Climbing Center


The WSU Climbing Center is one of the largest university climbing walls in the Midwest and features:

  • Nearly 6,000 square feet of climbing surface
  • 32 top ropes
  • 2 bouldering walls up to 14ft tall
  • Belay ledge
  • Traditional climbing anchor practice wall

Not just for WSU students, the Climbing Center is open to everyone in our community who is interested in rock climbing.

Participation Waiver


Before participating in any climbing activities, you must fill out and print a Climbing Wall Participant Agreement.

All participants under 14 years of age are required to have a parent or guardian present to use the climbing facility.

Please bring a printed copy of this form to the Climbing Wall Center.

Fall 2022 Hours

The Climbing Center is open:
  • Monday-Friday: 5-9pm
  • Saturday: 12-4pm

We are closed Nov. 24-27 for Thanksgiving Break.

Check our Facebook or Instagram page for most up-to-date Climbing Center Hours.

Rates


You can purchase day passes and memberships online.

All climbing wall sales are subject to MN state tax of 7.375%.

Day passes are $10 or $15 with equipment rental.

An individual membership starts at $50 per month, or bulk packages ranging from $130 to an annual memberships for $380.

Family memberships are also available starting at $75 for children and $200 for adults.

Group Climbing Policy


If you have a group of 8 or more climbers, you'll need to email oerc@winona.edu to schedule the time and session.

This is to ensure we have enough staff present and are able to properly manage risks during climbing sessions.

Reserve Your Climbing Session


Although not required, you may reserve a climbing session. The best way to make a reservation is though the Rock Gym Pro mobile app.

Download the app for IOS or Android.

If you are unable to use the app, then you may sign up below.