By NYMetroParents Staff

Indoor Rock Climbing Centers In and Near NYC

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Rock climbing is great exercise, and indoor climbing takes away some of the safety risks of the sport, making it a great activity for kids and families. Check out these spots in and around New York City that offer indoor climbing walls -- including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Rockland County, Westchester County, and Fairfield County, CT.

 


Manhattan

City Climbers Club (AKA 59th Street Gym)

533 West 59th Street

(212) 974-2250 or (212) 408-0277

 

Crunch

East 59th Street

1109 2nd Avenue

(212) 758-3434

 

The Field House Rock Wall at Chelsea Piers

23rd Street and the Hudson River

(212) 336-6500

 

 

Manhattan Plaza Health Club Climbing Wall

482 West 43rd Street

(212) 563-7001

 

New York Health and Raquet Club

62 Cooper Square

(212) 904-0400

 

Reebok Sports Club

68th Street and Columbus Avenue

(212) 362-6800

 

The Sports Center Climbing Wall

Chelsea Piers-Pier 60

(212) 336-600

 

The Sports Club/LA

330 E. 61st Street

(212) 355-5100

 

Brooklyn

Aviator Sports and Recreation

Floyd Bennett Field, Hangar 5

Gateway National Recreation Area, Marine Park

(718) 758-7500

 

Brooklyn Boulders

575 Degraw Street

Gowanus

(347) 834-9066

 

Powerplay Recreational Center

432 Third Avenue

Park Slope/Gowanus

(718) 369-9880

 

Queens

The Rock Health and Fitness

22-15 31st Street

Astoria

(718) 204-1400

 

Aviator Sports and Recreation

Floyd Bennett Field, Hangar 5

Gateway National Recreation Area, Marine Park, Brooklyn

(718) 758-7500

 

Long Island

Active Kidz Long Island

210 Forest Drive #A

Greenvale

(516) 621-6600

 

Island Rock Gym

60 Skyline Boulevard

Plainview

(516) 822-ROCK? (7625)

 

 

Westchester County, NY

The Rock Club

130 Rhodes Street, New Rochelle

(914) 633-7625

The Rock Club has a forty-foot climbing wall as well as approximately 15,000 square feet of terrain with massive, radical bouldering. There are 70 top ropes with 25 lead stations, in addition to a huge lead arch. Beginner classes as well as intermediate and advanced clinics are taught. For adults, there are social nights, women's climbing, an adult climbing league, and a bouldering league.

 

The Cliffs at Valhalla

1 Commerce Park?, Valhalla

(877) 914-7625

With a more than 13,000-square-foot climbing wall, 50-plus top-rope stations, and tons of leads, this rock climbing facility is truly state of the art. There is an additional 2,500 square feet of bouldering with top-outs, rappel towers, fitness area, retail areas, and a private kids party area.

 

Rockland County, NY

The Wall at Palisades

3565 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack

(845) 445-2067

 

Pascack Community Center

87 New Clarkstown Road, Nanuet

(Available to Clarkstown residents only)

(845) 371-6650

 

Fairfield County, CT

Carabiner's

85 Mill Plain Rd

Fairfield

(203) 416-5500

 

Easton Community Center

364 Sport Hill Road

Easton

(203) 459-9700

 

Prime Climbs Mountain Fun

340 Quinnipiac Street

Silversmith Park, Bldg. #28

Wallingford

(203) 265-7880

 

Stone Age Rock Gym

195 Adams Street

Manchester

(860) 645-0015

 

The CT Rock Gym

91 Shelton Avenue

New Haven

(203) 404-5166

 

 


Also see: A Parent's Guide to Rock Climbing and Hiking with Kids

 

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