Rec Center

Climbing Wall & Bouldering Cave

Free
Try climbing anytime! No certification required. Bring a PantherCard. All equipment is provided. A PantherCard is also needed to check out climbing shoes at the equipment desk. Please, no bags allowed 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: Eight (minimum two)

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. Those who do not pass the tests must take the full certification clinic. Challenges are by appointment only.
One time cost:  $2, $2 and $6

Certification Renewal
Individuals can renew their certification by demonstrating practical skills to the on duty climbing wall supervisor. Signing the Climbing Wall Agreement sets them up 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. Climbers must follow the designated lead route which is changed periodically by certified staff. Attend a Lead Climbing Certification Clinic to certify or challenge out. Climbers 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. A 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

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Sat
all-day AT-Ga. Section 1 – Approach Trail
AT-Ga. Section 1 – Approach Trail
Sep 24 – Sep 25 all-day
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26
Mon
7:15 am Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Sep 26 @ 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!
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Kickbox @ Martial Arts Studio
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12:00 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 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.
2:00 pm Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. This class has it all! Use bands, balls, dumbbells and your own body weight to develop a strong core, toned muscles, and lean frame in this intense class designed to challenge you.… more »
4:00 pm Pilates @ Studio B
Pilates @ Studio B
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A challenging class that uses mind/body exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles. Pilates focuses on the powerhouse/abs, and works the rest of the body through the core connection. All levels are… more »
5:30 pm Panther Pump @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Panther Pump @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Grab your weights and get ready to squat and curl your way to a sleek, toned you! This sculpting class uses bands and weights to define your arms and sculpt your legs.
6:30 pm Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 6:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Develop a chiseled core with this twenty minute, intense abdominal workout.
8:00 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm – 8:50 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.
Sep
27
Tue
12:00 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Sep 27 @ 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.
12:00 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 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.
4:00 pm Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Use steps and risers to develop toned legs and improve your cardiovascular endurance. Take one of our most popular classes that continues to deliver outstanding workouts each and every time!
5:30 pm Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
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!
6:30 pm Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 6:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Develop a chiseled core with this twenty minute, intense abdominal workout.
7:00 pm HIIT @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
HIIT @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 7:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. This high impact class is not for the faint at heart! Combining plyometrics, weight training, and cardio drills, this interval training course will get your blood pumping!
7:30 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:20 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.
Sep
28
Wed
7:15 am Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 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.
12:00 pm Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Use steps and risers to develop toned legs and improve your cardiovascular endurance. Take one of our most popular classes that continues to deliver outstanding workouts each and every time!
2:00 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 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.

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