We are committed to access for all

We realize that not everyone can afford a membership to our climbing gyms, especially those who might benefit from the community most.

That is why we have always had a robust program that allows those who have time to serve in exchange for a membership to do so without worrying about funds.

If you are ready to give to your community, we are ready to give to you, too!

Please review your options below. You must qualify with the organizations in order to participate in our program. Please let them know that you are looking for the Pad membership benefit when you qualify.

Are you an organization that would like to participate? Please contact us

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This program is designed to support those who can demonstrate financial need or contribute their time to their communities, as well as include those who wish to give to this program by paying a little extra.

We think everyone should have access to climbing and understand that money is a barrier.

We’ve created a couple of different options based on what your needs are –

Do you have special need that doesn’t fit the above? Feel free to submit a request and we can make exceptions as appropriate.

Click here for U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility


Membership will be valid for a year. After expiration, this form will need to be filled out again with updated information.

*Please note if you are part of one of our Climb4Community groups, you will need to bring in your letter of partnership to the front desk to get set up.

**Required tax documentation: Current year’s first page of IRS tax document and/or unemployment verification


Work with one of our partner organizations and they’ll give you a letter that grants you a free membership!

Don’t see a group you work with? Connect us! We’re more than happy to partner with other organizations!


Are you a young person looking to climb or someone undergoing a life change? Sign up for one of these mentorship programs: