ASI Poly Escapes
Climbing Park

Reach new heights.

All skill levels are welcome to explore our 42-foot climbing tower and boulder at the Cal Poly Recreation Center.

The Climbing Park will be temporarily closed starting June 15 as part of the Cal Poly Recreation Center Main Gym Roof Repair project. Visit ASI Facility Projects for more information.

About the Park

Climbing Park

How to Climb

Check-in at the ASI Poly Escapes Rental Center each time you climb or boulder. Cal Poly students and Recreation Center members climb for free! Visitors must check-in at the Cal Poly Recreation Center Membership Services desk to obtain a guest pass.

student climbing at the asi recreation center climbing park


We provide the guidance and the gear! At the Poly Escapes Rental Center, you’ll receive a climbing harness, climbing shoes, and a wristband for your climbing session. To avoid fees, return any gear to the rental center on the same day of your visit.

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asi staff handing a climbing harness at the cal poly recreation center climbing park
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Training & Certifications

Register for one of our quarterly belay qualification courses.

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Inclement Weather

The Climbing Park is closed during rainy/wet weather due to safety. The park will reopen once the climbing holds are dry.

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For inquiries about Climbing Park reservations, email the Coordinator—Outdoor Recreation (

Know Before You Go

Visitors must be 16 years or older and purchase a Recreation Center day pass. The Recreation Center member or currently enrolled Cal Poly student must be present at the time of purchase. Recreation Center members and currently enrolled students may sponsor two guests per day. The purchase of a Recreation Center 5-visit pass or day pass includes the use of the Climbing Park. Provided climbing equipment must be returned the same day to the Rental Center. Visit rental policies for more information.


Spring Quarter | Week 11

June 10 - 16

(Applicable modified hours shown in red.)

Climbing Park Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 12pm - 5pm
  • Saturday: 12pm - 3pm
  • Sunday: CLOSED

Contact Information

General Contact

ASI Poly Escapes

Sarah Sindel

Coordinator — Outdoor Recreation