First visit


Discover the indoor sport of climbing. We are here to help you through the first steps of your 5.Life journey. Here you will learn foundational skills needed to navigate indoor climbing.  

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

A class is recommended but not required for your first visit.  

Take Discover Bouldering

Discover the basics of bouldering in this fun 1-hour community class. At the end, you will be competent and confident enough to go bouldering on your own at any of our facilities.

What you will learn:

  • How to navigate the 5.Life Facility
  • Finding the right climbs for you
  • Bouldering etiquette
  • Self-spotting
  • Fall zones
  • Introductions to climbing vernacular

Take Discover Climbing Fundamentals

Discover climbing FUNdamentals – Foundation, Understanding and Nurturing – in this 90-min community class. At the end you will have more confidence in climbing movement and have a foundation from which to progress your climbing.

What you will learn:

  • Climbing FUNdamentals
  • Climbing as a fundamental movement
  • Climbing tips and tricks
  • Basic sequencing


614 929-6277
512 Maier Place
Columbus, OH 43215

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