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The Commons Climbing Gym Is the Fitness Community You’ve Been Searching For

Last updated December 01, 2022 by Totally Boise

As the temps continue to drop, we are feverishly searching for indoor activities and opportunities to continue our fitness routines. Stop scrambling. The Commons Climbing Gym in the Boise Bench welcomes novice and experienced rock climbers alike to enjoy their full-service gym.

Founded by a group of local climbers with a passion for the sport, The Commons houses a 45-foot climbing wall and offers top rope and lead climbing, bouldering, a full-service fitness area, and lots of different types of classes and community events. That rocks!

As the name suggests, The Commons is more than a gym; it is a meeting place for the community. The climbing team wants everyone of all genders and skill levels to feel welcome and included.

Commons Climbing Gym in Boise | Totally Boise
Commons Climbing Gym in Boise | Totally Boise

A Starter Package You Can’t Resist

Harness the courage to start climbing today! Whether you’re new to the sport or it’s been a while since you’ve chalked up, The Commons Climbing Gym wants to take your fitness to new heights.

The Commons now offers a killer Starter Package, perfect for all first-time climbers. For only $28, here is everything you’ll receive:

  • A day pass to The Commons Climbing Gym
  • A belay class
  • Gear rentals: a harness, chalk, and climbing shoes

Climbing doesn’t require you to be able to do a pull-up. While skill and strategy are paramount, the best way to learn the basics of climbing is at an indoor rock climbing gym. The Commons offers several clubs, classes, and meetups that will have you scaling El Capitan in no time.

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Commons Climbing Gym in Boise | Totally Boise
Commons Climbing Gym in Boise | Totally Boise
Commons Climbing Gym in Boise | Totally Boise

Adult Climbing Club Sponsored By Local Brewery

Think you found your new favorite hobby? The Commons hosts an Adult Climbing Club sponsored by Meriwether Cider every Friday from 7 - 8 pm. One of The Commons’ instructors leads a session for enthusiastic climbers of all experience levels. After the lesson, participants 21+ can enjoy a free cider and mingle with other community members.

Join a group of passionate adult climbers to improve your technique and make new friends! You are guaranteed to find a community at the gym. It is a natural part of the culture when you start climbing – just ask The Commons' members!

Womxn’s Meetup at The Commons

Hey ladies! Ready to have your Friday night rocked? The Commons hosts a Womxn’s Meetup group every Friday evening, beginning at 6:30 pm. Don’t worry; it’s casual AND inclusive! The group welcomes women, trans-femme, and nonbinary climbers for fellowship and camaraderie around the sport.

There is no need to be a member or to sign up for the meetup to participate. Drop by for an hour or two or climb all night. The womxn of The Commons encourages all interested gals to stop by. And on Fridays, all non-members will receive $5 off of their pass. Did we rope you in?

Commons Climbing Gym in Boise | Totally Boise
Commons Climbing Gym in Boise | Totally Boise
Commons Climbing Gym in Boise | Totally Boise

Reach New Heights This Winter at The Commons Climbing Gym

Want to make climbing a regular thing? The Commons offers several rockin’ memberships! Starting for as little as $74 a month, or $795 annually per adult, and $53 a month, or $595 annually per child under 13. Better yet, the climbing gym offers couple and partent add-on memberships, allowing you to “hang out” with your loved ones anytime. Now head to the gym and get started! The Commons community is eager to meet you.

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