Calvin Climbing Center

Basic information

  • Today's hours: 3:30-5:00pm; 7:00-9:00pm
  • Phone: (616) 526-7541
  • Email:


  • Calvin Climbing Center
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4406
42.93314 -85.5893
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Calvin's Climbing Center, is in the lobby of the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex. It's modeled after the Red River Gorge in Kentucky and has over 50 routes that change weekly. All instruction and equipment are FREE to Calvin students, faculty, and staff. Belay certification is required (at no cost) and takes approximately 30-40 minutes.

Quick Facts
  • 40+

    routes designed for all abilities

  • 16

    climbing ropes

  • 8

    "splitter" cracks


Monday3:30-5:00pm; 7:00-9:00pm (Women's Night)
Tuesday3:30-5:00pm; 7:00-9:00pm
Wednesday3:30-5:00pm; 7:00-9:00pm
Thursday3:30-5:00pm; 7:00-9:00pm
Friday2:30-5:00pm; 7:00-9:00pm


Please park in lot 6 just west of the Spoelhof Fieldhouse complex.

Live webcam

The Climbing Wall Webcam
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(parking map)


Accessible parking, automatic door opener, accessible entrance, barrier-free restrooms and elevators.




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