Rec Center

Climbing Wall & Bouldering Cave

Free
Try climbing anytime! No certification required. Bring your PantherCard. All equipment provided. PantherCard also needed to check out climbing shoes at the Equipment Desk. Please, no bags in the wall.

Bouldering Cave
The bouldering cave provides challenges to meet the needs of both beginning and experienced rock climbers in a no ropes bouldering format.

The cave has a variety of vertical and horizontal, overhanging terrain to challenge anyone. It is located in the Student Recreation Center, lower level, across from racquetball court four and adjacent to the climbing wall.

The cave is open during normal climbing wall hours. Users are asked to check in with the climbing wall attendant and are able to check out shoes.

Certification Clinics
Learn belay skills, policies and procedures in this two hour clinic. Then pass a written and practical test to be certified for one year. Register at the Outdoor Equipment Rental Center at least 24 hours in advance or in the climbing wall area when open.
Clinics:  Tuesdays, 7 – 9 p.m.; Fridays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
One time cost:  $2, $4 and $6
Limit: 8 (minimum 2)

Certification Challenge
Experienced climbers may take the written and practical tests without going through the clinic. Pass all skills to be certified for one year. You must take the full certification clinic if you do not pass the tests. Challenges are by appointment only.
One time cost:  $2, $2 and $6

Certification Renewal
Renew your certification by demonstrating practical skills to the on duty climbing wall supervisor. Sign the Climbing Wall Agreement then you are set for another year. No cost!

Kids Climb
Children ages eight to 16 may use the climbing wall when supervised and belayed by a certified parent or guardian.

Lead Climbing
Experienced climbers may lead climb routes during normal hours. You must follow the designated lead route which is changed periodically by certified staff. Attend a Lead Climbing Certification Clinic to certify or challenge out. You must be belay certified for at least six months or prove significant experience. See climbing wall supervisor for details.

Policies

  • The climbing wall is available for use by currently certified Georgia State students and other certified members of the Student Recreation Center and their sponsored guests at no charge. Children between ages eight to 16 may use the climbing wall only when accompanied by a certified adult. Your PantherCard must be presented prior to each use.
  • Persons who belay must successfully complete a written and practical test and sign the Climbing Wall Belay Use Agreement. Certification is good for one year. There is no charge for re-certification.
  • All climbers must wear shirt and proper shoes (climbing shoes, athletic shoes, water shoes and tennis shoes; no street shoes or hiking boots) while climbing and bouldering. A limited supply of climbing shoes are available for use while on the wall.
  • No food is allowed in the climbing wall area. Only drinks in closed containers are allowed.
  • Personal equipment is not allowed in the climbing wall area except for shoes, harnesses and chalk bags. The following are available: shoes, harnesses, helmets, ropes and all hardware. Use of helmets is recommended.
  • On the wall, when bouldering, no hands are allowed above the third panel and bouldering line. Bouldering is not ever allowed under a climber.
  • Only a figure eight follow through knot is to be used to tie into the belay rope. No gri-gris may be used for belay.
  • Proper verbal commands are required
  • Climbers should not make contact with the suspended lights in the room or the windows and window sills.
  • Loose chalk is not allowed. Climbers may use chalk balls or liquid chalk.
  • All problems should be reported to and handled by the on duty supervisor or instructor. Only on duty staff, instructors and route setters may change anything on the wall when the wall is closed.

Dailly Events

May
26
Thu
12:00 pm Yoga Mix @ Studio B
Yoga Mix @ Studio B
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Come unwind from your way with an gentle yoga classes designed for all levels.
5:30 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Ditch the workout and join the party! Learn the latest Latin steps while creating an exciting and fun aerobic workout.
6:00 pm Cycle & Abs @ Studio B
Cycle & Abs @ Studio B
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 6:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. This class will combine a 40 minute ride with 10 minutes of core work.
May
30
Mon
1:00 pm Memorial Day Bash @ Indian Creek Pool
Memorial Day Bash @ Indian Creek Pool
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Event Description: Come help us celebrate the opening of our beautiful outdoor pool for the summer! Food, games, inflatables andlog rolling will be free to members and their guests during the event. May 30 1-3… more »
Jun
2
Thu
all-day Whitewater 4 – day Canoe School
Whitewater 4 – day Canoe School
Jun 2 – Jun 5 all-day
This course is the most comprehensive, most constructive and most memorable whitewater canoeing around. Absolutely NO prior experience necessary. Canoeing and camping equipment is not provided due to regulations, but may be rented for the… more »
Jun
6
Mon
all-day Try Me Week – Instructional Clinics @ GSU Student Recreation Center
Try Me Week – Instructional Clinics @ GSU Student Recreation Center
Jun 6 – Jun 10 all-day
Event Description: Do you want to sign up for a clinic but you’re not sure which one? Come try one, two, or as many as you wouldlike for FREE during TRY ME Week.Visit ourInstructional Clinic… more »
Jun
11
Sat
all-day Wild Cave Exploration
Wild Cave Exploration
Jun 11 all-day
Join us as we hike, crawl, climb and squeeze our way through a remote, desolate and virtually uncharted wild cave. Includes transportation, instruction, caving gear and guides. Cory & Anna Inman Cost: $18, $22, $28
Jun
12
Sun
all-day Horseback Forest Trail Riding #1
Horseback Forest Trail Riding #1
Jun 12 all-day
Beginner and experienced riders will enjoy Blue Ridge, GA, by horseback. We’ll spend 1 1/2 hours in the saddle on the trail and tour the mountain area afterwards. Includes transportation, leadership, gratuity, horse and guide.… more »
all-day Nantahala Raft Trip #1
Nantahala Raft Trip #1
Jun 12 all-day
This 8.5 mile run in a beautiful gorge of North Carolina is enjoyable for beginners as well as veteran rafters. Includes transportation, leadership, river guides, equipment and lunch. Jim Hudson, Bruce Wood, Mark Bodnar &… more »
Jun
13
Mon
all-day #STATEFIT @ GSU Student Recreation Center
#STATEFIT @ GSU Student Recreation Center
Jun 13 – Jun 30 all-day
Event Description: Interested to see how many steps you take in a day? Come sign up for our step challenge and see how far youcan go. Pedometers will be given out to the first 100… more »
7:15 am Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 13 @ 7:15 am – 8:05 am
FREE! Drop-in class. A perfect combination of cardiovascular work and sculpting moves that will keep you coming back for more. This class uses different cardio formats each week to keep your heart pumping!
12:00 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. You set the intensity in this awesome class.
5:30 pm Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. You set the intensity in this awesome class.
6:30 pm Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 6:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Develop a chiseled core with this twenty minute, intense abdominal workout.
6:30 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. You set the intensity in this awesome class.
Jun
14
Tue
12:00 pm Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Use steps and risers or our Escape Decks to develop toned legs and improve your cardiovascular endurance. Take one of our most popular classes that continues to deliver outstanding workouts each and… more »
1:00 pm Kickboxing @ Martial Arts Studio
Kickboxing @ Martial Arts Studio
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. This class is a combination of cardio, boxing and marital arts providing a total body workout which aims to improve strength, aerobic fitness, speed, flexibility, coordination and balance.
5:30 pm Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
FREE! Drop in. A popular interval class that mixes calisthenics and body weight exercises with cardio and strength training.
6:30 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Ditch the workout and join the party! Learn the latest Latin steps while creating an exciting and fun aerobic workout.
7:00 pm Cycle & Abs @ Studio B
Cycle & Abs @ Studio B
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 7:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. This class will combine a 40 minute ride with 10 minutes of core work.

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