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SRC Climbing Wall Policies

Participants must present a valid app card or download the UREC app for admittance to the recreation facilities.

The following is prohibited:

  • Food or drinks in an open container (i.e. cup).
  • Glass containers, tobacco products, gum, alcoholic beverages, pets, and bikes.
  • Cell phone use in any of the restrooms or locker rooms.
  • Use of cameras for taking photos or video.
  • Loose chalk.  Chalk balls only.
  • Be barefoot
  • Climbing without authorized UREC supervision.

General Use

  • All climbers must have a current Climbing Wall Informed Consent form on file in order to participate.
  • Shoes must be closed-toed/closed-heeled and appropriate for climbing.
  • OP Staff reserves the right to restrict the use of equipment judged to be inappropriate or in poor condition. 
  • The minimum age for belaying is 16 years old. The consent of a guardian is required for minors.

Climbing Etiquette 

  • AppState OP Climbing Passes must be visibly displayed at all times.
  • Equipment is available for check-out in the Outing Center.
  • Please empty your pockets and remove all jewelry before climbing.
  • Tuck in loose clothing and tie back long hair prior to belaying.
  • It is recommended that all personal items be stored and locked in the locker room. 
  • Stay off padded mats when you are not climbing or belaying.
  • Climbing or belaying while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is prohibited.
  • Report all loose handholds and other problems to the climbing wall staff.

Please Note

  • University Recreation is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items. (Turn in any found items to a Facility Supervisor on duty)
  • This facility is being monitored by closed-circuit cameras.
  • Any violation of the policies listed above or those set forth by University Recreation may be grounds for removal from the facilities.