Gym Rules

Climbing Café Safety Brief

  • Welcome to Climbing Café…Thanks for visiting!
  • (Ensure proper gear – shoes, harness, chalk)
  • Wear socks with rental shoes
  • Don’t touch the orange bars – EVER!!
  • Describe wall zones (Belay wall, crag, arch, technical training)
  • Routes are color-coded, but climb using any hold available if you want
  • Stay low to the mats until you know what you’re doing
  • Practice landing and falling before climbing too high
  • Climb down and look before jumping off the wall
  • Don’t wear your climbing shoes to the bathroom
  • Don’t walk or run beneath climbers
  • Even with the correct safety gear and mats you can still get injured
  • No running, horseplay, or rough housing – Time out or clean walls!!
  • No food or drinks on the mats
  • No street shoes on the mats
  • No bare feet on mats, walls, or floors – socks or flip-flops please
  • Don’t get injured
  • If you feel ill or think you might throw up, get off the mats
  • Get a bandage if bleeding
  • Ask staff or fellow climbers if you need or want help
  • Remove hazardous jewelry – rings, watches, long necklaces, etc.
  • Report loose or damaged holds
  • Help each other our
  • Control your chalk!
  • Be careful, have FUN!!