Cities/Chicago/Programs

Climbing Classes

Whether you’re just getting started climbing or looking to take your climbing skills and technique to the next level, we’ve got a class for you. All of our classes are led by expert instructors in a relaxed, small-group environment where you can meet other climbers and make progress toward your climbing goals.

Yoga Classes

Breath, flow, build strength, and find balance with a full schedule of yoga classes for all experience levels at First Ascent. We’ve gathered some of the best instructors around to offer a variety of classes that will challenge, inspire, and restore.

Fitness & Training

Fitness shouldn’t be a chore. Get a rejuvenating workout with our state-of-the-art fitness equipment, or join us for a group fitness class, climbing training program, or special workshop to challenge yourself in community.

Kids Programs

Kids remind us that we’re all born to climb. Get your kids climbing our walls instead of yours with our Kids Classes, Camps, Climbing Team, and other youth programming.

Group Events

Looking for a fun day out of the office? Searching for the perfect team building experience to elevate your team? Want to celebrate your birthday in style? Book a group event at First Ascent, and take your event to new heights.

CrossTown Bouldering League

Team up and compete in our signature bouldering league for great prizes and all the glory.

Meetups

Connect with other climbers and meet new climbing partners through monthly meetups!

Workshops

We regularly host workshops on a variety of topics to help you build your climbing, yoga, and fitness skillset. Check out what’s coming up below.

Private Instruction

Work with one of our expert instructors 1-on-1 or up to 4-on-1 to build your climbing skill set and advance your progression.