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Climbing is a great way for kids to develop physical strength and problem-solving skills while boosting self-confidence. Explore these opportunities to get involved.

There is no minimum age to climb, but kids must weigh at least 35 lbs to use the auto belays and be supervised by an adult at all times.

Get Started.

Is your kid new to the vertical world? These options are perfect for getting started.

Day Pass

Grab a day pass to the Power Plant or Steel Shop for an easy and affordable way to climb. No experience is required.



Gravity Lab

Scale 20-foot towers, race up fun walls, and descend through a slide in the Gravity Lab at the Steel Shop.



Intro to Climbing

Take this class to learn essential climbing skills including how to boulder and use the rope climbing walls.



Half Off the Gravity Lab


Every Monday, climb in the Gravity Lab at the Steel Shop for half price!

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Level up.

Are they ready to take it up a notch? Continue to learn and grow with these options.

Summer Camps

Take part in an exciting week of climbing activities and games at the Power Plant in St. Louis or Steel Shop in St. Charles.



Open Practice

Join our team for practice. Meet the coaches, hang out with other climbers, and learn how practices are structured.



Save on Passes


Use this pass at the Power Plant in St. Louis and Steel Shop in St. Charles.

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Reach New Heights.

Are they ready to plug in? Here are some ways to get more involved.


Experience unlimited climbing, exclusive discounts, and so much more at our world-class gyms in St. Louis and St. Charles.



Climbing Team

Develop skills and build meaningful connections on our climbing team at the Power Plant or Steel Shop.



Private Instruction

Develop climbing skills and reach new heights with a personalized plan and one-on-one instruction.



Frequently Asked Questions

What is the minimum age to climb?

Climbers of all ages can use the gyms but must weigh at least 35 pounds to use the auto belays.

Is there a kid’s area at the gym?

Our most kid-friendly climbing area is the Gravity Lab at the Steel Shop! Enjoy gravity-defying fun for the whole family.

Do you offer classes for kids?

Your kid can learn about climbing in our Intro to Climbing class! Get them active and learning in a fun environment.

Do you host birthday parties?

You can celebrate your kid’s birthday by renting the Gravity Lab for an unforgettable experience! Take on the climbing walls and enjoy food and drink in our private party space.

When does the climbing team practice?

The Development Team has two 1.5-hour practices per week, the Intermediate Team has two 2-hour practices per week, and the Competition Team has two 2.5-hour practices and one 2-hour practice per week. Visit the team website to learn more.