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Helping everyone climb

Helping everyone climb

Plan Your Visit

Bloc Garten is about two things: rock climbing and community. Building relationships, teaching, learning, and having a good time in a supportive environment, are important to us. We are a bouldering gym for climbers of all abilities. Our facility includes a bouldering area with overhung and slab climbs, seven world cup climbing bays, Grasshopper and Kilter training boards, and a dedicated fitness area. 


Save Time & Money

First-Time Visitors: Save time and get FREE rental gear by completing your waiver and orientation video online.  

Take a class

Discover the indoor sport of climbing. We are here to help you through the first steps of your 5.Life journey.

*After Prepaid term ends membership automatically converts to monthly EFT until terminated or frozen

* Family Membership = up to 2 individuals and their dependent children under 23

Member Benefits

One membership to rule them all—Unlimited climbing at all locations

Bottomless first-time guest passes

15% Discount in Pro Shop

Discounted programming: classes, youth clubs, and camps

Free Yoga and Member Clinics

Extra climb time and member appreciation events

One free guest pass per month

Referral Program: For every 5 people you refer to sign up for a membership, you receive a free month of membership

Have additional membership questions? Contact us

$1 For Access

Dollar for Access is our in-house initiative to help provide and preserve access to climbing (both indoors and out) for all.

Off Peak Memberships

Sign up for a monthly auto pay off peak hour membership today to enjoy unlimited access to our facilities during off peak hours.

Off peak hour memberships can be used to check in at any of our facilities before 4pm Monday-Friday and after 4pm Saturday and Sunday.Off peak hour members can purchase a day pass for $12 during peak hours.

$39 Initiation Fee

$45 for each Individual


Open Door Membership or Add-on

Paying for gym access is a burden to some, and can prevent people from participating in climbing. We believe climbing is for everyone. We want everyone to be welcome at 5.Life, regardless of their ability to pay. This is why we have created our Open Door Membership. With our Open Door Membership, we simply ask “what can you afford”? Click the Open Door Membership button to apply for access. 

For existing members, we graciously ask you to consider adding a monthly add-on to your recurring membership to support our Open Door Membership. Click the Open Door Add-On to support access to Open Door Memberships.

climber bouldering at bloc garten

Community Rock Climbing Days

Climbing is for everyone. We are offering specially designated days to encourage connection and diversity as well as making climbing more accessible.

$9 day passes with rental gear included for individuals who identify on applicable community rock climbing days.

woman climbing at bloc garten

Climbing Community Groups & Gym Calendar

Climbing is a community that extends past the gym. Build new friendships and learn new skills by taking a class or joining a community group. Take your climbing from the gym to the crag and learn about climbing areas near you. Become a steward of our beloved climbing areas and join a crag clean-up.

Public Hours
Tuesday – Friday 3 PM – 10 PM
Saturday – Sunday 9 AM – 6 PM
Special Holiday Hours apply, see Facebook for details

Members Only Hours
Monday 12pm-10pm
Tuesday – Friday 12 PM – 3 PM

Bloc Garten
512 Maier Place | Columbus, OH 43215
614 929-6277

🦃Holiday Hours🦃 We will close early on Wednesday, November 23, at 6 pm. Thursday, November 24, we are closed.

A reminder to keep an eye out for these Holiday Happenings!

🎁 Black Friday | Bonus Bucks begin and Black Friday Deals!
🤙Small Business Saturday | Shop local with us
💻Cyber Monday | Baker's Dozen Punch Pass Sale
🙌Giving Tuesday | Support your favorite crag

#climbinggym #thanksgiving #blackfriday #cybermonday #givingtuesday

🚨Grasshopper board is fixed🚨The crew here works fast over here! ...

⚠️The Grasshopper board is closed for repairs until further notice⚠️

#blocgarten #grasshopperboard #climbing #climbinggym #columbusohio

Grateful for this wonderful view we got tonight!

#blocgarten #attitudeforgraditude #climbinggym #metroparks #columbusohio

Lights off, lamps on, music up. Come headlamp bouldering Friday Nov 11, from 8-10pm.

#blocgarten #headlampbouldering #climbinggym #columbusohio

👀 Lots of holiday happenings are coming up soon! Whether you are looking for that next piece of gear or giving the perfect gift to the climber in your life, we will have you covered!

#blocgarten #happyholidays #ohioclimbs #columbusohio #climbinggym

Thank you to all the teams who showed up for Adult Bouldering League! Sign ups are still open until November 10. Link in bio.

The first bonus point opportunity for teams will be at Dyno or Die Monday October 31 from 6-10pm

-3000 points per team member in attendance
-4000 points if you are in costume (per team member)
-500 points per social post (tag us and use the hashtag #blocABL) *max of 2 per team member
-300 points per social story (tag us and use the #blocABL) *max of 2 per team member

#blocgarten #blocgartencbus #blocABL #columbusohio #climbinggym

Buy a yearly prepaid membership and get an extra month FREE! The sale lasts from October 27-31. Link in bio.

Member Benefits:
-One membership to rule them all—Unlimited climbing at all locations
-Bottomless first-time guest passes
-15% Discount in Pro Shop
-Discounted programming: classes, youth clubs, and camps
-Free Yoga and Member Clinics
-Extra climb time and member appreciation events
-One free guest pass per month
-Referral Program: For every 5 people you refer to sign up for a membership, you receive a free month of membership

#blocgarten #columbusohio #climbinggym #climbingisforeveryone


614 929-6277
512 Maier Place
Columbus, OH 43215

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Monday Closed
Tuesday - Friday  3 PM - 10 PM
Saturday - Sunday 9 AM - 6 PM


Monday 12 PM-10 PM
Tuesday - Friday  12 PM - 3 PM