Climbing Wall

Effective March 16, 2020, our recreation and athletics facilities are closed until further notice. This includes the Augustana Fitness Centre, Valhalla Room, Augustana Gym, and the Climbing Wall.

Open to the Public, the Augustana Climbing Wall is a great place for:

  • leisurely recreation
  • strength and endurance training
  • birthday parties
  • team building activities or team windups
  • community groups
  • and more!

Drop by and visit our vibrant, active community! All you need is some gym clothes and a clean pair of runners. We're always happy to see new faces!



  • Climbers are secured in harnesses and by a rope from above


  • Climbers are unsecured and can climb freely to a maximum height of seven feet - crash mats protect a climber's fall


  • Harnesses are available and are included in climbing wall admission
  • Ropes, Gri-gri's and other hardware are maintained and provided by climbing wall staff
  • A limited assortment of climbing shoes and chalk bags is also available for use and is included in climbing wall admission
  • Clean, non-marking running shoes may be used for climbing


  • Our staff are happy to give you climbing tips while ensuring your safety at the wall
  • Each of our staff has received the following training:
    • CPR and First-Aid
    • Climbing wall safety
    • Climbing instruction