First Ascent is built by climbers for climbers of all ability levels, from new climbers to seasoned experts. Our goals is to serve and grow the local climbing community by offering our members world-class climbing terrain, a fully-stocked fitness area, a variety of top-notch classes and programs, and fun events that bring the community together.

Here’s what you get with a First Ascent Membership:

  • Access to all First Ascent locations, featuring world class climbing terrain and state-of-the-art fitness equipment
  • A FREE Learning The Ropes and Learning To Boulder class to jump start your climbing at First Ascent
  • A full schedule of Yoga classes free with your membership each week at each location
  • Special member pricing on all paid Climbing Classes, Yoga and Fitness workshops, Climbing Training programs, and more
  • Events, seminars, and workshops that connect, inform, and inspire
  • Rewards through the FA Bonus program, a way for members to earn points they can redeem for guest passes, retail discounts, and more.
  • Memberships do not include climbing gear. Rent a Bouldering Gear Package for $7 or a Rope Gear Package for $11, or purchase your own gear at the FA Pro Shop – Starter Bundles are available to members for 20% off

Climbing is better together!

Join First Ascent with a friend, partner, family member, or co-worker in September and we’ll waive your enrollment fees!

Save $49 each. Good for Regular and Student Memberships. Family Membership require 2 families to join together.

We offer memberships for individuals, students, and families:

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS

Let’s start a new adventure together.

Monthly

Most popular and most flexible.

$89/mo

$49 Enrollment Fee
 
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) on the 1st of every month. Requires credit card on file.
  • No enrollment fee for two or more people signing up together
  • Cancel anytime with at least 7 days notice prior to the 1st of the next month.

Annual

Best value. It’s going to be a great year.

$979

  • Paid in full at the time of sign up
  • Non-transferable and non-refundable

STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS

Take a break from the books and let's climb.

Students are eligible for discounted Monthly and Annual memberships.

Valid student ID required at sign up and renewal. Provide student status proof online here.

Student Monthly

Most popular student option.

$79/mo

$49 Enrollment Fee
 
  • Valid student ID required at sign up and every 12 months to renew
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) on the 1st of every month. Requires credit card on file.
  • Cancel anytime with at least 7 days notice prior to the 1st of the next month.

Student Annual

Best value. It’s going to be a great year.

$879

  • Valid student ID required at sign up
  • Paid in full at the time of sign up
  • Non-transferable and non-refundable

FAMLY MEMBERSHIPS

Great options for families with kids to climb together.

Child Add On

Add a child to an adult monthly membership.

$50/mo

No Enrollment Fee

  • Adult (18+) monthly membership required
  • Child must be under 18
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) on the 1st of every month. Requires credit card on file.
  • Cancel anytime with at least 7 days notice prior to the 1st of the next month

Family Monthly

Most popular family option.

 $189/mo

$49 Enrollment Fee
 
  • Includes up to 2 adults and all children in the same household
  • Children must be under 18 and dependents of an adult on the membership
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) on the 1st of every month. Requires credit card on file.
  • Cancel anytime with at least 7 days notice prior to the 1st of the next month.

Family Annual

Best value. It’s going to be a great year.

$1989

  • Includes up to 2 adults and all children in the same household
  • Children must be under 18 and dependents of an adult on the membership
  • Paid in full at the time of sign up.
  • Non-transferable and non-refundable.

Here are a few helpful member links:

Make a change to your membership, learn about FA Bonus points, and check out our RISE membership program providing climbing access for underserved communities.

Ready to join? Have questions?

Stop in, give us a call at 224-735-7150, or email as a membership@faclimbing.com. We look forward to climbing with you!

Click here to view our Membership Agreement and Membership FAQs.