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University Recreation

UREC

Climbing Tower

The UREC Climbing Tower is a 28' tall free-standing climbing facility that provides UWGB students with the opportunity to experience the unique challenge of rock climbing right here on campus. At over 800 square feet, the tower has six stations at which students can climb, each with their own unique routes. Constructed in a panel “art-wall” design intended to match the look and feel of natural granite, the UREC Climbing Tower is a feature of campus everyone should experience!

Climbing Tower Policies, Facility Access, and Rental Fees

CLOSED for remainder of spring 2020


Climbing Tower Events

Saturday Open Climb

UREC Climbing Tower
Saturday, 2/7 1:00pm-4:00pm

Join us for a special open day at the UREC Climbing Tower! Take advantage of this open Saturday to bring yourself, friends, and family in to enjoy this unique feature of our campus and the Kress Events Center.
Regular fees apply
 

Mile-High Challenge Week

UREC Climbing Tower
Monday, 3/30 - Friday, 4/3

Register by yourself or with a climbing buddy and attempt to climb one mile on the UREC climbing tower within one week! Complete the 189 climbs within the allotted week and receive a free t-shirt.
Tower open this week M-F 5:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday Open Climb

UREC Climbing Tower
Saturday, 5/9 1:00pm-4:00pm

Join us for a special open day at the UREC Climbing Tower! Take advantage of this open Saturday to bring yourself, friends, and family in to enjoy this unique feature of our campus and the Kress Events Center.
Regular fees apply
 

Belay Clinics

  • Don’t want to wait on staff to climb? Learn how to belay for yourself at the UREC Climbing Tower!
  • Belay Clinics are FREE for students and typically take 2-3 hours.
  • Held on the first and third Monday of every month at 6pm.
  • Please sign up beforehand by visiting the UREC Outdoors Outing Center or speak with tower staff during open hours.

 

Facility Rental

Need somewhere exciting to host a birthday party, fitness day, or other event? Look no further than the UREC Climbing Tower! The tower facility is open and available for rental to university affiliates and community members alike. Click Here to view regular hours tower policies and pricing as well as facility rental information.
Decided you want to go ahead with a facility rental? Complete this form to submit your rental request!