduled times. Monday-Friday 4:00PM-6:00PM Saturday and Sunday 12:00PM-4:00PM

NEW: 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.

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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