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Improve your balance and develop your core muscle strength. Join climbing classes or climb on your own. Our 27-foot climbing pinnacle with 8 Belay stations offers climbs rated from 5.4 to 5.10.

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Open Climb Open Climb Closed Open Climb Closed Open Climb Closed
2:00-5:00pm  
4:45-7:45pm 5:00-7:00pm   5:00-8:00pm      

There is a $3 equipment rental fee for all non-members who use FWCC climbing equipment for open climb or other climbing activities. Visitors can bring their own climbing equipment, but it must pass our safety requirements. Parent permission form required for all participants under 18. Liability form required for all participants.

Risk/Liability Waiver Form

*Open Belay times are for individuals 18+ who have taken and passed the FWCC Belay Certification Course.

Little Mountain Goats - Does your 4-6 year old already climb on EVERYTHING??? Here's a fun class that focuses on fundamentals of rock climbing techniques.  Your Little Mountain Goat will learn climbing commands, climbing wall rules, play climbing games and climb the wall at their own pace.  No climbing experience is necessary, so even if your child isn't already a climber, we will teach them ways to be safe, confident and have fun!  Includes rental shoes and rental harness.  Climb On!

Class times:  Thursday nights from 4-5pm 
Session times:  Cost is $40 per session for FWCC Members and $60 per session for Non-Members

Big Horn Sheep - Big Horn Sheep need to know their way around a mountain, so we designed this class.  We will teach your child climbing techniques depending on their experience and capabilities.  No experience is necessary!  This class covers equipment use, climbing commands, and tying a figure eight and follow-through, and climbing to the top of the wall in addition to climbing progress reports.  Your child will leave the class not only a better climber, but a smarter climber!  Includes rental shoes and a rental harness.

Class times:  Tuesday nights from 7-8pm
Session times:   Cost is $40 per session for FWCC Members and $60 per session for Non-Members

Belay Certification Course - get more climbing time in for your friends and family by becoming a certified belayer.  Course includes knot tying, belaying techniques and set-up, belay commands, fall simulation, climbing technique instruction and a follow-up test.  Ages 18+ only.  Final test will be administered the week following the course and full competency of the course material must be demonstrated at that time.  Becoming belay certifed will give you access to the climbing pinnacle during all FWCC operating hours. 

Belay Certification times are: Cost is just $10 for passholders and $15 for non-passholders.

All Federal Way Community Center rock climbing participants must have a risk/liability waiver form on file at the community center. All children under 18 must also have a completed parent permission form on file before climbing.



Reach new heights!
Rent the climbing pinnacle for next party and ensure an event your guests won't forget. Call (253) 835-6940 for more details.

*Please preregister for all classes. Classes may be cancelled if registration requirements are not met.