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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 / Recreation 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 / Recreation Pass
    Hours
  • Summer (April 22 - October)
    Monday, Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday & SundayCLOSED
  • Winter (November 6 - April 21)
    Monday & Wednesday8:30am - 9:00pm
    Tuesday & Thursday8:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Saturday (Starts December 2nd)5pm-9pm
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Drop-In Info

  • Junior Rock Rats Class

    General Info
    Location Red Brick Recreation Center
    Ages › Youths
    Times
    Thursdays › 3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Costs & Other Info
    Spring Session › $114 ($108 online)
    Drop in › $16
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Lessons / Classes

Youth Lessons / Classes

A.R.O.C.K. Outdoor Climbing Ages: 8 years and up Tuesdays @ 9:00am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 8 years and up
Dates › June 26 – August 7
Times
Tuesdays › 9:00am - 4:00pm
Costs & Other Info
One day registration › $110 ($101 Online)
Contact
Jeremy Graham Instructor
970-920-5140
A.R.O.C.K. Outdoor Climbing Details
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. We only do top-roped climbing in the outdoor setting, and all partici...
Bike and Climb Ages: 7 & up [max 4 kids] Wednesday @ 8:45am (Class)
General Info
Ages › 7 & up [max 4 kids]
Dates › June 27 – July 25
Times
Wednesday › 8:45am - 2:00pm
Costs & Other Info
One-day registration › $69 ($66 Online)
Bike and Climb Details
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 equ...
Core/Train/Climb Class Thursdays @ 12:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Thursdays › 12:00pm - 1:00Pm
Costs & Other Info
Red Brick admission is required
Contact
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Core/Train/Climb Class 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, 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 Ages: 5-7 Mondays @ 8:45am (Lesson)
General Info
Ages › 5-7
Dates › June 25 – August 6
Times
Mondays › 8:45am - 1pm
Costs & Other Info
One-day Registration › $62 ($59 Online)
Contact
Jeremy Graham
970-920-5140
Junior A.R.O.C.K. Outdoor Climbing Details
Outdoor climbing adventure for kids ages 5-7. This a great opportunity to get young kids out on real rock and learn about how to stay safe and have fun. We will do top rope climbing with harnesses and helmets. Kids will learn the basics of safety and being in a outdoor climbing environment. All instructors are first aid trained and AMGA certified. Meet and return to the Red Brick Recreation Depart...
Junior Rock Rats Class Ages: 4-6 Thursdays @ 3:30pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › 4-6
Times
Thursdays › 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Costs & Other Info
Spring Session › $114 ($108 Online)
Drop in › $16
Contact
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Junior Rock Rats Class Details
Please click the register now button for current classes.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 reg...
Private Lesson (Lesson)
General Info
Contact
Jeremy Graham
970-920-5140
Private Lesson 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. 
Refund/Registration Policy For Indoor/Outdoor Classes
General Info
Refund/Registration Policy For Indoor/Outdoor Classes 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 - Max. of 10 kids Wednesdays @ 4:00pm (Class)
General Info
Ages › 8 years and up - Max. of 10 kids
Times
Wednesdays › 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Costs & Other Info
Spring Session › $194 ($184 Online)
Drop in › $26
Contact
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Rock Rats Advanced Class(Invite Only) 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. Fall Session: September 6-December 21, Registration Opens: August 1,2017, Days off: November 20-23 Winter Session: January 8-March 22, Registration Opens: December 1, 2017, Days off: February 19, March 26-30 Sprin...
Rock Rats Beg/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
Spring Session › $170 ($162 Online)
Drop in › $25
Contact
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Rock Rats Beg/Intermediate Class(Invite Only) 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 holidays. Fall Session: September 6-December 21, Registration Opens: August 1,2017, Days off: November 20-23 Winter Session: January 8-March 22, Registration Opens: December 1, 2017, Days off: February 19, March ...
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
Spring Session › $148 ($144 Online)
Drop in › $21
Contact
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Rock Rats Beginner Class 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 holidays. Classes meet one day a week on the specific day registered for. Fall Session: September 6-December 21, Regi...

Adult Lessons / Classes

Core/Train/Climb Class Thursdays @ 12:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Thursdays › 12:00pm - 1:00Pm
Costs & Other Info
Red Brick admission is required
Contact
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Core/Train/Climb Class 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, 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
Contact
Jeremy Graham
970-920-5140
Private Lesson 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. 
Refund/Registration Policy For Indoor/Outdoor Classes
General Info
Refund/Registration Policy For Indoor/Outdoor Classes 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...

Senior Lessons / Classes

Core/Train/Climb Class Thursdays @ 12:00pm (Class)
General Info
Times
Thursdays › 12:00pm - 1:00Pm
Costs & Other Info
Red Brick admission is required
Contact
Jeremy Graham Instructor
Core/Train/Climb Class 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, 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
Contact
Jeremy Graham
970-920-5140
Private Lesson 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. 

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

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 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

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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