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  • Check It Out! We have a new Climbing Route Guide to help you find what's new and the route that matches your ability.

About Us 

One of the highlights of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center is a 34' high, 1,000 square foot climbing wall, which is open to all CSUSB students and SRWC members.

  1. A comprehensive selection of climbing programs and classes.
  2. A great environment for climbers of all experience levels to train and improve their skills.
  3. Free harness, hardware, shoes and chalk bag usage.

Climbing Programs 

Climbing Route Guide

Find out what's new and what routes match your ability.


A fun and challenging traverse across the wall or just part way up the wall instead of ascending the whole wall. Boulder is done short distances from the ground and does not require a belay but may require spotting. Bouldering is a great way to work on your technique. Bouldering is available anytime the SRWC is open to those that are trained and bouldering approved. Just check in with the membership desk and get a wrist band.
Open during SRWC operation hours.

Roped Climbing 

During Roped Climbing, the Climbing Wall Staff will provide all the necessary supervision for belay certified climbers to belay member or for belay certified climbers to use the auto-belay. Staff will not be able to belay members at this time.
Monday - Thursday, 3:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday, 3:30pm - 7:30pm

Staff Belayed Climbing

During Staff Belayed Climbing, the climbing wall staff will be on hand to belay new and current climbers. All equipment is provided. Bouldering is also allowed during Roped Climbing.
Tuesday - Thursday, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Accessible Climbing

We have special training and equipment that can assist people with disabilities to climb our wall. If have a disability and would like to climb our wall please give us 72 notice so we can accommodations.

Climbing Clinics

Belay Clinics - Climbing 101

Learn the basics of belaying and climbing. We will go over climbing commands, belay technique, terminology as well as knots for climbing. This class is required before you can belay on the wall. The clinic is FREE. Classes offered 3 times a week. Already know how to belay? Talk to a climbing Wall Staff on how to challenge the clinic.

Wednesdays 8:00pm - 9:00pm Register Here
Thursdays 8:00pm - 9:00pm
 Register Here

Technique and Training - Climbing 201

This class will teach climbing techniques ranging from basic to more advanced skills. Have you seen climbers move gracefully up the wall and wonder how they do that? Want to practice to get a higher score for the next Competition? This class will help you move up the wall and up the rankings. This class is offered every week. Classes are free, simply show up and learn.

Thursday, March 28, 2024, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Register Here

Lead Climbing Classes - Climbing 301

More challenging than climbing on a top rope belay, when lead climbing, the lead climber ascends the route, while placing protection on wall anchors. Advanced climbers only. 
None offered at this time

Slacklining 101

None offered at this time

Rappelling 101

This rappelling workshop will cover the basics of rappelling and prepare you for a rappel experience down the 40_foot tall Leadership Challenge Center's Climbing Wall. Free to SRWC members. Register online or at the SRWC. Space is limited. 

Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 4:00pm - 6:0pm Register Here


Special Programs

Mile High Challenge

Reach for new heights by joining the Mile High Challenge and climb a MILE on the SRWC Climbing Wall. Challenge yourself, challenge your friends and have fun achieving something great! The challenge will start March 10, 2023 and end May 10, 0223. You can complete the challenge as an individual or with a partner. Those that complete the challenge will be entered to win some great prizes that include free trips and a crash pad! Everyone who registers for the challenge will receive an awesome Mile High Challenge t-shirt. Cost is only $10 and you can sign-up online at the membership desk of the SRWC. Rock on!!

Register Here

Mile High Challenge Logo

Crate Stacking 

Stack as many milk crates on top of each other while staying atop the tower of crates and keep your balance without knocking the crates down!  But in case you do no worries; you'll be harnesses and belayed for safety. Crate stacking is free and no reservations are needed.

  • February 5, 2024, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • March 12, 2024, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • April 11, 2024, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • May 21, 2024, 5:00pm - 8:00pm


Kids Climb Free Fridays

SRWC members can now sponsor up to 2 youth to climb the CSUSB Climbing Wall for FREE. Harness and climbing shoes included. Must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Must sign release form.

Not offered at this time. 



You and your partner will be paper handcuffed together while climbing a route. The team with the fastest time without breaking the connection will win a prize. All that participate will receive a special gift. 

Tuesday, February 13, 2024, 3:30pm - 8:00pm


Cosmic Climbing, Friday march 22 SRWC climbing wall, 8pm - 11pm


Cosmic Climbing 

Neon, Neon, Neon! Join us dressed in all-white or neon and climb our wall under the black lights. You'll have the chance to immerse yourself in a lively atmosphere filled with climbing games, competitions, music, and food. We will have giveaways and prizes! Students are free and guest are $10. 

Friday, march 22, 2024, 8:0pm - 11:00pm

Free for Students
$10 for sponsored guest

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED (so we know how much food to have)