Rock Climbing

Climbing Birthday Party Climbing The Link Climbing Wall

Challenge your mind and body with the sport of indoor and outdoor rock climbing. Improve your mental focus, physical stamina, gain confidence and trust, and enhance your over all strength while climbing on Lakewood’s indoor climbing walls and exploring nature's outdoor climbing areas.


Lakewood Recreation offers activities for all abilities, ages 3 and older including:

  • Indoor and outdoor rock climbing classes
  • Youth and adult climbing clubs
  • Youth climbing team
  • Individual or group private lessons
  • Climbing wall birthday parties

Climbing Walls  

Whitlock Recreation Center

Whitlock Recreation Center indoor climbing wall is 30 feet high with approximately 1,200 square feet of climbing surface including top ropes
and bouldering.

Open wall hours
Tues-Fri – 4-8 p.m.


Lakewood Link Recreation Center

Lakewood Link Recreation Center climbing wall is 23 feet high with over 2,000 square feet of climbing area, featuring a lead cave and a free standing boulder, which are reset monthly. 

Open wall hours
Mon & Wed - 5-8:45 p.m.
Tues & Thu - 4-8:45 p.m.
Sat & Sun– 11 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.

Youth Programs

Experience the exciting sport of rock climbing. Gain confidence and trust and enhance overall strength while climbing on Lakewood's indoor climbing walls.



Intro to Climbing Classes
Conditioning Classes for Climbing
Technique and Skills Classes


Registration for Fall begins July 25!


Climbing Teams 

All classes held at The Lakewood Link Recreation Center


Climbing Teams Date Time/Day Registration
Climbing  Team Sep 8-Oct 11
Oct 6-29
Nov 3-Dec 3
7-8:30 p.m., Mon, Wed Register
Youth Climbing Team Sep 8-Oct 11
Oct 6-29
Nov 3-Dec 3
5:30-6:30 p.m., Mon, Wed Register
Climbing Club Sep 9-25
Oct 2-23
Oct 30-Nov 20
5:15-6:45 p.m., Thu Register
Cliff Hangers Sep 4-25
Oct 2-23
Oct 30-Nov 20
4-5 p.m., Thu Register



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Contact Information:

Climbing Specialist
Direct: 303-987-4804 | Email:

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