Rock Climbing Hours

Safety Course & Orientation Sessions
Sunday at 3 – 5pm

Open Climb Sessions

Monday & Wednesday  7 – 9pm
Sunday  3 – 5pm


Safety First

All Members are required to complete a safety course and orientation prior to participating in recreational climb times. Classes cover the basics of climbing, including vocabulary, and safety tips. It is a great way for nervous beginners to build confidence and for old pros to brush up on their skills.

Sundays at 3-5pm*

*or by appointment when available

Why Climb at the Y?

The Santa Monica Family YMCA Climbing wall provides a new innovative way to exercise close to home.  Climbing develops your spirit, mind, and body, as it challenges your intellect, strengthens your muscles, and builds endurance, balance, & flexibility.

People of all ages and ability can enjoy climbing. Climbing is an exciting, fun, and challenging recreational activity, as well as, an activity providing many healthy benefits.

Through programs associated with our climbing wall, the Santa Monica Family YMCA is dedicated to serving our members by enriching their quality of life.

Climbing Clubs
Climbing clubs are for youth 6 years and older providing instructional climbing and a full body work out.  Climbing clubs teach teamwork, communication skills, muscle strengthening,  problem-solving skills, endurance, and a great way to build self-confidence.

Fridays from 4:30 – 5:15pm

Members: $110/session

Non-Members: $225/session

Online Registration:   CLICK HERE


Contact Information
Y Staff at