Loyola University Maryland

Department of Recreational Sports

Climbing Wall

Rock climbing challenges the body and the mind.

Find routes for beginner and advanced skill levels at the Climbing Wall. Use our bouldering cave for unroped climbing!

The Wall is Hiring- Fall 2018

The climbing wall is looking to hire climbing wall attendants that are passionate, ready to learn, and interested in being a part of Loyola's climbing community in a new, more engaging way. Climbing Wall Attendants are responsible for the safety of all climbers, teach proper climbing and belaying skills and  belay children ages 7 and up as well as a wide variety of others. Training is provided, but experience at the Department of Recreational Sports climbing wall is preferred. Please fill out an application. The application is open through September 30th.

Learn to Belay

New to climbing?  Tired of standing in line for a belay?  Attend a belay class or one of our workshops

  • Learn about Loyola's wall, the sport of climbing, and become belay certified. 
  • Classes and workshops are offered throughout the semester. 
  • Look for the interest list on the climbing wall's desk, contact us, or sign up online.

Belay Class Offerings -Fall 2018

Wednesday, Sept 12th 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free- Sign Up Here
Sunday, Sept 23rd 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Free- Sign Up Here
Wednesday,Oct 10th 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free- Sign Up Here
Sunday, Nov 4th 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Free- Sign Up Here
Wednesday, Nov 28th 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free- Sign Up Here

The Ascent, November 18, 2018

Loyola's annual climbing competition is hosted each year on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Stay updated on current events on The Ascent's Facebook page.

  • All profits benefit a local, Baltimore nonprofit  
  • Registration begins the 1st Monday of November
  • Part of the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Climbing Series
  • Other schools in the series:
    • Johns Hopkins Univeristy
    • University of Maryland
    • Towson University
    • Gettysburg College
    • York College of Pennsylvania
    • St. Mary's College of Maryland.

Fall & Spring Semester Hours of Operation

Sunday: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Monday–Thursday: 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: Closed

The climbing wall has limited hours during exams and college breaks.

Summer Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed


Phone: 410-617-5437
Email: climbing@loyola.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LoyolaOAE