Cities/Arlington Heights/Programs/Group Events & Parties

Plan your next event at First Ascent!

Whether you’re planning a fun day out of the office, birthday party, school field trip, bachelor/bachelorette party, or an outing with your friend crew, we’d love to host you at First Ascent and get you climbing to new heights! Our two-hour group event packages include a dedicated climbing area, friendly instructors to guide your experience, and space to hang out, connect, and celebrate after the climbing session.

Here’s the scoop on our Group Event package:

Two-hour program includes a climbing session in a dedicated area, friendly instructors ready to show your group an awesome experience, plus dedicated space to mingle after the climbing session.

  • 10-20 climbers (10 person minimum)
  • Reservations need to be made at least four weeks before event date
  • Ages 5+ through Adults
  • Expert instructors staffed on an age-appropriate ratio who are dedicated to making your group’s experience top-notch
  • All climbing gear is included
  • All attendees including spectators must complete a waiver. Kids under 18 must have a waiver completed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Requests should be submitted a month or more in advance
  • Please note: alcohol is not permitted for birthday parties

$450 for up to 10 climbers

+$40/climber for each additional climber after 10

  • Non-climbing spectators are free
  • 10 climber minimum – parties under 10 climbers will be charged the 10 climber rate
  • 50% non-refundable deposit required to book
  • Final head count due 5 days before event, and remaining balance due 48 hours before the event

Here are the available booking windows:

  • Saturday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 2:00-4:00 PM
  • Sunday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 2:00-4:00 PM
Reservations need to be made at least four weeks before event date
Reservations need to be made at least four weeks before event date