OPEN CLIMB - closed for renovations.

Open Climb is available to any FAU Student or Recreation & Fitness Center Member from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. every Wednesday during school semesters.  Open Climb includes access to the Climbing Wall and Bouldering Hut.  It does not include other elements on the Ropes Challenge Course.

Open Climb House Rules:

  • FAU ID cards are required to participate in open climbing programs. ID may be verified at any time by Campus Recreation staff and other university officials.
  • All climbers must check in with the climbing wall staff before climbing        
  • Closed-toe shoes are required while climbing, bouldering, and belaying.
  • Helmets are required for climbing.
  • You must be checked-off by Climbing Wall staff in order to belay. Belay certification must be renewed at the beginning of each fall semester.                                                               
  • Pets, golfing, glass products, smoking, and smokeless tobacco products are not permitted at the FAU Challenge Course. Any persons under the influence of drugs or alcohol are prohibited from the FAU Challenge Course.
  • Facility is to be used for its design. Activities deemed dangerous, improper or violate the designed/intended use are prohibited.
  • Facility equipment may not be moved without permission of Campus Recreation staff.
  • Please be courteous and place all trash in its appropriate containers.
  • Any misuse or vandalism of the FAU Challenge Course or equipment should be reported immediately to Campus Recreation staff, or called in to FAU PD at (561) 297-3500.
  • No topping out when bouldering, or climbing on roof of bouldering hut (observe height restrictions)

Participants who fail to comply with the Open Climb House Rules may be asked to leave the facility by the Climbing Wall Staff. Repeated issues may result in a loss of privilege to attend Open Climb nights.

 Last Modified 11/24/14