Kids Reach New Heights at These Indoor Rock Climbing Walls in Chicagoland

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Rock climbing is an amazing workout for kids’ minds and bodies alike! These local spots give them a chance to safely scale the walls. From rock climbing walls inside local gyms to dedicated facilities offering lessons, parties, and more, we’ve got the scoop on spots where kids can rock climb all over the Chicagoland area.

Indoor Rock Climbing Walls in Chicagoland

Annerino Community Center
Bolingbrook Park District
201 Recreation Drive
Bolingbrook, IL
(630) 739-0272
Open climb and lessons. Resident and non-resident rates.

Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center
Glen Ellyn Park District
800 St. Charles Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 317-0130
As of July 13, 2021, the Ackerman Alps climbing wall is still closed. Check the website for updates.

Climb On
18120 Harwood Avenue
Homewood, IL 60430
(708) 798-9994
Dedicated rock climbing facility with day passes, punch cards, and memberships. Variety of top rope, bouldering, and lead climbing walls.

Brooklyn Boulders
100 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 268-0002
and
2121 North Clybourn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 717-5660

Daily and punch card rates at West Loop and Lincoln Park locations in the city. Kids academy and adventure camps offered, too.

UIC Climbing Wall
737 South Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7730
Youth rock climbing camps have been cancelled for 2021, but check back next year.

Courts Plus
Elmhurst Park District
186 South West Avenue
Elmhurst IL, 60126
(630) 993-4722
As of July 13, 2021, the rock climbing program is still suspended. Check the website for updates.

Vertical Endeavors
246 Windy Point Drive
Glendale Heights, IL 60139
(630) 784-9000
Day passes and memberships available, as well as climbing teams, clubs, and camps.

Funtopia Glenview
2050 Tower Drive
Glenview, IL 60026
(224) 432-5435
Online registration highly recommended. Birthday parties, camps, and programs.

The Club at Prairie Stone
5050 Sedge Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
(847) 285-5400
Open wall and climbing classes; see climbing wall page for info. Member and non-member rates.

Funtopia Naperville
2639 Aurora Avenue #103
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 718-4327
Online registration highly recommended. Birthday parties, camps, and programs.

Gizmos Fun Factory
66 Orland Square Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 949-8948
Daily rates include climbing walls and other attractions. Birthday parties, too.

Sportsplex Rock Climbing Wall
11351 West 159th Street
Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 645-7529
Drop-in rock climbing, as well as classes and camps. Resident and non-resident pricing. Ages 5 years and older.

Indoor Rock Climbing Facilities with Multiple Locations

Chicago Athletic Club
Classes, camps, teams and parties. Member and non-member rates.

2040 West North Avenue
Chicagos, IL 60647
(312) 850-9490

3212 North Broadway Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 529-2024

1019 West Diversey Parkway
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 529-2022

4662 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 529-2023

1455 Webster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 850-9491

1380 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 850-4667

1635 West Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 850-4668

Fitness Formula Club
Staffed and unstaffed climbing wall hours for members and non-members. Classes, camps, teams and birthday parties.

140 North Addison Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 882-0140

3228 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 755-3232

3657 North Pine Grove Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 477-3664

1030 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 944-1030

939 West North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 337-1244

1114 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 383-1114

1235 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 640-1235

826 West Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 802-9826

1151 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 360-1151

444 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 627-0444

10 South Clinton Street
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 902-2040

First Ascent
These rock climbing facilities offer recreational classes and parties, as well as day passes, punch cards, and memberships.

3516 N Spaulding Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 564-9815

108 N State St, 4th Floor
Chicago IL, 60602
(312) 285-2337

2950 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 697-9743

4718 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 275-1212

Life Time Fitness
Open climb, climb club, events and birthday parties for members.

601 Burr Ridge Parkway
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 230-0011

1220 Lakeview Drive
Romeoville, IL 60446
(630) 759-9995

16333 South La Grange Road
Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 364-0300

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