You can do some great rock climbing Dallas!

Have you been considering a personal fitness challenge?  Perhaps you have wanted to try something different? If so rock climbing may be just the activity for you.

If you are ready to put your strength and will to the test, there is good news. You will not have to leave the DFW area to give rock climbing a try. Oh, and a fun note is that some of these gyms also offer yoga classes.

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We have found 4 places for you to give climbing a try. If you do not have all of the gear yet, do not worry. You can put your body to the test without having to buy all of the gear. One of the advantages of starting your climb to the top of the indoor climbing wall with these locations is that safety is a priority for them.

Instead of trying to climb Mt Everest, start with a place close to home that has experts to guide you on your journey.

Rock Climbing Dallas

Rock Climbing in Dallas at SMU

Did you know that there is a rock climbing wall at SMU? No matter your skill level, this wall has a challenge for you. Check out their website for the special events and rock climbing competitions.

If you want to get your climb on at SMU, make sure that you also ask them about their Mile High Club. Can you get climb 5280 feet in just 10 weeks? Contact them and find out today.

SMU Climbing Wall

6000 Bush Ave, Dallas, TX

Dallas Rock Climbing at Summit Gym

This climbing gym was traditionally called Dallas Rocks. It is a lead climbing and bouldering location and is top-rope. Summit Dallas takes bouldering serious with 5,000 sq ft of climbing. They also have 27 ft tall top rope and lead climbing walls available.

Summit Climbing Gym Dallas

9201 Forest Lane Suite 200, Dallas

Rock Climbing Grapevine

Summit Climbing in Grapevine

This rock climbing gym has a 32-foot lead climbing and top rope wall. They also have right around 2,000 sq ft of bouldering space. So you can do it all in Grapevine. While you are there you can even do some yoga to help you get in shape for that wall climbing.

You can take 3 levels of classes:

  • Rock Climbing 101
  • Climb Rit
  • Lead Climbing 101

Summit Gym Grapevine

1040 Mustang Dr. Grapevine, TX

Rock Climbing in Frisco

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Canyons Climbing Gym

At the Canyon, you can get private or group rock climbing lessons. There is a team of experts ready to guide you thru every step of your climbing journey. These guys promise to challenge you without overwhelming you.

If you don’t have any climbing supplies, do not worry, these guys got you covered. You can rent your harness, shoes and chalk from them. This is a great way to find out if climbing is for you without having to make a large investment in the sport.

Canyon Climbing Gym

7164 Technology Drive, Suite 202 Frisco, TX

Rock Climbing Arlington

Dyno Climbing Gym


Photo Credit: Dyno Rock Climbing Center

If you live in Arlington and don’t want to drive all the way to Frisco to try out rock climbing, Dyno-Rock Indoor Climbing Center has you covered.

At Dyno you can even have a rock climbing party. If you are looking for a different kind of birthday party, then rock climbing may be the best idea yet. These guys will provide you with all of the required rock climbing supplies. All that you have to do is show up and be ready to be challenged.

If you want to take things a step further and learn all about climbing, they have three ranges of course for you. You can push your body to the limit and learn all about rock climbing at Dyno-Rock.

Dyno Rock

608 E. Front Street, Arlington, TX

Rock Climbing Fort Worth

Summit Bouldering Gym

This bouldering gym is in a fun setting in the West 7th neighborhood of Ft Worth. It is a new climbing gym that was just built in 2017. They focus purely on bouldering here and have 5,000 sq feet of top-out bouldering for you.

Summit – Fort Worth

2828 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth

Rock Climbing Colleyville

This indoor rock climbing gym provides gear for free including auto belays. They also have weekly meetings with fellow climbers, so if you are looking for a community this may be right for you. Their certified instructors can also help your kids learning climbing techniques and methods.

Life Time Fitness-Colleyville

1221 Church St., Colleyville

Rock Climbing Carrollton

Summit Gym

This gym became part of the Summit Gyms group in 2013. It has a large amount of bouldering space that clocks in right around 6,000 sq ft. It has about 3,000 sq ft of top-rope climbing walls with a 23 ft wall.

Summit Gyms-Carrollton

2389 Midway Road Suite B, Carrollton

Rock Climbing Denton

Unt Climbing Wall

This sports center at UNT has a 45 ft indoor climbing wall that has natural lighting but is also air-conditioned. There are 13 climbing stations to suit all level of climbers and their vertical wall is over 4,300 sq ft. They also have bouldering, lead climbing and climbing lessons.

UNT Rec Sports

1900 Chestnut St., Denton

Summit Climbing Denton

Fun Facts: Summit Denton is the bouldering-only facility located right off the Denton Downtown Square. Originally a mattress factory, Summit converted this location to a climbing gym in 2015. It features approx. 6,000 square feet of bouldering.

Summit – Denton

220 West Oak St., Denton

Denia Climbing Center

This large gym in Denton is much more than a climbing gym but they do have an indoor rock climbing wall. Here you can also play basketball indoors and even get in some cardio.

Denia Recreation Center Climbing Gym

1001 Parvin St, Denton

This climbing gym is in the heart of the Denton Square Downtown. Summit purchased this old mattress factory in 2015 and converted it to a bouldering facility. This indoor climbing location is nothing but 6,000 sq ft of pure bouldering.

What does it take to be a rock climber?

If you are curious what it is going to take to be a rock climber, the simple answer is strength. Luckily there are plenty of great resources to help you get your body to ready to start rock climbing. However, do know that nothing should keep you from that beginner course.

Here are few resources to help you with your rock climbing journey.

Get started! Fall in love with climbing! Start getting in shape today. Have fun!

No matter your skill level, beginner or advanced, there is a place in DFW to start rock climbing today. Isn’t it nice to know that you don’t have to drive for hours and hours to start rock climbing? Perhaps you will enjoy this so much that you will want to consider joining a climbing team.

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