Open Gym

Open Gym is our public climbing program. We welcome new and experienced climbers of all ages. We provide complementary belayers, harnesses, and basic instruction. Climbing shoes can be rented for $1.

Public climbing hours

Our regular schedule follows the college calendar (end of August through mid-May); we are generally open on class days and closed during vacation days. Check our home page for special closings.

School Year 2013-2014 (Sept 3–May 8)

Monday 6 p.m.–9 p.m.

Tuesday 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
Wednesday 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
Thursday 6 p.m.–9 p.m.

Summer 2014 (June 3–August 13)

Tuesday 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Wednesday 6 p.m.–9 p.m.


Climbers may either purchase a day pass good for the open gym hours that day, a 10-visit individual membership, or a 20-visit family membership. Memberships do not expire, and can be used any day the rock gym is open.

Day Pass
$6    Gordon College affiliates
$8    Gordon-Conwell affiliates
$10  General Public

10-Visit Individual Membership
$30  Gordon College affiliates
$40  Gordon-Conwell affiliates
$50  General Public

Family Membership (20 visits)
$55  Gordon College affiliates
$75  Gordon-Conwell affiliates
$95  General Public

Gift certificates

Gift certificates are available in any amount and may be used towards any of our Rock Gym programs (e.g. birthday parties, lessons, membership, etc.). Certificates may be ordered via email () or phone (978.867.4111).

Rock Gym


Open Gym Waiver (PDF)
waiver and medical form for open gym

Open Gym Policies (PDF)
Rock Gym policies form and photo release