Summer is here which means the temperatures are heating up and we’re looking for cool things to do ‘inside’ all around our concierge community apartments in Austin. To keep you fit while having fun, we’ve dedicated our June blogs to cool things to do in Austin this summer.
This first blog is all about the booming sport of rock-climbing and how Austin is taking it by storm. Here are some highlights about four of the spots that beginner rock climbers, to the most advance, recommend for cool indoor fun.
For more ideas, feel free to stop in our office at LeMontreaux for more ideas on where to keep cool during the heat of the summer in Austin.
Crux Climbing Center
121 Pickle Road, Suite 100
This bouldering and top roping facility includes a wall where climbers can “top out” and ascend over the top of the structure; for the little ones, there’s a super climbing room that will wear your child out! The facility is open to all ages yet those 12 an under require parental supervision.
Day passes range from $10 to $22 and there are monthly memberships as well.
Gregory Gym at the U of Texas
Climbers will appreciate the central location of this climbing wall, which offers bouldering to non-students as well as University of Texas students. It’s open to participants 15 years and older, yet those under 17 require parental supervision.
Non- students must purchase a guest pass for $12 and then an additional bouldering pass for $10.
Austin Rock Gym
8300 N Lamar Boulevard
This family-owned gym offering bouldering and top roping and features a 24-foot climbing wall called the “Big Pig.” The facility is open to all ages yet climbers under 14 need to be accompanied by an adult.
Day passes are $10, and memberships start at $50 a month.
Austin Bouldering Project
979 Springdale Road
The biggest rock-climbing gym in the United States, this massive facility includes bouldering arenas for adults, advanced youth, youth, and toddlers. Just like most rock climbing businesses, it is open to all ages yet here if you are 14 or younger a parent or adult guardian is required.
Day passes range from $12 to $16 and memberships start at $56 a month.
Climb on, stay cool, and stay in shape at any of these popular climbing centers in Austin this summer!