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Rock Gym

Due to safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Rock Gym will be closed until further notice. Please continue to check back for updates. We look forward to serving you as soon as we are able. Please contact with any questions.

Open Gym Hours 

Monday: 6–9 p.m.

Tuesday: 6–9 p.m.

Wednesday: 3–9 p.m.

Thursday: 6–9 p.m.


Rock Gym Closed:

December 16, 2019–January 23, 2020

March 9, 2020–April 14, 2020


Day Pass
Gordon College students climb for free
$8     Gordon College affiliates
$10   Gordon-Conwell affiliates
$12   General Public

10-Visit Individual Membership
$40   Gordon College affiliates
$50   Gordon-Conwell affiliates
$60   General Public

Family Membership (20 visits)
$75   Gordon College affiliates
$95   Gordon-Conwell affiliates
$115  General Public


The mission of the La Vida Rock Gym is to provide a safe, fun, and encouraging environment for kids and adults as they learn and practice climbing and belaying skills.

Our programs offer:

  • Team-building experiences
  • Celebration events (birthday parties, graduation parties)
  • Development of character, perseverance, and self-esteem
  • Skill training at beginner and intermediate climbing levels
  • Physical fitness


Open Gym
Open Gym is our public climbing program, offering a welcoming environment to climbers of all ages and abilities. We also host theme nights and other fun events.

Private Events
Our facility is available to host private events, such as birthday parties, team-building workshops, or school climbing courses. 

Classes and Lessons
Youth and adults can learn to climb through semi-private lessons at our gym. Participants ages 14 and older can also learn to belay.



The rock gym consists of an 8' by 80' bouldering traverse and 25' vertical walls with eight top-rope climbs, including a roof section. We maintain a variety of routes ranging from easy to difficult. We currently use holds from Metolius, Entre Prises, Nicros, and Three Ball Climbing.


The rock gym is located in the Bennett Center at Gordon College.
From Route 128 take Exit 17 for Grapevine Road, Beverly Farms/Wenham.
Turn at the end of the ramp to head west on Grapevine Road (towards Wenham).
The Bennett Center will be the first building on your left.
Parking is available next to the Bennett Center and across the street.