ASI Poly Escapes
Reach new heights.
All skill levels are welcome to explore our 42-foot climbing tower and boulder at the Cal Poly Recreation Center.
Due to the COVID-19 shelter-in-home (place) order, Climbing Park operations are suspended. Learn more.
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 log in to the HandKey access system at the Poly Escapes Rental Center.
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. Visitors may also use their own equipment.
Training & Certifications
Register for one of our quarterly belay qualification courses.
The Climbing Park is closed during rainy/wet weather due to safety. The park will reopen once the climbing holds are dry.
Reservations are available for clubs and non-student groups.
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 day pass includes use of the Climbing Park. Equipment rentals must be returned the same day to the Rental Center. For more information on rental policies click here.
Spring Quarter | Week 9
May 25 - 31
(Applicable modified hours shown in red.)
Climbing Park Hours
- Monday - Saturday: CLOSED (Covid-19 Closure)
- Sunday: CLOSED