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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

Climbing wall
Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday, 4:00-7:00pm
Sunday, 5:00-8:00pm

How do I use the Climbing Tower?
  • Upon arrival, scan in at the UREC Front Desk with your UWGB ID card (faculty, staff, students)
  • Upon arrival, check in with your Community Member ID Card (community)
  • Head to the tower desk by the tower and check in with the staff
  • Tell our friendly staff what you need for equipment (all equipment is free of charge)
    • Belay device (must show UWGB belay certification)
    • Harness
    • Climbing shoes
  • Climb! Tower staff will assist you in getting your gear on and belay while you climb.
  • When done, stop back at the tower desk to sign out and return your equipment

Top-Rope Belay Clinics

Register for a Top-Rope Belay Clinic and take your climbing skills to the next level! This clinic suits climbers to belay at the climbing tower and on UREC Outdoors rock climbing trips - not having to wait on staff or trip leaders for belays gives you the freedom to climb more! Complete this clinic and earn your Top-Rope Belay certification on your own or with a friend to open up the possibilities for your own climbing partnership right here at UWGB!

Stop in the Outdoor Adventure Center today, or register for your clinic HERE!

*Only certifies you to belay at UWGB facilities and on UWGB trips - not transferrable to other companies or gyms*

How do you register? Simple!
  • Register for belay clinics at the Outdoor Adventure Center during open hours
  • Clinics are taught most Mondays and Tuesdays - you must be registered beforehand, or the clinic will not run
  • Clinics are scheduled from 4pm-7pm, the more learners in a clinic, the longer it will take
  • Clinics are taught by certified UREC Outdoors staff
  • If you already know how to belay using the P.L.U.S. method, you can opt for a "Test Out" instead of taking the full class - email to schedule a belay test-out
Climbing Wall
Belay Clinic Schedule:
1st & 3rd Monday of every month

2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month

  • Clinic Pricing
    • UWGB Student: Free!
    • UWGB Faculty/Staff: $10
    • Community Member: $15
  • Test Out Pricing
    • UWGB Student: Free!
    • UWGB Faculty/Staff: $5
    • Community Member: $10



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!