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Cooper YMCA Climbing Wall

A 20-foot climbing wall (rock wall) for ages 5 and older, offers five ropes and staff to assist.

Wear comfortable attire and closed-toe shoes (no skirts or skorts).

We will not allow climbers to climb with wet hair.



Monday 6:30-7:30pm

Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm

Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm

Thursday 5:30-6:30pm

We encourage anyone wishing to use the Climbing Wall to call the front desk ahead of time as there are special circumstances when open climb hours are impacted, (402) 323-6400.



Climbers learn techniques, knots, footwork, equipment safety, commands, and more. More advanced climbers also learn belay techniques.

Individual Class: Participants must be at least 5 years old.

Family Class: Must have at least 1 adult and 1 child (age 5-16) with a maximum of 4 in a class. Parents and children learn basic climbing and belaying.

Class Times

Monday 5:30-6:30pm 

Thursday 6:30-7:30pm

Pre-registration is required for class. Make sure to register at the Cooper Y Front Desk.



Individual Class

Y Member $16

Community Members $32


Family Class

Y Members $30 

Community Members $60