The new McMaster Climbing Gym is OPEN. Located in the PULSE fitness centre, there is lots of space for top rope climbing and bouldering. The climbing wall hosts 6 top-rope climbs of 36 feet, while the bouldering wall is 45 feet long with several bouldering routes. Both offer climbing recreation opportunities for the beginner and experienced climber.

Access and use is free for McMaster students and DBAC members. All the necessary equipment is provided, even climbing shoes.Please feel free to bring your own harness and shoes if you have them

If you are new to climbing, please come in and check it out. Staff and volunteers are more than happy to provide orientation and assistance. We also offer 2-hour belay schools to provide keen new climbers with the essential technical and equipment knowledge to get you on your way.


Monday - Friday 3-9pm