Student on the indoor climbing wall

Climbing Gear

  • No personal hardware is permitted.
  • Complimentary climbing shoes and harnesses are available for checkout.

Open to all full access members, the indoor climbing wall features a 36-foot-tall and 42-foot-wide wall with over 1,500 square feet of top rope climbing and bouldering. The climbing wall features challenges for climbers of all ability levels. No experience is necessary to climb!

Private Rentals

Book the wall to host your next Ball State University event! Ball State-affiliated rentals include two hours of private climbing, climbing wall staff, and climbing equipment for up to 20 participants. Contact us for available dates and registration information.

  • $125 for Ball State-affiliated groups
  • $175 for groups or events not affiliated with Ball State

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*Groups or events not affiliated with Ball State are required to sign a contract and provide proof of insurance. Please contact us for more information.

Belay Clinics

The Belay Clinic covers:

  • Break Underhand Slide (BUS) Belay Technique
  • ATC belay devices
  • proper use and tie-ins of harnesses
  • belay commands

Sign into your account using your BSU information by selecting “Sign in with BSU Username and Password” located in the red box.

Please note that the online portal only accepts registrations completed with credit card.

To register in-person with cash or check, please see the attendant at the Climbing Wall.

There is no online registration for cash or check.


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Birthday Parties

Celebrate your next milestone with Outdoor Pursuits! Birthday party rentals include use of a party room, 2 hours of private climbing, climbing wall staff, climbing equipment for up to 20 participants, and more.

Register here

Boulder Ball Climbing Competition

Boulder Ball is the annual spring bouldering competition hosted by Outdoor Pursuits. The competition has categories for each climbing ability from beginner to advanced.