Cities/Chicago/First Visit/Experienced Climbers

STEP 1

REVIEW OUR HEALTH STANDARDS

Keeping our community healthy and climbing strong is our top priority. Please review our Health & Wellness Standards prior to your visit so you know what to expect – you are required to abide by these standards at all times while at the facility. 

We’ll run you through our new standards again when you first visit.

STEP 2

SIGN THE WAIVER

Click below to sign a waiver and create an account in our system.  All visitors are required to complete a waiver before climbing, spectating, or participating in other activities at First Ascent – no exceptions. If you are under the age of 18, you must have a parent or legal guardian complete the waiver on your behalf.

Please be sure to remember your password so you can sign into your account when booking your Guided Session below. Already signed the waiver? Move on to Step 3!

STEP 3

CHOOSE YOUR FA LOCATION

Select your FA Chicago location below.

We have 4 Chicago locations that each offer world-class climbing terrain in a unique setting, a fully stocked fitness area, dedicated yoga studios, and workspace with free WiFi.

All of our Chicago locations offer bouldering terrain. Our Avondale location offers roped climbing up to 60 ft. tall. Click here to explore our Chicago locations.

STEP 4

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE

We offer Day Passes, 10-Passes, and Membership options that give you access to our gyms.

Interested in Membership? Check out our 2 Week Trial Membership, a great way to experience all First Ascent has to offer and see if membership is right for you. 

You’ll get 2 weeks of access to all FA locations, free rental gear, intro classes, and a guest pass, all for less than two Day Pass + Rental Gear visits.

Click below to learn more and grab yours!

 

Here are the Day Pass and 10-Pass options at FA Avondale:

Session Pass

Single-session pass.

Regular $23
Student* $19

*Under 18 or valid Student ID required

Gear Rental

Rent all the gear you need.

Gear Package $11

A la cart options also available:

Shoes $6

Harness $5

Chalk bag $2

Belay Device $2

10 Pass

Share with your friends!

Good for 18 months.

Regular $198
Student* $162

* Under 18 or valid Student ID required

STEP 5

COME ON IN

What to expect: When you arrive, our friendly staff will get you checked in and geared up, then walk you through a facility and safety orientation, which typically takes 15 minutes. We appreciate your patience – this orientation is required, and it’s the best way for us to make sure you know where everything is and how to manage risk effectively while at First Ascent.

Belay Checks: If you have previous experience belaying on top rope or lead and would like to enjoy open roped climbing at First Ascent, please request a Top Rope or Lead Check when you arrive. Belay Checks are free, but they may take up to 15 minutes if there are others in line ahead of you. Thanks again for your patience – we’ll try to get you climbing as soon as possible.

Questions? Give us a call at 773-564-9815 or email us at info@faclimbing.com.

We look forward to climbing with you!

STEP 4

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE

We offer Day Passes, 10-Passes, and Membership options that give you access to our gyms.

Interested in Membership? Check out our 2 Week Trial Membership, a great way to experience all First Ascent has to offer and see if membership is right for you. 

You’ll get 2 weeks of access to all FA locations, free rental gear, intro classes, and a guest pass, all for less than two Day Pass + Rental Gear visits.

Click below to learn more and grab yours!

 

Here are the Day Pass and 10-Pass options at FA Block 37:

Day Pass

Single-session pass.

Regular $23
Student* $19

*Under 18 or valid Student ID required

Gear Rental

Rent all the gear you need.

Gear Package $7

A la cart options also available:

Shoes $6

Chalk bag $2

10 Pass

Share with your friends!

Good for 18 months.

Regular $198
Student* $162

* Under 18 or valid Student ID required

STEP 5

COME ON IN

What to expect: When you arrive, our friendly staff will get you checked in and geared up, then walk you through a facility and safety orientation, which typically takes 15 minutes. We appreciate your patience – this orientation is required, and it’s the best way for us to make sure you know where everything is and how to manage risk effectively while at First Ascent.

Need help? Give us a call at 312-285-2337 or email us at info@faclimbing.com.

We look forward to climbing with you!

STEP 4

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE

We offer Day Passes, 10-Passes, and Membership options that give you access to our gyms.

Interested in Membership? Check out our 2 Week Trial Membership, a great way to experience all First Ascent has to offer and see if membership is right for you. 

You’ll get 2 weeks of access to all FA locations, free rental gear, intro classes, and a guest pass, all for less than two Day Pass + Rental Gear visits.

Click below to learn more and grab yours!

 

Here are the Day Pass and 10-Pass options at FA Humboldt Park:

Day Pass

Single-session pass.

Regular $21
Student* $17

*Under 18 or valid Student ID required

Gear Rental

Rent all the gear you need.

Gear Package $7

A la cart options also available:

Shoes $6

Chalk bag $2

10 Pass

Share with your friends!

Good for 18 months.

Regular $198
Student* $162

* Under 18 or valid Student ID required

STEP 5

COME ON IN

What to expect: When you arrive, our friendly staff will get you checked in and geared up, then walk you through a facility and safety orientation, which typically takes 15 minutes. We appreciate your patience – this orientation is required, and it’s the best way for us to make sure you know where everything is and how to manage risk effectively while at First Ascent.

Need help? Give us a call at 773-697-9743 or email us at info@faclimbing.com.

We look forward to climbing with you!

STEP 4

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE

We offer Day Passes, 10-Passes, and Membership options that give you access to our gyms.

Interested in Membership? Check out our 2 Week Trial Membership, a great way to experience all First Ascent has to offer and see if membership is right for you. 

You’ll get 2 weeks of access to all FA locations, free rental gear, intro classes, and a guest pass, all for less than two Day Pass + Rental Gear visits.

Click below to learn more and grab yours!

 

Here are the Day Pass and 10-Pass options at FA Uptown:

Day Pass

Single-session pass.

Regular $21
Student* $17

*Under 18 or valid Student ID required

Gear Rental

Rent all the gear you need.

Gear Package $7

A la cart options also available:

Shoes $6

Chalk bag $2

10 Pass

Share with your friends!

Good for 18 months.

Regular $198
Student* $162

* Under 18 or valid Student ID required

STEP 5

COME ON IN

What to expect: When you arrive, our friendly staff will get you checked in and geared up, then walk you through a facility and safety orientation, which typically takes 15 minutes. We appreciate your patience – this orientation is required, and it’s the best way for us to make sure you know where everything is and how to manage risk effectively while at First Ascent.

Need help? Give us a call at 773-275-1212 or email us at info@faclimbing.com.

We look forward to climbing with you!