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Spring Cling 5th Annual Climbing Competition!

Registration is now open for our 5th Annual Climbing Competition. This competition is sanctioned by Sport Climbing BC, you can find more information and register here!

Not interested in competing? Join our volunteer team! Contact our Sport Climbing Programmer at smcginty@richmondoval.ca or 604-313-0448. There are volunteer positions for climbers and non climbers alike and you will get a chance to be part of the action!

Come in and climb our 44 foot climbing wall!

The newest addition to the Oval’s activity level is the 44 foot climbing wall. The new wall features three main sections: a 22′ beginner’s wall, a 33′ intermediate wall and a 44′ overhanging corner section. The wall, which features a mix of vertical, overhanging and simulated rock surfaces can accommodate over 45 different routes, suited to different skill levels and can be set up for top rope, lead climbing and bouldering.

Safety Waiver Form Required. Please download PDF form and bring signed copy to the instructor.

Day Hours
Monday to Friday 3pm to 10pm
Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 8pm

Single Day Admission Rates
Climbing Equipment Rentals
Senior 60+ $ 11.50 Climbing Shoes $ 5.00
Adult (26-59) $ 16.50 Chalk Bags $ 1.00
Young Adult (19-25) $ 11.50 Harness $ 3.00
Youth (13-18) $ 9.25 Belay Device $ 2.00
Child (6-12) $ 5.00 All-in Rental (adult) $ 10.00
Members FREE All-in Rental (child/youth) $ 7.00

*All participants withing to access the wall (as a belayer or climber) must purchase admission

Climbing Wall Drop-In

_dsc1741Drop-in climbing times will have one staff member on duty to belay drop-in climbers. If you do not know how to belay, or do not have a partner, Drop-In climbing is for you! Members can register for drop-in climbing over the phone, online, or in person the day of starting at 8:00am. Single day guests may only sign up in person once admission has been purchased.

View Drop-In Climbing Schedule

Climbing Programs

20141202_193813The Oval offers a variety of climbing programs lead by skilled climbing coaches. These programs are for anyone ages 5 and up, included adult programming. Subjects vary based on courses and go from the basics to really developing your climbing technique.

View Climbing Programs