Gym Rules

Climbing is inherently dangerous, but our gym rules will help you mitigate that risk.

Rules for Adults

  1. All climbers and guests must check in at the front desk prior to climbing.
  2. All children under 7 must have active adult supervision for the duration of the visit
  3. All children under 12 must have an adult on premises for the duration of the visit.
  4. Any adult who wants to belay must first pass a Belay Test, and may be required to re-certify annually. 
  5. Adults wishing to operate the Auto Belays must first watch the orientation video, sign the release, and be able to demonstrate correct use of the Auto Belays.
  6. Only trained adults, trained children over age 14, and ABC staff members are allowed to operate the Auto Belays.
  7. Immediately report all hazards to a ABC staff member. This includes, but is not limited to, climber misconduct, spinning holds, equipment misuse, spills on floor, etc.
  8. No bouldering on top rope, or auto belay, walls.
  9. Please come to the front desk if you have any further questions or concerns.

Rules for Kids

  1. All climbers and guests must check in at the front desk prior to climbing.
  2. No running
  3. Do not walk under or climb over other climbers, and always be mindful of climbers.
  4. Anyone over the age of 14 who wants to belay must first pass a Belay Test.  Once certified as a ‘Junior Certified Belayer’, 14-18 year olds belayers are still required to have active adult supervision.
  5. Children under the age of 14 are not allowed to operate the Auto Belays.  Please have an adult clip you in and out.
  6. Anyone climbing in the gym must be able to properly demonstrate and utilize a controlled fall. If you do not know how to do one, please ask an ABC staff member.
  7. Please return all equipment and toys to their proper location.
  8. No bouldering on top rope, or auto belay, walls.
  9. No topping out anywhere in the gym.
  10. Please come to the front desk if you have any further questions or concerns.