A picture of people climbing on a rock wall.

The Rutgers University Rockwall is located at the College Avenue Gym.

Experience the vertical world of rock climbing on our 2200 sq. ft. of sculpted terrain at the College Avenue Gym. Climb along sheer verticals, sculpted bulges, and feel the adrenaline as you hang on twenty feet above the floor.

Come with a friend or be belayed by one of our staff members. All belayers must be certified by Rutgers Rock Gym staff, regardless of previous certifications at other gyms.  Our staff will set you up with equipment and help you learn the basics of climbing indoors.  No previous experience is necessary. 


  • 25′ high x 80′ wide
  • 2,200 sq. ft. of climbing surface
  • Over 35 routes ranging from easy to expert
  • Routes changed monthly
  • Harnesses and shoes provided free of charge
  • Routes are color coded and have varying difficulty ratings

An advertisement for belay certifications

Belaying is the technique climbers use to assist one another while ascending and descending.

Want to become belay certified? Sign up for one of our 2-hour introduction classes and we’ll teach you the basic safety skills and techniques. For those with previous belaying experience, test out with our 10-minute skills test: available on a walk-in basis.

Regular Rockwall Hours During Fall and Spring

Monday – Thursday: 
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM 

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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