Climbing Wall

TWU Students at the Denton Fit and Rec Climbing Wall


Monday-Thursday 3-8 p.m.

For More Information:

Michael Wilson, Assistant Director, Fitness and Recreation Center


Climbing Wall Video Transcript (pdf)

Family Climb

TWU Students and Fit & Rec members may bring their children to climb during open climb hours, Monday through Thursday 3-8pm. Parents or guardians must be present during the duration of the climbing session.

Climbing Wall Clinics & Events

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Events* Date Time
Aloha Climb 8/30/23 4-8pm
Mt Everest Challenge 9/5 – 11/30/23 3-8pm each day
Belay & Breakfast 9/8/23 9-11am
Intro Nights 8/28, 9/11, 9/25, 10/9 4-8pm
Blacklight Climb 10/30-11/23 5-10pm


*All clinics and events take place at the Fit & Rec Climbing Wall

Climbing Wall Clinics & Events Details

Aloha Climb

Welcome back to campus! Say Aloha to the new semester at the Rock Wall inside the Fit & Rec! Come dressed in your favorite aloha shirt or not, and join our staff for some fun climbing routes. We will provide FREE snacks and drinks for those who attend and participate in our event. We will also review fundamental climbing techniques to help you feel comfortable on the wall. This event is FREE to all TWU students and Fit and Rec members!

Mt Everest Challenge

Can you reach the peak? This is a semester-long challenge where you can reach different heights. Come climb, keep track of your heights to achieve goals, and receive prizes for certain levels. This challenge is for students and Fit and Rec members! The Challenge starts September 5 and ends November 30.

Belay & Breakfast

Start your climbing journey by getting belay certified at the Climbing Wall. We will provide FREE breakfast tacos for those who attend and work on their certification. We will also review some basic climbing techniques to help you feel more comfortable on the wall. This event is FREE to all TWU students and Fit and Rec members!

Intro Nights

If you have never climbed or belayed before this twice monthly intro course will give you the basic tools you need to become more comfortable on the climbing wall. These small group classes will help instruct you on the types of hold, basic climbing techniques, movement, and how to belay.

Blacklight Climb

Climb in the glow of blacklights at the Fit & Rec climbing wall during the week of Halloween! We will have the wall set up all week, Monday - Thursday, with the blacklights from 5-10 PM each day. Dress up in your favorite costume or neon gear to enjoy the blacklights and rock climbing! This event is FREE to all TWU students and Fit and Rec members!

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